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Birthday Wishes, Give With Love, xo

On 13th October 2013, I started a birthday tradition, whereby I selected a group of charities to raise awareness and funds for.  I asked friends and family to kindly make a donation in lieu of gifts.  In my twenties, I had reached a point in my life where I no longer needed to accumulate more things.  I love presents just as much as anyone, but the truth was I didn’t need them.  I would rather friends and family give what they would have spent on a birthday present to a charity instead.  So, with that in mind, I used my blog as a platform to help raise awareness for the selected charities over the years.  This year, the theme is blue.  It is the commonality between all three charities I would like to highlight this year.  Blue is representative of the ocean, which directly correlates to both Force Blue and Grand Cayman Eco Divers: Coral Nursery Conservation Program.  Having spent nearly my entire life living on an island, I am drawn to the ocean.  I …

Spreading Christmas Cheer: Goodwill To All

A wonderful way to grant some Christmas wishes and spread some holiday cheer is to make a donation to a local charity or volunteer your time in helping them with their efforts to make a difference in the world.  In the words of Winston Churchill, ” We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”  This Christmas consider supporting and raising awareness for these wonderful local charities working towards making the world a better place, and improving the lives of so many people. Below I have listed some wonderful local charities-  I wanted to highlight these charities and help raise awareness for them. Cayman’s ARK: Acts of Random Kindness  This year I was delighted to help Cayman’s ARK by donating a bag of goodies for their charity drive at Camana Bay. Feed Our Future You can help make a difference in the life of a child.  Their mission is simple, it’s “to provide children in need school meals.”  Did you know? “Current statistics show that over 20% of …