It’s so easy to underestimate the power of friendship…
I enjoyed a high tea with a friend last week… it was just meant to be morning tea but we were there all day… talking, laughing, crying… it reminded me that my friends are some of the greatest blessings in my life – and that they deserve a higher priority… This is one resolution I’m definitely enjoying…
This week I threw a challenge out on Facebook and Twitter: let’s have a Fair Trade Easter!
I know, I know.. it sounds like a whole lot of hard work and like a bad idea for the budget. That’s certainly what I’ve always thought about Fair Trade Easter Eggs. I assumed it would be inconvenient and expensive but every year it seems to gets easier. With society becoming more aware of slavery, some chocolate companies are responding by going Fair Trade with their cocoa. Last year I posted about cocoa slaves, their treatment and the fact that many of them are children.
So here are my three tips to having a fun, economic, easy Fair Trade Easter! Continue reading →
Happy New Year to all of you! What will you keep with you from 2010? For me, 2010 has been a good year; a year of growth and living-outside-my-comfort-zone. I am finishing the year on a note of satisfaction and anticipation for 2011.
As a writer, I love getting inside the mind of editors and finding out what makes them do what they do. I especially love Footprints editor Janet Camilleri’s heart for God and for encouraging women along the way. Afterall, we’re all in this together! Continue reading →
This is a wonderful idea from Jodie Ansted at Mummy Mayhem… let’s be real and show our natural selves today! I love it that the online community has spouts of braveness every now and then and decides to go all real on us. This trend towards natural beauty is glorious – there’s no beauty like a natural face!