Crafting Hope, Sending Smiles

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Every month I try to get together with my local blogger buddies. Lately it seems, many of us are experiencing some really difficult times. Seasons of life I guess, but I think we were all feeling the need for something a bit more from this amazing community we’ve built. We’ve collaborated on numerous charitable causes […]

The Rainbow Loom Project

The Rainbow Loom Project - Make bracelets and send them to children in Africa!

Fact: Sweet is turning 7 on Tuesday, and I am not ready! Probably a Fact: We are the only family in America who hasn’t joined in on the Rainbow Loom / rubber band bracelet phenomenon sweeping the country. Well, that’s all about to change. Some friends asked me if I wanted to join in on […]

Simple ways to improve air quality indoors

Help this little guy plant a forest for his 8th birthday

We’ve really enjoyed the planting a forest campaign this month, together we’ve planted almost 300 trees … but wanted something a little more hands-on. Have you planted your tree yet? If we are truly “planting a forest”, then there needs to be some actual planting going on, am I right! So when we spotted these […]

Spreading Joy and Goodwill in your Community

Simple ways to get your family involved and spreading joy in the community

As my kids get older, I find myself thinking more and more about ways to imprint kindness, generosity, and goodwill on to their hearts. When I sat down to come up with a list of simple ways to spread joy and goodwill in your community, I realized we’re doing a good job already. I truly […]

Help Me Plant A Forest

Help plant 1,000 trees this holiday season! New Leaf Energy will plant a tree for every new like of its #PlantingWithPablo page. Imagine the difference we can make with just a simple click

Tree for a Like I think by now most of you know I am sucker for a good cause and if the steps to get there are simple things anyone can do, than I am all about spreading the word. I took the rest of December off from writing, consulting, and pretty much everything that […]

Bloggers Going Orange for Hunger Action Month

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Will you #GoOrange with us? I can’t tell you how exciting I am to kick off our second annual Moms Fighting Hunger blog hop this September, Hunger Action Month. It began on a whim last year because Jenn & I thought it would be a great way to get bloggers involved and raise awareness for […]

Pool Party Fun For A Cause

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I finally have a chance to show you a few of the pics from the back to school pool party / school supply fundraiser we threw last month. You know me, I’m always looking for a reason to gather friends together AND do a little good. When I heard about Twizzlers and Jolly Rancher‘s partnership with […]

I’d like to buy the world a Nourishmat

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Imagine if every house on the block grew their own fresh veggies and urban landscapes, once food deserts, were able to not just thrive, but flourish! That’s their dream. I exchanged a few emails with Phil, the co-founder of Earth Starter, this week. I was so inspired I had to share his kickstarter campaign with […]

Reaching out to families affected by Neurofibromatosis (NF)

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Today is World NF Awareness Day. A day you’ve probably never even heard about, a day the Blazier’s wish everyone knew more about. I urge you to take a few moments today to read this story, a story by an incredible family I am honored to call my friends, my family, my military family. Even […]

Good Girls Give Back

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I’ve been following along with the Good Girl’s List To A Glam Holiday over the last few weeks and biding my time … waiting for that perfect moment, like trying to hop in to a game of double dutch. These fabulous ladies have covered everything from the perfect gift to the perfect cocktail in true […]