Which appliances use the most electricity in your home? When we bought our home 20 years ago, it was already around 50 years old. It pretty much had original everything. Hello, pink tiled bathroom! Yes, almost everything was from the 1950s. Including our furnace. One bitterly cold winter night (of course!) the furnace died on […]
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How to Save Money on Internet Service Let’s face it. The internet is a necessity these days. Many schools are requiring homework and projects from students that require access to the internet. And we’re all looking for ways to save money on internet service. Since, in many places it easily exceeds $100 a month. Internet […]
Can you freeze eggs? Backyard chickens are a really popular trend right now. And, as anyone can tell you when the girls lay eggs, you have a lot of eggs! I have several friends who are giving away lots of eggs, so I thought I’d take a look and see if we can freeze them. How […]
Cellulitis from a bug bite or mosquito bite? Can you get cellulitis from a mosquito bite? Cellulitis from an insect bite? In a word, yes! It’s happened to us. Twice! Despite our snow squalls here in PA yesterday, I have seen mosquitoes already this year. My son has always had the worst time with bug […]
How to Stop Bullying at School. Bullying. I hate it. It’s gross and happens everywhere-on the bus, at school. My standard disclaimer is that I am not an attorney, nor do I play one on the Internet. However, I do work as a Special Education Advocate so bullying is a problem I often help families […]
Habits of Happy, Strong and Successful Disability Moms Yesterday I had a lovely phone conversation with someone whose child was recently diagnosed with a disability. We have mutual friends who referred her to me. She’s been having a bit of a struggle just finding a group that she feels comfortable with as far as our […]