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Your Life Story Is Important!

Guest Post by Char Huskins About fifteen years ago, I had the opportunity to spend a week with each of my grandmothers to get their life story, and I took along a tape recorder [...]

Crafting with Mema, YouTube Videos Revisited

Guest Post by Char Huskins A long time ago (like six years!), my children and my mother worked on several fun craft projects together and made “Crafting with Mema” YouTube videos for [...]

The Exuberance of Youth

I am participating in a Vibrant Influencer Network campaign for L’Oreal Age Perfect. I am receiving a fee for posting; however, the opinions expressed in this post are my own. I am in no [...]

A GIVEAWAY – Hooded Bear Cowls, from Delight Crochet

I’ve mentioned my friend Char’s Delight Crochet etsy shop before, right?  She makes and sells hand-crocheted goodies for babies, kiddos (and their mama’s and nana’s!)  This month, she is debuting an adorable [...]

NanaHood’s 3rd Birthday… a MEME “game”

We are celebrating NanaHood’s 3rd birthday today… with a GRAND PRIZE post HERE… and a TRIVIA GAME post HERE… and now, we are doing one more.  It’s a really easy game… it’s [...]

NanaHood’s 3rd Birthday – Trivia Game!

If you have been here for a NanaHood birthday game before, you know we like to do trivia games.  Today, I have five trivia questions (yes, only five – we also like [...]

It’s a THIRD Birthday! Giveaways, games, prizes…and more!

Welcome to NanaHood’s THIRD birthday!!  We have a GREAT BIG giveaway to get our day started.  One lucky person can win a full regimen of Rodan and Fields Skin Care (worth $160)  [...]

Faithfully Fun Friday – Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday!! “?Happy Birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear….? “  there are two very special birthdays this weekend!!  And they are both turning 3!  My daughter, who is [...]

Wordless Wednesday – VBS!

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5 Useful Eco-friendly Gifts Your Grandma Will Like

No matter what the occasion is, whether its grandmother’s day, Christmas, or their very birthday, our grandmothers would love to receive anything from us as long as it comes from our hearts. [...]

Nanas in the News – The 9 Nanas and Happiness Happens

I am not a regular reader of the Huffington Post website, but occasionally someone on facebook will post a link, or I’ll click over from a blog.  Wow, am I ever glad [...]

A couple of quick crafts for the kids (and you!)

Now that it’s summertime, and school is out, the kids and grandkids are having fun… most of the time. One of the best ways to avoid the inevitable “I’m BORED” is to [...]

Wordless Wednesday – Happy First Day of Summer!

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Have You Been Pinning?

We’ve talked about Pinterest before, and today I’m curious, how many of you are active “pinners”. When you pin, do you look for recipes? Home Improvement? Fashion? If you aren’t a pinner [...]

Crafting With Mema (or Nana or Grandma…)

A long, long, long time ago, we started a series here on NanaHood called “Crafting with Mema”. My friend Char video-taped her kids Samuel, Allan and Martha along with Cheryl Booth (aka [...]

Happy New Year!

A Learning Experience

Last week my son and I were on our way to McDonald’s to get two large drinks when suddenly my son told me to turn around and go back. We had just [...]

Wordless Wednesday – the puppy love edition

We have just a FEW puppies hanging out around our house right now.  Talk about puppy love – we have plenty!

NanaHood’s Pledge for Fighting Breast Cancer

Susan G. Komen Passionately Pink for the Cure® supports life-saving research, education, screenings and treatment programs in the fight to end breast cancer forever. With October and National Breast Cancer Awareness month [...]

Winners of the BIRTHDAY games…

Thank you SO much too all who visited yesterday during NanaHood’s 2nd Birthday celebration! Below are the winners of the four games we played: “Share the Love” winner – Becky L Relaxation [...]