Adopt Don’t Shop For Your Next Furry Friend

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Give a home to a friend who needs you most - Adopt Don't Shop! I am a big supporter of dog rescues and our family is very involved with a local rescue. We are not only supporters with money but we foster animals, work with  TNR (Trap, Neuter, Release) programs for feral cats, volunteer our time and so much more. It is a very rewarding experience but what makes it all worth it is when we are able to take an animal to their New Adoptive Home.  … [Read more...]

Paying it Forward one $100 Story at a time

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If you have followed by blog there are two things you should know. I blog to have a place to be myself and share. I am an over "sharer" by nature. I also want to figure out a way to use my skill set as an entrepreneur to help others. It is very important to me to do more for others. I am sure we all have the desire to help others but we often think well I do not have anything to offer. The truth is we each have the ability to help others the only question is how to get started. The answer is … [Read more...]

Pay it forward Friday

This Friday I am heading over to my friend Terry's shop Mail Box Express to send out a huge box of expired coupons. I would like to thank my community for providing their expired coupons to me so I may mail them to families serving overseas. I know how important saving money is and I know how much our men and women in the service need the extra money. We were once in the service so I know the expenses associated with the service. It was the hardest job my husband ever did and we appreciate our … [Read more...]

Supporting the Community: Cash Mob

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Our area was recently hit by a severe storm which resulted in widespread power outages to thousands. Among those affected were local businesses. These businesses lost everything which needed to be refrigerated or frozen. Additionally, they lost revenue by virtue of not being able to open their doors until power was restored.  One business is not even sure if they will be able to reopen. They are waiting to hear what insurance will cover. What can a community do to support these businesses? … [Read more...]

Help Stamp Out Hunger Today!

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The post office runs a food donation drive called Stamp Put Hunger today May 12. I was hoping everyone could donate a can or two for people who are struggling to make ends meet. I feel very fortunate to be able to provide meals for my family. I also feel fortunate that by using our site I can provide others with groceries for less than I used to pay our families'  groceries. This site was created to not only spread knowledge, encourage other, but to provide for people in our … [Read more...]

Help Stamp Out Hunger – May 12, 2012

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The post office runs a food donation drive called Stamp Put Hunger tomorrow May 12. I was hoping everyone could donate a can or two for people who are struggling to make ends meet. I feel very fortunate to be able to provide meals for my family. I also feel fortunate that by using our site I can provide others with groceries for less than I used to pay our families'  groceries. This site was created to not only spread knowledge, encourage other, but to provide for people in our … [Read more...]

Autism Event: Saturday April 21st

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Please join my family for a morning run! Would you like to help families living with Autism? Autism is now more common than childhood cancers, Down Syndrome and childhood diabetes combined! Established in 1996, the Virginia Institute of Autism (VIA) is a not-for-profit agency dedicated to helping people overcome the challenges of autism through innovative, evidence-based programs in education, outreach and adult services. Please support this worthwhile cause by joining us for a fun morning … [Read more...]

Community Connections Jacksonville Needs Your Help

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Community Connections is a long term homeless shelter for women and children in downtown Jacksonville. Osjah's Wish and The Mandarin High Parkour Club are redoing a room there for a young Mom and an 11 month old boy who will be moving into this room this Saturday... They literally arrive in this location with the clothes on their back... PLEASE help us change lives... we would LOVE for you to come and help us this Saturday to paint and get the room set up but if you are not able and can at least … [Read more...]

Superpoints Spin-a-Thon for Tornado Relief

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What are you going to do to make a difference? Starting tonight 3/9 at 6pm EST until Sunday 3/11 6pm EST, together with a group of my blogger friends we'll be doing Superpoints Spin-a-Thon for Tornado Relief! Anything we earn goes to the the Red Cross. So friends, I encourage you to help us help lots of people by spinning. Please leave a comment below on how many points you got. If you are NOT yet using superpoints you should I made $2900 since August. Here's my referral code if you … [Read more...]

Please Help the Tornado Victims of West Liberty, Kentucky

As you know West Liberty, Kentucky was hit by 2 devastating tornados. There are shelters opened up all over their County for people to stay that lost their homes. If anyone would like to mail items to the people of West Liberty, KY who were one on the hardest hit by the recent tornados, they can mail them to the Index Community Church. Donation items needed - Food items, Blankets, Towels, Wash Cloths, Hygiene items, and Clothing. All food items must be Non-Perishable, Blankets and … [Read more...]