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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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Jul 23

July 23, 2018

Summer Fun Essentials

Summer Fun Essentials!

Summer Fun Essentials! Weather you’re going to the beach or the pool, going on a picnic or just sitting in the shade sipping a cool drink summer is more fun when you have the right gear!  Below you’ll find lots of summer fun essentials! Click on the picture or the description to be redirected to Amazon where you can purchase these products and many more!     Banana Boat Sunscreen Sport Family Size Broad Spectrum Sun Care Sunscreen Lotion –…

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Jul 23

July 23, 2018

Traveling With Kids

Traveling with Kids? Use this Checklist

Traveling with Kids Traveling with Kids? Use this Checklist If you are traveling with children, you must know that planning is necessary.  If you fail to plan in advance, everything might end up going wrong.   Here is a checklist that will help you to travel with minimal hassle when with the kids: Before Your Trip Double-check your flight schedule – you need to check 24 hours in advance whether your departure and arrival times have changed. To know about any…

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Jul 1

July 1, 2018

Blogging Grandmothers Link Party

Blogging Grandmothers Link Party #29

Welcome to the Blogging Grandmothers Link Party 29 A Link Party EXCLUSIVELY for Grandmother Bloggers Starts Sunday, July-1-2018 12:05 am central (US) Ends Thursday, July-5-2018 11:55 pm REALLY SIMPLE RULES: • This party is for grandmother bloggers only • You may linkup 2 new or old, family friendly post • 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 credit given to…

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Jun 21

June 21, 2018

Patriotic Songs for the 4th of July

Patriotic Play List for the 4th of July

Patriotic Play List for The 4th of July   Waving Flags, Parades with Marching Bands, Barbecues, Picnics, Celebrating Families, Fireworks Displays – All set to Patriotic Music – Yankee Doodle, God Bless America, Grand Old Flag! Nothing sets the tone for Fourth of July Festivities like a lively patriotic song.  From the music the marching bands play in the morning parade to the songs the symphony plays for the evening fireworks display songs about America excite and inspire celebrating citizens! …

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May 31

May 31, 2018

Blogging Grandmothers Link Party

Blogging Grandmothers Link Party 28

Welcome to the Blogging Grandmothers Link Party 28 A Link Party EXCLUSIVELY for Grandmother Bloggers Starts Friday, June-1-2018 12:05 am central (US) Ends Tuesday, June-5-2018 11:55 pm REALLY SIMPLE RULES: • This party is for grandmother bloggers only • You may linkup 2 new or old, family friendly post • 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 credit given to…

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May 29

May 29, 2018

Books for Grads

Books for Grads

Books for Grads! What better way to honor the graduate in your life than with a book – Books for Grads!  In this selection you’ll find everything from the inspirational to the amusing.  Choose a book that will give your graduate advice for the future, praise for their efforts and a job well done or just some good hearty laughs.  You’re sure to be able to find the perfect gift to commemorate this momentous occasion. Just click on the image…

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May 22

May 22, 2018

Gifts for Grads

Gifts for Grads

Gifts for Grads As another school year is coming to an end and students everywhere are looking forward to summer vacation, but a few accomplished students have finally made it to graduation!  Do you have a graduate in the family this year?  Are you wondering what kind of gift you can get them  to commemorate this momentous occasion?  This graduation gift guide is sure to have something they will love!  So, look through our Gifts for Grads and pick out…

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Apr 30

April 30, 2018

Link Party for Grandmothers

Blogging Grandmothers Link Party #27

Welcome to the Blogging Grandmothers Link Party 27 Exclusively for Grandmother Bloggers Starts Tuesday, May-1-2018 12:05 am central (US) Ends Saturday, May-5-2018 11:55 pm REALLY SIMPLE RULES: • This party is for grandmother bloggers only • You may linkup 2 new or old, family friendly post • 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 credit given to you • All…

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Apr 6

April 6, 2018

Behavior and Classroom Management for Parents and Teachers

Behavior and Classroom Management for Parents and Teachers

  Behavior and Classroom Management One of the most frustrating tasks charged to parents and teachers alike, is the task of getting children to behave.  We’ve all seen (or been) the frustrated and embarrassed parent of a child throwing a temper tantrum in the grocery store.  Most of us have experienced (if not from the point of view of the teacher, then from that of the student) the chaos of a classroom full of out-of-control students. While the rules, rewards…

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Apr 1

April 1, 2018

Silk Plants

Beautiful Silk Plants from Commercial Silk Int’l

Silk Plants I’ve always loved to garden and be outdoors.  Over the years I’ve had a few impressive gardens and some pretty spectacular (for me anyway) harvests.  But until recent years, my houseplants never reflected my green thumb.  I often forgot to water them and finding time to repot them was nearly impossible.  I spent many years, while my children were young and life was even more hectic, feeling stressed and ashamed every time I’d look at my scraggly, parched…

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