• Autism Awareness Blog Hop 2020

      I’d like to thank RJ Scott for inviting me to participate in her Autism Awareness Month Blog Hop!  It’s an honour to be able to partake in spreading some awareness in our wonderful community! The theme this year is food, and it’s so appropriate this year because we’re all in lockdown, or isolating during this global pandemic, and food is a current and constant thing we’re all facing. Cleaning and baking have proven to be therapeutic in helping folks feel productive. And yes, I’ve been baking! I love all sweet foods, and so far I’ve baked banana bread and orange cake. Which is great, but then I eat it…

  • Autism Awareness Month! Childhood Memories, Blog Hop, and Giveaways!

    Autism fact: Autism is not a disease. It’s always a great honour for me to take part in RJ Scott’s Autism Awareness Blog Hop. And this year I took a trip down memory lane, waaaaaaay back to my childhood, and my favourite toys that I remember. I was never into anything overtly ‘girly’ (I’m still not LOL) and while my sisters would play dress-ups and cook and sew, I played with trucks, and explored the countryside with my cousins (who were all boys). We lived in a small country town, so I spent every spare minute outside, up trees, in gullies, making tree houses, and would only ever come home…

  • Autism Awareness Month ~ Hopes and Dreams, and a contest~

    Autism Fact:  People with autism are more likely to be the victims of violence than committing a violent act. April is Autism Awareness Month and it’s always an honour to take part. This year the theme is hopes and dreams, which is another great topic and one we don’t reflect on enough. I usually only take stock of which goals I’d like to achieve around the new year, not really as a resolution, but more of a ‘am I going in the direction I want/need to be going’ kind of way. I am truly lucky that I have my dream job – and I know this. I don’t take it for…