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gifts that give back, 12 days of shopping

Gifts That Keep on Giving: Day 2 of 12 Days of Shopping

For Day 2,  Jeanette and I are fixated on gratitude and gifts that keep on giving. I’m choosing both charities and gifts that give back that kids can relate to. I hope this inspires yours kids and mine to think about others in need this holiday season. What are your favorite ways to give back? Please share!

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Wool and the Gang, 12 days of Shopping, pragmaticmom.com

12 Days of Shopping: Do Good/Hostess Gifts (Day 7)

Best Hostess Gifts and Gifts That Give Back

Capability:Mom is posting today on lovely hostess gifts and frankly, she is an expert on this.  For my part, I am compiling a list of gifts that give back in some way but also have a “present component” to the recipient. They’re gifts that keep on giving. Read more…

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Africa: Bamileke, fashion, chocolates for Darfur, and more

Africa: Books for Kids, Culture, Interior Design and More

This week, we are exploring Africa.  Why?  A million years ago b.c. (before children), I designed and manufactured women’s golf apparel using natural fibers and geared to fashion forward twenty-, thirty- and forty-somethings.  The first collection used gorgeous fabrics from West Africa. I jogged this memory last week while reading picture books at my elementary school’s library to kill twenty minutes waiting for my parent/teacher conference.  I found two great picture books below but wanted a chapter book to figure out my post.  So the deal was sealed last night while editing my old posts.  I came across the Africana Awards and it had the chapter book I needed to round out my book list.  So, Africa it is!  Onward! Read more…