In Case You Missed It:
Friday Roundup


Happy Halloween, GEM Readers! We hope you’ve had a great week and that you are all ready for some trick-or-treaters tonight! Here’s a quick look at some of our top stories this week as we bring our 5th Annual Breast Cancer Survivor Stories to a close. We shared the stories of 65 men and woman who have battled (or who are still battling) Breast Cancer. Check them out if you missed any!

Creative Commons/Sjoerd Lammers Street Photography

Creative Commons/Sjoerd Lammers Street Photography

In this week’s 10 From GEM, Alexis showed us 10 Easy Ways To Find Time For Yourself. I know that I forget about taking care of my own needs while I’m running around taking care of everyone else’s!

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Despite what we may think, Dave reminded us that You CAN Cook At Home in his weekly Our Story Begins. I don’t always love to cook and this piece gave me a great reminder that it doesn’t have to be difficult to be delicious!


We have all been around toxic people in one way or another. You know the ones, they just seem to spew venom. Well, Rene gave us The 3 D’s For Dealing With Toxic People in this week’s Monday Morning Motivation so take a look.

Trick Or Treat Feature

We had a great Guest Posting this week from Preston Davis with 6 Tips For Trick Or Treating With Little Ones. If you didn’t have the chance to read it during the week, check it out before you head out tonight!

A Feast of Disney Tastes Featured on Thanksgiving Day at Walt Disney World Resort

If you’re looking for a way to escape for Thanksgiving this year, the Walt Disney World Resort has some fabulous options for a traditional Thanksgiving meal where someone else does the cooking and the cleaning!! Sounds great to me! Check out this month’s Pixie Dust Central for A Feast Of Disney Tastes Featured On Thanksgiving.

Have a great weekend, everyone!