$100 Story

$100 story

This is my fourth year of the $100 story  I believe in my pay it forward initiative. I believe that if you lead people to give and to share that you will create a movement of kindness. I believe being kind counts. I believe that if I spend my time and my money helping others that more people will be impacted then if I sit and say, "I wish." The way that my $100 story works is I have $100. I ask that you nominate someone for me to help. I will pick people to be their secret santa. I have found … [Read more...]

Being Kind Counts: Dollar Tree Give Gifts Project

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Dollar Tree but all ideas and words here are 100% mine. If you follow my site you know I started a 30 day challenge to do kind deeds. This post is sponsored by the Dollar Tree. They allowed me to make a couple of buckets for some very special people most of which I have never met. Where else but the Dollar Tree Could you find gifts for anyone? I had a goal to make gift baskets for the places that my children would visit when they volunteered in their … [Read more...]

I Participated in SMOCK


What is a Smock? It is a Simple Moments Of Contagious Kindness or #SMOCK... What did I do? Well I did what I could for someone else. I believe that Being Kind Counts and I have been doing a good deed since September started. I try to do my best to be my best. It only takes a moment to make someones day. We put together a list of 100 things you can do for others for free. I believe that my good deeds have impacted so many others already. I did three good deeds today. The … [Read more...]

Being Kind Counts

being kind counts

  I know you have been following my story for the past couple of days. The one where I told you I decided to make a change and engage myself in a challenge to be kind. I mean not just say it but to take action. I decided I needed help. I asked some friends. The joined me on the Being Kind Challenge. It has been really nice reading their posts because I get to see my idea taking shape in the hearts of others. It is really cool to see what people think of to help others. I am grateful they … [Read more...]

Being Kind Counts


Being Kind Counts We are working on a 30 day kindness challenge. You can read about it on www.beingkindcounts.com in case you are behind. I would like to invite you to participate. It will change your life. It really will. We all get busy and deciding to do something with a purpose gives us a unique and powerful energy. Today I am using my unique and powerful energy to teach students k-8 on how to use a computer and operate google docs to create work samples and to organize their work. I am … [Read more...]

Being Kind Counts


Being Kind Counts I had an idea. I know. I always have random ideas. I woke up one night and bought the url www.beingkindcounts.com. I knew I wanted to do something big. I just wasn't sure what. Then I had an idea if I could take 30 days and 30 bloggers and ask each person to do a good deed I would have 30 deeds accomplished. Well that seems simple. Then I thought if each of the 30 bloggers invited two people and their two people invited two people. We could accomplish my goal. The goal I … [Read more...]

Giving Back Packs #givingbackpack #ebates

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Disclosure: I was provided $25 by our sponsor Ebates to purchase a backpack and school supplies. I was not compensated in any other way for this post. #givingbackpack #ebates Giving Back Packs Have you every had an idea? I mean a big idea? One that you decided to take a leap and make it happen. Well, I had an idea a couple years ago. I used to teach school and the one thing that I saw was the kids that came to school without supplies did not preform as well. When I was a teacher I always … [Read more...]

Champions for Kids Back to School Backpacks Program #SIMPLEGiving


Disclosure: “I participated in this program on behalf of Champions for Kids and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own.” Champions for Kids Did you know that more than 16 million American children live in poverty. For many, buying the items they need to succeed in the classroom can be a challenge. That's why it is important for us to join together and help these children to get the supplies they need for the coming school year. The initiative is taking place in more than 3,000 … [Read more...]

Pay It Forward Help: Thanks to Haier #HaierAmbassador


#spon: I'm required to disclose a relationship between our site and Haier. This could include Haier providing us w/content, product, access or other forms of payment. Pay It Forward to Help Others Recently, I was  offered the opportunity to become a Haier Ambassador. I took the position because the  Haier brand would allow me to review quality products that I could review and then donate to people in need. The first review that I was asked to participate in was an air conditioner. … [Read more...]

Giving Back Pack


BLOGGER EVENT Dear Friends, This isn't just any event to me. It is the single most important event we do. The reason is simple we have the ability to make a real difference using the power of our influence. We have the power to inspire others to give by setting the example ourselves. I realize budgets are tight so we bust our bottoms every year to find a brand to sponsor our event to give backpacks to kids in need. The concept is simple our sponsor will provide you with $25. Then we … [Read more...]