charity

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    gift guide: gifts that give back.

    Since we find ourselves in a season of gift giving, I thought it might be nice this year to pull together just a few of the lovely things I’ve come across this season that also…

    December 5, 2016 27 Comments
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    wintry layers with tradlands.

    This post is sponsored by Tradlands, a women’s clothing brand specializing in menswear-inspired staples for women. Just in time for cold weather, a post with Tradlands to showcase what they’re doing to keep folks cozy this…

    November 29, 2016 24 Comments
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    gift guide: a charitable giving primer.

    Many people feel especially motivated to lend a helping hand around the holiday season and for some folks, that might mean taking a look at their coffers (or skill sets) to see who else they might…

    November 28, 2016 44 Comments
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    a peace and justice advent calendar.

    The season of advent begins on Sunday and this week, when I pulled the pieces of the advent calendar that I made last year out of the cardboard box where we stash our holiday decorations,…

    November 23, 2016 32 Comments
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    giving: online gift registries.

    ‘Tis the season for wedding registries. I know. Never occurred to me that there was a season for this sort of thing, either. I write about wedding and baby registries a bit in my book…

    February 9, 2016 10 Comments
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    baby proof: gracious gifts.

    We’ve passed the halfway point of January. The last of the holiday decorations have likely been put away, any lingering pine needles have been swept up. If you’re like me, you’ve moved on to…

    January 19, 2016 60 Comments
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    simple matters 04: courtney adamo.

    Courtney Adamo | Somewhere SlowerOne of the founders of the beautiful online children’s marketplace, Babyccino Kids, Courtney Adamo also captivates the imagination daily with a dreamy Instagram presence. But in maybe her most inspiring move to…

    November 30, 2015 11 Comments
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    giving: charitable donations.

    When you’re at a loss for what to give as the window for holiday shopping comes to a close, a donation in someone’s name is a lovely gift to offer. I like to think…

    December 23, 2014 5 Comments