I love totes. It may be the teacher in me, but for some reason.. I just love them. Don't get me wrong. I love a good purse and I buy them often.. but I also buy totes all the time.. I fell in love with this cute whimsical design... I love it so much but I want to pass it along to one of you.. There will also be a small prize inside.. I love a good giveaway, but I love a surprise as well..
Here are the rules. This is a Pay it forward give away. So before you enter to win please know that you in turn need to do something similar on your blog! To enter just leave a comment telling me a random act of kindness you plan to do today or this week. For another entry post about this pay it forward giveaway on your blog (just let me know if you do).. and for another entry... tell of a random act of kindness that someone has shown you. I will put all entries into a drawing and I will pick the winner randomly (thru a drawing) on Friday evening.
Listed below are some random acts of kindness.. Just to give you some ideas...
Good Luck! And spread a little love through Random Acts of kindness!
Write a note of appreciation to your mailman.
Compliment a stranger sincerely.
Write a thank you note to someone.
Look for something around you that can be fixed up, picked up, or attended ie, put shopping carts up, pick up some trash laying around, pick up something that has fallen over.
Send handmade cards or a letter to someone you care for.
Write a note to management or someone them self who has treated you nice while doing their job (waiter, clerk, sales person...etc).
When you go somewhere to get or do something, ask someone around you if you can pick up, drop off or do something for them while you do.
Cut coupons out and leave them at the grocer register for others.
Cut an article out of the newspaper that would interest a friend and mail it to them.
Leave have a nice day stickers at a front desk.
Put together a writing kit with stationery, envelopes and stamps, pen and give to hospital/nursing home.
Put a comment on some one's web page that you really like...... let them know you enjoy it.
Send a card to someone in the military overseas.
Start a conversation up with a co-worker that you don't know.
Leave something cheery or nice for all your co-workers (in spring bag of seeds, fun post its, fun office supplies).
Put change in a row of vending machines.
Visit a nursing home. Spend time visiting with someone who doesn't get visitors.
Put something you no longer need on Craig's list free spot for your area.
Leave a book you have already finished somewhere for someone else to read.
Drop off a toy or game at a hospital.
Drop off a toy or game at a homeless shelter.
At post office leave some extra stamps at the stamp machine.
Send a picture you have taken which includes a friend and send it to them with a note remembering when it was taken.
Buy a phone card and give to a homeless shelter for them to give to someone.
Open the phone book, pick a name, and send them something (movie tickets, thank you card, you are appreciated card, book, etc.) anonymously.
Take flowers to a hospital ward and give them to someone who hasn't had any visitors.
Take some cake, chocolates, flowers etc. to the neighbors, or a senior citizen nearby
Send someone a small gift anonymously.
Make a CD of your favorite songs and give to a friend
Donate one hour of your time if you offer a service for a living, or one product, or one seminar, or one class, or just one of whatever it is that you do as a gift to someone else.
Invite someone who is alone over for dinner.
Share a comic strip or something funny with someone else.
Leave a chocolate for a co-worker.
write a note, send a e-greeting "just to say hello" to someone who might need a pick me up.
Visit hospitals with smiles, treats and friendly conversation for patients.
Send a thank you to the employees at a hospital, or anywhere else that a cheerful thank might add a smile.
Write a thank-you note to a person from your past who has made a difference in your life.
Drop off a plant, flowers or apple pie at a public service organization or your neighbors house.
Send someone an animated greeting card on the Internet.
Write a note to the boss of someone who has helped you, praising the employee.
Drop off teddy bear to police department to give to traumatized children.
Drop a few coins in an area where children play, where they can easily find them.
Copy a favorite recipe and give it to someone.
Buy a copy of your favorite book and donate it to your local library or hospital.
Write letters of appreciation to groups who are helping the community, the environment, etc.
Send a card to a friend or relative you haven't seen for some time. Include a photo of yourself and/or your family.
Make a point of introducing yourself to someone you see all of the time but never say hello to.
Send an anonymous scratch card, lottery or theatre ticket to someone you know - or a gift voucher, a funny card, a chocolate bar, or whatever you feel they would enjoy
If you know someone who is having a hard time financially, pop a $5, $10 or $20 note in an envelope, disguise your writing or type the envelope, and post it to them.
Offer to baby sit
Donate clothes to goodwill
Put change in a charity change bottle
Bring cookies or some snack to work for office
Drop off cookies at a random establishment
Tape some change to a payphone with a card saying it is for whoever needs it
Write anonymous, loving post-its for strangers to find.