Category Archives: Community Service

#SIMPLEGiving Starts Young

Disclosure: Below is information that was provided to me about the SIMPLEGiving  program. I chose to participate on behalf of Champions for Kids and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own. Did you know that 16 million American children live in poverty? Many … Continue reading

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Fun Fore All to End Childhood Hunger

Think of five children you know. Mine can be two of them, why not. Of those five children, it’s likely that one of the five is affected by Childhood Hunger (based on a stat that I was given for this post). Now think … Continue reading

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Be My Neighbor

Disclaimer: This post contains sponsored content. All opinions, however, are 100% my own. It’s been a few months since we’ve really seen our neighbors (thank you, winter). Soon, the neighborhood will be bustling with people out on their porches and enjoying the … Continue reading

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Firehouse Subs Bringing Aid to Oklahoma

Are you sitting on your couch flipping your eyes between your Twitter feed refreshing your OKC search and your TV tuned to The Weather Channel? (Sorry if you have grand illusions of me out partying on a Friday night, I am … Continue reading

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Three Days

One of these days, I will be back and regularly sharing stories with you. For now, I am in final countdown mode. In three days, the goal I have been training for will be met. I will have completed the … Continue reading

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Run For a Reason: I’m IN for the Half (And Need YOU!)

Okay, you guys. I am seriously shaking. Today, I decided to bite the bullet and register to “Run for a Reason” for the Pittsburgh Marathon’s Half Marathon. My mind and body fought, but after attending an event where the Race … Continue reading

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We All Have Our Crazy

We all have some version of crazy in us, trust me. My crazy is my loyalty. I will be loyal to the end, no matter how evil people can be to me. Case in point, my life in 2006-2008. I … Continue reading

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Thirty Days of Thankful and NaBloPoMo Day 29: Raising Givers

Today, I am thankful for people (yes, ourselves included) who raise givers. There are so many people in this world who take, take, take and are selfish. I hope that our kids are different. Last year, we started a tradition … Continue reading

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Thirty Days of Thankful and NaBloPoMo Day 24: Stuffing

I’ll admit, the one thing I really look forward to each Thanksgiving is stuffing. We don’t have anything traditional to our family culture, but we sure do love our stuffing. Three years ago, I made 3 additional kinds of stuffing to add to … Continue reading

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#BlogMob #ReusePgh

Last Thursday, myself and several other bloggers plus The Pittsburgh Tote Bag Project converged on Construction Junction and Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse (PCCR) for #BlogMob #ReusePgh. (Find more posts on the Tote Bag’s site here!) I took lots of bitty … Continue reading

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