Let me start off by saying I really do love Thanksgiving. It’s my favorite holiday. This year will be hard celebrating Thanksgiving without my Grandma Bertha but I know she’s watching us from heaven. Sydney loves all holidays and loves to decorate. Our tradition was always to put our tree up the weekend before Thanksgiving … More Don’t Ask Questions Just Go Get The Christmas Tree
I learned so much this season. I always knew Jesus was the reason, that’s why we made birthday cupcakes for Jesus each year. Yesterday we improvised and made precut sugar cookies for Jesus and it was all good. I learned that less is more. When you have a child with autism you never know how … More This Christmas
I have fond memories of going through the Sears and the JC Penney catalog when I was younger. I would circle the toys that I wanted, and fold the top of the pages back so I could quickly show mommy and daddy the gifts I wanted. As I got older I would still search the … More Mama’s Don’t Make Christmas Lists
I love traditions and I hope my children will continue their own family traditions when they are older. I’m sure I get on their nerves with my holiday traditions but they always get excited during the holiday season. We always like to give back to the community. I don’t want them to see that as … More 5 Family Holiday Traditions
I have my strengths. I am not ashamed of acknowledging my weaknesses. I’ve shared my horror stories of how many people I needed to screw in a lightbulb. Or the time when I was trying to put the Barbie Dream House together four years. I ended up drinking egg nog and called my daddy to … More I Only Said the F Word Once
It might be the fact that I am turning 46 in February. Or it might be the fact that as I get older. I realize that little things make me smile. Our family does a gift exchange every year for Christmas. After the gift exchange mommy gave Harrison and Sydney two gifts to give me. … More Aluminum Foil and Ziploc Bags
Are you ready for Christmas? Do you have Christmas spirit? Or are you stressing about not having enough money to buy gifts? I was like that in the past. After my divorce it took a long time for me to find the Christmas spirit again. I am glad that I bought the kid’s gifts online … More Do You Have Christmas Spirit?