Why I Donated to the Toys for Tots Organization

I don't limit myself when I spend money. I'm a dedicated type of gal, so I don't give up, ya know. This implies that if the following were to occur,

  • Rihanna's Fenty Beauty drops a new lippie
  • Betsey Johnson sends me a coupon code
  • Miniature poodles go on sale (read more on this here)
  • Vivica A. Fox's Swiss lacefront comes in a deep part

without hesitation, I'd whip out the debit, select 'no cash back,' snatch my receipt, and simply relish in the thought of never having buyer's remorse!

So What did I Splurge on This Time?

TOYS! Loads of toys for the kiddies in my local community via the Toys for Tots Organization.

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Have y'all done this yet? This being my first year, I may have gone a bit overboard, but it was totally worth it! Making some kid's Christmas educational and magical simply gives me the greatest joy - like EVER!

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You see, my Christmases have always been a spectacle of elves and eggnog. I'd go as far as setting out milk and cookies for Santa and carrots and sugar for the reindeer with hopes they'd forget every transgression I accidentally committed that year. Filled with anticipation and eagerness, I'd only get an average of 3.76 hours of sleep on Christmas Eve - meaning my parents were on a tinsel-timer in order to wrap my gifts fast enough so little ole fickle me wouldn't notice! I mean, I seriously LOVED (and still do) this holiday!

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It's for these reasons and a plethora more that inspired me to donate to my local Toys for Tots Organization this year so hopefully some boy/girl can experience those memories I hold so near.

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Ain't I cheesing hard? My little brother (baby Lance Gross in the making) took these pics and before long he could tell I was having WAY too much fun! In fact, I had so much fun that my family decided to participate as well! We bought everything from STEM and belly dance to puzzle piece and animated types of toys - in varying age ranges too! 

So tell me, how do you and yours help those in need during the holidays? Lemme know in the comment section below so I can hijack your efforts and claim them for my very own next Christmas!

Happiest Holidays, Shimmies!

Remember to Live Life, Beautifully