Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

Friday Finds: 5 Easy and Inexpensive Ways to Give Back

September 18, 2015 at 7:09 am

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

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

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

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…

Take Time Tuesday: Another Amazing Cycle for Survival

February 24, 2015 at 6:03 am

It’s Tuesday and I normally try something new and link up with Sara for “Tried It Tuesday.” This week, I am going to take a time out from this format, because Katie mentioned that she was bringing back “Take Time Tuesday.” Take Time Tuesday is a reminder to stop and share what you are grateful for. This is the “Winter Blues Edition.” There’s no better…

It’s Here – Cycle for Survival & More Fun Stuff From This Week!

February 22, 2015 at 6:53 am

It’s finally Cycle for Survival Day! I am so proud to say that our Erica Finds’ team raised $10,456 as of last night! So awesome! It’s not too late to read why I ride and to enter to win one of the 10 awesome prizes in my raffle (total value well over $500!) Only $10 to enter – and an entry for every additional $10,…

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

January 25, 2015 at 8:11 am

This is the 4th year I am participating in Cycle for Survival and the 3rd year we will have an eight person Erica Finds team. Here are my recaps from 2013 and 2014. 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 Linn in…