Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Fall Fun Series: Random Acts of Kindness



Today's post in the Fall Fun Series line up revolves around a Random Act of Kindness. Good deeds are generally done, in my neck of the woods, under the radar. The right hand shouldn't know what the left hand is doing and all that. But sometimes the world needs good news and joyful noise. In honor of RAOK Day I sent out a box of treats to someone new to the wax world yesterday.


As a member of Pottermore, I got an email yesterday morning announcing the sale of these shirts to benefit Lumos, J.K. Rowling's charity for vulnerable children and families. I bought one for about $34 shipped (this raglan style). They are offered for about one more week with 60% of the proceeds donated to the cause if anyone feels the urge to check it out. 

A third act of kindness will be to send one of you guys a box of treats. If you are interested in being entered, just leave a comment below telling me about an act of kindness that touched you recently.

Some melts I have enjoyed this weekend include: 
CFTKR Apple Jack and Peel
Bath and Body Works Leaves candle
Butterfly Lane Mountain Cider and Country Splendor blend

Happy autumn! May kindness fall on you, soft and sweet. <3

12 comments:

  1. This is not something I share with many people ( but am about too obviously ) I don't have much spending money for myself, I buy my clothes at second hand stores, yard sales etc. Anyway I and St Vincent's have a relationship and I got an email telling me about a new thrift store that was having a great sale on kid stuff would I be interested ( of course ) when I arrived I was told to pick out whatever I wanted it was on St Vincent's and the shop. I was floored, they had great things for the girls and the house. Nothing for me but that's okay ! A week later I returned with 4 garbage bags full of baby clothes that my little one outgrew as a donation.

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    1. How awesome that they gave you that kindness, Diane. I love your spirit and how you went back and gave what you could in return. I know I have sent you something in the past but please resend me your address. <3

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  2. I met my daughter for lunch so she could deliver some bad news. I knew it was something I wouldn't be happy about and I confessed my fears to my co-workers before I left to meet her. When I returned from lunch, my co-workers had made a "bad news box" for me and filled it with things to cheer me up. It was a great pick me up after hearing that my daughter was dropping out of school.

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    1. I am so sorry your heart is hurting for your daughter. I would be very saddened too. I love that your co-workers care about you like that. That you have support. Please send me your address when you get a chance. <3

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  3. I had no clue there was even a RAOK day, how awesome! It always warms my heart to see any RAOK-both large and small but it makes it even more sweet when it involves children-especially mine. Our local school participates in a backpack program. It's essentially a program that provides healthy foods and toiletries to students that the counselors feel need it or families can even sign up for it. A group fills up a backpack and on Friday, the student takes the (non-descript) backpack home so he/she will have healthy snacks, toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, etc for the weekend. I believe some students can take home a daily backpack as well. My 8 year old son heard about the program and specifically asked if we could donate and of course I said yes. We went out and I let him pick out the snacks and toiletries and we even donated card games and small toys. Nothing can replace the pure joy that was on his face because he knew he was doing a good thing. It made me so proud!

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    1. We totally made it up for the series but I thought it would be fun! Why not! How sweet that your son wanted to give so generously. My family participates in a KidPack program similar to that where we pack food for the weekends for kids to take home from school. Please send me your address Renee! <3

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  4. That is so sweet of you to do a couple RAOK acts. I love it when people do these types of things, it just fills my heart. I recently sent four friends some RAOK packages they were (obviously) not expecting. Two had mentioned they had wanted something they didn't have access to where they lived, when I was able to find those items, I sent them off. The other two were goodie packages for two friends going through a rough time. It made me feel so good that these small packages made them so happy.

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    1. How sweet!! You are the best though Juliana. Honestly, your postcard totally made my day. I have it on my fridge. I love looking at all those birch trees. When you get a chance will you send me your address again. I probably have it in my address book, but just in case ;-) <3

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  5. I love this! I have a few boxes of surprises ready to go out to unsuspecting friends. I love fall and it inspires me to do something fun for others. ��

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    1. How sweet Valerie!!! I love fall too and for some reason it puts me in an extra giving spirit. I am pretty sure I have your address but will you send it to me again just in case? Thanks love! <3

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    2. Yes and I have yours sweet friend! Wink wink <3

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