Monthly Archives: October 2011

Month Three Wrap-Up

Well, we are officially one-quarter of the way through our year-long committment to service!  Today wraps up our third month of projects, and I would say it was another successful month.  I started with Project No. 14, which wasn’t that … Continue reading

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Project 19: Treat a stranger to a free coffee

Today was the first really chilly day of the year for us here in the Dallas area.  After a week in the mid-80s (and an unbearable summer with a record number of 100+ degree days), a cold front blew through and … Continue reading

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Upcoming Project: Operation Christmas Child

Many people have expressed a desire to follow our lead and do projects with their children.  I think this project provides the perfect opportunity for other families to get involved and make a difference.  I came across Operation Christmas Child because … Continue reading

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Project 18: Go Reverse Trick-or-Treating

Today we did a project that is definitely one of my favorites!  I actually came up with the idea for “reverse trick-or-treating” about four years ago, and we started the event at our church.  Unfortunately, last year I was in … Continue reading

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Remembering what’s important…

A week or two ago, a reporter from The Garland Texan read my blog and said she wanted to do a story about me and Abby.  I was super excited to share our story.  The reporter asked if she could … Continue reading

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Project 17: Donate shoes to Shoes for Kids

October has been an incredibly busy month thus far at the Draper house, so I have really struggled with trying to find time to do projects.  Today we came up with a great little project that took a grand total of … Continue reading

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Project Ideas for Older Kids & Adults

During the course of my journey, I have done a lot of research trying to find good service projects for us to do.  Unfortunately for us, so many of the projects I have found are really not suitable for preschoolers.  … Continue reading

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