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Friday Favorites #1

With all the weather catastrophes out there, I decided to do a little something different.  Each Friday, I'll post about some of my favorite things from the week.  A little bit of positivity never hurt anyone.

1) Donation Drive at the Complex -The best thing to come out of this week has been the outpouring of kindness and compassion for victims of Harvey and Irma.  Today, we received an e-mail from our property manager that the townhouse complex where we live will be collecting donations.  I thought this was great.  It's nice that people locally are doing things to reach out.  I recommend looking to see what agencies really need before making donations.  i.e. It's great that you want to donate your winter coat or your prom dress, but that's not what the people of Houston or Florida are going to need right now. Some good NEW things to donate are:

* Plastic storage totes with lids
* Baby formula
* New pet food & supplies
* Filled backpacks, all kinds of school supplies are needed
* Towels and washcloths
* Construction size trash bags
* New children's board games
* Bottled water
* Flashlights w/ batteries
* Blankets
* First Aid Kits
* Coolers
* Large Ziploc bags
* Giftcards for Walmart, Home Depot, Target, etc.

2) Sir Archibald Hambone -He's definitely a handful, but I love taking care of our little guy.  He's become a bit of a lapdog recently, but who really says no to puppy snuggles!

3) So You Think You Can Dance -It's been my favorite summer show since I was in high school.  This season's format is great...pairing a new dancer with an all-star and having them dance together all season.  It's made for good tv and some great dances.

4) Happy Planner -I love my happy planner!  I first heard about it on Joyful Miles and I've become obsessed with mine.  It's got three sections which is perfect.  One is for home/personal stuff, one is for travel agent to-dos, and one's for wedding planning.  It's been a long time since I found a planner that works for me, so I'm real happy to have this one.

What are the highlights of your week?

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