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Day 94 – The “Hello” project

  Back in January, on day 23 to be exact, it was my act of kindness for the day to smile at 37 different people. I was really surprised at the response I received on that day from every single person I encountered….everyone smiled back!! I...
by The Pledge of Kindness on Apr 6, 2013

Day 95 – My last three dollars

  I’m not usually accustomed to giving away my money to the homeless people who I come across, I generally try to give them something more valuable than a few bucks. I give away my blessing bags with toiletries and snacks, I sometimes give...
by The Pledge of Kindness on Apr 6, 2013

Day 89 – Take what you need

This idea for day 89 is not mine, It has been around for a long time and I have wanted to do this forever! Today was the perfect day for it since I was running around doing errands, I knew I would have lot’s of opportunities to stick a few of t...
by The Pledge of Kindness on Apr 4, 2013

Day 90 – Happy Easter

Today was one of the rare, few days I actually thought ahead and had a plan for my act of kindness….and Easter Act per say. My children have long grown to old for Easter Egg hunts but open any of my craft boxes at home and I guarantee you will...
by The Pledge of Kindness on Apr 4, 2013

Day 92 – Coffee for Cops

Today’s act of kindness couldn’t have happened any easier than it did…and day 92′s act is short and sweet. I love when opportunity finds me so early in the day!     While on my morning coffee stop there were two Or...
by The Pledge of Kindness on Apr 4, 2013

Day 87 – Hidden Treasure

Sorry I have been an absentee blogger this past week. My kindness mission carries on each day but unfortunately my “normal” blogging time has been interrupted by work (shame.) Actually I am glad to be so busy…so technically I am not...
by The Pledge of Kindness on Apr 2, 2013

Day 88 – Free Dessert

Day 88 was Date Night! YAY I <3 Date night!! However after a long day of work hubs and I weren’t up for much more than just dinner. He was in the mood for lobster so where better to go then lobster headquarters….Red Lobster.  It wa...
by The Pledge of Kindness on Apr 2, 2013

Day 84 – Change

Day 84 was our last day on our camping trip. We were pretty busy this day letting the kids choose all the activities they wanted to do. We played board games, checkers, Tennis, miniature golf, we swam, went to the hot tub, took golf cart rides and ha...
by The Pledge of Kindness on Mar 28, 2013

Day 85 – A Stand for Equality

  It was a simple act. A simple message. A single image, that blanketed Facebook on Tuesday this week. Unless you live under a rock you probably saw this image at some point on day 85. I along with millions of Americans, both gay and straight, c...
by The Pledge of Kindness on Mar 28, 2013

Day 86 – Facilitating Kindness

Today’s act of kindness really belongs to my momma bear. I was just the facilitator in what I have dubbed “operation cupcake.” As you probably know if you have followed my blog with regularity, my mom was in the hospital for a lengt...
by The Pledge of Kindness on Mar 28, 2013

Day 80 – One for me and one for you!

  In typical fashion for my family, the hubs decided we would leave one day early for our vacation. We were taking the kids camping for Spring Break and were not supposed to leave until Friday afternoon. A whole day and a half early in my little...
by The Pledge of Kindness on Mar 27, 2013

Day 81 – Golf cart Kindness

Day 81 was the first full day of our camping vacation. We are pretty avid campers and my family enjoys it immensely. One thing we have always wanted to have for our camping trips is a golf cart. We typically camp in large campgrounds which make havin...
by The Pledge of Kindness on Mar 27, 2013

Day 82 – Laundry Day

Day 82 was wash day on our camping trip. It’s amazing how fast my family can blow through clean towels and dirty so many darn outfits in two days. For some reason though I never seem to mind doing laundry while camping….something about be...
by The Pledge of Kindness on Mar 27, 2013

Day 78 – Drive-Thru Kindness

    The moment I woke up on this day #78 I was overwhelmed. I had one child home sick, another to chauffeur to and from school and a to-list that was a mile long. I took the day off to get caught up on laundry, clean the house, clean out o...
by The Pledge of Kindness on Mar 20, 2013

Day 72 – This is not a bill

Howdy!! Day 72 was a fund fun idea!! After lunch I was going through my stack of monthly bills…and I thought “I sure wish I would get something in the mail besides bills….something…anything.” I mean who is this Bill guy...
by The Pledge of Kindness on Mar 13, 2013

Day 71 – Rain, Rain Go Away!

It’s rainy, dreary day in Orlando today. Not that I’m complaining…we could use the rain, we haven’t had a whole lot of it as of late. Today is the kind of day you’d rather be laying in bed watching movies then out and ab...
by The Pledge of Kindness on Mar 12, 2013

Day 67 – Thank god for good directions

Let’s face it, we’ve all been lost at a time or two. It is especially frustrating when you’re in a new city, running late, or have a car full of screaming kids. Been there…done that!! That is why I was particularly empatheti...
by The Pledge of Kindness on Mar 11, 2013

Day 69 – Over-Tipped

DAY 69 – It’s Sunday Folks, this is gonna be short and sweet! I like to think I am a decent tipper…I don’t under tip and when service has been great, I definitely leave more than the standard. Money is always tight, so I don...
by The Pledge of Kindness on Mar 11, 2013

Day 65 – Kindness with coupons

    HOLY SMOKES Day 65 ALREADY!!!! 300 More days to go on the Pledge of Kindness!! Do you ever feel like you go to the grocery store everyday?? I do…it blows my mind how many times in one week I visit the grocery store. It never fails...
by The Pledge of Kindness on Mar 8, 2013

Day 58 – What would you do for a Klondike Bar?

What would you do for a Klondike Bar?? Well if you happened to be sitting at a bus stop in front of the CVS store I went to today…the answer would be Nothing!! Today was International Polar Bear Day (ya…who knew) so in honor of my love...
by The Pledge of Kindness on Feb 28, 2013


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