How to Be a Light This Christmas
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How to Be a Light This Christmas

The following post is from Amanda of OhAmanda.com and Impress Your Kids: As I sat down to write this Christmas-themed post, I read the news about the school shooting in Connecticut. It's only been a few hours since it began and people everywhere are grieving. In such a happy, magical time of year, there is…

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Giving Tuesday offer: FREE Mrs. Meyer’s dish soap for you + $15 for World Vision!

Y'all. I really could not be more excited to share this offer with you today. Remember I told you about ePantry a few weeks ago? At that time, they offered a $10 coupon plus a FREE bottle of Mrs. Meyer's Multi-Surface Cleaner for Life Your Way readers. And, as I said, our family also received $10…

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Printable sparkle box cards {101 Days of Christmas}

We discovered Jill Hardie's The Sparkle Box a couple of years ago, but last year was the first year that we really made it a big part of our holiday celebration. It's one we all really enjoyed, though, and I'm excited to be doing it again this year. The book tells the story of a little boy and his…

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Hot cocoa stand for charity {101 Days of Christmas}

The other day we got a letter from our sponsored child in India, and it included a little pamphlet about the World Vision Gift Catalog. The girls immediately began to read about giving ducks and goats and chickens and cows to families around the world and, without any prompting from me, started hatching a plan. They…

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Child Labor in India and Why You Shouldn’t Skip This Post

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of IKEA Foundation for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. "We know there is no quick-fix solution to ending child labor, but long-term approaches can yield impressive results. The IKEA Foundation, with our partners, has been tackling this issue in India for nearly a decade.…

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Changing the World, One Tutu at a Time

Several months ago, Tanna Clark -- who used to be a professional organizer and fellow organizing blogger -- approached me about working with her non-profit, Grace & Glory. As she shared more with me about Grace & Glory's mission to Fight Hunger, Encourage Play and Give Hope to Children in Need of a Brighter Tomorrow,…

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Join Me at the #1MillionMeals Twitter Party to Help Fight Child Hunger!

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Did you know that during the school year, more than 21 million kids in our country rely on free and reduced-price school lunches to keep their tummies full? The thought of a child going without food breaks my heart, and while we often focus on the problem of hunger internationally, it's easy to ignore the…

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Get This Necklace for $8.99 AND Help Exploited Women in Asia!

A few years ago, after several years of not wearing any jewelry at all, I found myself feel very frumpy, but I wasn't really sure what to do about it. Then one day I complimented my sister on how cute she looked in a scrubby sweatshirt and ponytail, and her response made me stop and…

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Buy a Shirt & Support a Survivor of Domestic Abuse {Sevenly.com}

Have you discovered Sevenly yet? Sevenly offers a new shirt design each and every week, but these designs aren't just pretty -- they're designed in support of a specific cause or charity, and $7 from each shirt sold is donated directly to that charity! This week's charity is Next Door, an organization that serves battered…

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Buy a Shirt & Provide Communications Therapy for a Child with Autism {Sevenly.com}

Have you discovered Sevenly yet? Sevenly offers a new shirt design each and every week, but these designs aren't just pretty -- they're designed in support of a specific cause or charity, and $7 from each shirt sold is donated directly to that charity! This week's charity is Autism Speaks, an organization dedicated to changing…

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