Four Holiday Traditions To Do With Kids

Holiday Traditions to do with kids

When we had children a few years ago, we needed to decide what holiday traditions we wanted to start in our family. Everything from gifts, to trees, to food, the goal was to make family memories. So, here are our four holiday traditions to do with kids – that we have found to capture the […]

7 Ways to Host a Charity Focused Birthday Party

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When school starts, the round of birthday party invitations begin. Yet, it got me wondering. How can a typical birthday party be a-typical? How can it be an opportunity to be good, while doing something good. How can the kids be social while promoting social endeavors? A birthday is a great time to teach our […]

Sandals Reading Program

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Scholastics Books and the Sandals Foundation support reading. When I traveled to the Caribbean recently on behalf of a blogging trip, we brought down supplies to support the Sandals Foundation, which is a non-profit organization that gives 100% of its donations (monetary and in-kind supplies) to schools in the Caribbean. You can read more about […]

Versa Bricks: Connecting Toys Together

Have you ever backed a Kickstarter campaign? I never have, until yesterday. So why did I finally take the leap? Because I loved the concept of Versa Bricks. It was the first product that I think should be on the market, as opposed to just liking the concept for myself or supporting a start up. […]

Pack for a Purpose

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When I travel to the Caribbean in a matter of weeks, I won’t be just wondering what shoes to pack or if I remembered my sunscreen. I’ll also be taking down a suitcase of supplies for Pack for a Purpose. The Pack for a Purpose Project is part of the Sandals Foundation. Many of you […]

Closet Cleaning Tips and Ideas

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It is an exciting time. It is spring! I love this time of year to go shopping to buy cute spring dresses, great summer handbags, and fabulous sandals. Yet, as I come home with my purchases, I look at my closet and wonder where I’m going to put it. So not only is it time […]

26 Acts of Kindness: What will you do?

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Recently, there has been a movement started by the¬†inspiring warmth of Ann Curry¬†and has grown to include a variety of people online and offline. Go to Twitter and search for #20Acts, #26Acts or #26ActsofKindness and be prepared to see people around the world bring light to the dark, hope in the face of sorrow, belief […]

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