Giving Back Blog Posts

Life is Beautiful: Take Advantage and Give Back

What is one truly looking for in life? That is a huge question that is not thought about very often. Life is a wondrous experience where we see all kinds of things, even in different countries. We meet different people, learn about their culture and...

2015 Bakken Invitation Honorees + $100 Visa Gift Card Giveaway

We all have something we can contribute to our community!  Whether it’s money, time or something else Bakken Honorees knows that everyone has something they can contribute, and there is no better time than right now to take that step. I’m a firm...
by Jenns Blah Blah Blog on Mar 5, 2016

How Safe Is Your Tap Water? Get Your Water Testing Kit Before They are Gone

Have you ever tested the water in your home?  After everything that happened in Flint, it’s been on my mine consistently.  When the wonderful people from Healthy Baby Bright Futures contacted me about this campaign I jumped at the chance to not o...
by Jenns Blah Blah Blog on Mar 1, 2016

Are You 1 in 100 Million too?

Have you ever stopped to think about what would happen if there were not people to do certain jobs?  I’m not talking about lawyers; I’m talking about jobs that have a tremendous impact on our way of living but all too often go unnoticed.  The p...
by Jenns Blah Blah Blog on Feb 29, 2016

Determination & a Kind Hand Can Take You Places

Have you ever stopped to consider the importance everyone plays in our world?  Seriously what would we do without the police, grocery store clerk, butcher, or the garbage man?  Things would be a huge mess, but it’s not something we stop and think...
by Jenns Blah Blah Blog on Jan 12, 2016

Tips To Teach Children The Importance of Giving Back

There is so much craziness happening all over the world today, it’s scary, depressing, and I’m sure many of you are like me and wish there was something you could do.  Seeing children hungry or not properly cared for tend to break my heart, espe...
by Jenns Blah Blah Blog on Dec 18, 2015

Join The Joy Maker Challenge This Holiday Season

I have done my very best always to make sure my children understand the importance of being kind, not passing judgment, helping able, and standing up for things they believe in.  It warms my heart when my kids get excited about giving back or donati...
by Jenns Blah Blah Blog on Dec 12, 2015

What’s Yous Wish for Greater Good!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of UPS for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. You have to hand it to everyone at UPS; it’s amazing how quick packages end up on our doorstep thanks to them.  Every one of those packages started off a...
by Jenns Blah Blah Blog on Dec 11, 2015

Help UPS Share Your Wish for Good with UPS #WishesDelivered Every Wish Is a Donation

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of UPS for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. My two youngest girls had me in tears the other day.  We were going to the grocery store, and there is this man who sits outside and plays his guitar becau...
by Jenns Blah Blah Blog on Dec 6, 2015

Giving Back

After all the things I've been through over the last year, I should be so over cancer.  I should be tired of dealing with the entire subject.  Nobody would blame me for not talking about it, for trying to forget and move on.  I just ha...

Submit a Nomination to the Thank You Nurses Awards Program

I remember when I was pregnant with Mattie I was SO SCARED of having her. I mean I was excited, but you hear so many horror stories I wasn’t sure what to think, I just remember being scared.  To this day, I don’t know what I would have d...
by Jenns Blah Blah Blog on Nov 14, 2015

Our Recent Visit To Ringling Bros Center for Elephant Conservation

If you read much on the blog you probably know my family and me, love animals of all different shapes and sizes.  We recently had the opportunity to visit the Ringling Center for Elephants Conservation.  It was nice to see things from the elephants...
by Jenns Blah Blah Blog on Nov 13, 2015

The Giving Hat from Kmart is Helpsing St. Jude + Giveaway

This year will be the first Christmas without my nephew, Corbin.  I haven’t talked about it much because it hurts so much.  Not only because he isn’t here, but because I see the emptiness inside my brother and his wife.  It breaks my heart Cor...
by Jenns Blah Blah Blog on Nov 11, 2015

Surely, you Gotta Have Sole this Month

This November, Duraflame is working to provide new footwear for homeless youth across the U.S. through its Fireside Footie campaign. The campaign will benefit Gotta Have Sole, and work to further its mission of providing new footwear for children who...
by Jenns Blah Blah Blog on Nov 11, 2015

The Giving Hat from Kmart is Helping St. Jude + Giveaway

This year will be the first Christmas without my nephew, Corbin.  I haven’t talked about it much because it hurts so much.  Not only because he isn’t here, but because I see the emptiness inside my brother and his wife.  It breaks my heart Cor...
by Jenns Blah Blah Blog on Nov 11, 2015

Show Us Your Hand Glasses and Help The World See!

It’s easy to take our senses for granted because until we don’t have them they are part of who we are.  I never stopped long enough to realize this until I found out my daughter needed glasses.  Thankfully we caught hers in time it should corre...
by Jenns Blah Blah Blog on Oct 23, 2015

It’s Not Just Pizza Anymore – 10 Things You May Not Know About Domino’s

If there is anybody that knows a thing or two about pizza, it’s a New Yorker – and don’t try to argue with a New Yorker, it’s just not a winnable argument. Growing up in the city that never sleeps, I spent quite a bit of time...
by Jenns Blah Blah Blog on Oct 17, 2015

Stop Child Hunger with Denny’s Diner & No Kid Hungry

Want to hear something disturbing? Probably not, but it’s important we talk about it because you can help make a difference. So here we go.. Did you know that 1 in 5 children struggle with hunger nationwide? No child, anywhere should go hungry. Chi...
by Jenns Blah Blah Blog on Sep 23, 2015

Join Us to Fill Hungry Bellies with cuddle+kind

The world we live in today is, for lack of better words, pretty crazy. There are a lot of bad things that happen all over the world. There are wars being fought abroad and on our own streets and in our own neighborhoods. One of the largest and hugely...
by Jenns Blah Blah Blog on Sep 19, 2015

Help Your Childs School with General Mills® Double Box Top Offers

My sister and I love shopping together, especially when it involves those fun, late night or early morning trips to Walmart. Here recently we’ve been heading to Walmart in the late night hours or early morning hours often because the kids just...
by Jenns Blah Blah Blog on Aug 21, 2015
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