Share a Smile

Our bloggers’ Smile-a-Thon technically ended last Saturday. But, fortunately, Share a Smile doesn’t have to be over. I see spontaneous smileys more often than I ever did, and anyone can still upload spontaneous smileys to the Spontaneous Smiley website, raising $1 per smiley photo to help Operation Smile. We didn’t reach our goal of 5 operations to correct cleft palate, cleft lip, and facial deformities in children around the world. But we did raise enough money for about 1½ surgeries … and every bit helps! If you’d like to

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Here’s a word-art freebie from the quote “You’re never fully dressed without a smile.” from Annie, Lyrics by Martin Charnin. To download word art, click here, then right click on the image and choose “Save Picture As . . .” Background image by Olga Yakovenko. Check out the ShareASmile Project! I have lots of word-art inspiration at the Raising Figure Skaters Facebook page and on Pinterest!

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“I’ve Never Seen a Smiling Face That Was Not Beautiful” Word-Art Freebie By now, you probably know that I LOVE smiles and smiley faces! We have two days left of our Smile-a-Thon for the ShareASmile Project. If you’d like to join us in helping provide surgeries for cleft palate, cleft lip, and facial deformities in children, you can help now – or anytime. Just check out my post for ways you can easily make a difference. I have a new focus on smileys and am amazed at smileys I

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I love to focus on smiles … and I’ve been having lots of fun lately with spontaneous smileys and Share a Smile! Here are some of my favorite smile quotes:  “If someone is too tired to give you a smile, leave one of your own, because no one needs a smile as much as those who have none to give.” Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch “Today, give a stranger one of your smiles.  It might be the only sunshine he sees all day.” Quoted in P.S. I Love You, compiled

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I LOVE smiles … and I have a new way to share smiles and truly make a difference at the same time! I missed Project Smile when it was discontinued, so I’m extra excited to tell you about the ShareASmile Project, a collaborative bloggers’ project to raise funds for Operation Smile! You’ll see the importance of Operation Smile in this video:   Through the ShareASmile Project, we’re having a Smile-A-Thon! We’re photographing smileys we see everywhere around us and uploading them to the Spontaneous Smiley website.  Spontaneous Smiley donates

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