Weekend Wanderings

All wanderings this week serve to inspire and equip you to participate in the 30-Day Giving Challenge.  Join us! What to do with extra Halloween candy ~ you know it's not good for you, anyway.  ;) Feeling strapped this season? ~ 5 Free Ways to give (and 5 More Free Ways to Give) Leaf Rubbing Cards ~ Cute giving project for your kids this weekend! What do you … [Read more...]

Join us for the 4th Annual 30-Day Giving Challenge

I just returned home from dentist appointments for two of my children to have cavities filled.  Yes, the morning after Halloween.  Yes, all the candy is going in the trash right now.  ;)  Just kidding.  (Kind of.) Anyway, on to November.  I love November!  We get to celebrate lots of family birthdays this month (including mine! yay!), Thanksgiving, some of the best weather … [Read more...]

Making a Child’s Christmas {Finer Things Friday}

We have super powers, friends.  We have the power to create magic in a child's life, both our own and those we will never meet. One of my favorite recent traditions is helping our church's kid classes pack up a bunch of shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child.  It satisfies both the bargain hunter in me to search for shoebox deals all year and the giver in me to know that … [Read more...]

That Could be My Family

For 10 days, my friend Mandi would update our skype group with prayer requests for this beautiful family.  My heart is broken for them.  Every time Mandi would update, I would think, "That could be my husband.  My family." (Click here to get your ebook bundle.) From Mandi: Earlier this month, my friend Jenny called 911 after her husband became disoriented and incoherent. … [Read more...]

Plan a Fabulous Party

Throughout November I'll be sharing random giving ideas for the 30-Day Giving Challenge, either here or on Facebook, as I come across them.  This is a fun one!  My friend Mary is releasing her new ebook today, Plan a Fabulous Party {without losing your mind} and all of today's proceeds will be given to Operation Christmas Child!  How amazingly generous is that?! Mary's … [Read more...]