No Dairy - emergency entrace of the hospital - ER

Our oldest son, Buddy who is almost 3, has several severe life-threatening food allergies. His little body cannot tolerate any dairy products (milk, cheese, yogurt, etc) or eggs. We first discovered his dairy allergy when he was 8 months old. Actually we knew something was wrong way before then but had no idea what it […]

DIY Toothpaste image

For the past few months, I have been experimenting with lots of DIY projects. One of my favorites, as well as the hubby’s, is our DIY toothpaste. I initially found the recipe on Pinterest but I have tweaked to make it my own! It’s a super simple DIY project, has only 5 ingredients, and will even whiten your teeth […]

Having problems with Adobe Bridge CC Cache?

Have you ever received the following Adobe Bridge cache error message? Bridge encountered a problem and is unable to read the cache. Please try purging the central cache in cache preferences to correct the situation Anyone who has seen this knows that purging the central cache does nothing to help the problem. Luckily, there’s an […]

Emergency DIY Home Battery Backup

How do you cope with the power going out? While rearing two young boys with life threatening allergies, the smallest things can become big problems. Let’s take losing power due to a summer thunderstorm for example. Here’s a quick story about my oldest son (let’s call him Buddy) and how our DIY home battery backup system kept him safe. He’s two-years-old, […]

Wood Wall

This is a big step for most people. In fact, I would be willing to bet that coming up with the first blog post is one of the primary reasons people never start the blog they want to. Actually, I have no facts to back that up. It’s just the way I’ve felt for a […]