The end of the school year is upon us. As we look back on all our kids have accomplished, it is so apropos to select thoughtful gifts for the amazing people who made it happen. For special needs families, this list often goes far beyond just a teacher or two. Our “family” includes therapists, special … [Read more…]
I am SO enjoying jumping in headlong to the Amazon Associates Program! In so doing, I’ve been scouring the website looking for gifts and items that I and my readers would LOVE to buy. Y’all? There’s a lot of fun stuff on Amazon. Aaaaaaaand, since I’m turning 29 this weekend, I thought I would take this … [Read more…]
Allume is such a giving community. The people involved give – over and over and over.
“A rosebush is a much better picture of what marriage is really like. It has thorns. It is beautiful when it blooms, but it’s rather plain looking the rest of the year. It’s very much alive, but it isn’t always stunning or colorful. In the same way, marriage isn’t this wonderful, breathtaking thing day-in and day-out. Sometimes marriage just a thorny green bush. But the times when the beauty comes through in stunning blossoms makes the plain times, the painful times, worth it all.” The best anniversary gift I’ve ever received…a rosebush that keeps on growing with each passing year of marriage.