Take the Lunch Money Challenge #FeedADream

This is a sponsored post. We hear about students who skip school or drop out, those who disrupt classes, or reject doing schoolwork.  But there are children who yearn to attend school, who have to fight poverty, community and religious beliefs. And when they are hard at work learning, some pass out because they don’t have enough food to eat. The World Food Program USA The World Food Program USA who ran the Fill The Cup program in the past, is doing something to help children in poor countries get to school and stay there. Home Grown School Meals is a major part of this much needed … [Read more...]

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Help Fight Kids Cancer | Aflac Swim with Friends #AflacKids

When I hear about a kid that has been diagnosed with cancer I want to do something to help them. Aflac is providing a way for you to do that with their Swim with Friends campaign. It is a virtual rubber duck race that raises money in the fight against pediatric cancer. Even if you haven’t been touched personally, I know you have seen a child with cancer where you live. Turn on the TV and the ads showing sick children putting up a battle for their lives can bring you to tears. Facebook friends share stories of children recently diagnosed or those that need money for treatment. It is … [Read more...]

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Samaritan’s Purse Holiday Gifts that Give Back

The holidays are supposed to be about giving back and with Samaritan's Purse it's easy to do so. Their Gift Catalog allows you to choose from 45 gifts (donations) and even provides a card to be sent in honor of someone. This is my favorite holiday gift for that person who has everything. The catalog is available online and makes gift giving easy. Choices for giving to Samaritan's Purse are broken down into categories: Ministry to Children Gifts Under $15 Operation Christmas Child World Evangelism Meeting Crisis Needs Transforming Communities Farms and Livestock Each … [Read more...]

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Decluttering With The Home-Ec 101 Book

In order to clean my home, the decluttering process had to get done first, according to the wonderful book, Home-Ec 101. And that's just what I did this Saturday. I've been so inspired by Heather Solos' book that I've actually begun to get my home in order. I know I'm shocked too. Before I can do any deep cleaning, I need to declutter. It's something I've dreaded doing, but something I can't stand about my house either. I've been embarrassed to have people come over because of the mess. And it stresses me out. I couldn't even take a photo of my "before" to show you.  I had stuff … [Read more...]

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