Calling all stuffed Easter bunnies, Small Sacrifices Count Needs Your Help

There were only 13 minutes  until  the doors closed at Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth, and we had 15 miles to go. “We are never going to make it, ” I said. But, my 5-year-old son, Sebastian pleaded with me to try. So we did, and just as  the security guard was locking the two glass front  doors, I screamed…

Someone needs you!

A lot of immediate issues impacting American families could be solved by people simply sacrificing something small in order to improve the lives of others. As a culture we are willing to buy particular foods to stick to the newest 7-day diet, we save to buy the latest gadgets or luxurious for ourselves, but what are…

The Day I Put The Salvation Army Angel Tree Gift Tag Back

There were hundreds of paper angels hanging from the tree. The news announced there was a shortage of volunteers to help fill children’s holiday wish list, so I grabbed an angel.  And then everything changed. It was embarrassing. But with a heavy heart, I walked back to the tree and put the paper angel back….

Girls Raise $10,000 for Dallas Police

What could you do with the power God has placed in your hands? Our Bites of Style words of the day are “Just Do It” In the wake of the Dallas police shooting, 12-year-old Lauren Roach and 11-year-old Landry Nelon , started a lemonade stand. We felt really bad for all the victims’ families,” said…

Weekend Style: Red + White + Blue = One Hot Giveaway

The fireworks are over, but the red, white and blue is still in my wardrobe.. I just love adding pops of  these colors to my everyday look. Whether your at work, the beach ,or the farmers market; you can still keep your holiday spirit by sporting some red white and blue this weekend. Here’s the…

Amazon Prime Day Plus Small Sacrifice Count

Do you sell your items on Ebay , Craigslist, or even yard sales at a discount price to make some extra money? Or maybe you are just doing it to offer your neighbors a great deal? I love scoring gently used items at hugely discounted rates and I am sure you do too. November 2012…

Saturday Inspiration: The Good Life

What does the good life mean to you? A life with lots of items, family, or friends? A great job, house or all of the above?   Some people are just happy to have running water, while others need stuff to feel they have achieved the good life. Everyone has a different definition of the…