A Plan for Joy!

Operation Christmas Child - A Play for Joy

A shoebox recipient now serving with Operation Christmas Child helps distribute gifts to children across her storm-ravaged country. Joy Samar never expected to hand deliver Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts to boys and girls across the Philippines just six weeks after a terrible typhoon ravaged her country. And she certainly didn’t anticipate working for the same … [Read more...]

Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes! {Sharing our Frugal Finds}

Operation Christmas Child Boxes

Every year, our family loves putting together shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child! It has been such a special tradition for my boys, hubby and I to gather up goodies and pack up shoeboxes for children in impoverished countries, that might not otherwise even receive a gift! As Frugal Girls, it's easy for us all to stumble across great deals and freebies, and this is … [Read more...]

The John Jar! {Compassion International}

The John Jar Compassion

You know how much I L.O.V.E. Gifts in a Jar, but I must say, there is one that is definitely my favorite... the John Jar! What in the world is a John Jar?!?  Well... meet John: Don't you love that smile??  You see, last summer we started sponsoring a boy in Africa named John through Compassion International. We sat with our boys scrolling through the pages of … [Read more...]