Archive for November, 2015

Random Acts of Kindness for Caregivers

“This is a sponsored post on behalf of Element Associates and Midlife Boulevard.” November is National Family Caregivers month, and the Random Acts of Kindness initiative aims to recognize and support the [...]

Cute Clothes for Grandchildren

This is a sponsored post but the opinions are strictly my own. I was not paid but I did receive merchandise. #Ad  As a nana I am always on the look out [...]

2016 BAM Conference for Writers and Bloggers

Of all the fun things I did this year, at the top of the list was The B@M Conference (Bloggers At Midlife). This writing/blogging conference is going to be in Vegas in April [...]

Unconditional Love

I love animals. They love unconditionally and bring such joy. Because my husband is allergic to cats we have dogs (lots of dogs). I love cats too, so when my daughter got [...]

How To Survive The Holidays Without Your Grandchildren

This is a guest post by my friend across the pond, Jane Jackson. Jane wrote an article for me last year about losing contact with her granddaughter and I asked her to write [...]

To Leash, Or Not To Leash? That is the Question.

Over the years I have listened to various opinions about why or why not children should wear child harnesses, or leashes, as they are sometimes called. The people who have opposed and criticized [...]

Focus on the Good

I spent the day with two of my grandchildren today. They helped take my mind off the horrors of what happened in Paris. As if the attacks in Paris weren’t bad enough, [...]

Praying for Paris

I had intended to write a post about something else today, but it can wait. I can’t stop thinking about the attacks in Paris and wishing there was something I could do. [...]

Technology Baby

I admit frequently that I am not the most talented person when it comes to technology. Time and time again I have to Google how to do something, or call my good [...]

A Delicious Recipe for Slow Cooker Apple Butter

I would like to introduce you to my friend Susan Williams, who blogs at  Not only is Susan smart, funny and a faith-filled woman, she’s also a fantastic cook! I asked Susan [...]

Love The Movies? You Are Going To “Love The Coopers”

Disclaimer: This is an #ad, #giveaway, and review of #LoveTheCoopers movie. Samples & prizing are provided by CBS FILMS for my review and a prize for one of my readers.  Before we [...]

A Night of Treats

My daughter invited all of us over for chili and treats on Halloween and it was so much fun watching all the little ones. Here are some of my favorite photos from [...]