A-Z Challenge:G

G is for Gift of the Month 2013.

If you follow this blog then you'll know since January I have been on a mission to bring a smile to someone in need every month. Here are my links for January and February. March was a personal one therefore I did not blog it. 

Usually the title of these posts would be 'A Year in Gifts 2013'  but the challenge mucked that up for me a bit so I had a mini brainstorm and here we are! So, who was my choice for April?

I have a 'Twitter friend,' Hannah, who is a very lovely lady. She was my February gift receiver. This month her beautiful little girl, Bea, is going in for a small operation to make life a lot easier for Hannah and her partner and a lot less painful for Little Bea.

I messaged Hannah to make sure sending another gift would be OK, making it quite clear this was Bea's gift and if she was at all uncomfortable with this I would think of another person for my April gift. I'm so glad she was okay with me sending Bea something because it means a lot to me to be able to send the gift I have in mind to the person I feel called to help.

I set out to find some comfy pajamas for Bea either during her operation (sleep suits with metal poppers cannot be worn in hospital operating theaters so finding a couple of these were high on my list of priorities) I was obviously being guided incredibly well on the day I was thinking about my gift because I came across a very sweet pajama set which I suspect will be quite comfortable for Bea maybe a few days after her operation and a really pretty onesie that I couldn't resist. I noticed it had buttons, hurrah! I bought them straight away and wrapped them up at home.

I also popped in a little note of luck for Hannah and a £5 M&S voucher which isn't a lot when it comes to these stores but I'm sure there will be something for Bea. Maybe a little teddy bear or something for being brave!

I wish Bea all the best for her operation. Since I've been doing this I've had Tweets, a couple of texts and last month an e-mail that brought me to tears. I don't ever expect anything back from doing this but when someone messages me to say 'this came at the right time,' 'thank-you for making me smile,' and so on,I really feel I am making a difference. 

This is the cutest thank-you I've had though!

Make Do And Push 
Do come back next month to see who I want to try and cheer up with a special gift. Why not send one of your own? If you do send care packages, I'd love to know all about it!


22 comments on "A-Z Challenge:G"
  1. Oh my goodness, you wonderful lady xx
    I really wish little Bea all the best too xx

    1. Thanks Donna, I shall pass your good thoughts on xx

  2. Thank you again sweetie :)

    I love the new background btw xxx

    1. My pleasure! All the best :)
      Thanks for the feedback! xxx

  3. oh this is lovely. I may have to recruit you on my 'just be kind campaign' .

    1. Ah thank-you. Interesting, do tell me more!

    2. Hannah would be perfect for your "Just be Kind" Campaign, Annie! xx

  4. How lovely! I wish baby Bea good health after her operation.

  5. How lovely, I was stumped when I'd seen Hannah's tweet for things without metal-didn't think of cute PJ's! x

    1. I was as well! Very glad I came across it! xx

  6. Wow, you are an awesome person. And good luck and well wishes to that sweet baby and her family.

    1. Thank-you so much Megan, i'll pass on your thoughts x

  7. First time I've visited your blog. How lovely you are, what a great idea! In my experience as a nurse, kindness shown to people in need as you have shown means the world to that person. Lovely post and a gorgeous little girl.


  8. That's so lovely, what a wonderful thing to do :)
    Your blog posts do make me smile.
    Hope you're well and best wishes to little Bea and her family.
    Vicki xx

    1. Thanks Vicki, your comment has made me smile!
      Thank-you for the well wishes too xx

  9. If only everyone who was capable of doing this would. I am inspired to think of random acts of kindness I can do. Lovely post.

  10. What a lovely idea and what a little cutie. x



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