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Grampa John & Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the US. But there are ways to learn more about this devastating disease. Meet my younger sisters and Grampa John. The year was 1977 -1978. That was the winter that my grandparents came at Thanksgiving and stayed until Valentine’s Day. They lived in Minnesota, and […]

Grammas and Good Eats

My grandmother, referred to most as “Gramma John,” raised eight children during the 40s and 50s, all the while running a farm and managing a household. One of her “claims to fame” was her baking. She loved to bake and always had some new recipe to try. Since she lived in Minnesota and we lived […]

Give a S’mores Kit as a Fun Gift

Put together this easy S’mores Kit complete with instructions on how to make s’mores indoors.

Christmas Ornaments You Can Make

Adding a new ornament to your collection every year is a fun holiday tradition. You can make a memory at the same time with these Christmas ornaments you can make yourself. One of the things I love about decorating the Christmas tree is how many memories the tree holds for me. Our Christmas ornaments are a […]

5 Great Ways to Earn Money from Home

Wondering how you can earn money without throwing your life into upheaval? Here are five ideas to get you started. Twenty-five years ago I went away to college with the purpose of getting a degree, establishing a career, and if truth be told, find Prince Charming. That all happened at UC Santa Barbara. I graduated with […]

How to Be a Better Homemaker

Homemaking is for everyone who eats, sleeps, and relaxes in his or her home. It’s an art, and one that we can always improve in.

Travel with Kids {An Introduction}

 Want to show your kids the world? You can travel, learn, and explore together without completely losing it. We’ll show you how! When I was a child, the extent of my travels encompassed whatever happened to lie on the interstate between southern California and southeastern Minnesota. Ever stood at the feet of the Jolly Green Giant? […]

A Frozen Party Menu

Ready to let it go? How about a Frozen screening party complete with a family-friendly menu and a Frozen cake? This party menu works for birthdays and other celebrations as well. If you’ve lived on this planet for at least a month, you’re well aware that Disney recently produced a hit, animated musical. Frozen, the […]