Day #145: Give a Birthday Card

October 2 is our World Vision sponsored child's birthday. He lives in Zimbabwe so it takes the mail a bit longer to get to him. World Vision always sends us a pre-made birthday card that we are invited to sign and mail back. The card is then delivered to our sponsored child for his birthday. In addition to signing the pre-made card, Kayla and Olivia worked on two special homemade cards … [Read more...]

Day #57: Give Cupcakes to a Birthday Kid

The campground owners of the RV park that we are staying at have four kids. One of them turned 12 today! We wanted to give a small gift for her birthday so when we were at the grocery store last night we picked up ingredients for cupcakes. Originally, we thought we would buy a giant chocolate bar or a big bag of candy, but then we remembered we had a cupcake gift box and it would be perfect for … [Read more...]

Day #37: Give to The Birth Center in Tucson, Arizona

Two years ago today, our youngest daughter was born. We celebrated her birth by eating cheesecake and singing "Happy Birthday." In honor of her birth, we made a small donation to the Birth Center where she was born. You can read more about our time at the Birth Center on Stephanie's blog, but - in a nutshell - it was an amazing experience and we are very thankful for the nurses and midwives who … [Read more...]

Day #36: Give Your Place in Line

We toured the USS Alabama Battleship today. It was really neat! On our way back home, we stopped at the grocery store to buy some cream cheese to make a cheesecake (Stephanie makes the world's best cheesecake, by the way) for our youngest's birthday tomorrow. I can't believe she is already two! We put a few items in our cart (cream cheese, salad mixings, and some milk)...and headed to the … [Read more...]