November 17, 2010

Day 49: Give & Shine

As part of National Philanthropy Week on 365give, I have been searching out retailers or products that are doing their own form of GIVING every day. If I’m […]
November 16, 2010

Day 48: National Philanthropic Week on 365GIVE – A Dog Story

I decided this week would be National Philanthropic Week on 365give. One day is a great start to be philanthropic but a week is a commitment […]
November 15, 2010

Day 47: Mir Peace shiwa BEKE Mup HEIWA irini PAZAmani siochain

One of the most renowned lines for over the years has been “World Peace. I want world peace.” It is a response some now mock from years of […]
November 14, 2010

Day 46: Changing the World 1 Chocolate Truffle Gelato Icewine Ball at a Time

As you can see from the first post on my site I have entered a cooking contest this coming weekend in Toronto called The Chef Challenge for a […]
November 13, 2010

Day 45: Grinder with a Mission

Vancouver has many famous and remarkable attributes. The 2010 Olympics, the spectacular panoramic ocean views and our mountains. If you are a hiker this is a […]
November 12, 2010

Day 44:Never Again

“There is no greater calling than service to others.” Oprah Winfrey Today is Remembrance Day. We take one minute out of this day to remember those who have served our […]
November 11, 2010

Day 43: The Technology Age

Computers, telephones, printers, dvd players, IPADs and a host of other gadgets have added so much to our lives in so many ways. We can communicate with people all over the world, we […]
November 10, 2010

Day 42: The Gift of Life

Today’s GIVE is dedicated to a reader who emailed me this week wit this idea for a GIVE. She was driving past our local Mall when […]
November 9, 2010

The Chef’s Challenge for a Cure

The numbers are in and I am so thrilled – almost $8000 raised for Chef Challenge for a Cure. All funds raised will help the research […]
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 […]