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Mar 1

March 1, 2019

Everything Spring

Everything Spring!

Everything Spring!   “It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it, you want—oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!” ― Mark Twain In the last gray days of winter our spirits begin to lift with anticipation of the long awaited Springtime.  Fuel your excitement with these fun finds for Spring! Click on the picture or the description…

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Mar 1

March 1, 2019

Blogging Grandmothers Link Party

Blogging Grandmothers Link Party #35

Welcome to the Blogging Grandmothers Link Party 35 A Link Party EXCLUSIVELY for Grandmother Bloggers Starts Friday, March 1, 2019 at 9:00 PM CST Ends Monday, March 4 at 9:00 PM CST REALLY SIMPLE RULES: • This party is for grandmother bloggers only • You may linkup 3 new or old, family friendly posts • 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…

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Feb 1

February 1, 2019

Valentine's Day Books for Kids

Valentine’s Day Books for Kids!

Valentine’s Day Books for Kids!Check out these wonderful Valentine’s Day Books for Kids!  Reading is so good for kids and I try to encourage it every chance I get!   My book collection is all about holidays and seasons and my grandkids love to read them when they come to Gramma’s house and my fourth grade students love them too.  They like to  learn about all the fun activities and events associated with the different holidays and the changing seasons….

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Feb 1

February 1, 2019

Blogging Grandmothers Link Party

Blogging Grandmothers Link Party #34

Welcome to the Blogging Grandmothers Link Party 34 A Link Party EXCLUSIVELY for Grandmother Bloggers Starts Friday, February 1, 2019 at 9:00 PM CST Ends Monday, February 4 at 9:00 PM CST REALLY SIMPLE RULES: • This party is for grandmother bloggers only • You may linkup 3 new or old, family friendly posts • 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…

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Jan 5

January 5, 2019

Winter Fun in Books!

Winter Fun in Books!

Winter Fun in Books! Reading is so good for kids and I try to encourage it every chance I get!   My book collection is all about holidays and seasons and my grandkids love to read them when they come to Gramma’s house and my fourth grade students love them too.  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 my…

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Dec 26

December 26, 2018

New Year 2019 Coloring Page

New Year’s Coloring Page – 2019!

New Year’s Coloring Page 2019! Happy New Year Everyone!  As another year draws to a close and a new one waits on the horizon, it’s time to take stock of our lives.  Time to reaffirm our values, recommit to our goals and look to the future with joyful anticipation of all the wonderful things to come!! I hope this coloring page encourages and inspires you to do just that! ENJOY! To download your free coloring page CLICK HERE!     You…

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Nov 22

November 22, 2018

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$100 Christmas Cash Giveaway

Christmas Cash Giveaway   I’ve partnered with some awesome bloggers for a $100 Christmas Cash Giveaway! The hostesses for this giveaway are: ⦁ Dee – Grammy’s Grid • Sylvia – Grace for a Gypsy • Nikki – Gwin Gal Inside and Out • Clearissa – Clearissa Coward’s Command Center • Nancy – Nancy on the Home Front • Lori – Love My Big Happy Family • Louise – Going Ba-Nanas for Baby • Renee – Grandmommin • Marilyn – Marilyn’s Treats •…

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Nov 19

November 19, 2018

Blogging Grandmothers End of Year Link Party

Blogging Grandmothers End of the Year Link Party

Blogging Grandmothers   Welcome to the Blogging Grandmothers End of the Year Special Holiday Link Party 2018 EXCLUSIVELY for Grandmother Bloggers Starts Monday, November 19, 2018 at 11:55 pm central (US) Ends Tuesday, January 5, 2019 at 11:55 pm REALLY SIMPLE RULES: • This party is for grandmother bloggers only • You may linkup 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…

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Nov 5

November 5, 2018

Teaching Your Kids About Money

Teaching Your Children About Money – Avoid These 5 Mistakes!

Teaching Your Children About Money? Make Sure to Avoid These 5 Terrible Mistakes Your kids are never too young to start learning about money. Younger kids have very moldable minds. If you start teaching them about money from the time they’re toddlers, your children are more likely to grow up to become financially wise adults. However, in your quest to teach your children financial literacy, you may fall into some traps. Some tactics you take might be problematic in the…

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Oct 31

October 31, 2018

Blogging Grandmothers Link Party

Blogging Grandmothers Link Party #32

Welcome to the Blogging Grandmothers Link Party 32 A Link Party EXCLUSIVELY for Grandmother Bloggers Starts Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 12:05 am central (US) Ends Monday, November 5 at 11:55 pm REALLY SIMPLE RULES: • This party is for grandmother bloggers only • You may linkup 3 new or old, family friendly posts • 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…

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Sep 30

September 30, 2018

Blogging Grandmothers Link Party

Blogging Grandmothers Link Party #31

Welcome to the Blogging Grandmothers Link Party 31 A Link Party EXCLUSIVELY for Grandmother Bloggers Starts Monday, October 1, 2018 at 12:05 am central (US) Ends Friday, October 5 at 11:55 pm REALLY SIMPLE RULES: • This party is for grandmother bloggers only • You may linkup 3 new or old, family friendly posts • 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…

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Sep 9

September 9, 2018

How to Successfully Return to Work if You are a Stay at Home Mom

How To Successfully Return to Work If You Are a Stay-At-Home Mom

Successfully return to work How To Successfully Return to Work If You Are a Stay-At-Home Mom Being a stay-at-home Mom can be so rewarding, but after the kids are grown – or because of financial or personal reasons – you may decide to return to the workplace. This can be a difficult transition, so how can you navigate it successfully? Follow these tips for the best chances of getting back into the office with the least amount of trouble. Choose…

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Sep 5

September 5, 2018

Decorate Your Walls with Love

Decorate Your Walls With Love!

Decorate your walls with love.   (Disclaimer:  I received free product for showcasing the canvas art in this post.  However, the opinions expressed here are my honest and true personal opinions). The walls in my home are decorated with the people and things I love!  As an introvert Home is one of my very favorite places to be. Sometimes I pull into my driveway after a long day, look at my house, and think, “I love you!”  The fact that…

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Aug 31

August 31, 2018

Blogging Grandmothers Link Party

Blogging Grandmothers Link Party #30

Welcome to the Blogging Grandmothers Link Party 30 A Link Party EXCLUSIVELY for Grandmother Bloggers Starts Saturday, Sept-1-2018 at 12:05 am central (US) Ends Wednesday, Sept-5 at 11:55 pm REALLY SIMPLE RULES: • This party is for grandmother bloggers only • You may linkup 3 new or old, family friendly posts • 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 roundups with proper…

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Jul 30

July 30, 2018

School Cookies

Back to School Sugar Cookies!

Back to School Sugar Cookies Are these the cutest cookies ever, or what?!  They’ll make the perfect back to school surprise for your little scholar (and your big scholar too)!  These delicious sugar cookies are easy to decorate for any holiday or season! Back to School Sugar Cookies – Here’s What You’ll Need: 3 Cups of Flour 1 Cup of Sugar 1 tsp Baking Powder 1 Cup of Butter (I use salted) 1 Large Egg tsp Vanilla Extract Here’s What…

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