Articles by teresak

Thanksgiving Wishes for You

Thanksgiving Wishes for you and some recipes! Dressing Balls and Italian Cream Cake It’s that time of year when our thoughts turn to food! Without a doubt my families favorite Thanksgiving food [...]

Thanksgiving Scarecrow Craft and Time to Celebrate

Thanksgiving scarecrow and pumpkin crafts are fun to make this time of year. I’ll tell you about them in a minute, but first I have to ask….why can’t there be three days [...]

Storytelling – A Family Tradition

This post has been sponsored by the J.M. Smucker Company. I received product and compensation, but all opinions are my own. Both my grandfathers were storytellers. The stories I heard them tell [...]

Pumpkin Roll Recipe

Pumpkin Roll Recipe The weather is cooler and the leaves are falling. Pumpkin spice season is in full swing and the smell of cinnamon is wafting through the air. It’s in lattes, [...]

Wedding Shower for Newlyweds

A Wedding Shower for our son and his bride is the subject of this weeks blog hop. One of our twins recently married and I wrote about it on a post called [...]

Thanksgiving Fun With Your Grandchildren

The kids don’t know it yet, but they’re going to superstar in a post-dinner Thanksgiving play at grandma’s this year. Considering their love of theatrics, I’m confident they’ll gobble up this opportunity [...]

The Story of Your Name – A Book Review

This is a sponsored post but the thoughts and comments are strictly my own! Sooner or later every child asks, “Where did my name come from?” Sometimes the answer is they were [...]

Overactive Bladder Doesn’t have to Control Your Life

I am being compensated by Astellas Pharma US, Inc. for this post; however, the opinions expressed here are my own. Lots of women are planners. They make lists of things they need [...]

Kentucky’s Fall Colors Shine Brightly

Kentucky’s fall colors are gorgeous right now. Yesterday I was coming home from an errand and the sky was dark gray but every once in a while the clouds would break and [...]

Halloween Fun Made Easy

Halloween Fun Made Easy. This post is by my talented friend Joyce! Joyce, my blogging buddy, calls these  “Halloween-ies” defined: quick, easy-to-make decorative bursts of the spooky season! Everybody’s looking for these this time of [...]

Fall Day Trip With the Grandchildren

Fall Day Trip With the Grandchildren We took a day trip with the grandchildren to a local farm and produce market. It was close enough that we didn’t have to spend hours [...]

Breast Cancer and the Environment

Breast Cancer and the Environment *This is a sponsored post in partnership with Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program. Every October I write posts about breast cancer because it’s a very [...]

10 Characteristics I Didn’t Appreciate About My Grandmother

10 Characteristics I didn’t appreciate enough about my Grandmother…until I was a grandparent myself. I’ve written about my grandmother many times but it occurred to me that there were some things I [...]

Easy No Bake Cookies

No Bake Cookies Ordinary makes me happy.  Yes, ordinary. For example, the other day I received a card in the mail and it excited me.  It didn’t sing or light up, it [...]

Woodstock Georgia Weekend Wedding

We went to Woodstock, Georgia this weekend for a wedding. I had ever even heard of Woodstock, except the rock festival in the 60s. It was a beautiful weekend filled with friends, [...]

Grandkids Special Diet? Organic? Vegetarian? What’s a Nana To Do?

Grandkids special diet? Relax, here’s what one grandmother thinks! This is a guest post from by Jane Steiner, grandmother extraordinaire* The feeding of our grandchildren has become an industry unto itself. [...]

Homemade Peach Cobbler That’s So Easy!

Homemade peach cobbler is one of my favorites, so when my friend Susan Williams shared her recipe on her blog, I asked her if I could share it with you. Susan and [...]

Dolly Parton “I Believe In You”

I have been a Dolly Parton fan for almost as many years as I’ve been alive. It’s not just her music that I love, it’s her heart. I’ve watched Barbara Walters interview [...]

Pumpkin Festival Fun With Grands-A Great Way To Spend A Day

Pumpkin Festival Fun! This past weekend was the annual Pumpkin Festival and it was a great day to spend with the grands having fun! There was a costume contest for the children [...]

Breast Cancer Awareness and Remembering

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Ironically it was in October that my cousin and BFF, Martha, lost her decades long battle with breast cancer. This column is dedicated to her. Martha [...]