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Adult Coloring Pages – Have You Tried This?

I’m sure you’ve seen one of the latest trends in crafting/relaxing/re-claiming our childhoods… adult coloring pages. Yes, that is actual get-your-crayons out and relax by coloring. You can find thousands of free [...]

FARE’s Teal Pumpkin Project for Halloween

Have you heard about the Teal Pumpkin Project? The “FARE’s Teal Pumpkin Project helps make sure all children will come home on Halloween night with something they can enjoy. It just takes [...]

The Holidays are Coming!

Guest post by Char Huskins Last week, I saw a very scary graphic on Facebook. Here it is: Now, not to scare you or anything, but it’s been over a week since this was [...]

Traveling Traditions

Guest Post by Char Huskins When you read this, I’ll be somewhere between the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean, enjoying a 15 day cruise with my mother. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience, [...]

National Whatever Day

Whatever day it is today, you can bet it’s a day to celebrate something! Guest post by Char Huskins My 9 year old daughter is a planner.. and a “special memories” kind [...]

Kids and Food Allergies

Guest Post by Char Huskins Did you know that 1 in 13 children in the United States have food allergies?  I am a “Food Allergy Mom”, with two of my three children having [...]

How hearing aids can save your pet’s life

The hearing aid provider,, recently received a heartwarming letter from a woman who purchased hearing aids for the first time and experienced more than just better hearing. After three weeks of wearing her [...]

Kids in the Kitchen

Guest Post by Char Huskins Do you get your grand kids in the kitchen with you?  Teresa has talked often about her granddaughter in the kitchen, and I love reading those posts! I [...]

Quick and Easy Things to Say to Encourage Others

Guest Post by Char Huskins Since writing about my grandmother’s stories the other day, I have been thinking about them even more than usual. They were both 5 feet 2 inches tall, but [...]

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 [...]