Happy Friday, loves! I am so happy the weekend is within reach. I am ready for a couple days of rest and giggles with my family, and my guess is you’re ready for the same, too. Zack and I have another date planed for Saturday night, yeow!
To help celebrate the weekend, one lucky MWD reader will win this gorgeous bundle from Noonday Collection:
A couple years ago Zack and I traveled to Tanzania, Africa with Compassion International (one of my best memories ever). We joined a small team of bloggers to see firsthand the vision behind Compassion, how they partner with the locals in third-world countries to better their communities through various avenues of food & water, education, healthcare, and Child Sponsorship. And what is truly awesome to me is I know you — the MWD community — love learning and helping, too.
I want to introduce to you to Laura (wave to her, that’s her below), she’s an Ambassador with Noonday Collection. Noonday creates and sells jewelry & accessories. They use local materials from about 10 different countries to create handmade wares, and then Noonday works with Ambassadors (like Laura) to sell the handmade wares, which then benefit the countries the materials came from. Everything Noonday sells is gorgeous and full of meaning. It’s so inspiring.
“Hi! I’m Laura, mama to three littles under the age of five (yes, you read that right!) and we have one on-the-way through adoption! You can often find me dancing in the kitchen while I bake muffins, sharing thoughts and encouragement on my blog or getting some snuggles in while reading a book to the kiddies. I’m passionate — loving to chat, encourage and embrace things fully. I am an Ambassador with Noonday Collection, giving a voice to the vulnerable by selling handmade creations on their behalf. Since meeting my husband in South Africa on a HIV/AIDS prevention trip, God turned my life upside down and my heart was never the same. I love Noonday’s heart for the orphan and the oppressed, and am so thankful to style women with gorgeous items through trunk shows and assisting women online to spruce up their wardrobe.”
“Noonday Collection allows me to be an advocate for women just like myself in over 10 countries, giving them access to healthcare, education and providing a sustainable income for their families. It’s a blast feeling like I can play dress-up every day in my beautiful accessories and know that while wearing them, I’m truly making a difference.”
If you’re curious to learn more about Noonday, I really hope you’ll watch this short video sharing more of their vision (and a peek at even more of their jewelry & accessories, bonus!):
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GIVEAWAY ITEMS //
One lucky winner (US only) will win both the Threaded Charm Necklace ($52) and the Market Tote Bag ($24; varies slightly in color & pattern) — so fun for summer, right? To enter, follow the prompts below. We’ll select a winner after a few days and will be notified via email. Good luck, I hope you win!