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Peach Jam…Better Late Than Never

Better late than never. My mother was here a few weeks ago for Jordan's graduation and we took the peaches I had frozen last summer from our tree and finally turned them into jam....9 months later. Oh well! I guess…

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Modest Barbies

I got tired of seeing naked Barbies...so I decided to do something permanent. All it took was some packing tape, plastic wrap, and white spray paint and now we have modest Barbies. Hurray! #ModestBarbies

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Newsies

Summer is about making memories! I was able to take Jacob and Noelle to see their very first Broadway Musical, Newsies, last week. They absolutely LOVED it! It is awesome to see a performance of that caliber and share the…

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Bike Crash

There are moments where you think, "Oh no! That is not happening right now!" And by the time you finish the thought the bad thing happens. We went off this morning on our family bike ride (this is how I…

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Scouting

I am so proud of Jacob for earning his Star in Boy Scouts! I am thankful for the patience of his scouting leaders for helping this young man with high functioning autism progress within the scouting program. We feel so…

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Growing Like A Weed!

I think he is finally taller than mom! I knew it would happen sooner or later. You see he keeps eating like a Hobbit and I think it is because he is just growing and growing. Love my boy!#GrowingLikeAWeed

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No Time For Mom

Um, excuse me summer. When is my break? Oh...not until late August? Okay. Don't mind me if I close myself in my room now. Mom has got to find some time to research all the things her kids want to…

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One More Week

I can see the light at the end of the tunnel! We are almost through all the end of the school programs, performances and stuff. I don't know why May is SO BUSY, but I have loved going to Jordan's…

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No Wrinkle Care Option

Nathan has been fascinated with my washer and dryer since I got them 8-9 years ago. He used to sit in front of my front-loader washing machine as a child fascinated to watch the clothes as they moved around and…

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Summer…Routine?

I get to this point in the school year and I think....just a few more days and then there is no homework, no school, no schedule...oh wait! I am the parent of two kids on the autism spectrum--so no schedule…

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Game of Life

Don't you love it when you kids ask what fun thing you are going to do on Saturday night at 7:45? It's too late to really choose and start a movie...so we moved on to family board games. This past…

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Egyptian Walking Onions

I love gardening! These little gems are one of my new varieties of Onions that I have to brag about. I have grown onions for years and they always have reproduced by seeds. These Egyptian Walking Onions literally have the…

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