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Double Duty Donating-only a few days left

For each pink ribbon medallion sold, 50 cents donated to Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.  Also, until Oct 31 we will also continue to donate 10% of sales to AARCS, our charity of them month (Alberta Animal Rescue Crew).  The pink ribbon medallions are a great way to show your team, club, family or running group  support for a great cause, and look great at the same time! Breast cancer is a complex disease that will affect 1 in 9 Canadian women during their lifetime.In 2013, it is estimated that 23,800 Canadian women and 200 Canadian men will be diagnosed with breast cancer.Use any of the Yoshi-Bella jewelry with the pink ribbon medallions.  As you can see from the photo, the combinations...

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Happy Canada Day!

Happy Canada Day!  Check out our Canadian themed medallion "Maple Leaf Forever Bling" We want to thank all of Opening Gaits' supporters the past few months in helping raise money for such a great cause.  You can continue to support Opening Gaits and the great work they do to bring mobility to disabled children and adults on horseback.  If you want to support Opening Gaits on future orders, you just need to enter their charity code, OGAITS123, and your 10% charitable portion will be directed to Opening Gaits. Stay tuned to learn who will be our next featured charity of the month, coming soon!

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Schools (almost) out for summer

if you have kids in your life you are probably very aware of the school year coming to a close.  I am having a lot of mixed feelings about the end of this year, which ends my youngest son's year in kindergarten.  How do you feel about school ending? I feel elation at no more packed lunches (oh wait, I have to pack a lunch for summer camp, never mind). I feel a bit guilty that I am looking forward to full time school next year, less complications and less child care expenses.  I feel melancholy that my youngest is finishing kindergarten, and proud and excited at his continued growth and development, and watching him turn into the young man...

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3....2.....1... go!

Yoshi-Bella is unimpressed with the ice, and we have lots these days. She still runs full tilt to run out her jiggles at the dog park.  I hope she has sturdy cruciate ligaments!  Today is January 26, I am excitedly waiting for my prototype hemp leash and collar, so that I can finally crack this store!  I am contacting non-profits whose mandate lies close to Yoshi-Bella's core, animal charities.  I am hoping that our model of profit sharing for non-profits, with no upfront costs for them, works for everyone.    

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