Category Archives: give {the best sunday run + brunch ever}

Well…I don’t know what you did yesterday but Mike and I got up, unswayed by the cold, rain and wind, put on multiple layers of running gear and went to Eat.Run.Hope. Yep, that’s right, we both ran. Mike, the non … Continue reading

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running + eating for a cause {}

That’s what I’ll be doing this Sunday, April 1st…and it’s no joke. You know my love-hate relationship with running but I will be lacing up my shoes happily this Sunday to support a friend and a good cause. Too many … Continue reading

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books for cooks {gift ideas}

After getting back from vacation last week, decided on Friday I best start my holiday shopping. So I hit the place on Earth I dislike the most {and absolutely hate during the holidays}…the mall! Bound and determined this would be … Continue reading

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freedom is not free {thanking our military}

We hear that statement a lot.  But it should never be taken for granted because the freedoms, liberties and values we hold dear as Americans have always come on the backs of those who have and still have the courage … Continue reading

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world humanitarian day {small things count}

Today is World Humanitarian Day.  Normally I’d probably write a long post sharing with you all of the wonderful things my friends do to make this world a better place. They travel to some of the world’s toughest areas like … Continue reading

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charitable business model {love!}

Giving is what fuels us. Giving is our future. It’s the core of our business… and it’s time we celebrate it. – Blake Mycoskie Many of you know about Toms, so this is for those who don’t, but should!  For … Continue reading

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help for japan . mercy corps {guest post}

For the past six years, I have had the privilege to call Joy Portella my friend.  She is one of the smartest women I know, not only in terms of her craft, but with domestic and world affairs.  As the director … Continue reading

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weekend review {saturday}

I’ve been involved with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation for a number of years. What started as a job became much more.  So many great people came into my life during my four year tenure, leaving an indelible mark on … Continue reading

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