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Day Five: Donating Dresses

Today’s gift wasn’t very original. I dropped off a bag full of clothes to a donation center. For the past few months I’ve been staring at a bunch of dresses that I haven’t worn in ages. The dresses all fit and have only been worn a hand-full of times, so at first I had a …

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Day Four: Time with My Mom

Twice a year my parents vacation with my husband and I in North Carolina. While my husband is working on ‘fix-it’ projects around the house, my parents and I lounge on the beach chatting about nothing and everything for hours. My mom is definitely a night owl, and Sunday night after my father went to …

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Day Three: Supporting the Troops

I recently stopped acquiring freebies from Rite-Aid and CVS. Our cupboards and closets were overflowing with deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes, razors, and other toiletries. When I returned home from the drugstore one Sunday morning with yet another tube of toothpaste I decided I had enough toiletries to last me at least six months and temporarily suspended …

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Day Two: A Gift for My Mom

For mother’s day I gave my mom a copy of Chicken Soup for the Mother and Daughter Soul. My mother is an amazing woman who suffers from unbelievably low self esteem. One day she said, “I may not have been good at much in my life, but I was good at one thing, I was …

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