Articles by teresak

The Gift Of An Orange

After my Sunday afternoon nap I usually go in search of a snack. Today I chose an orange and as I sat down on the couch in front of my Christmas tree, [...]

7 Tips For Surving the Holidays When The Kids (or Grandkids) Are Sick

When my children were small I could always count on one thing; if they were going to be sick it would be on the weekend or a holiday. I called it Murphy’s [...]

Sisters of the Heart


Mac and Cheese…Please!

 “I have been compensated as part of a social campaign for Stouffer’s with The Motherhood. The opinions are completely my own.” It’s December. What does that mean at your house? Probably the [...]

These Boots Were Made for BAM

I received a gift code to review the product. Regardless, I only recommend products or services that I believe are good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with [...]

A Gift Idea For The Women In Your Life

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 [...]

Santa Baby

I captured some photos of one of my grandsons wearing a Santa hat and wanted to share them with you. The hat was much too large and kept falling down over his [...]

8 Things you don’t know about BAM and Spam

If you live in the south you have probably been served Spam. Whether or not you were brave enough (or foolish enough) to eat it, is another matter. BAM, on the other [...]


The husband broke his finger and had surgery recently, not once, but twice.  During the first surgery they put a pin and a screw in his ring finger, bandaged him up and [...]

Thanksgiving Celebration

We had a Thanksgiving celebration at our church and it was wonderful. The children made some of the decorations. They were super cute and easy to make. These are nothing but a [...]

Heart of Haiti and Holiday Table Decorations

“I am a  member of the Everywhere Society and they provided me with this product for review. All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own.” Have you heard about Macy’s Heart of [...]

Thanksgiving In The Corner

I love Thanksgiving and after I got old enough and wise enough to understand exactly why we celebrate certain things, I started to feel sorry for Thanksgiving. It didn’t take a genius [...]

National Family Caregivers Month

November is National Family Caregivers Month. I’m pleased to partner with Midlife Boulevard to bring you this important public service information about National Family Caregivers Month. This article is dedicated in memory of Richey [...]

Poppa’s Pancakes

I can’t believe another week has flown by and that Thanksgiving is right around the corner. How did that happen? Anyway, one night this past weekend my husband made pancakes and as [...]

See the Northern Lights On A Hurtigruten Voyage

*Special thanks to Hurtigruten for sponsoring today’s post and for inspiring me to try and check something off my bucket list* Do you have a bucket list? I have one in my head, a [...]

The School That Built Me

There were about 95 graduates from Metcalfe County High School  in 1974 and I was one of them. Years later I returned to that same school building as a new teacher. I [...]

Shark Attack!

Disclaimer: I received a Shark® Rotator® Powered Lift-Away® to review. I did not receive any  monetary compensation. The thoughts and opinions expressed here are entirely my own. There are bad shark attacks and good [...]

Cool Nana Sweatshirt Giveaway

NanaHood friends are the best! As a small token of my appreciation I am giving away a Cool Nana sweatshirt from the NanaHood Store.  I am also getting ready to email the [...]

Grandchildren and Food Allergies

It’s almost time for Thanksgiving and many of us will celebrate with our children and grandchildren. When family members have food allergies we need to be extra careful about  the ingredients we [...]

Age Perfect and Perfect Age

I am participating in aVibrant 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 [...]