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Posts Tagged ‘helping others’

Supporting kids, parents and families

We had a third challenge this month for Go Fit Girl’s June Monthly Challenge. A challenge of the heart with a donation, preferably focused on children. But any sort of charity giving (whether monetary, time or material [clothes, books, etc.] donations) is awesome. Brighter Beginnings is a local charity Curt and I like to support. […]


National Day of Service

As I am typing this post I am watching the second inauguration of President Barack Obama. I feel lucky to have today off to honor Martin Luther King Jr. and to have the opportunity to watch the inauguration. I still remember President Obama’s first inauguration. I was at work and the area I sat in […]


Grateful for new recipe

Today I am going to share a recipe with you, which was shared with me by my friend Monica. Monica had lunch one day recently with a friend who replicated a recipe from Cafe Gratitude. Cafe Gratitude is a restaurant in Berkeley. (And has a couple of other locations.) All of their food is organic […]


Why I am Child Free By Choice

I think being a mom is the most important job in the world. The second most important job is being president of the United States. I don’t want to be either. This post is about why I, along with my husband, have chosen to be Child Free By Choice. It is not a reflection on […]


Giving, knitting and feeling good in new year

As I sit here and type this post I am missing the New Year’s Day detox workshop at my yoga studio. Man, am I so bummed about that. With the cold being in my chest and me coughing I just didn’t think it was a good idea for me or fair to others attending. Even […]