The only thing that separates us from the animals is our ability to accessorize.-Steel Magnolias

Monday, October 3, 2011

Painfully Aware

Lise, Joy and I are some seriously happy and silly ladies who KNOW how to have a good time! We are always the first to crack a joke and tell a funny story. We take our fun seriously, but we also take our activism seriously.

This month is Domestic Violence awareness month. I bet you all know someone who has been a victim of this horrible act. I bet you know several people who live with this but would never tell you.

Don't believe me? 1 in 3 women suffer from domestic violence. Look around. Count 3 women. Statistically one of them is living with abuse. Read this. So what can YOU do about it? If you are the 1 in 3 GET HELP NOW!!! If you are the 2 out of 3 HELP SOMEONE!!! These are the signs. Watch for them and offer help before it's too late!

Purple is the color for domestic violence awareness. So this month we will be wearing the color purple to show our love and support for those who are living in a nightmare. If you are interested in helping raise awarenss about the cause to end domestic violence, please wear purple and write something on your blog to bring this touchy subject into the light. Link up and I'll send you one of my fabric flowers!


  1. what a great cause!
    domestic violence is a horrible thing and touches close to my own family.
    i will definiteley wear something purple and post this week.
    Those little shoes you have on are the cutest!!

  2. Wonderful post, Leah. These stats are horrifying. We should all be talking and writing about this issue and shining the bright light on it.

  3. The photos are beautiful, the outfits fantastic, and the cause Oh so important! great work ladies!

  4. Super post!!! And those stats are scary. Especially since there are 3 of us on this blog.

  5. Great post, Leah!!

    Domestic Violence awareness usually takes a back seat to breast cancer awareness and I'm glad we're trying to put it in the front seat, too!!

    I actually have more purple than I realized I did!!

  6. This cause is very close to my heart. I will wear purple and link up with you ladies tomorrow...Wednesday!

  7. I just now read this, and I will wear purple as soon as I can and write about it on my blog. Thank you for bringing this up. Yes, it does touch many of us.