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Recycling is cool.

Recycling is cool.

Green is good. Recycling is cool. That’s not just something we say around here, we really believe it. My kiddos buy in to it because they know how big I am on it … but they are really acting on blind faith. This year I […]

They made that out of what!? Recycled plastic wear

They made that out of what!? Recycled plastic wear

I have 4 very expensive pairs of socks in my closet. I paid more than $10 a piece for them (which makes them pretty much priceless to me), so I only put them on when I really intend to use them. I call them my […]

Spreading Joy and Goodwill in your Community

Spreading Joy and Goodwill in your 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, […]

Pool Party Fun For A Cause

Pool Party Fun For A Cause

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 […]

Life Lessons from my kids

Life Lessons from my kids

You know that famous saying, “All I really need to know I learned in kindergarten” ? Well, today I am declaring a new famous saying, “All I really need to know I learned from a kindergartener”! Seriously, I learn so much about life spending time […]

I’d like to buy the world a Nourishmat

I’d like to buy the world a Nourishmat

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 […]

Reaching out to families affected by Neurofibromatosis (NF)

Reaching out to families affected by Neurofibromatosis (NF)

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 […]

Signs of Spring: Great Expectations

Signs of Spring: Great Expectations

We’ve been keeping pretty quiet around these parts, but not for lack of life or love. I’ve been finding my footing on this brand new ground, and I’m almost ready to plant my feet and spread my wings. Times they are a changing ….

Good Girls Give Back

Good Girls Give Back

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 […]

A Season of Giving: 31 Days of Service

A Season of Giving: 31 Days of Service

I think over the last three holidays, today has become my favorite day of the year. Each December 1st, I sit down with my children and we make a list of all the fun and giving activities we want to take part in over the […]