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New Year’s Resolutions That Count #DeedADay

It's time to talk New Year's Resolutions. After all it is December 31st, y'all!  But…I'm not here to tell you how to make those organized resolutions and then offer you a fool proof solution for how not to break them. (Hint ~ it takes 21 days to form a habit and stick with it ~ just sayin!)  I'm not hear to tell you how to make this your most organized year yet. (Hint ~ you can >> Read More

CWonder #UnWrapWonder Benefits SAFEChild NC

Have you heard of C.Wonder?  Thanks to MomTrends for engaging me for the #UnWrapWonder Shopping Event Campaign, I was delighted to host an event at the C. Wonder store in the Streets of Southpoint over in Durham. Ours was one of 20 events that happened that night, all designed to share the magic of C. Wonder at this special time of year.  As noted on their website... C. Wonder is a retail experience that transports women into >> Read More

Easy Giving Tuesday Ideas for Kids

Giving Tuesday makes me happy.  After watching our country lose its shopping mind thanks to early shopping hours actually on Thanksgiving, its never been more apparent that our quest for a good deal knows no boundary.  Black Friday has lost a bit of its bling and Cyber Monday gives us hope that what we may have missed we can still find and save just a bit more.  By the end of this 4 day focus >> Read More

Samaritan’s Purse National Shoe Box Collection Week

November means its time to get organized to give and thankfully, the Samaritan's Purse Shoe Box Collection Week is on its way!  I'm honored to be supporting Samaritan's Purse by promoting their campaigns this holiday season here on our site and so hope you will find them to be a wonderful resource as you get ready to give.  Taking place November 18-25, Samaritan's Purse is praying for yet another record breaking year to add to >> Read More

Ways to Help Oklahoma Tornado Victims

Footprints in the Sand is a poem I have loved for as long as I can remember.  It tells the story of a person reflecting on her life and how Jesus walked alongside of her every single day as shown by two sets of footprints in the sand.  Noticing only one set of footprints at the lowest, most difficult periods of this journey, she asks the Lord why.  His simple response?  "The times when you have >> Read More

Huggable Heroes and Build-A-Bear Workshop

Last summer I had the incredible opportunity to join the incredible team at Build-A-Bear Workshop at St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. The trip was arranged as a service project for the 2012 Huggable Heroes to come to St. Jude's and support the staff as they hosted Sibling Day. Engaged to visit with a handful of Moms of Huggable Heroes to learn more about what it's like to raise these incredible kids, I >> Read More

Property Clean Up with Samaritan’s Purse

Hurricane Sandy from the air...   While the storm has come and gone, the long road to recovery for residents of New York and New Jersey has just begun. Property clean up efforts have been taunted by this week's nor'easter, but thanks to the efforts of organizations like Samaritan's Purse, it will take more than another storm to stand in their way to help victims start to dig out. Today I had the honor to >> Read More

Treat it Forward with Wendy’s on Father’s Day

Father's Day weekend is here and for children in foster care who do not have permanent loving homes, it must be a very visible reminder of what is missing in their precious lives.  Dave Thomas, Founder of Wendy's, spent his life advocating on behalf of childhood adoption and now through Wendy's Wonderful Kids, you can make a difference too! 1. Stop in and enjoy! Simply stop into any participating Wendy's nationwide on Saturday, June 16 >> Read More

Three Hearts Movie Review

I rarely discuss my faith here at GO MOM!  Rooted in home organization and family time management, its unlikely that discussing faith is why you are here.  However Samaritan's Purse recently reached out and offered me a review copy of the powerful movie Three Hearts. While my faith is personal, with Easter right around the corner and always on the lookout for ways to keep the discussion of how faith impacts our lives and the >> Read More

Spring Break Sack Suppers with Kids Food Basket

This year I am thrilled to be working with The Stow Company on an amazing project called The Organized Give.  Designed to make lives better one organized solution at a time, the project has taken flight with overwhelming success and this post shares just one of the many amazing facets of all The Stow Company is doing to have an impact in their hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan.   I'm here with Bridget Clark Whitney >> Read More