Archive for the ‘Misc’ Category

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 [...]

5 Must-Have Resources For the Self-Employed

The results* are in: baby boomers are rethinking retirement in favor of ‘Encore Careers’ working for themselves. Are you one of them? If so, you may be wondering where to start, and [...]

Folgers Simply Gourmet Coffee: So Many Flavors!

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post and I have received sample products and compensation. However, all thoughts and opinions are strictly my own! It’s almost time for the annual Pumpkin Festival. Our [...]

Our Son’s Wedding and His Beautiful Bride

Our Son’s wedding was Saturday. He married his high school sweetheart…actually they met in 6th grade. They have loved each other since then. Hurricane Harvey remnants were in Kentucky and we had [...]

It’s NanaHood’s Birthday (Almost) and We Are Ready to Celebrate!

It’s NanaHood’s Birthday….in August! Time flies when you are having fun or birthdays and NanaHood will have one next month. This blog started in 2009 so we still aren’t in double digits [...]

Barns, Houses and Scenery

I love driving through the country and stopping to make pictures of things that interest me. I love barns, old houses and pretty scenery. I’m not so sure the people driving me [...]

February 9th is National Pizza Day!

I’m not sure if you know it or not, but today is a very important day! It’s NATIONAL PIZZA DAY! (Yes, that’s in all caps – just want to make sure you [...]

New Year New Phone

I got a new iPhone 7 Plus last week and my son (who already has one) told me I would love the camera. He was right. I had an iPhone 6 Plus [...]

Christmas Coloring Pages for Kids and Adults!

Coloring pages for those of us who love to color….kids and adults! I wrote about Adult Coloring Books in October, but was thinking just last night that I needed to look for some [...]

Free Thanksgiving Place Card Printables

Thanksgiving Place Card Printables If you’re like me, you’re scrambling around this week, purchasing food for the big Thanksgiving day, pre-baking pies, thinking about table centerpieces and napkins, cleaning bathrooms and dining [...]

Adult Coloring Pages – Have You Tried This?

I’m sure you’ve seen one of the latest trends in crafting/relaxing/re-claiming our childhoods… adult coloring pages. Yes, that is actual get-your-crayons out and relax by coloring. You can find thousands of free [...]

Lilly the Lash-A Character Building Book Series

This is a sponsored post and I was compensated for this review but all thoughts and opinions are entirely my own. What if there were a character-building series of books for children [...]

The Holidays are Coming!

Guest post by Char Huskins Last week, I saw a very scary graphic on Facebook. Here it is: Now, not to scare you or anything, but it’s been over a week since this was [...]

National Whatever Day

Whatever day it is today, you can bet it’s a day to celebrate something! Guest post by Char Huskins My 9 year old daughter is a planner.. and a “special memories” kind [...]

For the Love of a Dog

Dog lovers have been paying tribute to their favorite companions lately on social media.  While perusing the pictures of the tiniest Chihuahuas to the largest Great Danes, one theme has remained constant:  [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Be The Good

Remember my cousin, Martha, who lost her battle with breast cancer last October? Her daughter’s started an educational scholarship fund in her memory and are selling these tee shirts to raise money [...]