Archive for the ‘Grandparents’ Category

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

September Dining Days: Celebrate With AARP

I am participating in a September Dining Days campaign for AARP Services, Inc. I am receiving a fee for posting; however, the opinions expressed in this post are my own. I am [...]

Grandparents are Grand

Grandparents are grand for a lot of reasons. Here are 12 Reasons to be You! a special feature by Leslie & Kay, founders of Okay, so we all agree… we take [...]

6 Ways to Celebrate Grandparents Day (or any special day)

6 Ways to Celebrate Grandparents Day with your grandchildren no matter where you live! Some of us live close to our grandchildren and some of us have hundreds of miles between us, [...]

Back to School – How Grandparents Can Help

It’s back to school time for our grandchildren and grandparents can be a positive influence when it comes to education. Even if we don’t live close enough to help them with their [...]

Nashville – A City of Many Names

Nashville, Nashvegas, Music City, Smashville: whatever you call it, it is a fun place to visit! What’s in a name? A whole lot of you are the city of Nashville and you [...]

August Birthdays Keep Coming

August Birthdays Keep Coming! Wednesday we celebrated our sweet granddaughter’s birthday. Our oldest granddaughter, Abby, just turned 12. She keeps reminding me that next year she will be 13, as if I [...]

Cruising Through Summer With Cars 3 and Alamo

Cruising through summer with Cars 3 and Alamo Not so long ago I attended the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration at Disney World (or #DSMMC) To say it was a blast would [...]

Why Nanas Need Rules

Why Nanas Need Rules According to my friends Leslie and Kay, founders at, there are definite rules. Here’s a little secret we’ll let you in on… we’ve been grandparents for quite [...]

How to Be a Responsible & Kind Dog Owner: Important Tips You Need To Know

How to Be a Responsible & Kind Dog Owner: Important Tips You Need To Know Dogs are not born bad yet some end up that way. Just like people, much of a [...]

Multigenerational Travel-Taking The Grands to the Beach

Multi-generational travel isn’t for everyone, but we love it!  There are ways to make traveling with a large group easier and I plan on posting about that later – today is strictly [...]

Meet Miss Kentucky, Molly Matney: Hometown Girl

Meet Miss Kentucky, Molly Matney Those of us who have watched Molly grow up and who know her parents and grandparents, couldn’t be more thrilled to say we know Miss Kentucky! Molly [...]

Simple Life or Simply My Life

Simple Life or Simply My Life I am no authority when it comes to living a simple life. In fact, there are many days when I ask myself how in the world [...]

Dance Photography

Dance photography is something I didn’t know anything about until I saw these pictures and started asking questions. I love to watch dancers. They fascinate me with their energy and grace. I [...]

Considering Going Solo In The Workforce? You Should! (Sponsored)

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post but all thoughts and opinions are strictly my own. This article sponsored by   If you’re like most Americans over 50, you plan to work after [...]

Henry Winkler On Being a Grandparent – One of His Favorite Roles

Henry Winkler On Being a Grandparent This is a post from my friends at Grandparent’s Link   Henry Franklin Winkler is an American actor, director, comedian, producer, and author. Winkler is best known [...]

When You Need A Lawyer

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post and I was compensated. All thoughts and opinions are strictly my own. #ad When You Need A Lawyer A friend dropped by recently to visit and [...]

Hanes Father’s Day Giveaway

Disclaimer: I was sent some tee-shirts to review in exchange for this giveaway. The opinions expressed here are my own!  #happyinhanes Hanes Father’s Day Giveaway It’s almost time for Father’s Day and [...]