December 9, 2010

GIVE 71: A Christmas Carol

My son and I take a weekly music class together with a program called Music Together. It’s a program that is offered in 25 countries around the world […]
December 8, 2010

Day 70: A Box Full of Joy

I have discovered after blogging for 70 days, that the holiday season is the easiest time to GIVE. Opportunities are everywhere to GIVE that are low or no cost. […]
December 7, 2010

Day 69: A Birthday Surprise

This past weekend I went to a very unique birthday party for a three year old. As a parent you never quiet know what to expect from a birthday party. […]
December 5, 2010

Day 67: More Milk Please Mom

Today is a GIVE I may have normally have turned down. It would have seemed like an extra “to do” on my long list of items, but instead […]
December 3, 2010

Day 65: A Goose Story

I debated with myself whether or not this was a GIVE of the day. I think I have replayed the situation in my head so many […]
December 2, 2010

Day 64: World Aids Day

Today I made a pledge to create awareness about World Aids Day. This is a GIVE we could also do any day. Aids / HIV is preventable and treatable. As quoted […]
December 1, 2010

Day 63: Tis’ the Season to GIVE to Yourself!

Today was one of those Vancouver days that anyone not living here, thinks we have all year round – cold, damp and pouring rain. Today was our walking […]
November 27, 2010

Day 59: Blanket BC

This GIVE was sent to me by a girlfriend. I really appreciate any suggestions for these GIVES. I still have 306 days to go so all your ideas are […]
November 26, 2010

Day 58: Let it Snow Let it Snow Let it Snow

“Oh the weather outside is frightful, But the fire is so delightful, And since we’ve no place to go, Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let […]
November 25, 2010

Day 57: The One Thing We Can’t Live Without

I received an email yesterday from a reader who wanted to know what the big deal was about water conservation. My post refereed to billions of water being saved by recycling clothing. So […]
November 22, 2010

Day 54: Tip on Getting Over Your Fear – Surround Yourself with Great People

Today was a free day for me in Toronto. No cleaning, no husband, no kids, and no dogs, no charity events – nothing to take care […]
November 22, 2010

53: Collaboration

When you get a room of people together that are all there for one purpose – giving back – the energy is amazing. Last night I […]
November 20, 2010

Give 52: It’s Hard to Say I’m Sorry

I’m off – look out Gordon Ramsey here I come! Today is my travel day to Toronto to participate in the Chef’s Challenge for a Cure. […]
November 19, 2010

Day 51: Give 51 Scoop your Poop

As I am heading to Toronto on Friday to compete in the Chef’s Challenge for a Cure, this will be the last post on “shopping for a […]
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 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 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 […]