For the record I’ll admit it….I have a slight magazine fetish. I get a lot of great ideas from them. Remember the Community Treasure Chest I started back in May 09′, that was started after I read about it in a magazine. A year and a half later and we still have 2 totes in continuous circulation. It is a really cool way to recycle, re-purpose, and re-use while bonding with friends, neighbors, and/or co-workers. I posted here about as well if you are a new reader and would like to learn more about it.
Several months ago I read an article in Mary Jane Farm magazine about a group of ladies called the “Dining Divas”. They meet once a month alternating homes bringing together local, organic, homemade food. Immediately I was inspired! Instead of doing it at home I decided to start something at my work place. This was the beginning of the “X-Rayted Dining Divas” named so as I work in the radiology department. Every month we pick a theme such as: Mexican, Soups/Salads, Chili/Crock Pot cook-off and I post a sign up with different categories: appetizer, main dish, dessert, paper products etc. So far every monthly luncheon has proven to be a success. Hope I inspire someone to do the same. Would love to hear what fun activities you do at your workplace!
Another GREAT thing my department is doing is sponsoring the man my old farmer friend and I deliver weekly groceries as our “Christmas Family”. I am SO excited to get all the goodies (blankets, boots, matches, lighters, lanterns etc) gathered and delivered on Christmas day. I will definitely take some pictures and post about it here!