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Today is the first day of Operation Christmas Child collection week, and this Thursday is the packing party for the Operation Christmas Child project with the youth group from my church. With this in mind, I want to tell you about a similar idea that will benefit the less fortunate in the [...]

It's been awhile since I've written about Operation Christmas Child, which is one of my favorite non-profit projects to help with. Several times over the last several years, my family has packed 3-5 boxes ourselves to send. This year, I began volunteering as a small group leader with our church's [...]

- guest post by Reisha Moraine Have you ever thought about where you are when you first open your eyes in the morning or the last place you are before you slip off to slumber?  Or about where you gather for your family meals? Most of us are likely to enjoy [...]

- guest post by Reisha Moraine Are you a mom with very little free time in your schedule? Do you have little ones at home and find it hard to schedule time to volunteer? You are not alone! We all have seasons where it is difficult to squeeze any extras [...]

- guest post by Reisha Moraine Who’s ready for a challenge? $5 and 5 hours a year is all you need to get started!! Yes, you heard that right, $5 and 5 hours a year. Are you ready? All you have to do is look inside your heart and find [...]

We're halfway through the 30-Day Giving Challenge.  Purposefully and tangibly giving every day, for 30 days is indeed a challenge, but God knew what He was doing when He instructed us to take care of others and be generous. It's good for the soul and helps keep things in perspective. [...]

Last night I received an email from a long-time Simple Saving Savvy reader. At first I was smiling, feeling like I had read her words a hundred times before....we've all been there...from coupon cynic to coupon convert. As I kept reading, I found myself tearing up and feeling completely humbled. [...]

One of the questions I am asked most frequently is "where should I donate items from my stockpile?". This question continues to bless my heart. I love knowing that so many of you desire to give back to others out of the abundance God has blessed you with. Sometimes this [...]

The sign is pretty much illegible so let me explain what's going on here. My girls had a friend over to play this yesterday and they asked me for a piece of poster board to make a sign. The first sign they made read "visit the statues". They were standing [...]