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Tweet Like most of the country, Superstorm Sandy left me feeling paralyzed and helpless, so close to New Jersey and New York and yet unsure what I could do. Yes, there are many opportunities to donate money, but I also felt compelled to box blankets and toys and clothing and ship them to…where? As a […]

Thanksgiving Meal Hero Contest


Tweet When I was a child, Thanksgiving and Easter were held in my parents’ home while Christmas was celebrated at my aunt and uncle’s home with my grandmother helping to cook the Christmas day meal. As family members have passed on and my parents have gotten older, holiday celebrations have shifted.  Easter is a small […]

Kleenex Gives Back


Tweet Kleenex brand has partnered with Laura Posada, wife of Major League Baseball’s Jorge Posada and mother of two, to create a clever post-season program that supports a great cause. The post-season can be rough, so Kleenex has created custom tissue boxes with their favorite MLB team for sad fans.  I’m a sucker for fun […]

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Project Linus

Tweet When my daughter was born two months premature, the NICU nurses kept both of us afloat. They sat and talked to me for twelve or thirteen hours a day and they cared for Emma above and beyond their obligations, creating little signs for her isolette, loving on her like she was theirs, reminding her […]

What to Do with Extra Halloween Candy


Tweet Every Halloween my kids go through the neighborhood and collect a giant stash of candy, and every year we ask them to choose a couple favorites and turn the rest over to us.  Typically we donate the extra to our church, but this year we also have an especially huge amount because of a […]

How to Help After Superstorm Sandy


Tweet I live smack dab between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD, so we have been prepping for Hurricane Sandy since late last week. The grill was tied to the deck rail so we didn’t have it shimmying across the deck like it did in Hurricane Irene, the cushions from the patio furniture stored safely, the […]

Bravado Designs Designed for Good Twitter Party

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Tweet The Bravado Designs 20th Anniversary celebration continues! Bravado Designs has partnered with design icon Rebecca Minkoff to create a Limited Edition Collection of Nursing Tanks benefiting Jessica Seinfeld’s nonprofit, Baby Buggy. Baby Buggy provides families in need across the country with essential equipment, products, clothing, and educational services for their infants and children ages […]