Towel Teddy Bear

  This fun-for-all-ages activity is just the cutest thing I’ve seen! Check it out here. Grab a kitchen towel, a couple rubber bands or hair ties and make your own little playmate for the day. Post a photo of you and your new “buddy” on your Facebook or Instagram page, and don’t forget to tag […]

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April 8, 2020

Face Mask Fun

I’m not going to minimize the Corona Virus and the season we’re currently in. It’s hard. It’s scary. It’s overwhelming. However, I think NOW is the time to lean into joy and embrace it where you can. Which is exactly why I’ve added a little fun to creating a face mask! Let’s be honest about […]

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April 6, 2020

Hope Bracelets

Who doesn’t need hope now and then?! Especially now, if I may be so bold to say. This video will guide you through creating bracelets with just a few easy to come by supplies. Why do we call them Hope Bracelets? Besides the fact that we loved the name, did you know certain colors represent […]

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April 1, 2020

Uncertainty

There are a lot of changes coming at us rapidly right now in light of COVID 19 and this can cause some uncomfortable feelings. Fear. Chaos. Dis-ease. Lack of control. Doubt. None of these feelings settle well in our souls,  but they are not meant to make us stop living. The feelings we are all […]

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March 17, 2020

Introducing Ladies Night Out 2020

Ladies… we see you! We recognize that your time is precious, you are busy, you are giving to SO. MANY. PEOPLE. We know that adding one more thing to your busy calendar can be overwhelming. We are right there with you. But we also know the importance of gathering with other women and friends to […]

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March 2, 2020

Give a wish

We do our best to include a personalized wish tag with each activity, craft or care kit that we donate. These wishes let a hospitalized child know they are being thought of and are included to bring joy, hope and inspiration to their day. A few things to keep in mind: Not all kids in […]

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January 2, 2020

Looking back…

When I reflect on 2019, I can’t help but feel a little bit amazed. It’s been a busy year to say the least yet, at the same time, not so busy that I feel like an outsider looking in. You know that feeling right? When life is so crazy you can hardly hold on and […]

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December 19, 2019

Asking for help

I was raised to be a strong, independent woman. One who can take care of myself and others. Maybe this isn’t uncommon of children born and raised in the 70’s. I have taken it to heart my entire life (& for those who know me well that is probably not a surprise). I don’t feel […]

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October 3, 2019

Do you have 10 minutes to give today?

It’s a simple thing, really, and only takes a few minutes.  Once you get the hang of it that is. Tough As Nails is still on a mission to collect 1,000 cranes and we are just over halfway there. We will be ecstatic to put even the 539 Crane Craft Kits into the hospitals, but […]

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September 16, 2019

How do you impact others?

Do you ever find yourself saying… tomorrow you’ll make time to sit down and write that check for a whatever nonprofit, fundraiser, or organization speaks to you; or you’ll make time in your already over-packed schedule to give a couple hours to your local homeless shelter, nursing home, or children’s program that is always accepting […]

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September 4, 2019