Dealing with Food Inflation

One of my big goals during the holidays is to stock up on all the great grocery deals.  Well, at least it was when there were great grocery deals during the holidays.  It was disappointing to see that turkeys never really went down to the low prices of previous years.  Each time my Mom and […]

In other news…..

We’re almost a month into Summer vacation here at the Hodson House.  Summer is different these days than it used to be when my kids were little and it seemed as though every spare moment was spent on some sort of sports bleacher watching one or more of my kids play as their Dad worked […]

Yard Sale Prices

I hit a few yard sales Saturday as I ran a few errands. I wasn’t able to get out until about noon, but often times hitting the yard sales later makes for better deals as people are ready to pack up and just want to get rid of what hasn’t sold.  I have to tell […]

Yard Sale Scores

It’s finally turned yard sale season around here.  I have my list and I’ve been out a couple of times.  I’m being very picky.  Just because something is a great deal doesn’t mean you uh…..I….. need it. Now on to this week’s yard sale scores! I’m always on the look out for great deals on […]

Therapy Ideas for Children from Yard Sales

I’m a woman on a mission to provide Parker with things he needs to meet his sensory needs, as well as physical (gross motor) and occupational therapy (fine motor) needs. I’m going to be seeking out therapy ideas for children from yard sales and thrift shops. This is Parker’s healthy time of the year.  It’s […]

Defining Enough

Tuesday Parker, our nurse and I stopped by on the way home from his feeding therapy at Kid to Kid to see if the Little Tykes Rocking Horse  they had was big enough for our Brave Hero to add to his list of items we use to provide him with vestibular input. It was too […]