Today my gift was holding a friend in my thoughts and prayers today as she experienced the senseless of a friend to random gun violence.
R14 D29 My gift was to myself I contacted a dear friend and asked for a phone date. I caught up with a friend and got some much needed support.
R15 D1 I made a donation to the PTA.
D28 Today my gift was gracious driving (people pulling out in front of me) and checking what might have been a distressed child as I drove by - they seemed fine on the second pass but I probably came across as a creepy person driving by children slowly checking them out.
D26 Prayers and right words. A new acquaintance just got a breast cancer diagnosis. I searched for the right words to share with her and prayed for her.
D27 Milkmoney gift. I made a small donation for our local food bank milkmoney fund for kids.
I felt anxious and crabby but managed to be calm and centered for my kiddo and generous of spirit. We then dropped him off for his first middle school 6-8th grade church event and I asked for what I wanted from my partner (cupcakes.) Yup, I treated myself and my partner to cupcakes before dinner:) Somehow it shifted me mentally too and I was able to let go of my crabbiness:) My gift was to myself to ask for and get what I wanted and needed cupcakes and somehow laughing at myself that…Continue
I am thinking this might be a reoccurring gift peppering the world with chemical, fragrance, and essential oil free products...
My gift today with permission was to stock my dance instructor's studio bathroom with handsoap and handsanitizer that wouldn't set off people's allergies or sensitivities:)
D20 My gift was a food gift - dark chocolate covered peanut butter macadamia nut truffles for my partner!
D21 My gift was money for a youth conference scholarship. My gift to me mothers day a long nap!
D22 My gift was reaching out to some dancers in class:) Sparking some friendships?
D23 My gift was prayers for a client's husband and for a friend's sick mother. And couple for me - travel pingpong set & pickleball set:)
Today a friend of mine from high school celebrated her recently deceased husband's birthday at his grave site. Today I held her in my thoughts and her family and cried a little. blessings.
Today my gift was calling a friend who I used to get together with regularly who has been isolating a bit.
D14 My gift was giving a very long well-deserved foot massage to my partner and I received a surprise gift a fancy super nice out to a restaurant I love http://www.cafeflora.com/)
D15 My gift was a food gift to myself and my partner (even though I was tired and hot our first summer-like day in the 80s here in Seattle) making a fabulous holiday meal - homemade/from scratch - red papaya smoothies, fresh veggie appetizer, lime cilantro rice, and…Continue
After a long day of work and making fragfree products for my partner and I to use, I treated myself and her to Thai food. Yah for food gifts! Wanna see what I made? whew http://pinterest.com/pin/344736546446796676/
My gift reached out to a couple friends who were reaching towards health goals with me but I haven't heard from in weeks.
My gift today? to me and the environment and my friends who are fragrance sensitive or even MCS. I made several completely natural from my kitchen fragrance-free hair/skin products for myself as I embark on moving towards a lower chemical lifestyle/profile. I still have many many scented products that I use but I figured I can better make transitions for fragfree events and as my scented products get used up at other times I might just make some…Continue
D9 My gift I cancelled everything I could and rested. I woke with a golf ball lymph node and a sore throat. I used to push through things like this. I'm actually following my own advice. ha!
D10 A friend just put her dog down. I am sending prayers and love and messaged her.
D6 Food gifts! I made one of my partner's favorite dishes and not one of my fav's lamb. I made gyros for the first time and she loved it.
D7 I donated my time & energies and taught a workshop on parenting!
D8 I gave two gifts today I gave a very generous tip to the staff at the retreat facility we stayed and I gave some discreet but loving and gentle feedback about some inappropriate sharing that I witnessed - all was well received.
My gift today was being friendly and socially gracious towards my ex who I bumped into today and I also sent a note thanking my ex for encouraging me to keep my sewing machine when we were together and how useful it is for me now. (This feels like a gift when I would have in the past been very aware how I wish this person was more considerate of my feelings but nope, I let that go.)
My gift today was to share about MCS and what it means to host a fragrance-free event http://vanessahuang.com/fragrance-free/ as a friend was trying to do this and needed some more guidance and help.
Prayers: I'm praying for a friend's date who was burned badly and having skin graft surgeries.