These are perfect for October and breast cancer awareness month! Check it out. This recipe will make 2 dozen cookies. INGREDIENTS 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter (3 sticks) at room temperature 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar + 1/4 cup 2 large eggs 1 Tablespoon vanilla … [Read more...]

The Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk kicks off this weekend in Philadelphia.  Not walking by want to support? Come out to cheer on the Susan G. Komen Philadelphia 3-Day participants this weekend as they raise awareness and funds while walking 60 miles in the fight against breast cancer. Visit … [Read more...]

Over the last few days, I've seen a lot of discussion on both Twitter & Facebook about "pinkwashing."  Unfamiliar as to what pinkwashing is?  Here's a definition from Pinkwashing: The act of using breast cancer to guilt consumers into buying a product which, if it had not been for the advent of aiding the cure for … [Read more...]

I had a couple of friends ask me recently if I was still wearing pink each day for the 31 days in October.  I am!  I stopped posting on Day 11 because frankly I was reusing a lot of pink items in my closet and didn't think everyone needed to see me every day! But I'm still doing it and will post a recap at the end of the month - it's … [Read more...]

I've seen a lot of talk around the blogosphere this month about the exploitation of pink and breast cancer awareness by big brands just looking to make a little cash under the guise of supporting the breast cancer fight and cause.  I'm sure that may be the case with some companies but whatever it is, I'll still support products whose purchase … [Read more...]

Saturday I wore a pair of earrings that I ordered from Bridie's Baubles.  A friend from my son's preschool owns this cute online boutique that's primarily an online boutique for brides, but there's plenty that can be found here too for Moms! For the entire month of October, she's offering 15% off plus free shipping on all of the pink items in … [Read more...]

I’m doing 31 days of wearing pink for the month of October in support of breast cancer awareness.   See my original post here. … [Read more...]

My ratty old gym shirt wasn't worthy of a pict yesterday so y'all will have to trust I was pinked up at the gym in my sweats. Here's what I am in today.  First pict, pink Belt from J Crew: Brown & pink argyle socks from J Crew as well.  Liked this photo b/c I was taking a pict on my living room sofa and my cat reached out to get my … [Read more...]

I’m doing 31 days of wearing pink for the month of October in support of breast cancer awareness.   See my original post here. … [Read more...]

Get some exercise and tone that tush while supporting a great charity! SKECHERS just launched the Shape-ups Awareness Shoe ($110),  featuring the pink ribbon symbol.   For every pair of Shape-ups Awareness shoes sold in the US, SKECHERS will donate $10 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. In addition, international sales will benefit … [Read more...]