Read Quietly With Strangers At Silent Reading Party

A silent reading party–talk about an introvert’s dream come true! Go to a party, but instead of making small talk, you grab a book and read. The San Francisco Chronicle reports these parties have become all the rage in the Bay Area. The silent reading party is the brainchild of author Daniel Handler (also known as Lemony Snicket) and Dan Stone, founder and editor of the Oakland literature and music magazine and podcast, Radio Silence. They held the first one last

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How To Get A Dozen Free Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Thursday

What’s better than hot Krispy Kreme doughnuts? How about a dozen for free? The San Francisco Chronicle reports that’s a possibility Thursday, April 28th. Buy a dozen glazed doughnuts and get another dozen absolutely free. It’s the sweetest way the company could figure out to celebrate National Superhero Day. The company says, “Costumes are not required but super encouraged.” That sounds adorable. I might just have to go hang out at my local Krispy Kreme store and watch darling superhero

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Chobani CEO Giving Employees Piece Yogurt Empire

Chobani Yogurt founder Hamdi Ulukaya knows what it is to have a dream come true. He will tell you he came to the United States with nothing from Syria and built his company from the ground up. Of course, he knows he didn’t do it alone. So, this week he made announcement to his employees. One that show his gratitude. Acknowledges their hard work. And best of all, cuts them in on the riches to come. NBC News was there

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Hugh Jackman Looking To Change The World One Cup Of Coffee At A Time

You love superstar Hugh Jackman for his roles in Les Mis and playing the Marvel Comics character, Wolverine. Maybe you’ve seen him in his Tony Award and Golden Globe Award winning roles on Broadway and television. Somewhere along the way on the road to stardom, he found a bigger purpose. Maybe he could use his fame and money to make the world a better place. Jackman found his inspiration at the bottom of a cup of coffee and from another superstar.

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85-Year-Old Navy Veteran Takes Up Tap Dancing

Who knew  85-year-old Navy veteran Arne Mayala had tap dancing on his bucket list? Sure came as a surprise to his wife and dance studio owner Robin Lind? One impromptu visit to Dance Tech in Forest Lake, Minnesota is now creating all sorts of smiles for Arne, other dancers and thousands that are now celebrating his passion online. KARE-TV has this sweet story that shows it’s never too late to go after your dream. For some of my own uplifting

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Stuff I Love: Sharing Discounts I Get With You

I’m trying something new this week. Advertisers to my site share a lot of discounts with me. I’m now passing them along to you.   So, take a look, if you think there are good deals, use them and share this page. Also, let me know what you think of the page by leaving a comment or dropping me a line at Daryn@DarynKagan.com. Happy Shopping! One of the easiest ways to save some big bucks instantly is by checking out

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How Your Pets Can Earn You Miles And Save You Big Money

  Everyone in our family helps to earn miles and points. Even our pets! Now you can do the same. Of course, being the crazy pet lover, this is money you’re going to spend anyway. So why not take a couple extra steps, save money and earn miles? Miles Husband explains how it works in this video featuring a special guest. Here are the steps with links: Go to GiftCardRescue.com. Buy e-gift cards, for Petsmart using your favorite miles-earning credit card.

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Kids Surprise With Answer To, “Who Would You Have Dinner With?”

If you like this story, please check out my new book, “Hope Possible: A Network News Anchor’s Thoughts On Losing Her Job, Finding Love, A New Career, And My Dog, Always My Dog.” I just had to share a brilliant video from Australia. The folks at Masterfoods came up with a wonderful and sweet campaign. They brought couples in a room and asked them, “If you could have dinner with anyone, who would it be?” The parents had some fun

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About That Time Folks Doing Good Got A Big Award…

You know how it goes…there’s no good news. If it bleeds, it leads. Clearly, that’s not the case here at DarynKagan.com and now traditional news media outlets are getting on board, too. Check out what The Atlantic and National Journal have come up with. They got together with the folks at Allstate and decided to make a big deal out of folks doing good at the grassroots level who are making America a better place. The people who are tackling

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Military Wife Shocked What Furnace Repair Man Had The Nerve To Charge Her

Here’s to every military wife who figures things out while your husband is away. Shoot, here’s to all military spouses and entire families–Thank you for your service. Bridget Stevens is one of those can-do kind of women. Her husband, Bobby, is deployed overseas with the National Guard. One recent challenge was particularly tough. Cold winter night. Little kids at home. The furnace goes out! No heat in the house. What to do? Bridget looked at the sticker on that old

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