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Philanthropic Friday: Supporting Schools

Philanthropic Friday: Supporting Schools

Almost every time we go to visit my mom, she hands one of the kids a Ziploc filled with pop tabs and scraps of paper. No, it isn’t some kind of funky craft project, it’s her way of supporting the schools. Without kids in school, ...
We Built a School Playground in a Day!

We Built a School Playground in a Day!

Have you ever been told you’re the FIRST to get to do something? I recently had the opportunity to be among the first group of consumers allowed into the Dr Pepper Snapple Group product development and research labs and I’ve bee ...
When Bloggers Converge, They Bash

When Bloggers Converge, They Bash

I’ve been to my share of conferences and conventions including one-day educational activities or large-scale industry specific events. Multi-day conferences specific to the blogging industry that incorporate expo aspects, private gath ...
Buy a SUBWAY. Help Clean the Mississippi

Buy a SUBWAY. Help Clean the Mississippi

One of our country’s most famous authors served as a captain on the river and eventually took a pen name with roots in the same body of water. He referred to it as majestic and magnificent. An artist who studied with Grant Wood create ...
Philanthropic Friday: Inspired By Peanuts

Philanthropic Friday: Inspired By Peanuts

Next week while attending Blogger Bash in New York, I’ll have the opportunity to learn about the upcoming Peanuts movie during one of the event’s luncheons. I’m sure you can relate when I say that Charlie Brown, his amazin ...
What Were You Born to Do?

What Were You Born to Do?

At the ripe old age of 47 I am sometimes surprised on how unsure of myself I can still be. Am I raising my girls right? Is my wife happy? Have I saved enough money for retirement? Where did I leave my glasses? And let’s not forget all ...
Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day

As we gather with our families and friends on this Memorial Day, let us not forget the millions of soldiers whose lives were lost in battles to keep our freedoms alive. Without those brave men and women, we would not be where we are today. ...
Helping Those Born Too Early

Helping Those Born Too Early

This is a first for me. I tend to be brand loyal for many things and tout the benefits in person and in writing. But I have never felt so strongly about an item or cause to agree to become an official ambassador. That is, until now. I have ...
Philanthropic Friday: Support the Arts

Philanthropic Friday: Support the Arts

Each year my folks get us something “big” for Christmas. The range of items go from a new hard drive (back when they weren’t inexpensive) to a home-made dinner for up to 8 guests. This year they got us a gift certificate t ...

Join Robert Downey Jr. for Age of Ultron

I know, I know. I’m late with today’s post. They always go live at 8 AM Central Time, but today we’re running a little late. We decided to move today’s originally schedule post to make room for this amazing announcem ...