101 Days of Christmas: Gift Giving Traditions

The following post is from Jennifer, a lifelong educator: It’s completely normal for children to be egocentric when they’re born, but they aren’t supposed to stay that way.  It’s our job as parents to help them cross the bridge from selfishness to generosity.  The gift-giving traditions you embrace at Christmas can help move your kids […]

101 Days of Christmas: Printable Appreciation Tags

Every year I intend to give gifts to our delivery drivers, mail lady and trash collectors…and every year it gets pushed to the side in the busyness of the season. This year, I was determined to make it happen. Between reviews and giveaways and our own online gift shopping, the delivery people have been working […]

How to Save Money When Helping Others

The following post is from Christina of Northern Cheapskate: The holiday season has a way of reminding us that sometimes we have more heart than wallet.  We want so much to help those who are less fortunate and to give generously to the people we care about.  Yet, we have to balance that with our […]


101 Days of Christmas: Operation Christmas Child

In the midst of busy Christmas preparations, it can be easy to lose sight of how truly blessed we are. And let’s face it — if you’re reading this on a home computer or smart phone, you are blessed. The reality is that billions of people worldwide can barely put food on the table while […]

A Hungry Child Can’t Wait: Ask 5 for 5

This is a guest post from Sarah Lenssen of #Ask5for5: Editor’s note: When I read this post earlier this week, there was no way I could not share it with you. Thank you Life Your Way and nearly 150 other bloggers from around the world for allowing me to share a story with you today, […]


Give:LOVE FREE Valentine’s Day Cards

Do you know Megan from Sorta Crunchy? She has absolutely the sweetest heart and genuine desire to make a difference in this world, and the Give:LOVE campaign is a perfect example of that. This year, instead of buying Valentine’s Day cards for school valentine exchanges, parties and friends, Megan has worked with several designers to […]


30 Day Giving Challenge: World Vision Prize Package

This month I am participating in the 30 Day Giving Challenge, with lots of fun giveaways to encourage you to give along the way! **This giveaway is now closed.** Today, as we approach the end of the 30 Day Giving Challenge, we are partnering with World Vision to offer a unique prize package that supports […]

30 Day Giving Challenge: Savvy Cents Wallet

This month I am participating in the 30 Day Giving Challenge, with lots of fun giveaways to encourage you to give along the way! **This giveaway is now closed.** Are you familiar with the envelope system of budgeting? Basically, you budget according to certain categories of expenses and then you actually withdraw the cash and […]

30 Day Giving Challenge: Kids Bible Book Giveaway

This month I am participating in the 30 Day Giving Challenge, with lots of fun giveaways to encourage you to give along the way! **This giveaway is now closed.** For over thirty five years, New Leaf Publishing Group has printed books and publications on apologetics, creation science, Christian living and inspiration and Christian classics and […]

30 Day Giving Challenge: $25 Michael’s Gift Card

This month I am participating in the 30 Day Giving Challenge, with lots of fun giveaways to encourage you to give along the way! ** This giveaway is now closed.** ShopAtHome.com is the largest provider of online coupons and cash-back deals, with over 120,000 online and local coupons at more than 20,000 stores and over […]