MSnubutterflies

49 Flips | 4 Magazines | 2 Likes | 2 Following | 4 Followers | @ShannonGiroux | I blog about my journey living with MS. Finding the laughter through the struggles. You will also find DIY projects and Recipes.

Rhubarb Cobbler

I’m not much for sweets but every 3 years or so I get a craving for Rhubarb cobbler. My Grandmother and my mom made the best rhubarb pies. This was …

Baking

Blog Networking: 5/18/17

Here’s how to network your blog. The work is done for you, all you have to do is LIKE, COMMENT and FOLLOW others. The more you network with other …

Happy Mother’s Day

Omg I’m turning into my mother!<p>No it’s not what you may be thinking. So many say that as if it’s a terrible thing. In my case it was a funny moment. …

Lemon Pepper Parmesan

First pierce the spaghetti squash down the center with a fork. Microwave the squash for 5 minutes. Cut the squash in half and remove the seeds. Coat …

Cream of Cauliflower and Leek Soup

This soup is really easy and fast to make. About 30 minutes is all you need.<p>Ingredients<p>In a large pan heat the oil and add the onion, garlic, …

Chickpea Tikka Masala

Ingredients<p>I make my own Garam Masala. It’s easy and less expensive than buying it pre-made.<p>Garam Masala Recipe<p>Roast all ingredients except ground …

Avocado and Basil Pasta Primavera

In a large pan bring the water for the pasta to a boil. While the water is coming to a boil make an ice bath in a small bowl. In a blender add 1 cup …

That for me is Enough

Last night was a rough night. I was in tremendous pain. Getting comfortable at night these days is almost impossible. The pain and stiffness in my …

Turning Negatives Into a Garden

I haven’t been blogging as much as I would like to. It has been a real challenge lately. The physical symptoms have been enough on their own but the …

Turning Negatives Into a Garden 2

It’s been a few weeks since the first post about turning some of the negatives I have been dealing with into something positive.<p>I am still struggling …

MSnubutterflies

<b>I believe things in life happen for a reason. It doesn’t always seem fair and we may not understand why at the time but I truly believe there is a</b> …

Multiple Sclerosis

Beef Teriyaki ( or is it )

Is it? Ha ha just thought I would have a little fun with this one. It’s not. Beef that is. As I’m sure you can tell from the picture.<p>If you know a …

Recipes

Black Bean Tortilla Soup

First cook the black beans in your preferred method.<p>When I’m not lucky enough to have green chilies from my sisters farm ( Guffy Farm) I throw the …

Potato Curry

For the most part I don’t eat meat. Occasionally I eat chicken, turkey, or fish. I haven’t eaten red meat or pork in 13 years. You probably couldn’t …

Blog Networking 101: 12/28/16

Here’s how to network your blog. The work is done for you, all you have to do is LIKE, COMMENT and FOLLOW others. The more you network with other …

Blog Networking 101-12/22/16

Here’s how to network your blog. The work is done for you, all you have to do is LIKE, COMMENT and FOLLOW others. The more you network with other …

Chicken Cacciatore

Slow Cooker Version<p>I get tired some days cooking dinner. It seems like such a simple thing (making dinner) and trust me I make things as simple as …

These 4 Apps Are Absolutely Going to Help You See More Readers

You know many strategies to increase your reader count if you’ve been reading this blog for a while.<p>When the plan to increase visitors combines with …

#Blessed Project

Susie Lindau’s Wild Ride started the #Blessed Project. I think this is a wonderful idea. We all get caught up in our daily lives and forget sometimes …

Meet and Greet: 12/10/16

Leave a link to your page or post in the comments of this post.<p><b>Reblog</b> this post. It helps you, it helps me, it helps everyone!<p><b>Edit</b> your <b>reblog</b> post …

How To Network Your Blog-12/8/16

Here’s how to network your blog. The work is done for you, all you have to do is LIKE, COMMENT and FOLLOW others. The more you network with other …

How to Network Your Blog: 12/6/16

Here’s how to network your blog. The work is done for you, all you have to do is LIKE, COMMENT and FOLLOW others. The more you network with other …

How To Network Your Blog-12/2/16

Here’s how to network your blog. The work is done for you, all you have to do is LIKE, COMMENT and FOLLOW others. The more you network with other …

This Is What You Should Do After Publishing Your Blog Post

Success in blogging depends on loads of factors.<p>Writing quality content is one of them.<p>What comes after publishing quality content?<p>Searching for …

Social Media

Apple Carrot Muffins

My daughters favorite. She asked me often to make these and send them to her when she lived in Tennessee.<p>1 3/4 C. All Purpose Flour<p>3/4 C. Wheat …

Buffalo Chicken Salad

I made this with the guys in the house in mind. What guy doesn’t love Buffalo Wings?<p>I wasn’t feeling very good so I needed something that would be …

Could I have just a little more time

This is probably one of my most heartfelt posts. So I decided I would share it again today. Originally posted December of last year but the emotions …

Something you shouldn’t say to someone living with a Chronic Illness

Quite often I see posts on social media about annoying things people say to someone living with a chronic illness. One of the most annoying comments …

From the Heart

Often I am asked why I don’t write about MS treatments and meds. So I thought I would write a post explaining why that is.<p>I have been told and even …

Back to Myself

It’s been awhile since I have posted. I wrote a post a few weeks back but never published it. I just wasn’t ready. Though it was very heartfelt it …