Shauna pointed out The Pioneer Woman one day, and I've enjoyed reading since.
This week her husband and girls are in the DR with Compassion International, and I'm wildly impressed by what they're doing there.
Here's one of the posts, and another, and another. Probably, if you're reading this in a timely fashion, and not a year from now, it'd be best just to go to the site and read. My links are kind of random.