Book Review: Green: The Beginning and the End by Ted Dekker

I’ve had a difficult time writing the review for this book… Green: The Beginning and the End by Ted Dekker is probably one of my least favorite books. I’m not sure if I dislike it because I’m not a big fantasy fan or if it’s because I had a hard […]

All You Need Is Love: Fighting AIDs in Africa One Song at a Time

This is an update to my post about Starbucks and (Red) and their Starbucks Love Project, a global sing-along to raise money for the Global Fund to fight AIDs in Africa. Hope you enjoy! If you’re brave, you can view my contribution to the Starbucks Love Project here. P.S. *This […]

Project Linus: My First Blanket

My twins were born on 20 September 1995, weighing in at just 4 lbs 3 oz and 4 lbs 1 oz. We had nine days notice. Yes, I’m serious. Nine days earlier I was stretched out on the exam table staring at what I hoped was a broken ultrasound, while […]

Caught Between Dryness and a Grease Spot

Well it’s been about 3 weeks since my last update on my hair transition and I’m still going strong. Barely. I’ve gotten to that point where I’m becoming increasingly frustrated for a variety of reasons: 1. I honestly don’t know what to do with my hair anymore. I’m so used […]

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 […]

Small Talk Six Disney Characters I’d Like to Meet for Coffee

Today’s Small Talk Six topic is to list six Disney characters we find interesting. Hmmmm…so many possibilities… Ok, let’s just say that through some wrinkle in the reality/fantasy continuum I was allowed to meet six Disney characters for coffee, I’d choose the following: 6. Fairy Godmother ~ She gives the […]

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 […]

Women Helping Women to Build Sustainable Communities

My daughter has inherited my love for funky jewelry so I was thrilled when I found out about Global Goods Partners, a company dedicated to empowering women through fair trade. Not only do they sell handcrafted jewelry (and other accessories) but each purchase enables women in developing countries to support […]

Sing for Charity (and Maybe You Can Buy Me Something Too)

  For more information about YouTube Caroling, go here. If you decide to upload a video of you singing, let me know, I’d love to favorite it. Thanks! PS The video is now live. Go here to view it. Never let it be said that I won’t embarrass myself for […]

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 […]