4 More Ways to Make a Difference this Halloween

*This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small commission, at no extra cost to you, if you make a purchase using this link. Thank you so very much!!! The tender beginnings of Halloween What's the true meaning of Halloween?  Get all the candies? Actually, sweet friend, the true meaning of Halloween was originally meant to remember the dead, including saints, martyrs, and all the faithful departed. In the spirit of all of those inspiring heroes here's my list Gift Guides

4 How You Can Make a Difference this Halloween

*This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small commission, at no extra cost to you, if you make a purchase using this link. Thank you so very much!!! Behold!  I present to you four special ways to make a positive difference in somebody's life this Halloween #1) Put out a teal pumpkin and let kids with food allergies come grab a safe treat from your home Teal Pumpkin Project Total cost – FREE Total time – Five Gift Guides

Consider these 18 Super Fun Products if You are Looking to Add Some Extra Love, Magic, and Sparkle to Your Child’s Lunch

 *This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small commission, at no extra cost to you, if you make a purchase using this link. Please note I have purchased all but one of these items and have them in our kitchen currently.  Think those amazingly darling bento lunches on Pinterest are out of reach?  Think again my friend.  Here i have compiled a compendium of cuteness for all your lunch making needs.  Skip Hop Zoo Kids Insulated Lunch Box, Gift Guides

How Reading “Lincoln in the Bardo” Helped Me to Love Doing our Dishes

*This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small commission, at no extra cost to you, if you make a purchase using this link. Wow.  Our book club chose to read Lincoln in the Bardo last month.  I’m so glad that my brilliant friend Kath clued us in to this one.  George Saunders has written an incredibly, incredibly beautiful story of familial love and loss that you will not forget. Vogue magazine says that Mr. Saunders is well on his way to becoming our Gift Guides

Top 12 Reasons Heidi Harmon Has My Endorsement

*This post contains an affiliate link, which means I receive a small commission, at no extra cost to you, if you make a purchase using this link. Really, I don't remember being pumped about political candidates before Obama.  Of course, I went to the polls and voted for Gore, Kerry, etc., but wasn't very passionate about doing so. Ms. Heidi is my local Obama.  I'm so, so proud to call her my mayor!  Heidi for president, but first, mayor of our beautiful town!  Heidi Gift Guides

6 Sensual Songs to Listen to as You Celebrate Spirit Day

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon *This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small commission, at no extra cost to you, if you make a purchase using this link. Hi friends! Thursday, October 18th is Spirit Day! The day will include many ways for us to stand against bullying of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth.  One simple way we can participate is by wearing purple to show support to the community. I promise to fight for a world where LGBTQ Gift Guides