Some Art in Our Lives

With the last heavy posts, I decided to lighten things up a little.  I update this page (Some Art in Our Lives) under Menu.

One of my favorite hobbies is to semi-make artsy craftsy stuff for my boys’ parties.  Birthdays and school holidays are the only times I really make time to get into it.  Our tradition is I buy boys matching themed shirts and deco out depending on the boy’s choice of theme for the year.  I’ve been obsessed with fondant decorative cakes since the 1st Bday Party up to now.  Party planning, as you Mom’s know is stressful but I do really enjoy the making part.  Since I’m not one to make things from scratch, much credit to Pinterest and other sites for the ideas!  Comment below if you want specifics on how I made certain things.

Andrew’s 1st Bday Party: Jungle Forest Theme

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Anthony’s 2nd Bday Party: Froggie Theme

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Anthony’s 3rd Bday Party: Train Theme

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Andrew’s 4th Bday Party: Thomas The Train!

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Andrew’s 7th Bday Party: Minions!!

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Anthony’s 5th Bday Party: Disney’s Where’s My Water?

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Andrew’s 8th Bday Party: M&M’s Lunch &  Arcade

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2013 Valentines

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From Worrying to Dreaming……

I often worry about my family’s life.  What my autistic son’s future will be like if my husband and I left this earth.  Will Anthony take care of him?  Would I want him to have that responsibility.  I guess we just have to see and let him decide on his own.  How independent will Andrew become?  Enough to live on his own. Enough to fend off the bad people and avoid bad situations.  Will he be okay…

As much as I worry, I dream just as much to escape my scary reality.  How wonderful it would be to travel to every part of the world.  To experience life in multi facets.  To see and touch corners of the world.  To delve into a variety of cultures for a few days and be lost in new flavors, sights, and experiences.