Add a little extraCooking is something I enjoy doing when I have the time. I enjoy finding new, healthy recipes that I think my family will enjoy. Do I have to go to this effort? No, but it is a little extra I can give to my efforts.

Ever read the comments on the recipe columns? A lot of times the recommend adding something extra. Sometimes adding extra (like extra chocolate chips) brings two thumbs up around my house.

As caregivers sometimes we can add a little extra and get a big bang for our effort. Here’s what I am thinking…

As I was finalizing this post, I came across this quote on Thank the Now:

“Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary” – Cecil Beaton

Adding extra adds much to our lives and to the lives of  others. What is the extra you can add? I challenge you to try adding it today (tomorrow at the latest). Then come back here and share your extra and the response it received.

Sometimes it is all we can do to provide basics. My dream is you will find a moment each day where you have the time and energy to give a little extra. It is my wish that in response to your adding a little extra you receive fuel for your dreams. This dream is summed up in a song which I learned as a Girl Scout…

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