E+DAY April 2019

Today is extra special as not only is it E+DAY, but it’s also my birthday! With all those reasons to be excited, an added bonus was that this weekend was also Jacks Give Back, a one day service event designated for South Dakota State University Jackrabbits everywhere to give back to their local communities.  As you…

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E+DAY = Love

It’s Valentine’s Day and we all know what today is about: LOVE! Good thing, because that ties in perfectly with it also being E+DAY! What is E+DAY you ask? On the 14th of each month, I encourage you to encourage someone else going through a season of waiting or infertility by sending them a care package/note/text/call, etc.…

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January E+DAY

We’re taught at a very young age to say “please” and “thank you.”  It’s ingrained in our brains when we want something we say please and when we receive it, we say thank you. In my previous job, I worked for a foundation where saying thank you is the lifeline of the organization. We would…

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December E+DAY

Last year Ry and I started a tradition of purchasing toys for a program offered in our community called Project Joy. Trees are placed around town with tags listing items kiddos would like for Christmas. Many of you probably have a similar program. As we were wrapping up last year’s gifts, I was about to…

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November E+DAY

I want to share one of Ry and I’s favorite traditions we’ve done almost every year since we met. It’s a program called Operation Christmas Child organized through Samaritan’s Purse. It’s such a simple way to make a lasting impact on the life of a child you may or may never meet. It’s what E+DAY…

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October E+DAY

I know this E+DAY post is a few days past October 14, but it’s never too late to celebrate E+DAY! Not sure what E+DAY is? Check out this page for more info… I know you are curious! Ry and I went recently attended a marriage event put on by the church we attend. We wanted…

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September E+DAY

I know this E+DAY post is a few days early but Wednesday, September 12 is National Encouragement Day and I wanted to get the word out ahead of time! The church we attend recently did a series called Made For This, which highlighted what God truly made us for. It kicked off with one of…

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August E+DAY

It’s Back to School season where I live, and the shelves are full of school supplies and the racks are full of brand new clothes. For many families in our community, and maybe yours too, they’re unable to buy the necessary supplies for their kiddos to go to school. Many organizations sponsored Back to School…

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