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A charity Walk That Won’t Give You Blisters

[The following post was sponsored by the Light The Night Campaign.] If you know me you know that I participate in a lot of walks and runs. Sometimes for charity, sometimes for a medal, sometimes just for the satisfaction I get from crossing a finish line. While I like challenging myself, I do realize that […]

Please Help Bake It Happen For Breast Cancer Research!

My friend Shari, from the great food blog My Judy The Foodie, lost her mother to breast cancer. Her mother is Judy, and the blog is Shari’s way of getting to know her mother even better through her recipes. One of these recipes is Judy’s Banana Chocolate Chip Loaf. It’s a rich, moist banana bread […]

Walking The MoonWalkNYC Marathon

Saturday night I did something unbelievable (as in I still don’t believe I did it): I walked a marathon. 26.2 miles. I did it to raise money for a great charity, but I also did it to prove that I could. This was the first ever MoonWalkNYC Marathon. (My registration fee was covered thanks to a […]

Me Baking + You Eating = Money for Sick Kids

I am incredibly lucky: my family is healthy. I wish that could be true for all families, but it isn’t. That’s why I’m baking this weekend, to make a small contribution to the fight against pediatric cancer. Cookies for Kids’ Cancer was started by two parents after their son was diagnosed with cancer. Now, people […]

Posting from my bathroom for charity

So I’m sitting in my bathroom writing this post. No, I’m not doing that, I’m waiting for my hair dye to penetrate my gray hairs and dark roots. What would make me dye my hair on a Tuesday when I have so many other things I should be doing? The RBaby Foundation. I first heard […]

ONE’s 12 Days of Change: my “sweet” contribution

I’m thrilled to be chairing a campaign from ONE.org (you know, Bono?) that will give you twelve different ways to raise awareness about how lucky we are to live where we live, and about what’s going on in places not so fortunate. ONE does not ask people like us to write a check. They help […]