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Blogging Grandmother’s Link Party #22

Welcome to the Blogging Grandmothers Link Party #22

Starts Friday, December 1, 2017 at 12:05 am central (US)

Ends Tuesday, December 5 at 11:55 pm

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Are you looking for an educational toy for your grandchild that will actually keep his or her attention for longer than a week?  I know I’m always on the lookout for ideas, so I’ve put together some of the toys I’ve come across this holiday season in this guide.

Educational Toys

The toys in this holiday gift guide will keep little hands busy while causing creative juices to flow! Read more….

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I love having our grandchildren over for play days and sleepovers and wanted to have a room for them they considered their own.  I’ve worked to create just that space for them.

The room had to be appropriate for boys and girls, so I chose two shades of green for the walls.  I purchased paint from Lowes and painted three walls a pale green and one wall bright green.

When decorating their room, I needed more space for storing toys, books, and games.  Paul, who is great at building things, removed the door Read more….

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Blogging Grandmother’s Link Party #21

Welcome to the Blogging Grandmothers Link Party 21

Starts Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 12:05 am central (US)

Ends Sunday, November 5 at 11:55 pm

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Blogging Grandmother’s Link Party #20

Welcome to the Blogging Grandmothers Link Party #20

Starts Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 12:05 am central (US)

Ends Thursday, October 5 at 11:55 pm

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7 Ways to Make Learning Letters Fun!

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We were focusing on learning the letter H this week, but these things would work with any letter you’re teaching.

There is a miniature horse farm about an hour away from us called “The Land of Little Horses“.  This is someplace I’ve been several times before.  The first time it was just my husband, Paul and I because he has first-hand knowledge of my love for horses and planned the day for me.  The visits after that have been with at least one grandchild in tow. Read more….

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campingI realize that all children love theme parks because of the characters, the rides, the hype.  And that’s all great and fine. Trust me, I’m not against theme parks, in fact, I enjoy them on a limited scale!

But let me ask you, what are some of your most memorable vacations as a child?  If you were fortunate enough to have parents that took you camping, I would bet that those memories are at the top of the list.  Of course, times were different when I was a child, we didn’t take elaborate vacations and I don’t remember any of my friends that did either. Read more….

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booksAre there certain books that your children or grandchildren want you to read to them over and over?

There is a set of books at Grandpa and I’s house that are just that!

They are nursery rhymes.  12 little board books that come in a box that looks somewhat like a book itself.  There is something about these small books that toddlers just love.  I purchased our set of books when our 7 year old granddaughter was 2 years old. She loved them, then the next one loved them, and the next one loved them and the next one! Read more….

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Father's Day

 

Looking for the perfect gift for grandpa for Father’s Day but don’t want to break the bank?  You’re sure to find something he’ll love in this group of 20 super gift ideas.  All of them are available at Amazon, which means ease of shopping for you, plus quick delivery!

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homemade pretzelsMy grandchildren really like pretzels.  Do yours?  They like the straight ones, the curly ones and the large pretzel sticks, which we sometimes eat for lunch with peanut butter to dip them in!  So today when they were over we decided to try our hand at making homemade pretzels from scratch. Read more….

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