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#NoKidHungry

#NoKidHungry

Inquiring minds want to know … did you go orange this weekend? Have no idea what I’m talking about? Join me on the Moms Fighting Hunger Facebook page and see how we’re rallying together in support of No Kid Hungry this month. …………………………… Ok folks, […]

Every Can Counts // Moms Fighting Hunger

Every Can Counts // Moms Fighting Hunger

Want to see what we’ve been working on? We made this skit for No Kid Hungry not just to raise awareness, but also to capture some simple ways your children can get involved — collecting donations, adding personalized messages to canned goods let’s people know […]

Let’s Paint the World Orange!

Let’s Paint the World Orange!

September is Hunger Action Month, so this year I’m taking action. I have teamed together with some truly amazing moms and bloggers. All month long, we’ll be passing on information from No Kid Hungry and Feeding America, sharing our own stories of how hunger has […]

It’s all about the music … and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

It’s all about the music … and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

I love a feel good story, really I do and right now I am loving this feel good song by 11 year old music sensation and philanthropist, Ethan Bortnick. This young do-gooder with some hopping musical talents and some smoking pipes has already raised more […]

Small Hands Creating Hope & a Giveaway

Small Hands Creating Hope & a Giveaway

A few months ago, my sweet friend MaryAnne approached me with an idea she had to celebrate her 30th year of being cancer free. She wanted to do something that mattered, something wonderful, something that would not only raise money for the American Cancer Society, […]

TOMS + FEED = the ultimate shoes for good

TOMS + FEED = the ultimate shoes for good

I am super excited to tell you about a collaboration between two of my favorite companies, TOMS and FEED. These two companies with a similar mission have teamed together to create a shoe with a truly inspiring impact. Introducing the FEED 12 Classic: The limited […]

You are all an inspiration & Cindee wins a prize!!

You are all an inspiration & Cindee wins a prize!!

I held a quick and easy contest over the weekend asking folks what good deeds they had done this holiday season. The responses blew me away. Truly. What an incredible bunch of women you all are. My family does what we can when we can, […]

Little Rue helps us do a little good

Little Rue helps us do a little good

Little Rue wants to know, How are you doing a little good this holiday season? I’ve been trying to buy local or through handmade vendors on sites like Etsy or Groopdealz. When I can’t do that, I try to make sure the item I am purchasing does […]

Are you shopping small today?

Are you shopping small today?

Have you heard of Small Business Saturday? I only found out about it yesterday, but it’s a movement I am proud to support. It’s a day to rally together for small business owners, help put money back in to the hands of actual consumers, boost […]

Do A Little Good with Little Rue

Do A Little Good with Little Rue

Sites like Little Rue are one of my favorite ways to jazz up a child’s wardrobe without breaking the bank. Brands that would never fit in to our budget suddenly become competitive with our usual stomping grounds. Today, I have even more reason to love this […]