ID Bracelets

My grandson Vincent has autism. I find myself thinking of different things to do for him. I want to challenge him in the same way you would any 4-year-old but I find that with Vincent if he can feel it then it makes sense to him. I considered making toys/learning tools for him. I bought a seat belt restraint to put on him in the car explaining his disability in the event of an accident since he is considered nonverbal. {Read More}

Sunday Dinner

Every week we have dinner together at the kid’s house. Great grandpa, Boogie as the kids call him, Poppy and I go over to their house to eat. The kids love Sunday dinner because we always have dessert! Each week a discussion starts… what do you want to dinner Sunday? Sometimes we are prepared while others times we pull off a miracle. Most of the grown-ups work so usually its myself and the kids… the twins really… making dinner. Carter {Read More}

New Year Resolutions -2017

I started this blog to have a place to share family stories, tips on crafts and recipes, and more things I do with the grandkids. As it has grown it has turned into product review and less about family. I was fine with that because I find myself censoring things I want to say. Basically I have stopped posting. Truthfully this is my format to express myself about anything I want to. If you don’t like it, don’t read it. {Read More}

Big Brother

One of the things I like to do is watch reality television. I don’t know why it’s so addicting for me but it is. Every summer CBS comes out with big brother. It’s a show about a social experiment taking strangers and putting them in a house… they can’t leave, there’s no television, there’s no reading and they used to not even be able to know the time. All of the contestants compete in competitions to earn different things like {Read More}

Essential Oils

I haven’t joined the essential oil craze so far because I am smell sensitive. This past weekend I hurt my back and went to see my chiropractor. We talked about allergies and Claritin, I can’t use that regularly because it gives me a headache. He said it did the same for him. He told me he started using essential oils and they work great. A friend of mine accurately sells them, so today I ran to the market and got {Read More}