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May 2

May 2, 2017

Silhouette Cameo

Silhouette Cameo, Use Your Very Own Drawings!

Silhouette CAMEO® electronic cutting tool has several ways you can create original designs of your very own .  One way is to purchase designs from the Design Store and combine them to come up with your own creation.  A way to get an even more original design is to use the drawing tools in the CAMEO software that allow you to draw your composition right onto the computer screen.  But my very favorite way to create an original design with…

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May 1

May 1, 2017

Link Party for Grandmothers

Blogging Grandmother’s Link Party #14

Welcome to the Blogging Grandmothers Link Party #14 Starts Monday, May 1, 2017 at 12:05 am central time (United States) Ends Thursday, May 4 at 11:55 pm Blogging Grandmothers Link Party Hosted By: Grammy Dee, MiMi Clearissa, Grandma Candy, Gramma Lori and please welcome our newest co-hosts Grandma Christie, Grandma Donna, Nan Sue, Grandma Teresa, and Mimi Carol REALLY SIMPLE RULES: • This party is for grandmother bloggers only • You may share any new or old, family friendly posts,…

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Apr 27

April 27, 2017

Books about Mom and Grandma

Mother’s Day Books about Moms and Grandmas

Mother’s Day Books Reading is so good for kids!  This is a picture of my littlest granddaughter looking at a book.  I have a collection of books about holidays and seasons that I like to put out for my grandkids to read when they come to Gramma’s house!  They like to read them and learn about all the fun activities and events associated with the different holidays and the changing season.  Of course, it’s always a delight when they will snuggle…

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Apr 26

April 26, 2017

Games to Play with Baby

Baby Games, Songs and Finger Plays

Baby loves attention!  He loves to play games and she loves to sing songs and it’s no surprise that they do, because it is so very good for them.  From the minute they’re born (actually, even before they’re born) parents and loved ones should begin to engage them in conversations and loving interactions.  Even the teeny, tiny littlest ones begin to learn healthy social skills, language and motor development when we talk and sing to them and interact with them…

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Apr 24

April 24, 2017

Gift Guide for Mother's Day

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and no one deserves to be pampered and appreciated more than Mom!  Have you decided what you’re going to get for your mom this Mother’s Day?  Here is a great gift guide full of fun and colorful gifts that mom will love! Just click on the image or the description below it, to be redirected to Amazon where you can purchase these great products! An Adult Coloring Book – Coloring is a fun and…

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Apr 18

April 18, 2017

Name Gift

Great Gift – Child’s Name for Baby Shower or Birthday!

Name Gift – For Baby Shower or Birthday! I made this gift for my niece’s baby shower last week.  Her little girl is due in June and we can’t wait to meet her!  Baby’s name is perfect for a tabletop or wall decoration in her nursery.  She has a “Finding Dory” theme in the colors of coral and torqousie.  It’s pretty easy to make and fairly quidk too and it’s Oh So Cute!  So next time you need a gift…

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Apr 16

April 16, 2017

Happy Easter

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Apr 14

April 14, 2017

Link Party for Grandmothers

Blogging Grandmothers Link Party #13

Welcome to Blogging Grandmothers Link Party #13 Starts Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 12:05 am central time (United States) Ends Tuesday, April 18 at 11:55 pm Blogging Grandmothers Link Party Hosted By: Grammy Dee, MiMi Clearissa, Grandma Candy, and Gramma Lori REALLY SIMPLE RULES: • This party is for grandmother bloggers only • You may share any new or old, family friendly posts, no limit • By joining the party, you are giving the host and co-hosts permission to share your…

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Apr 12

April 12, 2017

Grow Your Facebook Followers Link Party

Welcome to the party! Starts Thursday, April 13 at 12:05 am central time (United States) Ends Saturday, April 15 at 11:55 pm This party is hosted by: Grammy Dee from Grammy’s Grid Sue from Sizzling Towards 60 Teresa from Aging Like a Fine Wine Clearissa from Clearissa Coward’s Command Center Lori from Love My Big Happy Family RULES ARE SIMPLE: • Add your Facebook Profile or Page Link • Follow, friend, or like everyone in the linkup • Come back…

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Apr 7

April 7, 2017

Easter Books

Easter Books for Kids!

Books – Easter Books for Kids! Reading is so good for kids!   I have a collection of stories about holidays and seasons that I like to put out for my grandkids to read when they come to Gramma’s house!  They like to read them and learn about all the fun activities and events associated with the different holidays and the changing season.  Of course, it’s always a delight when they will snuggle up next to me and let me read…

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Mar 31

March 31, 2017

Blogging Grandmothers Link Party #12

Welcome to Blogging Grandmothers Link Party #12 Starts Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 12:05 am central time (United States) Ends Tuesday, April 4 at 11:55 pm Blogging Grandmothers Link Party Hosted By: Grammy Dee with Co-Hosts MiMi Clearissa and Grandma Candy Please welcome our newest Co-Host Gramma Lori REALLY SIMPLE RULES: • This party is for grandmother bloggers only • You may share any new or old, family friendly posts, no limit • By joining the party, you are giving the…

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Mar 20

March 20, 2017

First Day of Spring

Happy First Day of Spring!

First Day of Spring! This Spring Quote from Mark Twain is my absolute favorite! You might also like Ten Early Signs of Spring! Here are some related products from Amazon that you might like.  Just click on the photo or the description to be redirected to Amazon where you can purchase the products. 60 Days of Tulips Mixture!! 50 Tulip Bulbs – Tulipa Triumph Garden Gloves for Women (2 Pairs) Small, Nitrile Coating for Protection, Soft and Breathable Nylon ROBERT…

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Mar 6

March 6, 2017

Children's Books for St. Patrick's Day.

Books for Kids – St. Patrick’s Day!

Kid’s Books Reading is so good for kids!  I love this picture of my little granddaughter reading a book all by herself.  I have a collection of books about holidays and seasons that I like to put out for my grandkids to read when they come to Gramma’s house!  They like to read them and learn about all the fun activities and events associated with the different holidays and the changing season.  Of course, it’s always a delight when they will…

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Feb 27

February 27, 2017

Who Should come First, Your Spouse or the Kids?

Who Should Come First, Your Spouse or the Kids?

Who should come first, your spouse or the kids?  I did some quick research on this topic, and it brought up articles that gave conflicting advice.  “Put your husband first to preserve your marriage and thereby your children’s happiness.”  “By putting your husband first you teach children what it takes to have a happy marriage so they in turn can have a happy marriage someday.”  Other articles said the opposite.  “Remember spouses may come and go but your children will…

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Feb 23

February 23, 2017

Indoor Football

Family Activity – Salt Lake Screaming Eagles Arena Football Game

I’m excited to announce a new feature on Love My Big Happy Family today – Family Travels and Activities!  The posts will be about our fun family activities and the fun places we visit.  My hope is that it will give you ideas and inspirations for some fantastic family activity times of your own! The first family activity I’m going to share is an indoor arena football game.  In the State of Utah where I live, the Salt Lake Screaming…

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