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Monday’s Acts of Random Kindness

Inspired by the weekly contests at The Average Girl’s Guide to Being A Princess, I have decided to begin a regular post entitled Monday’s Act of Random Kindness. In it I will tell whatever random acts of kindness I manage to do, observe or receive during the week. I am hoping this will help me to be more aware of opportunities that I have to be kind to others. I also thought it would be a great way to start my week, and hopefully yours!
I would love to hear about your Random Acts of Kindess. Feel free to use Mr. Linky and share your own acts of Random Kindness that you have witnessed or instigated by posting on your blog, then putting your link below. Then I can come read your Acts of Random Kindness!


We had a meal at church last night and when we were leaving, the pastor’s wife gave us several leftovers to bring home to eat. That was definitely an act of kindness.
The biggest acts of kindness I witnessed this week revolved around the bake sale that I blogged about recently.

An Awesome Day

I was up with the chickens again this week. I didn’t plan to get up quite as early, but I left my alarm set to wake me up at 5:00 (which is the time I got up for the yardsale last week). I didn’t want to get up until 6:00, but that’s just the way it goes. Since it was midnight when I went to sleep, I was a wee bit tired, but a shower woke me up. I did some work, then headed to town to help out with the 4-H bake sale we were doing today. I had made brownies and cookies. I was in charge of bringing tables and I brought signs with prices and I brought a chair to sit in. I didn’t bring children, That was my one mistake. I was envisioning four hours of boredom and my daughter, in particular, moaning about when were we going to go home and couldn’t I buy her something. I also wasn’t sure any of the other moms were going to bring their kids (I should have asked, but it just didn’t occur to me…too many other things on my mind right now).
So we went and got set up. We had brownies, peanut butter cookies, 1/2 a lemon pound cake, 4 loaves of bread, cupcakes, muffins, chocolate chip cookies, peanut butter granola bars, and bags of popcorn. We started selling at approximately 9:00 a.m. and sold until 1 p.m. We had signs up that we were selling baked goods to raise money so we could send soldiers in Iraq and Kuwait care packages. We explained to people that we would be sending the care packages to unit leaders who would then pass out the items to those soldiers who didn’t get much if anything from home. People opened their hearts and their wallets.

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Monday’s Acts of Random Kindness

Inspired by the weekly contests at The Average Girl’s Guide to Being A Princess, I have decided to begin a regular post entitled Monday’s Act of Random Kindness. In it I will tell whatever random acts of kindness I manage to do, observe or receive during the week. I am hoping this will help me to be more aware of opportunities that I have to be kind to others. I also thought it would be a great way to start my week, and hopefully yours!
I would love to hear about your Random Acts of Kindess. Feel free to use Mr. Linky and share your own acts of Random Kindness that you have witnessed or instigated by posting on your blog, then putting your link below. Then I can come read your Acts of Random Kindness!


Last week my nephew was in the hospital. He is 16 and attends the school where a student died last Monday due to complications from MRSA. We were terrified that he had contracted this illness. Jonathan has been healthy throughout his school career and has only missed one day in 16 years until now. As we tried to gather information and as we sent out prayer requests, we received many notes of churches and people lifting our nephew up in prayer. People who didn’t know him or us sent well wishes.
Jonathan went home from the hospital and then we learned that he might have Marfan Syndrome…this sent us into another tailspin. Again, people reached out to us with comforting words, prayers, hope and knowledge. It warms my heart how people come together and offer support and love during difficult times. Thanks to each and everyone of you.

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Monday’s Acts of Random Kindness

Inspired by the weekly contests at The Average Girl’s Guide to Being A Princess, I have decided to begin a regular post entitled Monday’s Act of Random Kindness. In it I will tell whatever random acts of kindness I manage to do, observe or receive during the week. I am hoping this will help me to be more aware of opportunities that I have to be kind to others. I also thought it would be a great way to start my week, and hopefully yours!
I would love to hear about your Random Acts of Kindess. Feel free to use Mr. Linky and share your own acts of Random Kindness that you have witnessed or instigated by posting on your blog, then putting your link below. Then I can come read your Acts of Random Kindness!


And now for my ‘report':

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Monday’s Acts of Random Kindness

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Inspired by the weekly contests at The Average Girl’s Guide to Being A Princess, I have decided to begin a regular post entitled Monday’s Act of Random Kindness. In it I will tell whatever random acts of kindness I manage to do, observe or receive during the week. I am hoping this will help me to be more aware of opportunities that I have to be kind to others. I also thought it would be a great way to start my week, and hopefully yours!
I would love to hear about your Random Acts of Kindess. Feel free to share in the comments below or if you post about them, leave a link and I’ll come visit!
I am working with Mr. Linky to get a Mr.Linky sign up on my posts. And I put together a graphic that you can use on your posts if you would like. Be sure to leave a comment so I can come read your Acts of Random Kindness!

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Monday’s Act of Random Kindness

Inspired by the weekly contests at The Average Girl’s Guide to Being A Princess, I have decided to begin a regular post entitled Monday’s Act of Random Kindness. In it I will tell whatever random acts of kindness I manage to do, observe or receive during the week. I am hoping this will help me to be more aware of opportunities that I have to be kind to others. I also thought it would be a great way to start my week, and hopefully yours!
I would love to hear about your Random Acts of Kindess. Feel free to share in the comments below or if you post about them, leave a link and I’ll come visit!

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Monday’s Acts Of Random Kindness

Inspired by the weekly contests at The Average Girl’s Guide to Being A Princess, I have decided to begin a regular post entitled Monday’s Act of Random Kindness. In it I will tell whatever random acts of kindness I manage to do, observe or receive during the week. I am hoping this will help me to be more aware of opportunities that I have to be kind to others. I also thought it would be a great way to start my week, and hopefully yours!
I would love to hear about your Random Acts of Kindess. Feel free to share in the comments below or if you post about them, leave a link and I’ll come visit!

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Monday Acts of Random Kindness

Inspired by the weekly contests at The Average Girl’s Guide to Being A Princess, I have decided to begin a regular post entitled Monday’s Act of Random Kindness. In it I will tell whatever random acts of kindness I manage to do, observe or receive during the week. I am hoping this will help me to be more aware of opportunities that I have to be kind to others. I also thought it would be a great way to start my week, and hopefully yours!
I would love to hear about your Random Acts of Kindess. Feel free to share in the comments below or if you post about them, leave a link and I’ll come visit!
We were at the library on Monday and after Katrina, my 7 yo daughter, checked out her books, she took a dime out of her purse and told the librarian that she loved coming to the library and she would like to make a donation. WOW! The librarians were tickled.
My son, Jack, returned a neighbor’s lawnmower. The 15 yo next door was going to mow our yard for us when our lawn mower bit the dust. She got started on it, but never finished and left her lawnmower in our yard for a couple of months. We are pretty laid back around here and since there hasn’t been any rain, her family really didn’t need the lawn mower right away. Well, Jack returned it for her this week. See, it was at the bottom of our yard (which is the same as saying at the bottom of a hill, then our neighbor is about 1/4 mile down the road, so it wasn’t the easiest thing lugging it back.)
Laura at Laura Williams Musings made me a button for my blog…it is so cute! You can see it in this post.
A Random Act from my past…I had a flat tire on an acceleration ramp during 5:00 traffic time. I don’t know how to change a tire, and this was pre-cell phone days. As I was sitting in the car pondering what to do and watching car after car speed by ignoring my hazard lights and flat tire, a gentleman pulled over and changed my tire. He said that he would hope that were his wife or daughter in the same situation that someone would stop and help them.

Monday Act of Random Kindness

Inspired by the weekly contests at The Average Girl’s Guide to Being A Princess, I have decided to begin a regular post entitled Monday’s Act of Random Kindness. In it I will tell whatever random acts of kindness I manage to do, observe or receive during the week. I am hoping this will help me to be more aware of opportunities that I have to be kind to others. I also thought it would be a great way to start my week, and hopefully yours!
I would love to hear about your Random Acts of Kindess. Feel free to share in the comments below or if you post about them, leave a link and I’ll come visit!
Well, I almost didn’t have anything to write today. Last week, opportunities didn’t present themselves for me to observe or participate in. But today, my daughter saved the day. We have piano lessons on Monday afternoon. They are an hour long. First my daughter goes and my son and I run some errands, then they switch.
I got all of my errands done with Jack, so Katrina and I headed to Chick Filet as they have a play place and 1.00 ice cream cones. I offfered to get her the ice cream or the waffle fries. She asked for chicken instead. I was happy to oblige. Then she took some money she had gotten this last weekend when cleaning out some things and she went up to buy herself a small cone. She is only 7, but has no problem with doing this sort of thing. She came back with a cup of ice cream and two spoons. She said she wanted to share with me. You have to understand, my daughter loves ice cream cones. So not only did she give up her rare treat of a cone, but paid a bit more so she and I could share some ice cream together. She is such a sweetie!

Early Morning Risers

My husband loves to hike. I enjoy it too, but now that my knee doesn’t want to work like it should, hiking is something I can’t do. So we haven’t been in awhile. But last weekend, DH decided to take Jack for a hike. They climbed Sharp Top (part of the Peaks of Otter in Bedford County) and had a wonderful afternoon. Jack was so jazzed up about the trip when he came home and it was great father/son time. Jack and Daniel both blogged about it and shared photos if you would like to see them.
So last week was such a success, they decided to go on another hike today. This time they are heading to Flat Top (the other mountain at the Peaks of Otter). It is a longer hike than Sharp Top, but a more gentle hike (Sharp Top tends to be straight up). It is supposed to get hot here today, so they left at 6 a.m.! DH was in the shower at 4 and they banged around from 5-6 getting ready…So much for my day to sleep in! I am glad they are spending some quality time together and having so much fun.
Meanwhile Katrina and I will hang out at home. Bake a cake, take care of the rabbits and hamsters (cage cleaning day), and watch movies. So we will have fun too (if I don’t fall asleep…..zzzzzz)