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giving back

giving back is such an important aspect in my career.  it’s more than important; it’s essential.  giving back and making a difference in someone’s life is a huge part of how i define my professional success.  when i was a nurse, i often volunteered in the community.  now as a photographer, i continue to volunteer, […]

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Do More

Blogging is a powerful tool — for building your business, sharing your life with far-flung family or for expressing your creative side.  But it also can be a power for good.  When I first started blogging, I was experiencing infertility and found an amazing crew of women who not only became my personal support group, […]

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Thankful.

The day is just around the corner for many of us, Thanksgiving. Facebook is buzzing with thankful posts, twitter is as well, and many of you are blogging your thoughts each day of this month. It’s been a fantastic reminder to appreciate not only the big, but small blessings in our lives. Would you mind […]

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Christmas Jar

To help my children think beyond what they will be “getting” for Christmas, we started doing a “Christmas Jar” a few years back to help them serve others during Christmas.  We use an empty canning jar for our “Christmas Jar” and fill it up with loose change throughout the year.  Then as Christmas draws nearer, […]

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An Update on Share for Chele

Angie here. I’d like to personally thank each of you. A few weeks ago I asked Chele to share her story (read here). You all came together – encouraging her, praying, sharing on your own blogs, and together raising nearly $1000 for their family & the medical costs that lay ahead. Chele wrote about this […]

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Share for Chele.

Hello there Creative Mama family, Angie here interrupting our regular articles to bring you something close to my heart. Fellow blogger turned friend, Chele Chestnut is one of those amazing souls. A rare, beautiful, giving soul. She was one of the very first readers here, commenting and encouraging me – though we didn’t know one […]

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