Yearly Archives: 2009

93 posts

All You Need is Starbucks

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, a cup of coffee can make a difference in a person’s life and to prove my point, Starbucks and (Red) have joined together for the Starbucks Love Project. They are bringing together musicians from all over the world to sing “All […]

Write for Rights with Amnesty International

“This is the duty of our generation as we enter the twenty-first century — solidarity with the weak, the persecuted, the lonely, the sick, and those in despair.” ~ Elie Wiesel Tomorrow kick’s off Amnesty International’s Global Write-a-thon, the world’s largest letter writing event. The Write-a-thon is a global event […]

A Cup of Coffee for the Cause

It’s that time of year…the bells are ringing in front of the grocery stores, the big box shops, even the craft stores. Usually, I just bypass the bell ringers ~ they’re everywhere and I rarely carry cash anyway soooo…. And don’t look all shocked, you know you do the same […]

NaBloPoMo Fail

When I first found out about National Blog Posting Month, I was like oh, yeah, I can do this…I have a lot to say. I was so wrong. Somewhere along the way, I ran out of things to write about. I cannot believe I just said that. But it’s true. […]

And a Dress Becomes Wall Art

I guess it’s obvious by now that I love to decorate. For the past few weeks, I’ve been working on the entry way (I’ve been told that it is actually a “mud room“) from the garage into my house ~ the room is basically a pass through that no one […]

Creative Self Discovery

Growing up, I was an artsy kid. My dad was a talented artist and I like to think that I inherited my creativity from him. I used to decorate envelopes with elaborate drawings ~ some were abstract, a few were of every day scenes. My mother loved receiving letters from […]

Transitioning Thank Yous

When I decided to transition from relaxed to natural hair, I knew I’d have bad hair days. I had them when my hair was chemically treated so why not now? When I had bad hair days with my relaxed hair, I’d just pull it into a pony tail and go. […]