etnies Kids Get for giving #get4giving Facebook giveaway!

When it comes to finding shoes for my kids, it seems to be a challenge. Either they’re too bulky, too thin, too heavy or aren’t made very well and fall apart earlier than they should. We had the chance to try out a brand of shoes that I haven’t heard of before called etnies. Just […]

How you can help give back. #SIMPLEGiving

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, over 16 million American children live in poverty. This means that in addition to being hungry, millions of children lack other basic items they need to thrive. I wanted to start this post out with the facts. Over 16 million American children aren’t able to get that healthy meal […]

Help #ShareAMeal by sharing this post, this video! #EndChildHunger #Ad

When it comes to child hunger, are you aware that that every 1 in 5 children are hungry? Did you know that there are 16 million children in America struggling with hunger? That’s the population of Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia and Chicago combined. You never know if your neighbor’s children are hungry, the […]

Sending love from home – #Military Care Packages

Our soldiers do so much for us, so why not send them a small token of our appreciation? I’ve been wondering what to send overseas to our guys and gals, so here’s what I’ve come up with for my first couple of shipments. Magazines and crossword puzzles are also a must. Some locations don’t have […]

Our local Post Alpha-Bits Little Free Library {@LtlFreeLibrary #LittleFreeLibrary}

With it being summertime, are your kids still reading? My little ones love to read, even in the summertime. We were asked by Post Alpha-Bits if we would like to help promote literacy locally, and worldwide, so of course, I jumped at the opportunity! Little Free Library Little Free Library began in 2009 and has […]

Kohl’s Cares! {Scholarship Program Accepting Nominees Through March 15th}

As a parent, I love seeing companies give back. Seeing the care that Kohl’s has going on right now is just one example. Now thought March 15th, Kohl’s is honoring more than 2,300 youth, ages six to 18, who have made a positive impact on their communities with more than $425,000 in scholarships and prizes; […]

Johnsonville Kitchens – Blog for a Cause!

In March, I had the opportunity to visit the Johnsonville company and kitchens in Milwaukee, WI. Well, today, I am back in route to Milwaukee, but this time not only to cook in their kitchens again, but to Blog for a Cause. I am excited to see everyone again, but even more so, to give […]

Pink Together 2010 – “Connecting for a Cure” Gift Pack Giveaway! (Closed)

I have been touched in so many ways by cancer in my life by friends and family; mostly with Breast Cancer. I have a friend that is on her 10th year of being cancer free (YAY!), and another friend that lost her sister from this cancer. In some way, shape or form, we are all […]

Donating items again from BlogHer. Again!

How do  you recycle? Some of you may remember me from BlogHer 2009 in Chicago, IL. Last year, I drove from my home to Chicago, Illinois in my minivan. Why? Well, it was cost justifiable for the location, as well as I love Chicago, so I decided to take it upon myself to work with […]

Bing Teacher Appreciation & Donors Choose.org {My donations!}

I am 34 and I still can clearly remember all of the teachers that I had in elementary school, Junior High and even in High School. One teacher that stands out to me, well two, are Mrs. Lamb & Mrs. Gilbert from my elementary. They were amazing! Mrs. Gilbert was that tough love type of […]

Hear the World Hearing Awareness ~ $200 Gift Pack #Giveaway (Closed)

What is painless, odorless, tasteless, invisible and… toxic? Answer: Noise-induced hearing loss! We all think and talk about topics such as mealtime, family, health, weight loss and fitness, but what about our hearing? To be honest, I haven’t seen many, if any at all, topics about hearing loss. One of my best friends is partially […]

pediped footwear helping Make-A-Wish Foundation

Beginning today, Jan. 6 and running through Feb. 5, pediped® footwear will host a Purchases with Purpose fundraiser to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. During this period, select styles of both Originals and Flex shoes will be marked down as much as 40 percent. Half of the sales from this promotion will be donated to the […]