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The Most Hectic Time of the Year?

October has finally come to an end.  Sheesh – October is without a doubt the busiest month of the year at our house!  Between coaching both kids’ soccer teams, the fall festivals, the birthday parties, and Halloween, it was definitely … Continue reading

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Third Annual National Day of Service Neighborhood Food Drive

Today is the twelfth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks.  No one will ever forget where they were that day or what they were doing.  But, at some point, someone decided to make this day about something more than … Continue reading

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Project 53: Busy Books for the Children’s Hospital

It has been just over a year since we completed our official “year of service.”  During the past year, we have done several projects (mostly repeats), but we have admittedly slowed down.   This summer, my husband and I noticed an increase in … Continue reading

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Our response to terrorism

Yesterday was a very sad day with the bombings at the Boston Marathon.  I happen to be a runner, although I use that term loosely as I could never dream of qualifying for the Boston Marathon.  (I have run 5 … Continue reading

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The End (or is it…)

Hello all!  I apologize for neglecting this blog for so long.  As you may know, our “year of service” technically came to an end in August of 2012.  We have done several service projects since that time, but many of … Continue reading

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Help us ship shoes to Kenya!

As you probably already know, we have spent the past several months working on a variety of projects for the Fresh Start Academy in Eldoret, Kenya.  (If you don’t know what I’m talking about, check out the “Project Kenya” posts!)   … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season for giving!

It’s been a while since my last post, so I thought it was about time for me to check in.  I have had a few people ask me if we are still doing our projects, so I wanted to get … Continue reading

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