Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

Why I Support Cycle for Survival + How You Can, Too! #Raffle

January 31, 2016 at 8:10 am
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This is the 5th year I am participating in Cycle for Survival and the 4th year we will have an eight person Erica Finds team. Here are my recaps from 2013, 2014 and 2015. To step back a bit, I will tell you about about Cycle for Survival, why I participate and encourage others to, as well. I remember reading an article about Jennifer Goodman…

Friday Finds: 5 Free Ways to Give Back This Season

November 20, 2015 at 7:03 am
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It’s Friday, so I am linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their weekly linkup. Each Friday, they host a link up — a “Friday Five.” This week they have picked “5 Favorite Cold Weather Drinks.” In winter, I still drink the mother lode of coffee and tea,…

Taste Guru is Now Love with Food Gluten Free #Giveaway

September 20, 2015 at 8:17 am
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There is still time to support our Fitfest team which benefits Bright Pink’s educational programs on breast and ovarian cancers. Learn more and donate here. Earlier in the year, I wrote about Taste Guru – a great gluten free subscription box. Recently, Taste Guru merged with Finds’ Fave Love with Food. Love with Food contacted me and asked if I wanted to be a part…

Friday Finds: 5 Easy and Inexpensive Ways to Give Back

September 18, 2015 at 7:09 am
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It’s Friday, so I am linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their weekly linkup. Each Friday, they host a link up — a “Friday Five.” This week in honor of the Produce Alliance and Limoneira’s social media campaign to fight childhood hunger, I am going off theme…

10 Easy (and Mostly Free) Ways To Make Someone’s Day

April 9, 2015 at 6:07 am
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I have been in a mini-funk the past few days and then a few small things happened that lifted my spirits. I saw a co-worker yesterday and thanked her for an excellent job she did on a project for one of my customers. I then mentioned this project to her boss. Both women were so happy and it was free and easy. I also chatted…

Happy Places, Happy Races!

March 15, 2015 at 4:59 am
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Do you have any happy places? I do and I visited several of them this week. One of my fave places anywhere is my brother and Dan’s farm in New Jersey. I know there are some doubters that think New Jersey and farm is an oxymoron. It is the Garden State, people! I love the wonderful home they have made (check out the two House…

Support Alexandra’s Playground + You Could Win, Too! #Raffle

March 1, 2015 at 7:27 am
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Thank you to all the readers who wished me luck in the Phoenix Marathon! Susie and I both had great runs! She crushed her PR and qualified for Boston by a mile – literally. I ran my best marathon time since 2006. The course was great and the conditions were pretty great, as well. Here is the full race recap. There are many charities that…