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My sister-in-law, the mad daylily collector, was among 2000 who rocked our local Run for the Cure this past weekend, to help to raise funds for breast cancer research. She's one good reason why DomestikGoddess.com goes Pink for October -- well, even more pink than usual. She also comes from a long line of photographers, and that's where this next… [read more]

I've just been introduced to an interesting little company called Five Humans. Besides having a great name going for them, they've got a great mission statement, the "self appointed task of curing ignorance through hip, fashionable clothing. Basically, Five Humans creates high-quality t-shirts that help you to raise awareness for a cause that's important to you and your family --… [read more]

DJ reminds me that one of his all-time favourite T-shirt dealers is teaming up with the Dewey Donation System -- "Helping Books Find Libraries Since 2003" -- to help buy some much-needed books for public libraries. He's Dewey! He's a decimal! He's got book hair! Here's the deal: Buy a fine jersey Dewey shirt from Glarkware, and they'll donate 100%… [read more]

Do you know an adventurous teen who wants to do good in the world – and is keen to travel, to do that good work hands-on? The UNA-USA HERO campaign is looking for 20 Youth Ambassadors (ages 16-19) from across Canada and the United States. Through the HERO Youth Ambassador program, teens travel to southern Africa each summer for a… [read more]

If you're at all into the game of Bunco, here's a little something: Proctor & Gamble's Prilosec OTC has teamed up with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation® to raise money for breast cancer through a Charity Challenge. Players can register online at Buncocentral.com and the group that raises the most cash will win a trip to Vegas to compete in… [read more]

In this season of boots and giving, some intnernational celebrities have climbed on board with Art & Sole, UGG Australia's annual auction in support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. It's fascinating to see actors and musicians explore their visual-artistic sides... even more so when the canvas on which they're painting a message of hope is a pair of suede… [read more]

Hint, hint! Saturday and Sunday, December 1 and December 2, would be a wonderful time to jumpstart your holiday shopping... On those first two days of December, 50% of all proceeds from www.worldofgood.com will fund health and education projects in Africa, Asia and Latin America. www.worldofgood.com works with 142 artisan cooperatives in 34 countries to help women gain access to… [read more]

Blame the UPS delivery guy. I had every intention of eating a nice nutritious lunch today, something green and lo-cal and full of vitamins... but then a sample package of Ferrero chocolates showed up at the door. What's a girl to do? And they were the new Rondnoir rich dark chocolates, too. Made in Germany where -- I think you'll… [read more]