Year One

How have our lives changed after our child received a diagnosis of autism? Well, things are the same, yet everything is different. How is that for an honest answer? Our road began in December 2014 when a Speech Therapist (SLP) referred me to our county’s Early Intervention program. We knew Eddie had a speech delay… More Year One

Into the Woods

Things are not happening, or they are happening all at once, right? Well, tomorrow Annabelle begins 1st grade. It is surreal, magical, exciting & a bit worrisome. Our family got a pass last year as she attended a “private kindergarten” that was an extension of her daycare. This year is a full-fledged school complete with a… More Into the Woods


Almost 7 years ago, I became a parent. Around that time, I was ready for the Earth to tilt, for the skies to shift & for my life to drastically change overnight. Inside I was anxious yet prepared, nervous but confident & SO ready to have a baby girl. Annabelle arrived & I transitioned rather… More Overwhelmed

Greek Orzo Pasta

Well, my neighbor did me wrong. She offered me a deli prepared Greek Orzo Pasta Salad from Safeway, and I fell in LOVE. What I don’t love is $8.99 a pound pasta salad. So, I went on a hunt to recreate this salad. Here are the fruits of my labor. Be forewarned, this recipe makes… More Greek Orzo Pasta


My Paw Paw, Glyndell Wilbert Ebarb, passed away Wednesday night. Sorrow, grief and heartbreak come in waves, but I feel so fortunate. He was a part of my life for over 31 years and I can’t think of him without smiling. He taught me about hard work. He would come for a visit and find… More GWE

Rebel Yell

Our lives didn’t change today; they changed in December of 2011. That’s when my Eddie arrived in a fast & furious fashion. He let out a rebel yell to command our attention and he hasn’t let up the past three years. I say he let out a battle cry when he was born because I… More Rebel Yell