Recycling old jeans for good

I love it when brands I care about do good things. And it's #GivingTuesday today - something I didn't realize until I opened Facebook and Twitter this morning - so this is a timely post. This week, I got an unusual email from one of my favorite clothing brands, Universal Standard or US (I've blogged about their amazing denim before). With a subject line of "Free jeans from US," I was quick to open it - as theirs are my absolute favorite jeans - ones I can wear while goofing around with … [Read more...]

Why we foster kittens

Last summer, our family took on a special project as a way to give back, celebrate our love of animals and help make the world a better place. Between July and September 2016, we fostered a total of 12 kittens (including one sweet mama of six who was barely more than a kitten herself) from the Capital Area Humane Society¬†and Humane Society of Delaware County. Fostering kittens and cats is an amazing experience - it involves a bit less work and time than fostering puppies and dogs, yet still … [Read more...]

Dine out to feed the hungry

Having Zoe has definitely made me a better person in immeasurable ways. One example is charitable giving and involvement with causes in general. Before Zoe, my main cause was animals - I couldn't stand to think of an animal frightened or in pain. While that's obviously still a great cause, I love that becoming a mom has given me a heart for children, too. Now, any cause that benefits children is near and dear to me. It's like my heart exploded open when I had her, and suddenly children all over … [Read more...]