Category: Charity/Giving Back

Memorial Day Photos

Memorial Day is here. While it is the kickoff of Summer for many, there is a deeper meaner to the day. Please pause from the BBQs, marathon runs, and discount shopping to remember the true message of Memorial Day…to honor those valiant men and women who gave their lives fighting for our country. On Memorial Day we remember these fallen… Read more →

Will Standing Desks Work In Schools?

For the 2015-1016 school year Vallecito Elementary in San Rafael, California will be the first school in the country with all standing desks. The standing desks movement was initiated by 2 parents at the school, Juliet and Kelly Starrett, co-founders of a Cross-fit gym. It’s been said that sitting is the smoking of the younger generation. According to the CDC, in 2012,… Read more →

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Facebook feeds, Twitter timelines and Instagram have been taken over by the ALS #IceBucketChallenge. Former Boston College baseball star Pete Frates, age 29, is the inspiration behind the viral ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  He’s lost his speaking voice as a result of ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) however the viral Ice Bucket Challenge campaign he’s inspired has given a major voice… Read more →

Groundbreaking Women’s Weekly Cover

I can’t remember the last time I bought a women’s magazine. I love fashion but I don’t like the fake ideology many magazine covers represent.  When the world’s most beautiful supermodels, actresses, and entertainers are airbrushed and photoshopped what message does that send to women??? I’m pretty comfortable with my freckles, laugh lines, and crooked teeth. It would be nice if… Read more →