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Only YOU Can Prevent Wildfires!

Only YOU Can Prevent Wildfires!

Have you seen the devastating images on the web or on the news? The ones of burning wilderness, burning homes, and injured animals? It’s awful. And it is largely preventable.   In 2014 there were 7,933 wildfires caused by lightning, but 55,679 wildfires caused by human error (as reported to the National Interagency Fire Center). In 2015 58,916 human-caused wildfires burned over 2 million acres.     Smokey Bear’s message about wildfire prevention is the center of the longest-running and one … Read entire article »

Filed under: Socially Conscious

Will You Show Some #ShelterPetLove for Adopt-A-Dog Month?

Will You Show Some #ShelterPetLove for Adopt-A-Dog Month?

Of all the dogs in American homes, only 29% were adopted from a shelter or rescue. Each year approximately 3-4 million pets are adopted, but 2.7 million still lose their lives each year for lack of a home. Seventeen million people will acquire a pet within the next year. The Shelter Pet Project, a collaborative effort between The Humane Society of the United States, Maddie’s Fund® and the Ad Council, hopes to encourage these prospective pet … Read entire article »

Filed under: Charity, Featured, Halloween, Socially Conscious

Mini Acts Mighty Impact Contest by Auntie Anne’s

Mini Acts Mighty Impact Contest by Auntie Anne’s

Do you know someone who continually gives and gives and never asks back — someone who may have done something they feel is small but its ripples carry far and wide? Auntie Ann’s is giving you the opportunity to nominate someone exactly like that  for the Mini Acts Mighty Impact contest running now through June 2014. Take just a minute and nominate someone (a friend, a family member, a coworker, etc.) who has performed a Mini Act with … Read entire article »

Filed under: Contests, News, Socially Conscious

Disney Junior Give a Book, Get a Book Helps Kids in Need

Disney Junior Give a Book, Get a Book Helps Kids in Need

Every mom knows that for children to become strong readers, they need books: new, high-quality books they’re excited to read.  But for children in low-income families, books can be scarce. In some of the lowest income neighborhoods, there is only a single book for every 300 kids. First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise that has teamed up with Disney Junior, provides brand-new, high-quality books to teachers, volunteers and community leaders who work with kids in need. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 0-5 (By Age Group), Books, Boutiques and Stores, Charity, Disney, Educational, Kindergartners, Pre-schoolers, Reading, School Aged Children, Socially Conscious, Toy Stores

Party with a Purpose: St. Jude Game Day Give Back Parties

Party with a Purpose: St. Jude Game Day Give Back Parties

Anyone who knows me knows I am not exactly what one would call a sports buff, but that doesn’t mean I don’t enjoy the big games and having friends and family over to kick back and relax. This year, I am taking my Super Bowl party up a notch and am hosting a St. Jude Game Day Give Back party.  While my family and friends are having a great time watching the game, patients at St. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Charity, Socially Conscious

Help Support the 10th Annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving Program!

Help Support the 10th Annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving Program!

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has officially kicked off its 10th Annual Thanks and Giving program and there are literally so many ways to get involved and contribute to their fundraising campaign. For 50 years, St. Jude Children’s Hospital has lead the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other deadly diseases.  The #ThanksandGiving holiday campaign has raised more than $387 million in research and treatment in the ongoing battle to end … Read entire article »

Filed under: Chanukah, Charity, Christmas, Seasonal, Socially Conscious, Thanksgiving

Bloganthropy Announces Finalists for 2013 Blogger of the Year Awards

The fourth annual Bloganthropy Awards held Nov. 21 at the Champions for Kids Annual Conference. PAOLI, PA – The Annual Bloganthropy Awards, which recognize and honor bloggers who use their sites to support charitable causes, announced its finalist selections for the 2013 Bloganthropy Blogger of the Year award. This year’s finalists are: New Jersey Digital Moms and Social Media Moms –  Social Media Moms, a united group of mothers active in social media, and New Jersey Digital Moms, a network … Read entire article »

Filed under: Charity, News, Socially Conscious, Women's Issues

Call for Nominations for 2013 Bloganthropy Blogger of the Year Award

Call for Nominations for 2013 Bloganthropy Blogger of the Year Award

Know a blogger who should be recognized for using their blog for social good? Then nominate them for the 2013 Blogger of the Year Award! The Annual Bloganthropy Awards, which recognize and honor bloggers who use their sites to support charitable causes, is announcing the call for nominations for the 2013 Bloganthropy Blogger of the Year award. Launched in 2010 by Bloganthropy, the unique awards program is dedicated to recognizing bloggers who effectively use social media for social … Read entire article »

Filed under: Charity, Socially Conscious, Women's Issues

Joseph Nogucci’s Pink Ribbon Charmballa Bracelet Stands as Symbol of Hope for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Joseph Nogucci’s Pink Ribbon Charmballa Bracelet Stands as Symbol of Hope for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

  ** I received a Pink Ribbon Charmballa bracelet from Joseph Nogucci for editorial consideration. Please note all thoughts are my own and I am not being compensated in any other way. ** In addition to my fabulous pink wiper blades from AutoTex Pink, another item that I am happy to sport for Breast Cancer Awareness Month is the Pink Ribbon Charmballa bracelet from Joseph Nogucci. I don’t buy every pink product in the market as I … Read entire article »

Filed under: Breast Cancer Awareness, Charity, Fashion, Gift Ideas, Health, Hip Find, Momma Gotta Have, Mommy Gifts, Socially Conscious, Women's Issues

Support the Shore #JerseyLove

Support the Shore #JerseyLove

Will you help me share #JerseyLove? Tourism is big business for New Jersey. Without a strong summer season, many businesses won’t make it through the year. Everyone remembers seeing the destruction Hurricane Sandy caused to so many shore towns in NJ and NY, but there is not as much media coverage of the recover. This has residents worried that tourism will be down this summer. I’m from Philadelphia, and I’m proud to say that “I Love New Jersey.”  … Read entire article »

Filed under: Charity, Featured, Made in the USA, Socially Conscious, Travel