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Behind the Scenes with Dr Pepper Snapple

Behind the Scenes with Dr Pepper Snapple

Life is dynamic. Opinions and attitudes evolve. Things are liked, then disliked. Policies and procedures are amended. Technology and innovation change the way we work and play. We all know these as trends. I feel incredibly fortunate to be ...
Thinking of Our Four-Legged Friends First

Thinking of Our Four-Legged Friends First

We’ve always been dog-lovers in our household, having as many as three at one time. I grew up always having one or two poodles in the house, so when I was finally out on my own the apartment felt empty without a dog underfoot. While l ...
Philanthropic Friday: Domestic Violence

Philanthropic Friday: Domestic Violence

Many years ago when we were a young couple, like many of you starting out, we lived in an apartment. Our neighbors were of all ages, mostly older retirees or single working professionals. There was one couple a few years younger than us tha ...
Philanthropic Friday: Kohl’s Cares

Philanthropic Friday: Kohl’s Cares

A few years ago, I was so excited to purchase a package of toilet paper that touted that a portion of the sales would go to support breast cancer. The package was the same price as usual so I thought to myself “I’ll stock up, it ...
Great Contributions from Great Clips

Great Contributions from Great Clips

I don’t know about you but when I see the back to school supplies start showing up in the Sunday paper, I’m torn on whether to be happy or sad. It is a definite sign that summer is quickly coming to a close. The kids are already ...

Philanthropic Friday: Hunger-Free Summer

When you were a kid, did you look forward to school starting? I’m guessing probably not… most kids don’t. Kids want a child-like summer, of course! What about if you knew that going back to school would mean you actually h ...
Avoid Distractions: Decide to Drive

Avoid Distractions: Decide to Drive

Recently, I told you about growing up in the country. It took half an hour of country roads to get to school every day. There would be times that I would arrive without even realizing I had driven. No passengers, no electronics, no outside ...
Children Should Be Able To Enjoy Summer

Children Should Be Able To Enjoy Summer

What does your summer typically look like? Ours changes each year as the kids get older. When they were little, summer was just another range of dates on a normal calendar. Nothing special. Some years, we travel a little while last year our ...
Philanthropic Friday: ALS

Philanthropic Friday: ALS

Last month we went to see a few movies at the theater. Who am I kidding? Every month we see a few movies. It’s a weakness. Not only do I anxiously await the movie itself but I adore watching the previews. Despite the fact that I regul ...
Philanthropic Friday: Fight Toxins

Philanthropic Friday: Fight Toxins

I’m not sure at what point things started to change but they did. My attitudes changed as did many of my actions. Maybe it was the result of living in Los Angeles; maybe it was when I became a mother. What changed? How I looked at the ...