I was cleaning up some stuff earlier and stumbled upon this apology note from my son from about a year ago, so he was 9 whenever this incident occurred!
Still makes me giggle to myself. Life is f’ing hard sometimes, huh, kid?
I am a Denver mom, writing about my adventures with 2 sets of twins and a kid with Autism. Mad love for DIY, Crafts, Cooking, Gardening, Good Music & My Little Chiweenie!
It’s been years since I’ve been to Girl Scout camp, so I forgot all about making SWAPS. And I only just discovered that SWAPS is an acronym – Special Whatchamatcallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere. None of my girls are in a Girl Scout Troop, but Mallory is going to Girl Scout camp this summer with her… [Continue Reading]
I’ve been wanting to give metal stamping a try for literally YEARS now, but wasn’t really sure where to begin. Then the other day, I was poking around in Laura Kelly Walters‘ studio and noticed a set of metal alphabet stamps from ImpressArt, along with several different shaped blanks for creating necklaces, dog tags, and… [Continue Reading]
I was recently part of Laura Kelly’s Popcorn Box Blog Hop, a fun little exercise in creativity, where a group of creative bloggers were invited to decorate a popcorn box in any way we wanted, using any materials we wanted. This sums up what we were trying to do: “The objective is to create in… [Continue Reading]
Are these wee little leprechaun donuts freakin’ adorable or what?? A few years ago, we made Leprechaun Traps with our kids as a school project – these would have been a darling addition to those. Or for St. Patrick’s Day, of course! Here’s the recipe for how to make them, along with the printable template… [Continue Reading]
Every parent dreams of the day when their little one says their first word. For some parents, especially of children with autism, that day never comes. My boy Pablo is a chatty 4th grader now, in spite of his autism – but he didn’t speak until he was four years old. For a long time,… [Continue Reading]