Happy Thanksgiving

Today is a day for thanks:  reflecting on the blessings in our life and honoring those friends and family that we hold dear. I went through a little exercise this…

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Crisp
Apple Crisp Perfection

Crisp

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The weather in our region has been positively delightful these days. After months of blazing heat and humidity, we relish the cool autumn days and the chilly evenings. With brisk…

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Serving Those Who Serve Us
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Serving Those Who Serve Us

This past weekend, I came across a startling article about the homeless veteran population. Christy Respress, the Executive Director of Pathways to Housing DC, shared that "across the country, men…

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Nonprofit Awareness Month
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Nonprofit Awareness Month

I'm so pleased to share that the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits has once again announced that they will be promoting the month of November as Nonprofit Awareness Month! Of…

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Gifts With An Impact
Jim Shore Christmas Santa

Gifts With An Impact

I love receiving a gift that has an extended reach and makes an impact in our communities. I've noticed this year in particular that more people have been posting gift…

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Cookies for Troops
Girl Scout Cookie Drop

Cookies for Troops

As you may have noticed, there are lots of ways to support our troops overseas. Some of my favorite ones include sending a letter through A Million Thanks, sending care…

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Pretty In Pink…
Supporting Breast Cancer

Pretty In Pink…

My heart nearly broke when my friends voice quavered and her eyes filled with tears: "I have to have surgery next week... a mastectomy. They found 3 pea-sized lumps at…

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Angels in our Midst
Vitamin Angels

Angels in our Midst

When my daughter was born, I strived to do everything right. It was my mission to be the best mother possible to this precious, new little life. From regular feedings…

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