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Pay it Forward – Mark Your Calendars

07 Jan

Hey my dear sweet friends.  I was recently talking to my friends at Nikitaland about paying it forward.  This is something that stemmed from mom’s article that she wrote on living with disabilities.  If you missed that article, please read it here.  It is well wroth a read!

Paying it forward is is something that we want to start in the new year of 2015. You know the old saying of, “Do onto others as you want them to do onto you?”  Well, let’s put it in action in 2015.  Every month on the first Wednesday of the month, I’m going to host Pay it Forward with my friends from Nikitaland.

Paying it forward is simple.  You do something for someone out of the blue, not asking for anything in return just because you can.  It’s little things that count. Karma comes around for all of us.

Here are a few examples:

Pay for the person behind you at a drive thru – could be as simple as a cup of coffee or breakfast.

Help someone take their groceries to their car at the grocery store.

Give extra as a tip to your waiter/waitress.

Visit a elderly neighbor and spend some time with them.  Read to them or bring them lunch.  Listen to them as they talk.

Pay for the person behind you at a toll booth.

Put money in a parking space for someone whose time is getting close to expiring.

Make a donation.

Cook lunch or dinner for a neighbor in need. 

Offer to babysit for free to a couple who needs a night out.

See, it’s the little things that count that make the most.  Just being there for someone to see their smile can bring great karma your way.  So in the new year of 2015 – let’s Pay it Forward.

You have an entire month to Pay it Forward.  Do little things.  We will meet back here on my blog on February 4, 2015 to post about what we have done and how we have touched someones life in 2015.  I hope this inspires you my friends ❤

 
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20 responses to “Pay it Forward – Mark Your Calendars

  1. fozziemum

    01/07/2015 at 1:08 am

    I’m in my friend 🙂 I always try to pay it forward 🙂 loves Fozziemum xxx

     
    • PigLove

      01/07/2015 at 9:26 am

      YAY! Thanks my friend. It’s going to be a blast. Mom and dad have already done some things to pay it forward. XOXO – Bacon

       
      • fozziemum

        01/07/2015 at 4:46 pm

        Awesome Bacon 😉 loves Fozziemum xxx

         
  2. wallaceandsamuel

    01/07/2015 at 2:54 am

    We started a Pawing It Forward blog post last year (every 1st Monday of the month) butt we will fall in now with you and Nikita & Bella!
    Wally & Sammy

     
    • PigLove

      01/07/2015 at 9:27 am

      Awesome my friends!! It’s going to be so much fun. XOXO – Bacon

       
  3. Reilly & Denny

    01/07/2015 at 6:28 am

    you do know the old adage “Do onto others as you want them to do onto you?” doesn’t work well if you happen to be a masochist 🙂 Last year we took part in a pay it forward on facebook – we sent off just a surprise little gift to random people throughout the year – what was amazing was the gifts always arrived when the person most needed them.

     
    • PigLove

      01/07/2015 at 9:30 am

      Oh wow! That’s amazing. You never know when a person needs a little pick me up. It could actually be something that touches that person in a way you never thought possible. XOXO – Bacon

       
  4. onespoiledcat

    01/07/2015 at 6:46 am

    We’ll be giving it a try – Mom says she tries to do little things for others all the time………so it will be EASY PEASY!

    Hugs, Sammy

     
    • PigLove

      01/07/2015 at 9:32 am

      Awesome cousin! It’s going to be great to meet back up here in February to recount some of things we did to Pay it Forward. XOXO – Bacon

       
  5. hutchagoodlife

    01/07/2015 at 8:41 am

    Whee think this sounds lovely. Mummy definitely wants to try to do it as much as possible

    xxxx

     
    • PigLove

      01/07/2015 at 9:34 am

      Awesome my friends. It will be a blast in February to meet back here to discuss. XOXO – Bacon

       
  6. Marty the Manx

    01/07/2015 at 9:32 am

    Ok! Sounds good! Mom does little stuff all the time so she says she is in!

     
    • PigLove

      01/07/2015 at 9:35 am

      Awesome!! The more the merrier. We can make a difference my friends. XOXO – Bacon

       
  7. easyweimaraner

    01/07/2015 at 10:08 am

    yep, count me in. that are good ideas and I’m sure we will find some good things we can do for the peeps and pets around us… except that babysitting thingy… no one would be brave enough to ask us for that favor :o)

     
    • PigLove

      01/07/2015 at 10:35 am

      Snorts – I know the feeling brother. Shivers just thinking about that. My hooves are full here at the Hotel Thompson with two purr things, a puppy and the rock clan. XOXO – Bacon

       
      • easyweimaraner

        01/07/2015 at 10:47 am

        the rocks are green now, huh? as they saw the christmas menu of Bashful :o)

         
      • PigLove

        01/07/2015 at 11:13 am

        YES! They all want cameras and to start traveling. Last night we were reviewing pictures in my bedroom – something I’m working on – sshhh – and those rocks were talking 90 miles a minute on their adventures before coming to the Hotel Thompson. Mom finally had to tell all of us to go to bed around midnight. But don’t tell mom – I kept my piggy night light on and kept working. Snorts. XOXO – Bacon

         
  8. gentlestitches

    01/07/2015 at 10:43 pm

    these are the things that lift the spirits. ❤

     
    • PigLove

      01/08/2015 at 8:38 am

      Yes they really!! XOXO – Bacon

       

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