Corn chips are no place for a mighty warrior.



A hugging octopus necklace that appears ghostly white by day, then wakes at night to glow brilliantly in turquoise and highlighter yellow.

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lil maple leaf embroidery x
I’ve been creating simple embroidered objects. Aren’t the fall colors just delicious? 


lil maple leaf embroidery x

I’ve been creating simple embroidered objects. Aren’t the fall colors just delicious? 






Source: An inside look at ADHD.

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Me 100% of the time. Luckily Ito help for my ADD when I was a child

fun facts!

  • ADD and ADHD are the same disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder was officially renamed Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in 1994. Many people use ADD to refer to Type One presented here, and ADHD to refer to Type Two, but they are the same core disorder.
  • In many cases where ADHD carries into adulthood, it’s a genetic issue [My grandfather, mother, siblings, and I have all been diagnosed with ADHD], though this does not always occur.

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more fun facts!

  • there are a lot of talks about how ADHD is overdiagnosed, and that may be true for boys, but for girls ADHD is severely underdiagnosed.
  • older studies mostly looked at hyperactive boys and that’s the perception we have of ADHD. because of this many girls will go undiagnosed until adulthood.
  • most girls/women who have ADHD are inattentive type. they tend to be introverted, disorganized and daydreamers. 
  • girls will internalize these as personal failings and teenage girls have a much higher rate of suicide and self harm because of it
  • ADHD is often comorbid with anxiety and depression, both of which are caused by the failings from having ADHD
  • depression can present itself differently in people with ADHD. it’s more of a discouragement from constantly failing, but it can be just as debilitating.
  • read this article from the atlantic: It’s Different for Girls with ADHD


I’m livin that ADHD lifestyle. 

Thai Style Braised Butternut Squash


So I just made this SUPER yummy dish from a vegetarian cookbook I use frequently. I tweaked it a bit to change my tastes, and I encourage you lil chefs to add in/substitute whatever veggies you like! This would also be good with some tofu, I think. The only general rule is you want one hearty vegetable, such as butternut squash, which I used, or some other winter squash/sweet potato/potato. What you need:

  • 1 1/2 lb. butternut squash, cut into 1/2” cubes
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 fresh chile, such as jabanero, minced
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, sliced thinly
  • whatever other veggies you want! ie, zucchini, carrots, potato, pepper. just make sure if you add a lot of extra stuff that you have enough liquid!
  1. Heat olive oil over low-medium heat in a heavy pan with a fitted top. Add onion and cook for a few minutes until softened. Add garlic, chile, and ginger, stir in, cover pan and let cook about a minute until fragrant.
  2. Add butternut squash (and other veggies if you’re using them) and coconut milk. Bring to a boil, then cover, set heat to low, and cook about 15 min. Stir a couple times in between.
  3. When squash is tender, uncover and turn up heat, stirring until much of the liquid is absorbed. If you want it to be more like a stew, just cook for a few minutes, but if you wanna burn off more of the liquid, keep cooking until squash is slightly browned.

This is perfect cool weather food, and very filling, so you should have leftovers! Serve with rice or grains and enjoy!