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 […]
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 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 18, 2010

Day 20: Grateful Giving

I have said this before a few times in past posts: I live in one of the most beautiful places in the world, West Vancouver, BC. I wake […]
October 12, 2010

Day 14: Happy Canadian Thanksgiving!

“T’is the season to be thankful” and to give. A.K.A Thanksgiving. I didn’t have anything special planned for a Thanksgiving GIVE until yesterday. I received a Facebook […]
September 29, 2010

Launch Day The Gift of Identity

  Today is the day. My first GIVE of 365 days of giving. I am somewhere between excited and terrified. My first GIVE to launch this journey is in […]
September 28, 2010

Ethical Giving

What a great name – Ethical Giving. There is a name for everything to do with giving now. What is Ethical Giving and how can you incorporate it […]
September 25, 2010

The Power of Women

I am starting to understand what it means to be a writer. Finding those moments in your life that tie together and give you the inspiration […]
September 12, 2010

I Believe

I was running along the sea wall this morning. For those of you that are runners, you know the “zone” where you feel like anything is possible. I get my […]
September 2, 2010

The Fear Factor

Today is September 1, 2010 and I am just 28 days away from starting my new project “365give”. If you have read “My Story” or earlier […]
August 31, 2010

share your “giving” stories

What better way to get involved, than to share what you are doing to change the world one day at a time. Write it down and send […]