Archives for July 2013

Calling Customer Service? Some tips to get results.

Though I wished this was a more positive post, the result made me want to share my experience and possibly give you some tips when dealing with customer service. ---- I've had my share of customer service stories but this one takes the cake. A recent experience really showed me the difference … [Read more...]

Summer Pennant Free Printable

If you remember my Summer Mantel post, I had made a pennant that read 'summer' that I had included in my styling. I also made matching flags which I pasted onto the ends of chopsticks and cut the end to give a pronged look. I thought I'd make it into a free printable which you can use anywhere … [Read more...]

Yummy Dinner Rolls

I've been successfully making bread in my bread maker for a while now and we've stopped buying sliced bread. I thought I'd try and make some hamburger and hotdog buns now and see if  this is something else we can cross off our grocery list for the times that we need it. Nothing beats fresh … [Read more...]

Make and store your own bread crumbs

When my son started asking me to cut off the crust on his toast I was actually really happy! From my previous posts about my son you'll read that he was diagnosed with autism and this diagnosis can impede on the social and verbal aspects of life. So when he made this request I did it with out … [Read more...]

My Summer Mantel

I think it was about time that I changed out my Spring mantel for a Summer one. I put this one together with things that I already had in the house because I really didn't want to go out and spend too much money. I also wanted to challenge myself to see if I could come up with something decent and … [Read more...]

Just how much do you think your children know?

The other day I was talking to my 4yr old son about someone having their feelings hurt. He asked me what that meant. I proceeded to explain to him how when two people are talking, someone may say something that isn't nice about the other person and they will feel sad. That person hurt their … [Read more...]