The REAL Awards: Vote Now to Honor a Health Worker – Ends Tonight

Back in November I shared a wonderful awards program with you called The REAL Awards. Health workers hold a special place in my heart, so sharing it was natural and easy and now that the nomination period has come to an end, it is time to vote for winners in the various categories. Actually, the […]

Oxfam America Charity Gifts – Be a Goat {Video}

Working together to end poverty and injustice. Is there one person on your gift-giving list who you struggle with every single year? You know, that one person who has everything they could ever want and if they need something they just go out and by it? You would think they could leave a few things […]

The REAL Awards – Honoring Health Workers Around the World

The REAL Awards – Some people enlighten us. Some people entertain us. Some people save our lives. It has been nine years, almost to the day, since my Dad died. I can still replay much of that cold day in November much like a bad dream that you just can’t wake up from. While there […]

Trick or Treat for UNICEF this Halloween

I can vaguely remember trick-or-treating as a child. Even more vague, are my memories of seeing other kids with collection boxes for UNICEF. It was something my parents never encouraged me to bring out on Halloween night and I don’t recall ever asking what the boxes were for either. As a matter of fact, my […]

Social Good with Oxfam USA – World Food Day is October 16

For quite some time I’ve wanted to do something more with my blog, something good. I’ve wanted to be a part of something bigger than myself and make a difference in the lives of others, while hopefully leaving a lasting impression. I’ve recently begun finding some ways to support other bloggers that I admire and […]