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Get Engaged With a Cause

~Guest Post by Julie of Engaged With a Cause~ I have to start out by saying that I am thrilled to be doing a guest post for Losing Yourself.  Rachel is doing a fabulous thing with her blog(s) and her wedding. While green weddings have taken off, the idea of a charitable wedding still remains […]

June 14, 2011 More

Use Address Labels For Good

Last time, we talked about Gifts that Give Back. Today, since I’m knee deep in designing the overall look of our paper products, I thought I’d talk about how you can give back with address labels and stamps. “Life is never so busy that there is no time to serve” -Sharon Tan Oh, how true […]

August 17, 2010 More

If Today Was Your Last Day

http://www.youtube.com/v/lrXIQQ8PeRs&hl=en_US&fs=1 ***I feel all serious and stuff with my posts lately, so you must play the video to keep you entertained! Oh, and feel all warm and fuzzy inside from this \/ \/ \/ \/ *** While on vacation, I learned of a few things my grandparents and parents “wish they could’ve/would’ve done,” and it made […]

July 13, 2010 More

Give a Little TLC

Do you have a photo,  story, or quote you’d like to submit? Send it to me, and you’ll see it featured here on this blog! Me and my first PawPal, “Princess” The Mr. and his PawPal After a family pet passed away, I sought volunteer opportunities with the local humane society in my then college […]

March 3, 2011 More

Valentine’s Day & Gifts that Give Back

This Valentine’s Day,  consider getting your significant other a nontraditional gift. Rather than the same old box of chocolates and roses, why not give him/her a meaningful gift that really shows you care…both about him/her and about charitable work. Last Valentine’s Day, the fiance and I surprised each other with pet sponsorships. I got him […]

January 26, 2011 More

In Lieu of “in lieu of”

For the sake of honesty, let me admit that this has not only been a hard post for me to write (it’s been saved as a draft for over a month), but also a difficult topic for me to tackle. Everything in this post pertains to my fiance and I as a couple…they’re our thoughts, […]

January 25, 2011 More

Give Back Challenge: You’re Beautiful

I learned a long time ago about a great organization working to empower people everywhere. I first learned of Operation Beautiful from Life of Meg, and I fell in love with the concept immediately. Imagine my surprise when I walked into the girls’ bathroom (during my last week of school) and saw this: Personal Photo […]

January 14, 2011 More

Writing for Social Media

Social media has given us a new outlet to communicate with friends and colleagues while also giving us a new vocabulary. As Loraine Antrim points out: we now “blog” and “tweet” and “text”[,] read “blooks” and “microblogs”[,] and are concerned about “trackbacks.” A colon and parantheses signal our emotions (“:)”) and three letters can signal […]

January 5, 2011 More

Give Back Tuesday: Table Numbers

Throughout the planning of our wedding, we have been trying hard to incorporate three different things: Our colors (black, white, lime green, and lemon yellow with bold patterns and a funky fresh vibe) Our theme: Puppy Love. Why puppy love? Well, for the obvious, we love dogs and they have played an important role in […]

September 28, 2010 More

Donate Your Wedding Dress and Help Grieving Parents

So last Tuesday, I posted about how you could donate your dress and save breasts as a way to give back during your wedding planning process. Since then, I found another option to consider, thanks to Genevieve’s Wedding {check it out stat!}. Mary Madeline Project*** It is the purpose of the Mary Madeline Project to […]

September 7, 2010 More