Archive for October, 2014

When Losing a Breast is a Good Thing

This is a guest post by Tammy Bleck (See Tammy’s bio below) Three weeks ago, when the threat of breast cancer entered my life, I decided to hang up my blogging hat [...]

Cold Cap Therapy

You may already know about the cold cap therapy treatments that allow chemo patients to keep their hair, but I didn’t until I read about them this week. The article I read [...]

Creepy Stuffed Animals

We spent a week in the mountains last week with my cousin and her husband. It was a great week and I have hundreds of pictures I could share with you, but [...]

Cooking (and Eating) for One

This is a guest post by Joan Stommen who is a new friend and fellow grandmother. Joan’s grands call her Gramcracker and she blogs at Please welcome Joan to NanaHood and [...]

Blue Ridge Mountains

This week we are visiting the Blue Ridge Mountains and I’m loving it. I started my day with a cup of coffee out on the deck. This is the view from the [...]

Childhood Cancer and Immunotherapy

Today I want to talk about something that I really hate even thinking about….childhood cancer. Facts 1, Childhood cancer is the leading cause of disease-related death among children and adolescents (ages 1 [...]

What You Might Not Know About Breast Cancer

I read a great article this morning that listed some things you might not know about breast cancer.   After I read it I decided to make up my own list to share [...]


Have you ever seen the show Chopped?  It’s on the Food Network and my 9 year old granddaughter loves it. My son and his girlfriend decided to surprise Abby with our own [...]

How to Paint a Pumpkin

How to Paint a Pumpkin I know I said I’m only blogging about cancer awareness this month but I have to share something with you. As the mom of four boys and [...]

If I Had a Magic Wand

As a child I often picked up sticks and pretended they were magic wands. Thank goodness they weren’t real or my brother might still be a frog. My granddaughters have pretty magic [...]

A Grand Week in Pictures

This week in pictures….there’s been a lot going on around here this last week! As usual the grands play a big part in what’s happening. Here’s what my cuties are up to. [...]

Easy and Quick Casserole

It’s been awhile since I posted a recipe so I thought I would share a new casserole recipe. I like things that are easy to cook and healthy. My boys are hard [...]

Blogging Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

Today I’m mad.  I’m mad because someone I know and love and someone who has fought breast cancer twice already, just found out it’s back again. I want to throw a pot [...]

Hair Jewelry Adds Beauty to Your Style

Hair Jewelry This is a review of Lilla Rose hair jewelry. I was not paid for this review but I did receive a hair clip and I am giving one away to [...]

Cancer Sucks

Every October I blog a lot about cancer. For awhile I focused solely on breast cancer because October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  There are lots of awesome blogs who help shout [...]