Monthly Archives: May 2010



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A man’s growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends. Ralph Waldo Emerson A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world. Leo Buscaglia A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down. Arnold H. Glasow An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind. Buddha

Thoughtful Thursday – Friendship



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You can go HERE to shop for all sorts of cute apparel promoting Autism Awareness.  Here’s two of my favorites: LOL. Okay, seriously, there are days that I’d LOVE to have those with me.  But here are some really sweet buttons, shirts, and more that I really love as well:  Isn’t that clock cool?Check it out!

Autism Awareness Store


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The United States of Autism is going to begin filming their documentary by the same name starting this summer….for those who don’t know, I’m making the official announcement:  our family is going to be one of those that is filmed for this!  After reading the list of all of the families that were chosen, I have to admit, I’m surprised we were chosen.  There are so many AMAZING families out there that are suffering so much, and working so hard.  […]

United States of Autism Documentary



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The Right To Lead:  Learning Leadership Through Character And Courage by John C. Maxwell…what can I say?  I loved this book.  I was expecting a novel style, but instead found a nice compact booked filled with inspirational stories, quotes, and ideas.  This is truly a book I will read over and over again, simply when I am in need of motivation, of inspiration, or simply of escape.  Divided up into seven sections, John C. Maxwell shares with us different traits […]

The Right to Lead by John C. Maxwell book review


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Oh my gosh!  I’m just NOW realizing that I didn’t post Thursday’s Thought!  Sorry….without any further ado: (photo courtesy)  “I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; And because I cannot do everything I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.” -Edward Everett Hale “The true measure of your character is what you would do if you were sure no one would ever find out.” […]

Thoughtful Thursday/Friday




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(photo courtesy) For the month of May, the food storage item I’m focusing on stocking up on is powdered milk.  I know I’ve mentioned here before that I use it to supplement our regular milk, and make it stretch, but I use it for so many other things too!   As you may have noticed, I’m a big fan of natural stuff, and cooking more from scratch.  I think powdered milk is AWESOME for that stuff.  Now, I know that there […]

Frugal Friday – powdered milk in your food storage