Friday, November 15

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Give Thanks Walk on November 23 to a city near you--Join me in NYC!

When I see these images
from Norman Rockwell's art
which chronicles the American family,
I am deeply touched,
reminding me of generations of my own family.

Norman Rockwell's views of family
generations of my own family...
photograph: my mom as a little girl left (how cute was she?)
with her family on Thanksgiving day...check out that refrigerator!


With Thanksgiving just around the corner,
let's count our blessings, and honor the family. 
On that note, let's give a special thank you to
the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 
for all they have done to help our families and children heal. If you live in the New York City area
and want to join in on a special walk, 
raise a little money for a great cause in your community, 
here is the perfect opportunity...

Please join this walk in Brooklyn,
and help lend a hand
towards curing childhood cancer
in 75 cities around the country
on
November 23rd
Participant check-in: 9 a.m.
Walk start: 10 a.m.
Cadman Plaza Park
The Walk will start in Cadman Plaza Park,
we will be walking over the Bridge and back to Cadman Plaza Park.
The St. Jude Give thanks. Walk is just under 2 miles.
Location: Brooklyn Bridge - Cadman Plaza Park Brooklyn, New York 11201 Directions

Sign up here on the
We will meet in Brooklyn,
and walk together.
Let's keep our finger's crossed for sunny skies.
In a single day we will come together to help St. Jude change 
the way the world treats childhood cancer. 
Registration for this family-friendly event is free.
All participants are encouraged to raise money 
to help save kids battling cancer and other deadly diseases. 
Register today to get started.
"Treatments invented at St. Jude 
have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate 
from 20 percent when the hospital opened in 1962 

to more than 80 percent today."

a personal note on the subject:
You may remember I traveled to Memphis, TN this summer to share a special week with many other design bloggers. We were sponsored by Brizo faucet company to travel and see their headquarters and factory. It was a great experience to see how their quality faucets were made, then travel with the Brizo team to visit the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The two have paired up for some great philanthropic collaborations, and we learned all about it on our trip. It was heart-felt to see first-hand how the Hospital is leading the medical industry in treatment and research to try and cure childhood cancer and other deadly diseases. this walk and topic seems quite pertinent as we head into an important holiday celebrating family.

80 of us design bloggers together outside of Target House,
which was built by St. Jude Children's Hospital in Memphis
to provide long term housing for family's who need treatment at the hospital.

Happy Thanksgiving,

happy Nesting
XO Tamara


My Thanksgiving table 2012