Archive for August, 2011

“Processionary Caterpillars” – Family Favorites to Beat Boredom and Make Memories

Posted by Sooz on Monday, August 29, 2011 | No Comments

Today our guest writer is a dear friend and a true supporter of Goodness, Debbie. This post is one of my favorites because Debbie shares some classic Goodness that she has invested in her family over the years. She passes on some inspiring ideas that you won’t want to miss! Enjoy her story… I was never very [...]

The Help

Posted by Sooz on Thursday, August 18, 2011 | 3 Comments

Distance often gives us better perspective on the events of our lives. You can also see things more clearly through the eyes of another. I recall the feeling I had when we met to discuss the bestseller, The Help in book club. I remember the mystified looks and utter disbelief of some members who had not grown [...]

Sangria Surprise! Using things on hand to make Something Special

Posted by Sooz on Monday, August 15, 2011 | 4 Comments

One thing I love about goodness is that it is resourceful. Let me give you a perfect example. On my birthday, my wonderful neighbor Angela arrived with a beautiful pitcher of Sangria. I was delighted to receive this fruity concoction for several reasons. One, Sangria is a cool delicious drink, especially on a sweltering August day. [...]

Eat, Move, Learn

Posted by Sooz on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 | No Comments

Earlier this week we shared a short film with you called Learn. Today we want to focus on the last two clips in this series. These films are Eat and Move. Again, the film makers are three young men who summarise their work this way, “3 guys, 44 days, 11 countries, 18 flights, 38 thousand miles, an exploding [...]

To Live is to Learn, to Learn is to Live

Posted by Sooz on Sunday, August 7, 2011 | 2 Comments

Our goal at savegoodness is to encourage and inspire a well-lived life - or a life lived from the inside out. We want to help you live a more beautiful, authentic, well-functioning life. To do this, we encourage you to seek Beauty, Trueness, Love, and Life-giving things everyday. These things are vital to the health of your heart and [...]

The Countenance of Flowers

Posted by Sooz on Thursday, August 4, 2011 | No Comments

“Flowers have an expression of countenance as much as men or animals. Some seem to smile, some have a sad expression; some are pensive or diffident; others again are plain, honest and upright, like the broad faced sunflower and the hollyhock.” Henry Ward Beecher Imagine a sea of bright smiling faces, row after row of [...]

Happy Birthday…

Posted by Meri Lee Taylor on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 | 1 Comment

We interrupt this post, to bring you a special announcement! As has been the custom for me upon this day for many, many years now, I raise a grateful glass to a woman who has blessed my life in immeasurable ways. She is beauty personified – anyone who knows her, knows it to be true. [...]

Drivin’ with the Top Down

Posted by Sooz on Monday, August 1, 2011 | No Comments

Meri Lee and I recently enjoyed a trip to the Philadelphia area with our husbands. Meri’s husband Carl rented a Jeep for us because he knew it is what Meri Lee would love. Meri is a free spirited artist at her core. She can throw on a ball cap and run with the boys just [...]