November 9, 2010

Day 41: The Ripple Effect of Giving

Day 40 / A Gift Every day I GIVE something back and today I was the receiver – not only of one but two great gifts I wanted to […]
November 8, 2010

Day 40: Changing the World one Wipe at a Time

I never imagined arriving at Day 40 and I’m feeling great about what I have contributed every day. Giving just makes you feel good. Today I need […]
November 7, 2010

Day 39: Ethical Giving

I’m hoping to start a new trend for kids birthday parties. Ethical Giving. Let the parents buy what they would like for their child knowing what they need […]
November 6, 2010

Day 38: The Couch Potato GIVE

Occasional, when I am a little tired, I may get ranked as a AA personality rather than a AAA personality, but I’m not sure I have ever been […]
November 5, 2010

Day 37:Ask and You Shall Receive

I’m only half way through my week and the GIVES just keep presenting themselves. It’s been an action packed week already. Today my son and I […]
November 4, 2010

Day 36: The Tree of Life

I got a pretty exciting call today. It was from my adoption worker. There was a child available for adoption who would be a very good match for our […]
November 3, 2010

35: Who Have You Thanked Today?

I often wonder what will happen in our day that will inspire me to GIVE. Today was definitely something I was not expecting but I decided to seize the opportunity […]
November 2, 2010

Give 34: The Bottled Water GIVE

Currently there is a massive campaign going on to stop drinking plastic bottled water. I could provide links upon links and an equal number of lists of […]
November 1, 2010

Day 33: Steve’s Halloween Give

Happy Halloween! Day 33 / Give 33 This GIVE is not about what I did but what one of my local neighbours has been doing for 20 […]
October 31, 2010

Give 32: A Day of Penance

Penance: A voluntary self-punishment in order to atone for some wrong doing I was a smoker for 15 years starting in my teens. I loved smoking. […]
October 30, 2010

Day 31: Free Rice

Last night my hubby was watching the George Stroumboulopoulos Show. At the end of the show George generously gave me my GIVE of the day today. George was encouraging his […]
October 29, 2010

Give 30: First Weekend Club

No, not “The First Wives Club” but “The First Weekend Club”. One of the most amazing things about having a public blog are the people you meet along the way. In […]
October 28, 2010

Day 29: Chef Ramsey Where are You? I’m Coming to Take You On!

GIVE 29 / DAY 29 Today I spent my “spare” time fundraising. I have been a fundraiser for many years, mostly through event production but also […]
October 27, 2010

Day 29: The Good Mood Gig

“Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” ~ Helen Keller I love it […]
October 26, 2010

Day 28: The Unsung Hero

Chef’s Challenge Update: I need your help. On November 21, 2010 I am traveling to Toronto to participate in a fundraising event called the Chef’s Challenge […]
October 25, 2010

Day 27: One Dime at a Time

As I mentioned in a recent post one of my many jobs in our family is to grocery shop. I think I am in the grocery […]
October 24, 2010

Day 26: Give Your Points

This GIVE is dedicated to my girlfriend Shannon who kindly sent me this idea. Please send me your ideas! If I can incorporate them I will. […]
October 23, 2010

Day 25: How Many Coffee Cups are there in The World?

Today was one of those tough days. My 3 year old son stopped his afternoon nap this week, my wallet was picked up by error at […]
October 22, 2010

Day 24: Free Sakineh

Before I start my GIVE today I have to add a coincidental story about my tampon post yesterday. I took my son to the park today and one the […]
October 21, 2010

Day 23:For Women Only! Changing the World 1 Biodegradable Tampon at a Time.

This is truly a “Stumble Upon” giving moment. I know the world is changing for the better when the brand “Tampax” is going biodegradable. Today I was able to […]
October 20, 2010

Day 22: Cat in the Hat