February 10, 2010

It's Better To Give

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My sweet, sweet friend, Robyn (MixMingleGlow) did the most wonderful birthday idea recently and I told her then, "totally stealing that." Robyn spent her 38th birthday doing 38 Random Acts of Kindness (RAOK) for strangers and encouraged her friends and readers to do an RAOK for someone, too. Is that brilliant or what?

Well, today is my day. I've officially been here 38 years today and hope to get to stick around for many more! In the meantime, we can all make this day about other people.

Now I can't promise to get to 38 Random Acts of Kindness personally by the end of the day, but I can tell you I'm going to do them within the next 38 days. I'd love to have you join me.

Do a little something unexpected for someone, and if you do, leave a comment here or on my Facebook page. It was so fun to watch along as Robyn posted what she did on Facebook and I can't wait for her big recap post on MMG!
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Wanna come play?
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Cheers,
Amy

9 comments:

Myra said...

sounds AWESOME... I'm turning 30 this year and I may do a 30 days of giving-- 30 days of volunteering? charity? fundraising? I don't know yet... but THANK YOU for the idea!!!

Shelley @ Divine Party Concepts said...

Love this! I hope you have a wonderful birthday!!!

jamie@giggledustparties.com said...

Happy Birthday Amy! Hope that you have a wonderful day. What a great idea..making hot chocolate with LOTS of mini-marshmallows for the neighborhood kids playing in the 2ft of snow (and still falling!) outside my window.

Save the Date for Cupcakes said...

Aww~ Happy B~day! Let's see what random acts I can come up with;o)

~Tanya

Sandi said...

Happy Day!

Susan Crabtree said...

such a wonderful idea! hope your birthday is as special as you are!

MixMingleGlow said...

Sweet friend, I am so glad that yet another thing has bound us together. I truly do adore you and thank you for your kind words in this post. Wanted to let you know that the mega recap is up on my blog (complete w/ pictures of course!). I will definitely be leaving you a comment on your fab FB page to celebrate your bday.
Happy Birthday again!
Warmly,
Robyn

Maddycakes said...

Happy Birthday Amy, sorry I didn't say it earlier when I sent chat!!

Michelle
Maddycakes Muse

Enchanted Expectations said...

What a fabulous giving idea. Age 34 is looking up for me. I have to try this. Happy belated