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Aug 31

August 31, 2017

Link Party for Grandmothers

Blogging Grandmothers Link Party #19

Welcome to the Blogging Grandmothers Link Party #19 Starts Friday, September 1, 2017 at 12:05 am central (US) Ends Tuesday, September 5 at 11:55 pm REALLY SIMPLE RULES: • This party is for grandmother bloggers only • You may share new or old, family friendly posts, no limit • By joining the party, you are giving the hostesses permission to share your photos and posts on social media and to use in posts, features, and round ups with proper credit…

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Aug 12

August 12, 2017

Fun Stuff for Back to School

Fun Stuff for Back to School!

Fun Stuff for Back to School! August is such a fun time of year, time to start back in school again, make new friends and learn new things!  It means a fresh start, new adventures, activities and opportunities.  The stores are full of brand new school supplies and families are busy doing back to school shopping and buying stylish new outfits!  This collection of Fun Stuff for Back to School will only add to all the excitement.  It’s full of…

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Aug 12

August 12, 2017

Back to School Books

Back to School Books Students, Parents and Teachers will Love!

Back to School Books   I love, love, LOVE children’s books and Back to School Books are some of my fayvories!  We usually think of Back to School as a fun and exciting time, but lots of times kids are afraid or nervous about starting a new school year.  When I took my daughter to her second grade class she burst into tears and broke my heart!  My sister has a grandaugter in middle school who recently sent her a…

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Aug 1

August 1, 2017

Hello August!

Hello August!

Hello August!   August is here again and it’s time to start getting ready for back to school.   Summer flew by quickly but the kids are looking forward to new beginnings and reuniting with old friends!   Everywhere you go, store shelves are full of school supplies, backpacks and lunch boxes, creating feelings of anticipation and excitement in the hearts and minds of students and parents alike! Is your family ready??!!   You might also enjoy: School Supply Lists and…

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Jul 31

July 31, 2017

Link Party for Grandmothers

Blogging Grandmothers Link Party #18

Welcome to the Blogging Grandmothers Link Party #18 Starts Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 12:05 am central (US) Ends Saturday, August 5 at 11:55 pm REALLY SIMPLE RULES: • This party is for grandmother bloggers only • You may share new or old, family friendly posts, no limit • By joining the party, you are giving the hostesses permission to share your photos and posts on social media and to use in posts, features, and round ups with proper credit…

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Jul 31

July 31, 2017

Dish Towel

DIY Vintage Recipe Dish Towel

Recipe Dish Towel My mom loved pickles!  I did not!  I would always give her the pickle off of my hamburger and she’d add it to her’s.  The more pickles the yummier, in her mind.  Mom loved pickles so much she even canned her own.  We still have her handwritten recipe that she used to make Mustard Pickles. As a gift for my three older sisters, I made these dish towels with mom’s recipe on them and they absolutely loved…

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Jul 26

July 26, 2017

Positive Thinking

Positive Thinking!

Positive Thinking!   Thinking positive is not always an easy thing to do.  Choosing happiness is often difficult and may require great effort.  If necessary find help but make the choice to take the first step toward positive thinking and choosing happiness! You might also enjoy: The One You’re Angry With and Small Packages     Also, check out these related products from Amazon.  If you click on the photos or the descriptions below, you’ll be redirected to Amazon where…

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Jul 13

July 13, 2017

Amazing Women from History

Amazing Women from History!   Ever since I was a young girl, three women from history have enthralled and inspired me!  I’ve spent some time reflecting upon just what the reason is for my fascination with these women.  Are their admirable traits the ones I see as the most important characteristics an individual can possess?  Why have these three women captured my attention for most of my life?  Upon careful consideration, I determined that the single most desirable trait anyone…

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Jul 12

July 12, 2017

Kid's Books About Summer

Kid’s Books About Summer

Kid’s Books about Summer! Reading is so good for kids and I try to encourage it every chance I get!   My book collection is all about holidays and my grandkids love to read them when they come to Gramma’s house.  They like to  learn about all the fun activities and events associated with the different holidays and the changing seasons.  The most wonderful thing of all is when they snuggle up next to me and let me read them…

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Jun 30

June 30, 2017

Link Party for Grandmothers

Blogging Grandmothers Link Party #17

Welcome to the Blogging Grandmothers Link Party #17 Starts Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 12:05 am central (US) Ends Wednesday, July 5 at 11:55 pm REALLY SIMPLE RULES: • This party is for grandmother bloggers only • You may share new or old, family friendly posts, no limit • By joining the party, you are giving the hostesses permission to share your photos and posts on social media and to use in posts, features, and round ups with proper credit…

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Jun 28

June 28, 2017

Pink Flamingo Everything!

Pink Flamingo Everything

  Pink Flamingo Everything!  The beautiful Pink Flamingo has become a fun and flashy icon of  summer!  I wrote another post about Everything Pineapple and had such a great response that I thought it would be fun to do anothere one about flamingos!   Wouldn’t it be just adorable to put together an entire outfit – dress, shoes, jewelry, glasses and handbag – all adorned with flamingos!  Or you could visit the beach with your flamingo swimsuit, beach ball, sunglasses, flip…

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Jun 26

June 26, 2017

Vacation Planner Video

Vacation Planner Video

Vacation Planner Video! If you are on the fence about whether to go on a family vacation this summer take a look at the pretty pictures of the Oregon Coast in this video!  Then get your copy of the “American Road Trip . . . Vacation Planner.”  It contains everything you need to know to plan the perfect vacation – budget form, itinerary, packing list and much, much more!  The planner has 35 pages, 5 checklists, 6 forms and all…

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Jun 19

June 19, 2017

Summer Sun Safety Tips

Summer Sun Safety Tips

Summertime is in full swing!  The temps are soaring and the sun is blazing!  Time enjoy the warm weather and make some fun memories with friends and  family!  These Summer Sun Safety Tips will help!   Vacations, picnics, barbecues, parades, lazy days on the beach and vigorous hikes up steep mountain trails – those are the things that good summer memories are made of! Dehydration, sunburn, heat exhaustion and bug bites – unfortunately those things can make summer memories too,…

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Jun 19

June 19, 2017

Pineapple Items

Pineapple Everything!

Pineapple Everything!   Pineapple the sweet, tangy fruit with a big personality, has become an icon of all things tropical and all things summer!  I came accross the cute sunglasses below and thought what a great idea it would be put together a post with a lot of  fun pineapple novelty items.  Wouldn’t it be great to put together an entire outfit – dress, shoes, jewelry, glasses and handbag – all adorned with pineapples!  Or you could visit the beach…

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Jun 14

June 14, 2017

4th of July Family Traditions, Independence Day

4th of July Family Traditions!

4th of July is one of my very favorite holidays because there’s much less spending, shopping, decorating and preparing involved than with the other major holidays.  Independence Day is about relaxing, celebrating and enjoying family!  Our city, Layton, Utah does an excellent job of planning holiday festivities and we’ve been enjoying them for many years!  Our city offices are surrounded by a beautiful park with a bowery, an amphitheater, a wave pool, ball diamonds,  and a high school.  All of…

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