Good News Friday! 12 Year Old To Hold Garage Sale To Benefit Mother With Cancer in Ferguson MO

This is a good news story that will make your heart happy! Devon Melton, a 12 year old boy from Ferguson, Mo. is an inspiration! His mother, Christina Craig was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. Devon saw how the illness was creating a huge financial burden for the family. Devon overheard his mom having a conversation on the phone and she was clearly upset. He

A Giving Christmas: Giving Big on a Budget Through Donations & Giving of Your Time

Give big on a budget at Christmas

A Giving Christmas: Giving Big On A Budget Donations There are many ways to give this Christmas that do not require you to spend a dime. Consider the things you can give like your old or un-used clothes, the extra toys, and your time! This time of year is a great time to clean out the toys, closets and even the garage to make room

Colgate and Diabetes Awareness: Creating a Total Healthy Tips & Oral Care Basket (#ColgateTotal4Health)

diabetes

Did you know that there is a strong connection between Diabetes and oral health? Diabetes can reduce the body’s resistance to infection, which can affect gums.  A common oral health problem associated with diabetes is periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is a  chronic inflammation and infection of the gums. High glucose levels in saliva help plaque thrive on your teeth. Plaque can harden into tartar which makes brushing and cleaning

Stuff The Bus and Start the School Year Off Right

Hi all, and welcome to my first post on Living with Love and Cents. I’m a transplanted New Englander, and my husband and I are raising our children, Alex (7) and Harper (4) in Destin Florida. We also have a recent college graduate, Shane’s daughter Jennings, living with us before she starts graduate school. My current generosity struggle is teaching my children about gratitude and