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Kindness Counts: Make This a Season of Giving
Have you heard of #GivingTuesday? This is the second anniversary of this special day-- designated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving -- meant to encourage people to volunteer and donate to support charities and non-profits.
For the entire month of December, iTwixie's editors invite you to DO IT YOURSELF. To celebrate the holiday season, we will be sharing some ideas for decorations, recipes and gifts that you can make yourself. Homemade holiday gifts are so full of heart -- and when you DO IT YOURSELF, you can create presents that are cheaper, easier on the planet, and tailor-made for the loved ones on your list.
iTwixie's Song Battle: Ylvis's The Fox Versus One Direction's Diana
Last week, Ylvis's The Fox snuck in past Lorde's "Royals" -- but who will win this week's iTwixie Song Battle? Are you still rocking out to that funky fox, or are you looking to head in a different direction? As in "Diana" by One Direction?
Congratulations to November's Writers of the Month
Congratulations to @LocoGirl and @SkyHigh02. Can you believe they tied for November's Writer of the Month? Their winning stories are below -- and thanks to everyone who applied and voted! We are SO GRATEFUL for your participation.
December's Book of the Month: Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment
OK, Reader Girls! Get your books this week so we can start talking about the book next Wednesday December 3!
President Obama Honors Sally Ride with Medal of Freedom
Last week, Sally Ride -- the first American woman in space -- was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Obama. This is the highest honor that can be awarded to a civilian.