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Living With Autism: Worried your teen won’t catch up socially with their peers? Don’t be.

Living with Autism: Worried your teen won’t socially catch up with their peers? Our daughter was diagnosed with high functioning autism at around five years old. She has been clinically at about a third of her age emotionally and socially. She is now 17 and she is still around a 13 year old’s age . . . → Read More: Living With Autism: Worried your teen won’t catch up socially with their peers? Don’t be.

How To: Minecraft Wolf Valentine’s Box

Do you want to know how to make a Minecraft Wolf Valentine’s Box? My youngest was supposed to make a Valentine’s Box for his Valentine’s Day party at school. I asked him what he wanted to do for his box and he wasn’t sure. So I named off some things he was into that . . . → Read More: How To: Minecraft Wolf Valentine’s Box

Baked Pizza-roni (Pizza Mac & Cheese) Recipe

My kids love this Pizza-roni Pizza Mac & Cheese Recipe. With three kids we are always trying to come up with different dinner options that my kids will eat. We get tired of the same meals over and over again and so do they. My husband actually suggested making mac & cheese pizza style. . . . → Read More: Baked Pizza-roni (Pizza Mac & Cheese) Recipe

I don’t make New Year Resolutions, I do this instead… Setting goals and achieving them in 2019

I don’t make New Year Resolutions. I used to, I would make them and then never be able to accomplish them. Over the years I starting thinking about it and decided not to make them anymore. I started setting goals for myself instead. Some people may look at resolutions and say but they are goals. . . . → Read More: I don’t make New Year Resolutions, I do this instead… Setting goals and achieving them in 2019

Super Easy Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe

This is a super easy Peanut Butter Fudge recipe. I have tried a few of those two or three ingredient recipes but they never turned out very well. This recipe calls for five ingredients and it is still easy to make. No need for a candy thermometer for this one. I make peanut butter . . . → Read More: Super Easy Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe

Butterscotch Holiday Haystacks Chow Mein Noodle Cookies

My kids love Chow Mein Noodle Cookies. I remember when I was still a kid and helping my Grandma make cookies, candy and other holiday treats. It was a tradition we had. She made tons of different things. There were probably at least 15 different candy she made. And every year I was right . . . → Read More: Butterscotch Holiday Haystacks Chow Mein Noodle Cookies

Meet Oscar – Our New Four Legged Family Member and Why We Choose Pet Adoption

Why do we choose pet adoption? Before I get into that, here’s a little background. About four months ago we lost our dog Dooley. He had liver cancer and he had gotten sick and he wasn’t able to recover although his vet was optimistic. It was hard on the whole family. After a couple . . . → Read More: Meet Oscar – Our New Four Legged Family Member and Why We Choose Pet Adoption

Deviled Eggs (and the best way to cook hard boiled eggs to make them)

Deviled Eggs are so simple and easy to make for just about anything. They are an easy appetizer or snacketizer depending on how you look at it. Any time we have a big dinner or family get-together whether it’s the holidays or a summer backyard party, I usually make some deviled eggs. They are . . . → Read More: Deviled Eggs (and the best way to cook hard boiled eggs to make them)

Easy Peasy Homemade Mac & Cheese

I don’t like to brag but I make some really good homemade mac & cheese. I make it every time we have some kind of family function. Any kind of get-together, holidays, it doesn’t matter. It’s one of the things that is always requested of me. The following recipe is for a huge pan . . . → Read More: Easy Peasy Homemade Mac & Cheese

Gone Fishing/Camping Theme Birthday Party Snack and Treat Ideas

Need some snack or treat ideas for a Gone Fishing/Camping Themed Birthday Party? In this post, you will find some ideas that you might like. These are the snack and treats that we had for our youngest son’s birthday party we just had not too long ago. I also made a campfire cake for . . . → Read More: Gone Fishing/Camping Theme Birthday Party Snack and Treat Ideas