Creative Writing Prompts for Letters to Santa…..

The Christmas tree went up earlier this week and this weekend we will be making some time to write our letters to Santa. The kids are eager to let Santa know what they want for Christmas, but when it comes to writing a letter they need a little assistance in various areas. As many of you know earlier this year I shared with you that Cohen is on the autism spectrum and whether you are aware of what some of the challenges can be like with autism the thing you need to know  most is, the challenges are different for…

The Extraordinary People You Meet at Garage Sales……

I have meet some incredible people over the years through my thrifty adventures and I’ve heard even more incredible stories from how collections were accumulated and how far they traveled. It’s somewhat of a beautiful privilege to be passed on such trinkets of information, wisdom and knowledge. A few weekends ago now we had a long weekend here, on the Saturday and Sunday, I had seen a particular sign for a garage sale but the way the weekend was travelling I was left no time both days to drop by. But given it was a long weekend when I traveled…

Juggling, Autism and Celebrating Our Differences……

I always set out to try and conquer and succeed at all my crazy ideas and thoughts. I’m a hopeless creative with a million ideas and dreams floating around. Ben hears many a crazy ideas and thoughts pass my lips about what I think I’m going to do, but sometimes I feel for you all reading this that you do too. I know this year through various blog posts I have mentioned new things I have wanted to bring to the blog and if you’ve noticed some of them haven’t happened.  There’s good reason for it, but it doesn’t mean…