Articles by teresak

Nashville Weekend

If you’ve never visited Nashville or spent much time there, you need to visit! I was there for 3 days last week and it was so much fun. My friend, Susan, from [...]

A Rose By Any Other Name

Say my name, Say my name Several years ago, when I taught high school seniors, I was going through my roster for a particular class, checking with students for correct pronunciation of [...]

Five Birthdays

August is a month of Birthdays at NanaHood. NanaHood.com, turned 7 years old. My son-in-law and I share a birthday on the 13th and my oldest granddaughter’s is just a few days [...]

Hometown Traditions

by Laura Reed, Metcalfe Hornet ever and Champion of Hometown Traditions Last night, our school district hosted the annual “Meet the Hornets” event at our city park. Each year, excited student athletes [...]

NanaHood is Having a Birthday!

NanaHood is having a birthday and we want you to celebrate with us! All this week, August 8th through the 13th we will be having a 20% off sale in our NanaHood [...]

In Search of the Perfect Family Vacation and Dolphins-Part 3

Disclaimer: A portion of our trip was sponsored by ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals  and Fort Walton Chamber of Commerce. All thoughts, opinions and memories are explicitly my own! #sponsored With the [...]

In Search of the Perfect Family Vacation-Part 2

Disclaimer: A portion of our trip was sponsored by ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals  and Fort Walton Chamber of Commerce. All thoughts, opinions and memories are explicitly my own! #sponsored Yesterday in [...]

In Search of The Perfect Family Vacation

Disclaimer: A portion of our trip was sponsored by ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals  and Fort Walton Chamber of Commerce. All thoughts, opinions and memories are explicitly my own! #sponsored Every family [...]

Making Your Dog the Star of Your Home

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyPetMyStar #CollectiveBias Our dog, Bella, is a Superstar and MVP (Most Valuable Pooch) at our house. [...]

Who Do You See?

You look at her hair and it’s a mess You wonder why she doesn’t care. She does, she just doesn’t have time to brush it. So she runs her fingers through it [...]

A Rookie Babysitter Mistake

The following is a guest post by my friend, Nana Becky. It was countdown time. We were supposed to arrive in Columbia, South Carolina at 3 p.m., but our GPS said nope, [...]

The New Baby Granddaughter

I kept my newest granddaughter for a bit and had to change her clothes. The outfit her mom had chosen for her to wear had tons of ruffles and was a one [...]

Shopping at Chico’s

Disclaimer: I was compensated for writing this post but the thoughts and opinions are entirely my own. #sponsored I love Chico’s and I love shopping so when I was allowed to pick [...]

Blueberry Bear- Children’s Book Review

Blueberry Bear is a wonderful children’s book about a dog who loves blueberries. When I first heard about this book I thought to myself, “This author must know I’m a dog lover [...]

The Keeper of the Curls

When I was pregnant with our second child I wanted a little girl so badly that I felt guilty. Our first born was a son and I longed for a baby girl [...]

Diapers that Keep Baby Comfortable and Dry

This is a sponsored post. All opinions expressed here are my own. #sponsored As a grandmother I love knowing my grand-babies are comfortable and dry, and there are no products better than [...]

The Joy of Nanahood: When Your Child Becomes A Parent

Guest post By Rebecca Faye Smith Galli “The Brittany” It’s the video our family cannot stop watching. My daughter, Brittany—or “The Brittany” as my father playfully named his one-of-a-kind strong-willed granddaughter, was [...]

Monday Morning Yawn

Monday morning sure rolls around quickly! The weekend begins and then, BOOM! Wake up-stretch-hit the snooze button. Yawn and drag yourself out of bed-it’s Monday! Our oldest granddaughter spent the weekend with [...]

Top 5 reasons why you shouldn’t buy hearing aids online

This post sponsored by Hear.com. It is true that the Internet is the go-to place for the best deals on almost anything you can think of. However, there are some things you [...]

Melt In Your Mouth Blueberry Bars

Blueberry Bars My friend Peggy is a wonderful cook. When she comes over for a visit she usually brings something delicious with her. I’ve told her that she doesn’t have to bring [...]