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…]
Are you in need of the PERFECT gift for a mom in your life? Maybe you are a husband whose wife has a birthday coming up. Maybe Mother’s Day snuck up on you again this year! Or maybe you are doing some last minute Christmas shopping! Now matter your situation, this ULTIMATE LIST will give … [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.