My 5 favorite thrifted items.

It’s only as an adult that I have found a love of flea markets, occasional sales, and junk shows. When I was a kid I hated used things.  Honestly, it was a little gross to me.  Now, I know that I can remodel things, paint them and reuse them. Here are photos of my five […]

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10 Cooking Terms to Know

Al Carbon- In Mexican/Spanish cooking meaning to cook over charcoal or wood coal. Baking Soda- A chemically based ingredient that generates carbon dioxide and is used with acidic ingredients such as sour cream, or fruit juices to create bubble to make the food rise. Baking Powder- This is a combination of chemicals that can make […]

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My photo wrap up of junk bonanza this past weekend.

Hi friends.  If you follow me on Instagram you will have seen all my latest posts from the Junk Bonanza junk show in Shakopee, MN this past weekend.  Here are a few of my favorites from my account.  Want to see more?  Then check out my Instagram by using the button on the side or […]

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ADHD and my son.

When our son was born we thought he might get ADHD.  It runs rampant in my husbands family. It turns out he did, but it was not as easy to identify as we thought.  What we found out is that ADHD is very hard to diagnose in the early stages of childhood.  Many of the […]

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3 Ways to Stay Productive

What are three things that I use to stay productive?  Well, they might sound easy, but I have found the following ideas keep me on track best.  What are some of the ways you stay productive?  I ‘d love to hear from you in the comments. The first way I stay productive is to write […]

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10 Quick things to declutter.

One thing I like to do on my blog, make lists. I like my lists short and sweet.  Not a lot of words to describe a single action.  Just tell me what needs to be done and list it.  So here it is. My short list of things to declutter. 1. Outdoor Winter Clothing.  Get […]

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Things to read this weekend.

Check out some other blogs this weekend! http://mshealthesteem.com/benefits-of-yoga/ https://www.alifedesigned.net/jewelry/ https://laivana.com/things-i-dont-buy-as-a-minimalist/ https://momscafe.blog/2018/04/13/spring-gift-guide-for-the-whole-family/  

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Sensory Disorder and My Son Part 2.

In addition to Sensory Modulation, another category under the umbrella term of Sensory Processing disorder is Sensory Based Motor Disorder. In a Sensory Based Motor Disorder a person has difficulty with balance, motor coordination and the performance of skilled non-habit tasks. One of the subcategories is Postural Disorder.  A postural disorder is impaired perception of […]

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Ten Terms to Know for Cooking

  I wish I could say I love to cook.  Honestly it is the least favorite household chore I do.  I did not grow up in a cooking family.  Our joke was if it didn’t come out of a box and you couldn’t add water our mother didn’t make it. Well, we thought it was […]

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My Sensory Son.

Sensory disorder.  It’s seems like a new thing right?  Twenty years ago we never heard much about it.  While it’s always been there, sensory processing disorder isn’t new.  Sensory Integration disorder was first defined by Occupational Therapist Anna Jean Ayres in 1972. Unfortunately, at this time the medical literature does not recognize as a medical […]

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