Day 62: The 12 GIVES of Christmas for Kids

This post could actually be called “The 12 days of Giving” but since we are on the edge of one of the biggest holiday’s of the year for so many people around the world, I will take advantage of the name. No religious context implied.

This GIVE was inspired by a recent email I received from a reader, a teacher … READ MORE

Day 61: What You are Doing to GIVE Today

Sharing ways to GIVE is so exciting!

Today’s GIVE was sent to me by a reader. It’s her GIVE but something I do every day too. I thought it was worth a post as it’s something we can all do to GIVE today.

The hardest thing about “blogging” is trying to get the news out into the world READ MORE

Day 60:It’s Kiva Time!

If you haven’t heard of Kiva take the time to read this post. There has been some bad press about the microcredit loan system but this system is working and has been for a long time. I am proof that you too can invest in someone on the other side of the world, get your money back and choose to … READ MORE

Day 59: Blanket BC

This GIVE was sent to me by a girlfriend. I really appreciate any suggestions for these GIVES. I still have 306 days to go so all your ideas are welcome.

Today is Blanket BC Day and it’s a story worth sharing. This project is one man’s mission to help other people and has turned into a blanket drive across Vancouver … READ MORE

Day 58: Let it Snow Let it Snow Let it Snow

“Oh the weather outside is frightful,
But the fire is so delightful,
And since we’ve no place to go,
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!”

This is a post I was hoping not to write at all this winter unless I was in Toronto in January and they needed some extra hands digging out. No such luck. READ MORE

Day 57: The One Thing We Can’t Live Without

I received an email yesterday from a reader who wanted to know what the big deal was about water conservation. My post refereed to billions of water being saved by recycling clothing.

So why do we need to save water and what can we do it about in our daily lives? It’s my GIVE of the day today and something … READ MORE

Day 56: Consignment Shopping

Have you ever wondered where all the cloths go that get thrown away in the world? Here are some shocking numbers from a site called Planet Aid. They are a not-for-profit organization that has embraced recycling clothing as their mandate to help save the planet one textile at a time.

  • On average every person in the US throws away

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