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Silver linings ok first thoughts…. Family dinners (every night) A new COVID puppy Daytime walks with the dogs and occasionally the kids Time to spend getting to know friends better (yes that is you ladies) Time spent with the kids as their friend playing games, doing homework, talking….(cause they had no other friends to hang...
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Blue Background White Words Graphic: What's Your Resolution (crossed out) Word?
Do you make New Year’s Resolutions? Do they work for you?  We have something different for you to try this year. A word to live by for 2022.
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Graphic of GivingTuesday logo plus The Blue Rose Foundation logo equals a rose with the GivingTuesday logo as the leaf and The Blue Rose Foundation logo as pink flower top
“It started in 2012 by the 92nd Street Y, a New York City nonprofit organization dating back to 1874, as part of a partnership with the United Nations Foundation. In an interview with NPR during its inaugural year, United Nations Foundation President and CEO Kathy Calvin said the event was started to help people rethink...
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Old Adobe School Building with Rainbow behind it
Our absolute favorite thing about the work we do is getting to know more about the schools that receive The Blue Rose Foundation grants. This month, we were fortunate to get an update from Michaela Murray, Director of The Old Adobe School (OAS) in Sonoma, California. OAS was the first grant recipient school, the spark,...
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We have all discovered a love for soft comfy clothes. Sweats, snuggies, hoodies have been our current clothing of choice. Learning self care for us has involved home spa days and surrounding ourselves with comfort and blankets. Getting relaxed and enjoying each other’s company more has been our silver lining.  Jennifer, Santa Rosa
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Let's send everyone back to school graphic with "back to school" written on chalkboard - Together with The Blue Rose Foundation and Logo below.
It’s here! Back to school…in person! The transition of going to school for the first time or going back to school after our Covid break can be a challenge for anyone. But it is especially challenging for a child who has never been in school!  However, we are excited to have the chance to have...
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2020 forced me to contemplate some of my worst fears, but in the process has made me realize what is most important. I am grateful for the health and safety of my friends and family. This past year has brought us closer and I don’t know where I would be without their love and support. ...
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Two small boys running away from camera as if racing
Imagine two little boys, Tommy and Jimmy. Tommy receives a preschool scholarship, but unfortunately, Jimmy doesn’t. To find out what happens…
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2020 – The year I learned that the old saying: “You don’t know what you have until it is gone!” is SO TRUE! I was made totally aware of all my blessings and freedoms that I had always taken for granted without even a thought, especially the little ones: Hugging my Mom, sisters and friends...
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As each day passes, we’re getting closer to getting back to some semblance of normalcy. In the meantime, we have another fabulous Silver Linings and Post Covid Dreams from one of our incredible supporters. I am what most would consider an extreme extrovert. So, quarantine over the last year has been very challenging for me,...
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