November 19, 2017
Special Needs

Special Needs

So, I owe you all a huge apology because I haven't written anything new lately in the last few weeks. I had a huge meltdown with my host providers with all of my sites...as all of my sites have been down (for the most part) for almost 2 months. If you had issues in coming to read and catch...
Hello friends and family. It's been a little over a month since the last time I was able to write anything. I apologize as life has been super busy and chaotic, not with Angela. Life with her has become more and more amazing.In fact, I should make mention that we very seldom use the word Special Needs when introducing...
Sometimes, we take for granted the simplest things in life that we can do on our own. We can tie our shoes, take a shower, eat and chew our food, brush our hair, brush our teeth, put on deodorant, go for a walk, and the list can go on and on. There are many things that we don't mind doing...
"I'm sorry, but she's not a good fit." the program coordinator told me after our visit to a day program. Those words have haunted me since we visited the "facility" almost 2 months ago. I just haven't had a moment to truly write about it and release it to the world. I've been on the hunt for a day program for...
“I am participating in a sponsored campaign hosted by Centrum®. I received compensation for this post. While all opinions stated are my own, I make no claims about Centrum® as a product or its effectiveness.” As you all know, I take pride in the fact that I try to give Angela the best nutritional value from food that I can....
  Angela and I have recently decided to brainstorm in recycling her unused period pads and try these Poise Thin Shaped pads. Why would we even try to do anything like this? Well..here's the story behind it all. As you all know, I've been the caretaker for my special needs sister for a little over a year. During the year,...
Here is a list of 15 ways that special needs people can help in the kitchen and feel included into the family unit!
  15 Ways Special Needs People Can Help In The Kitchen It’s not easy living with a family member who has special needs or neurological disability of sorts. It has it's challenges, takes a lot of patience, and a lot of love to take care of their daily needs. I’ve been taking care of my special needs sister (basically) her whole...
Chicken Flatbread pizza! Super yummy and organic!
  Chicken Flatbread "Pizza" Recipe Everyone is always in need of a quick and easy meal that we can put on the table fast, but we also want it to be just a little bit on the healthy side life. Mine and Angela's Chicken Flatbread "Pizza" is just what you need! We were both scrounging around the kitchen last week in...
This Pumpkin Scones recipe is super delicious and very easy to make!
  Pumpkin Scones Recipe Admittedly, I have never made a scone before. Ever! So, I decided to take my sister with me to the  kitchen to see if we can make our very own scones. With it being Fall, we both decided that making Pumpkin Scones would be amazing! However, we took it a step further and and made a butterscotch...
Peanut Butter, Cinnamon, Raisin, and Craisin roll Recipe
Cinnamon Raisin Peanut Butter Rolls Recipe I had a great Opportunity to do a product review for Peanut Butter & Co's All Natural Flavored peanut butters. I was so super excited to get two different flavors, and I honestly didn't know which one I wanted to start with! Of course, the Dark Chocolate Dreams was speaking to me...but I had...