I was inspired for this cookies for a cause post by TJ’s sister, Sara, who is turning 29 in September. Sara reached out to us last week and explained that she was going to make her birthday extra special by planning her own personal triathlon which would add up to 29 miles. In addition to this, in lieu of gifts or cards, she wanted to start a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for two families that she’s extremely close with who have been affected by cancer.
As the title signifies, this cookies for a cause post focuses on what many individuals and couples would like to experience in their lifetime…to love and raise a child. Unfortunately, sometimes-uncontrollable situations arise which might alter the expected plan. The beautiful thing is that determination and willpower always manages to help find a way. Continue reading
At most theaters you will likely find movies produced for the masses. However, in this cookies for a cause segment, I’d like to focus on a non-profit organization, the Long Island Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, which promotes a specific genre of cinema. In doing so, their hope is to bring together the LGBT community. Continue reading
I’m very excited about this post today for a couple of reasons. One – this is a recipe that my mom gave me years ago, and which many always ask me for after they devour the cookies, lol. Two – it is the very first recipe (I hope of many) within my new cookies for a cause segment! This cinnamon bun cookie recipe features Forgotten Friends of Long Island. They are a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating cats & dogs and then finding suitable homes for them. Continue reading