We often hear tales of extraordinary good deeds, but I don’t think any will come close to this one.
Jason Brown, pictured above is a former NFL player who left behind a $37 million contract in order to do something he has never done before: become a farmer!
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But the former St. Louis Rams center isn’t just doing it because he likes food. In fact, he plans to donate much of the crops from his 1000 acre North Carolina farm to help feed the hungry!
When I think about a life of greatness… I think about a life of service.
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Kandi Burruss of The Real Housewives of Atlanta is ‘Blessed to Be A Blessing’ and several Atlanta area families are giving thanks for her kindness and generosity this holiday season.
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The Grammy-award winning singer/songwriter honored single mother’s earlier this week through her Kandi Cares foundation, where she gave several families the groceries needed for a bountiful Thanksgiving day.
Kandi gave away fresh vegetables, canned goods and of course several turkeys and also gave thanks online to those who helped her Kandi Kares organization put it all together.
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You may have read by now that many businesses will be open on the national holiday in an effort to squeeze out extra sales from holiday shoppers.
Pizza Hut is no exception and now the popular food chain is facing severe online criticism after one of it’s independent franchises fired a store manager for refusing to open Thanksgiving Day.
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While Pizza on Thanksgiving may be a great alternative to Fried Turkey & Dressing (YUM!), Tony Rohr, the manager of a store in in Elkhard, Indiana felt otherwise.
Rohr, was given instructions to open the store on Thanksgiving Day to boost sales. He refused… and he was fired!
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Lala Vasquez-Anthony returned home for the holidays and celebrated Thanksgiving in Atlanta with her family and friends.
The Redan High School alum hit up popular Atlanta nightspot Reign, where she celebrated a “girls night out” of sorts, partying the night away with sevearal friends, including gay BFFs Dice & Po.
And spotted on the opposite side of the same nightclub, Young Jeezy.
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Jay Jenkins aka Young Jeezy took time out of his hectic schedule recently to give back to the community.
Jeezy has been known to randomly hit the streets of his old stomping grounds to give away money, food and other necessities to Atlanta’s lower income residents.
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This time, the superstar rapper set up shop at Atlanta’s South Dekalb Mall in Decatur, GA, and personally handed out turkeys to local patrons and fans.
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Word on the curb is that Jeezy made sure no mouth was left unfed. It’s always great to see some good in the ‘hood!
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shared the photo above as she preps a dish for her 2012 Thanksgiving feast.
The media mogul is one of my many inspirations and seeing her with a pan in her hand,
even though I know she handed it to the help after the flash, inspired me to cook a lil something today too (one day only).
There are many things I’m thankful for and since today is designated for us all to “give thanks,” I’ll share some of them with you.
2012 has been a year of discovery for me, both personally and professionally. Life is crazy and it can seriously suck at times, and while things absolutely NEVER turn out the way I want them to, they always turn out for the best.
I now realize that sometimes unanswered prayers can actually be God’s blessings.
There have been many a day that I wanted to walk away from blogging. It ain’t easy being me. Trust. I’m not perfect and have never professed to be. Continue Reading…