Archive for June, 2014

Best Friends and Blueberry Muffins

Some of my best friends in the world and their sweet mom happened to be nearby at a reunion when they received some sad news; a friend of their mom’s had passed [...]

Mexico Mom

What happens when a Kentucky family packs up everything they own and moves to Mexico? A whole lot of excitement, that’s what! This is a guest post by my new Mexico Mom [...]

Water Slide Splash!

Have you ever taken your children to the water park and watched them play on the slides? Did you know that now the water park comes to you?  That’s right. You can [...]

A Mother Learns Her Baby Has Spina Bifida

This guest post was inspired by a chat I had with a nana whose grandchild was born with spina bifida.  The nana put me in touch with her daughter and I asked [...]

Heat Exhaustion

Several times recently I have told you about our blueberry farm. When the berries are ripe they need to be picked quickly to keep the birds from having a blueberry feast. This [...]

Non-Stop Nana


Blueberries, Rainbows and Babies

Hope you are having a great week. Here’s what’s been happening in this Nana’s world… We have a blueberry farm and the berries are ripe. Blueberries are one of nature’s super foods! [...]

Bill’s Blueberry Cobbler

We have a blueberry farm and the berries are ripe! I’m eating blueberries in the morning on my cereal. My friend took some home and made a lovely salad for her lunch. [...]

The Colors of My Father

I don’t normally describe people in colors but it occurred to me that when I think of my father, certain colors come to mind. Because this Sunday is Father’s Day, I have [...]

Children Crossing the Border

In San Antonio, Texas, there is a place of refuge for children called St. PJ’s Children’s Home. The Director of Development, Beth Green, agreed to answer some questions from me about children crossing [...]

The Dancer

My friend’s daughter is a dancer. She’s not just an average dancer….she’s an award winning dancer! Her name is Jerrica and she won first place at Nationals for her solo performance. I [...]

My Honey is a Beekeeper

My husband retired from his public job in January of this year. One of the many things he has done since then is to become a beekeeper. He joined a beekeeping society [...]

Book Review of Natchez Burning

There are good books. There are great books, and then there are books that you literally can’t put down. It’s been a very long time since I started a book in the [...]

Nana’s Girls

It’s been a very busy couple of weeks. Here are just a few snapshots of what Nana’s girls have been up to. Hope you have had a great week! This is a [...]

Gifts for Grandpa for Father’s Day 2014

Finding thoughtful gifts for grandpas, granddads, papas and pops, or whatever their name of endearment, can be a shopping challenge. Grandpa may be a softie, a jokester, a fixer or a storyteller, [...]