Donate your leftover Halloween candy

Donate your leftover Halloween candy

If your home has unwanted Halloween candy, you can donate it to deployed troops by mailing it before November 8. More information is here: Halloween Candy Some pediatric dentists also participate in this program, so you might be able to drop off unwanted candy at your...
Scarves and hats for deployed troops

Scarves and hats for deployed troops

Operation Gratitude is a nonprofit organization that sends care packages to U.S. troops that have been deployed. They are currently putting together 25,000 holiday packages and they would like to include a handmade hat or scarf in every single package. They would love...
Let the final speech from Scrooged inspire a RAOK day

Let the final speech from Scrooged inspire a RAOK day

(Image credit: catkin) I haven’t prompted for a random act of kindness in a while, so I’m saying today’s a good day for that. Here are a few ideas – choose one from this list or from this website. That site has tons and tons of ideas and lots...
Write letters to heroes

Write letters to heroes

Make Christmas cards, drawings, or letters for veterans, first responders, deployed troops, wounded soldiers, caregivers, and new recruits. This may seem like a really early time to be doing this, but the letters can take months to be screened and delivered. It...
June week 4, and old children’s books

June week 4, and old children’s books

  Happy Father’s Day! In this last week of June, we have a nice relaxing several days ahead. I don’t have much for your shopping list except for lemons or lemon juice, and maybe some berries or mint leaves. You probably guess we’re going to have some...
Emergency lollipops

Emergency lollipops

If you have small children, put a couple of emergency lollipops in your purse, to help take the sting from skinned knees and bumped heads in playground accidents. (Image credit: Дарья Яковлева ) You might also like these posts… Emergency lollipops If you have...