One of the greatest things we can teach our children is the gift of giving. This past year I have been blessed to be able to support the Honor Flight Northern Colorado Endurance Ride. In doing so my children are learning a valuable lesson to carry with them into their future....more
Recently a uniquely honest and humorous fundraising letter was sent home to parents from the PTO at their students’ middle school. The letter went viral (it was shared close to 200,000 times, last I checked) within just a few short hours, and the comments made were overwhelmingly positive....more
No joke: Tomorrow is a very special and wonderful anniversary for me. Seven years ago today the internet helped me have a baby. Seriously.
Wait. Do you not know this story? Oh, it's a good one. And it's nice to be reminded that the people on the other end of the wires and tubes and webs of our computing devices are as connected to us as we will allow them to be.
I love Pinterest. So many ideas and so little time. This weekend is The Bunny People annual fundraiser. I've been volunteering at the rescue for several years now and enjoy helping at this event. Which leads me to Pinterest. I found the cutest Easter basket cookies and decided that would be my baked good offering this year. ...more
So today one of my Facebook friends posted a link to an online store called Schoola. The link promised $15 in free gently-used kids' clothes.I've been shopping consignment since before it was mainstream, so buying things used is natural to me. And it has suddenly gotten VERY cold here, and Lorelei has almost nothing to wear for winter. So I thought I would take a look....more
I'm so thrilled. I wrote earlier this week about the various steps I've been taking to raise fund for RODS, including my hope that the virtual 5K I'd put together would sell out by the end of the week. Well, it happened this morning. The #WinterIsComing5K is sold out....more
Back in September I did something crazy. I committed to running the Goofy Challenge in January. But that's not quite the crazy part. The crazy part, was that in doing so, I agreed to raise $1500 for RODS Racing. Let's be clear about something - I've never raised funds for anything before. I had no idea if $1500 was an achievable goal for a gal like me, with tons of friends in similar situations to mine (aka, broke-ass actors). But something beautiful is happening....more
In fundraising, budgeting is imperative. When hosting an event, big dollars are often spent on decorations to create a fun and lively atmosphere. Here's a great idea for how you can decorate and get that party vibe without spending your hard earned dollars.• • • • •...more