Things that Go!

Things that GO! Our favorite books about planes, trains, cars, trucks, and more! // One Lovely Life

I moved nine times by the time I was 18. My dad wasn’t in the military, but we moved a lot. That meant that I attended a lot of schools. Seven schools before I graduated high school, to be exact. I know lots of people who have moved more times or lived more places or… 

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five fact friday

Five Fact Friday // One Lovely Life

1. Never has it been more apparent there is a boy in our house. Milo is just over the moon about All The Wheel-y Roll-y Things. He’s got different sounds for cars, trucks, dump trucks, airplanes, helicopters, trains, and rockets. Our current rotation of books has a clear theme, and there are frequent shouts of… 

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citrus avocado dressing and dip (gf, df, v, Paleo, Whole30)

Citrus Avocado Dip or Dressing (Whole30 approved!!!) // One Lovely Life

Avocados are my love language. If I possessed the skill to write sonnets, I would write at least one very good one about avocados. Since we went gluten and dairy free, they’ve become one of my go-to sources of healthy fats. They’re so versatile, taste delicious, and you can even freeze them! (Yep! It’s true!)… 

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Green Beans with Tangy Vinaigrette (gf, df, v, paleo, whole30)

Green Beans with Tangy Vinaigrette // One Lovely Life

Ohhhh, I love summer produce season! Nectarines, peaches, cherries, red ripe tomatoes, green beans, and more. When I saw that green beans were on sale this week, I couldn’t help but snatch them up. Green beans are one of my favorite simple sides. These are delicious. The sweetness of the caramelized onions combined with the… 

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Five Fact Friday

Five Fact Friday // One Lovely Life

1. I rotate our toys to keep things interesting around here. With more than a dozen hours of our weekly therapy being in-home, I need to keep the toys/puzzles/books interesting enough that Sophie will engage with them during therapy too. We moved a few sets of blocks downstairs to our living room, and one day… 

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Daniel Tiger’s Veggie Spaghetti (gf, df, vegan)

Daniel Tiger's Veggie Spaghetti // One Lovely Life

In Autism therapy, we use a lot of what’s called social stories. Going to the doctor? Let’s read books, tell stories, and watch shows that feature going to the doctor. Learning about potty training? Having a babysitter over? Learning to share toys? Same story. It’s a great strategy for almost all children, whether they’re typical… 

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