Monday, September 10, 2018

A Random Act of Kindness on the 10th

Today at Ten on the 10th we are sharing inexpensive 
Random Acts of Kindness.
This idea is ridiculously simple.
All it takes are a few dollar store bud vases,
flowers from a grocery store bouquet,
and a little stand to hold a note printed on cardstock.

I'm setting this up on a hall table in the assisted living home that my mother-in-law lives at.
I hope her sweet neighbors will enjoy the surprise of finding fresh flowers to take to their apartments.
Yes, I could hand the flowers out,
but I love the anonymity of this plan.
I don't want the recipients to thank me.
The goal is to secretly add a little surprise happiness to someone's day.

Note to self:
Plant a cutting garden and start shopping for bud vases at garage sales.
Imagine how much random kindness ten bucks could spread!

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  1. What a precious idea. I love it. I hope it brought a smile to someone's face. Have a great day.

  2. Eilis, what a sweet idea. How thoughtful and what a nice surprise for the residents. I'd love to see the expressions on people's faces when they see the flowers.

  3. This is so simple and the fact that you are being anonymous about it makes it all the more special!

  4. Oh my goodness, Eilis, I just ADORE this idea!! What a truly wonderful gesture...

  5. What a great idea - so simple yet such a sweet thoughtful way to brighten someone's day! LOVE IT - you win for the best idea!!!

  6. I love this idea!! You definitely need to plant zinnias from seeds to do this project. :)

  7. Eilis,
    What a wonderful idea. There are so many places small bud vases of flowers can brighten someone's day. Bravo!


  8. This is a wonderful idea and it could work in so many situations, but assisted living is really one of the best. I'll definitely remember this one!

  9. What a beautiful idea Eilis. I can just picture the ladies taking a flower. So sweet.

    Have a wonderful week!

  10. This is a great idea. How nice for the ladies.


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