Articles by teresak

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 [...]

When Your Grandchild Has Spina Bifida

This is a guest post by my nana friend Kelley. Please read and leave her some encouraging words and comments! By Kelley Komaromy Spina Bifida affects the entire family. As a proud [...]

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 [...]