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  • The Other F Word ~ this is such an awesome movie! It’s members of prominent punk bands as fathers with their families.

    Father of the Bride

    Parenhood

    Mrs Doubtfire

    Three Men and a Baby

    Father of the […]

  • I’m in my new apartment now and have been unpacking for the last two weeks. I still have a long way to have to go put it’s starting to look like a home.

    I’m not good at packing or unpacking. Thank God for my […]

  • When flares strike, I’m doing good to make my own cereal. Heat soup. I go for those meals that are easiest and can get me back in my comfy bed or snuggled on the couch with a blanket and pillow the quickest. I […]

  • Living with Psoriatic Arthritis and Fibromyalgia, or any combination of Chronic Illnesses, I believe we need to surround ourselves with people and things that bring us, Joy.

    Life is beyond challenging with all […]

  • Suicide is such a huge issue in our society today.  The rate among people who are living with Chronic Pain is remarkably higher according to a study done by the American Journal of Preventative Medicine.

    I […]

  • Whether you’re getting your first apartment or just relocating ~ every move means restocking your pantry to some degree.  I like to keep a healthy, well-stocked pantry so that I can easily make meals and cut down […]

  • Being able to relax and enjoy life is so vitality important especially for those of us living with Chronic Illness. Stress can be a major trigger.

    So I thought I’d share a list of the things that help me […]

  • I love doing fun and special things for my family. With Easter, right around the corner, I’ve been putting together ideas for gifts and baskets.

    One thing my Mom and I really enjoy is going to brunch at a […]

  • At this point, you should have your movers booked, boarding reservations for your pets as necessary and a first 24-hour box started as well as your unpacking box.

    Call your movers and boarding facility to […]

  • Like most Americans, I used to live paycheck to paycheck. Then my health took a nose dive. Seizures, Fibromyalgia, Psoriatic Arthritis, Migraines, Asthma….

    Living with Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain means so […]

  • If you’re moving far away this is the point where you need to stop eating out and use what you have in the fridge and freezer.

    No matter where you are moving its time to contact your vet and make arrangements […]

  • We live in such a hurried world. I think it’s important to make time for the people that are part of our lives. In my family, we have set one night a week as  Game Night. In the past when I lived closer to my […]

  • I know you’re probably thinking I’m off my nut as its February and I’m writing about Christmas. Trust me! I’ve been doing this for years to make my Christmas season more affordable.

    It all started the year my […]

  • At this point its time to get your boxes. Rather than spending tons of money buying boxes from the moving and getting pennies on the dollar back ~ go to your local market and ask them to set aside the dry goods […]

  • If you’re like me before your health issues became truly noticeable and changed your life, you most likely did some dusting, laundry and vacuuming during the work week and the big house clean in one day one the […]

  • No matter how many times I move and trust it’s been far too many to count, there are always fees that I’ve somehow managed to forget.

    So here are some of the hidden costs, the ones that you absolutely need […]

  • Wishing All My Skullies A Blessed Valentine’s Day!

    Love and Hugs ~ Shellie

  • There are two ways depending on your time and how your feeling.

    The quick and easy way ~Go to Trader Joes and purchase their Swiss Cheese fondue. Add about 1/2 cup good quality Chardonnay or Sauvignon […]

  • Crab Enchiladas are traditionally made with a sour cream sauce. However, I  really wanted to make them this time with a Green Chile Enchilada Sauce. I use Palmas.

    I always use frozen crab. I get mine from T […]

  • For this salad, I use Langastino Lobster. I buy it frozen at Trader Joes to keep it cost effective.

    3 hours before starting I put the lobster in a bowl of ice water with lemon so that it doesn’t taste […]

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