Monday, July 18, 2016

The Good. The Random. The Fun. v. 29

The Good:
3 years ago,right after Ronan was born I heard about the Mix 104.1 Radiothon for Children's Hospital. I became a Dream Maker on the spot - making a monthly donation towards patient care and medical advancements. This year, I volunteered by manning the phones. It was so awesome to be there, taking calls, being a part of the live radio show (my fav am show - Karson and Kennedy). Good to know I made a difference in helping raise money for the #1 children's hospital in the country!

The Random:
When I made my jam, I planned to make strawberry ice cubes from the berry juice I strained out. I didn't plan ahead and had no empty ice cube trays. But then I remembered that when I was in NYC in May my mom bought me this fantastic 50 (well really 48) state ice cube mold at Fishs Eddy. So the Berry Ice States of America it is!

The Fun:
I went to the rock gym with Ben on Monday. We only did the bouldering walls and I am HOOKED. I bought a summer membership and plan on spending many a day there.


   

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15 thoughts on the matter:

Dina Lettre said... {Reply}

What a great cause...and ice cube tray!

rebecca haegele said... {Reply}

Wonderful-ness all around!

Gina Kleinworth said... {Reply}

My girls absolutely love rock climbing. That was their favorite!

Loving the ice tray- that is too cool!

Kathy McB said... {Reply}

Fun ice cube tray!

Claudia W | ImagesByCW said... {Reply}

48 States ice cube tray - who would thought, neat idea. Have fun rock climbing and - don't fall! :)

abrianna said... {Reply}

Very fun ice cube tray.

Heather{Our Life In a Click} said... {Reply}

You're so adventurous....rock climbing gym is perfect for you!! Love your Berry Ice States of America..how berry nice!! I always wanted to answer the phones at a telethon. How fun!

jandi said... {Reply}

What an AWESOME week!

Jill Foley said... {Reply}

Rock climbing gyms are addictive! We used to go to one regularly, but it was expensive and an hour away...

Which state will you use first?

Mitzi said... {Reply}

WOW....what wonderful adventures you have shared with us today! That berry ice of America was a fantastic idea! I love that you got to participate in a very important fund raising telethon!

Dara @ Not In Jersey said... {Reply}

Awesome that you manned the phone and got to be on the radio! And rock gyms are so fun and great exercise!

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said... {Reply}

Volunteering for a good cause is such a worthy way to spend time!

Fishes Eddy always has cool items for sale--this is a fun ice tray!

Rock climbing is good exercise--when you get good at it come out to Colorado and climb some real rocks ;)

Kelleyn Rothaermel said... {Reply}

WOW! How wonderful that you were able to volunteer! The ice cube tray is fantastic!

Buckeroomama said... {Reply}

That was awesome what you did. :)

I love rock-climbing, but haven't been on in a while now, though. Hoping to get back on one of these days.

packmom said... {Reply}

Rock climbing is so fun and I love that states ice-cube tray. Very cool!