Category Archives: Family

Win 2 Tickets To The New England International Auto Show and Join Me In Boston Tomorrow

Disclosure: Musings from A Special Needs Mom was invited to attend the 2016 New England International Auto Show in Boston, by Chevrolet and She Buys Cars. NEW ENGLAND INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW Come join me tomorrow at The New England International Auto Show.  The show will be in town from Thurs, January 14th through Monday, January […]

Easy Holiday Treats the Kids Will Love

Easy Holiday Treats the Kids Will Love Are you looking for a way to keep your children busy during holiday break? One great way to have them contribute to the holiday festivities is to have them help make holiday treats. In many families cookies are an important part of the holiday tradition. Even if your […]

Old-Fashioned Christmas Crafts

  Old-Fashioned Christmas Crafts Sometimes the best times are the simplest times. You and your family can have an old-fashioned Christmas by enjoying some fun holiday crafts. Here are five old-fashioned Christmas craft ideas to enjoy. Paper chain Paper chains can be made year around. However, they’re particularly fun during the holidays. They’re a wonderful […]

Homemade Edible Gifts from the Heart

Homemade Edible Gifts from the Heart Are you looking for a new way to show your appreciation and gratitude this holiday season? Are you looking to give gifts this year that are special and focus on giving rather than materialism? Consider making your own homemade edible gifts this year!   Creating Your Own Homemade Treats […]

Pure and Simple Holiday Decorating Ideas

Pure and Simple Holiday Decorating Ideas Decorating for the holidays is often one of events people most look forward to. There’s just something special about the twinkling lights, the smell of pine in the air and the festivity. If you’re tired of fancy decorations or want to take your holiday decorating in a new direction, […]

Why Baking is Good for the Soul

Why Baking is Good for the Soul Imagine walking into a home that smells like homemade bread, cookies or cinnamon rolls. The scent envelopes you and makes you feel like a child again. Baking, it is said, is good for the soul. Not only because the aromas and flavors can take you back to childhood, […]

Creating Family Traditions for the Holidays

 This post does contain affiliate links Creating Family Traditions for the Holidays A tradition is something that a person or family does year after year. Traditions are often the one thing that stands out when an adult looks back on their childhood. They bring smiles to their faces and help them remember their family and […]

31 Days of Gratitude Journal

As the end of the year is approaching, I wanted to create a gratitude journal that I could use to reflect back on the past year. To help me to remember the good times and try to understand the bad. This has been a very difficult year for my family. We had some really good times, but right now it […]

BLACK FRIDAY Kohl's Deals with Amazon Links!

Black Friday! Earlier we shared a time and energy-saving list of Black Friday deals from Best Buy. So how about some more great deals, this time from KOHL’S Black Friday specials? Let the online shopping fun continue! FYI: An item with an asterisk (*) indicates a Door Buster Item which the ad specifies is available until […]

BLACK FRIDAY Best Buy Deals with Amazon Links!

  Now that the turkey’s all prepped and ready to go, the time is right to get started working on your Black Friday plan of attack! And you’re in luck… here you’ll find a complete listing of all of BEST BUY’S Black Friday specials with links to the Amazon counterparts. So ditch the strategizing, enjoy some […]