Mad Like Alyce
2 weeks ago

Peppermint Toads were never given a super thorough description in the Harry Potter novels, so there are many ways these could be interpreted, from peppermint patty to a peppermint marshmallow. In this DIY, I went the route of peppermint flavored chocolate, very similar to the Chocolate Frog. I even found…

2 weeks ago

One of the greatest lessons I learned about living with PTSD was that I have a mental disorder. What I mean by this is that I am NORMAL. I spent years feeling like I was less than, broken, or inadequate because of the struggles in my mind. Because I am…

2 weeks ago

During the sorting ceremony, the sorting hat always pays homage to the four houses of Hogwarts: Griffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw and Slytherin. These ornaments are a great way to represent the houses in your decor! Hogwarts House Ornaments You will need: Clear ornament globes Construction paper in: red, yellow, black, blue,…

3 weeks ago

Happy New Year and Happy 2nd Birthday to Mad Like Alyce! It’s hard for me to believe I have only been blogging for 2 years, but I’m still loving every moment of it. Here is a quick trip down memory lane at some of my favorite posts of 2016. Mission…

3 weeks ago

Harry Potter’s first ride on the Hogwart’s Express introduced him to his best friends, and to the wide array of wizarding sweets. The most notable from that ride were the Chocolate Frogs and the cards that accompanied them. While many tutorials show ways to make a more gelatinous frog that…

3 weeks ago

I have started and stopped this post multiple times, deleting everything and beginning again from scratch. The truth is, it’s incredibly difficult to talk about fear, and there simply is no way to discuss chronic pain and flare ups without including the topic of fear. It wasn’t really even a…

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Hi! I'm Alyce.
Welcome to my journey towards living a happier and healthier life while living with PTSD and chronic pain... and never letting it keep me from my passion for Halloween, cooking, and way too many DIY projects... all at the same time!

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  • Lemon zinger tea to nurse this cold through work. #coldseason #tea #ratherbeinbed
  • Sometimes all it takes is a little time, perspective and faith. #goodthings #trustyourself
  • Life with a Velcro dog #pitbullsofinstagram #pitbull #snuggles #thisishowiwork
  • Peanut butter is a favorite weekend treat for both of us. 😂 #saturdaymorning #pitbullsofinstagram #pitbull
  • Sometimes, living with PTSD just plain sucks. Alice in wonderland quotes always seem to make me feel better, as did a well placed call from my dad❤️. #aliceinwonderland #lewiscarroll #literature #ptsd #anxiety
  • Harry Potter's first ride on the Hogwart's Express introduced us to his best friends and a wizarding treat staple, chocolate frogs! With these frog molds and box template, you can bring the magic to your own Harry Potter Party! On the blog, link in bio! #harrypotter #chocolatefrog #honeydukes
  • My new mug just arrived!!!! I needed to retire the bat mug for the year, and this is a great substitute. S cuz the language but this is soooo me in the morning. I love it!!! #hufflepuff #harrypotter #coffee #notamorningperson
  • Snoring in her fox pose #pitbullsofinstagram #pitbull #peaceful
  • Omg omg omg!!!! Just received my Christmas gift to myself... the first Harry Potter PC game 😍😍😍😍😍 hands down my favorite childhood game. Ignore me while I disappear for a few days. FLIPPENDO!!! #harrypotter #notamuggle

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