Recent Posts by Amy U

10 Ways Poinsettias Will Brighten Your Holidays

Poinsettias are a versatile holiday-decorating powerhouse. You can deck your halls just by putting a few potted plants around your home. But poinsettias shine in so many ways. Here are 10 creative ideas for using poinsettias this winter: Poinsettias on the Porch Source: Censtational Girl Put the festive blooms in a simple planter and let…
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How to Cope With Depression and Daylight Savings

It's that time of year again--time to turn the clocks back one hour. In the United States, we've been using daylight savings for more than 100 years. But each year, it still takes a toll on our mental health. Studies show that many people suffer from depression and anxiety related to daylight savings. For those…
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Make Your Front Porch Look Amazing with Stunning Mums

Get your front porch Instagram-ready with stunning, sturdy mums—a staple of fall decorating. And help adults with a developmental disability at the same time. “Mums in bud are the best bang for the buck. A heavily budded mum can last through Thanksgiving as long as no heavy frost is allowed to brown the top of…
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Direct Support Professional Recognition Week

The summer of 2020 has been filled with cancelled plans and disappointments for most of us. And Damian was no exception. He had been really looking forward to a summer beach trip but COVID interfered. But the Direct Support Professionals who work at Rappahannock Adult Activities were determined that Damian would enjoy his summer. They…
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