Matriarch Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

Back in the day I posted a recipe that I had just made up on the fly.  The other day my sister in law Leanne told me she was making it, and that she makes it often.  How crazy is that?  I posted it early 2008.  Crazy.  It was called Matriarch Mushroom Soup and you… Continue reading Matriarch Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

Where the heck have you been???

This = gollywopper (click for photo source)

Where the heck have you people been??  Good grief, it’s been ages since we’ve spoken.  I’m blaming this all on you. My mind has been kind of busy with things.  I’m part of a big project right now.  By “big” I mean enormous.  By “project” I mean a total take-over-your-life-in-a-big-time-sort-of-group-effort-holy-crap-I’m-really-a-part-of -this-dealy-yo-yo. But I’m not going… Continue reading Where the heck have you been???

How To: Keep Things Peanut Free For Someone With an Allergy

I must admit something, I avoid birthday parties when it comes to Silas.  When people invite him the first thing I think about is the peanut allergy….I usually go so far as to rudely ignore the RSVP and just say nothing.  It’s hard to be honest about this one because I feel extremely shameful about… Continue reading How To: Keep Things Peanut Free For Someone With an Allergy

Excuse Me While I Go Purge My Supper

I live in townhouses, it seems to me that people get more nosy when you live in a townhouse.  I have this one neighbour two doors down that I find to be particularly nosy.  Her child was the one who I removed my children from because him and two other boys were playing “shoot the… Continue reading Excuse Me While I Go Purge My Supper


Well, another lesson learned in not getting your hopes up too high.  Silas’ back is covered in hives from his peanut allergy test.  His allergy is worse than it was a year and a bit ago.  I guess we’re just really really good at keeping him safe. The doc said to not come back for… Continue reading Shucks…

My Heart

I’m becoming increasingly aware that this autism is effecting me in a very negative way.  Ya my attitude is great, I see attitude as a choice, no one is slave to their attitudes. It’s just my heart, my spirit, something.  Something is missing.  I’ve just felt like I’ve been carrying around this weight with me… Continue reading My Heart

Titles are for People Who Don’t Have To Think of One Every Stinking DAY!!

So Silas has his appointment with the ped to see whether or not he’s on any spectrum. Any parents with kids on the spectrum that could give me hints on how to prepare and conduct myself during that initial appointment? Part of me almost wants him to be on it. It wouldn’t change him but… Continue reading Titles are for People Who Don’t Have To Think of One Every Stinking DAY!!

Medic Alert

We got Silas’ Medic Alert bracelet yesterday. What an odd thing to see on my own little darling’s hand but I think it’s necessary. I wasn’t going to get one just yet but the parents on the allergy board made a very good point. I thought I was with Silas all the time so he… Continue reading Medic Alert