Articles by teresak

Some Grandmas-Book Review

Disclaimer: I have not been paid to do this review. Any opinions are strictly my own. The test of a good book for children is how well the child likes it and [...]

Best Blueberry Muffins Ever

Does anyone else think the weeks are flying by at record pace? Time flies when you are having fun and when you are baking muffins! This week I’m sharing my favorite blueberry [...]

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Petticoats Are Gone With The Wind

Yesterday, my 9-year-old granddaughter ask me what a slip was. She had heard me say something about one and had no clue what I was talking about. I was shocked… until I [...]

King of the World

It’s that time of the week again. My photos this week are of my youngest grandson. My daughter snapped these and even though he isn’t walking yet, he stood alone and looked [...]

4 Things I Can’t Get Rid Of and Why

Warmer weather finally convinced me that it was time to put up the winter sweaters and get out my summer clothes. Working in my closet is not a job I enjoy, most [...]

Play-Doh Party

Another week has flown by and it’s time to share a photo with you. This photo is of two of my granddaughters having a Play-Doh party on my sun porch. There was [...]

Why I Won’t Be Getting Flowers For Mother’s Day

My mother was raised on a farm and she could grow anything. Her gardens were full of vegetables and her porches were always filled with pots full of petunias and begonias. She [...]

3 Year Old Kentucky Derby Winner

Welcome NanaHood friends! Hope you are having a great week. In case you didn’t know, last weekend was the Kentucky Derby. Here’s the winner (at least in my book). This is a [...]

The Not So Big Bangs Theory

For decades I thought my mother had it in for me. Every time I looked at pictures from my childhood I wondered why in the world she cut my bangs so short. [...]

Baby You Can Drive My Car

This is the post of the week when I try not to talk too much and just show you pictures. Today is a special day because my youngest grandchild said “Nana” for [...]

5 Things My Mother Loved That I Still Think About 25 Years Later

When I was in high school my friends and I were in and out of each others homes several times a week. At the time I’m sure we thought our mothers were [...]

This Little Piggy

Once a week I share photos with you and keep the words to a minimum. Today I kept a 3 year old, a 2 year old and a 10 month old and [...]

Letter To My Girlfriends

Dear Girlfriends, Yesterday someone asked me how my sisters were and I was puzzled. “I don’t have any sisters,” I replied. The person I was speaking to me scratched his head and [...]

Best Friends

My two youngest granddaughters are close in age. The one with the lighter hair is 3 and the darker hair is 2. They have both been sick this last week and today [...]

Why My Daughter Never Had a Trampoline

From the time my daughter was old enough to jump up and down she asked for a trampoline every year for her birthday. She never got one and there are 4 very [...]

Grandchildren as Speed Bumps

This is a guest post by my good friend Elaine Ambrose. I’ve learned some important lessons from my grandchildren, but the best one involved leaving the fast lane and meandering over to [...]

Always In My Heart

Yesterday I wrote a post about our dog, Murphy. He was almost 14 years old and I knew our time together was limited but his death this weekend was sudden and unexpected. [...]

Saying Goodbye To Our Dog

Last night while the whole family was gathered together to watch a basketball game we noticed Murphy, our Cocker Spaniel, was acting strangely. I called the vet and described his behavior and [...]

The Magic Number

It’s hard for me to feel important. Basically I am an unpaid maid, cook and laundry room lady. Let’s face it, those jobs are hard enough even when you are paid to [...]