Real Confessions of a Young Grandma

“I must confess” has been the beginning of each of my posts since I began my blog in 2018. Today's confession centers on all the things I have learned since becoming a grandma - which, incidentally, is very different than being a mother.  I am no longer captain of the ship, so to speak, and …

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Friends, Football, and Fun

I must confess, I packed a lot of living into my Sunday this past weekend.  The hubby and I hosted a brunch for ten friends, we witnessed a football game of epic proportions, and we played the most extraordinary and engaging board game with a pair of our lively grandkids.  Life is good. Sunday morning …

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Harvest of Blessings

I must confess that I absolutely know when autumn arrives in my neck of the woods.  On my drive home from my granny nanny duties, I check to see if "the sign" is there, and if it is not I go on my merry way thankful for another day of summer.  However, when I see …

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Six for Saturday

I must confess I am a sucker for sweet sounding alliteration (did you catch that?) which is why many of my blog articles are entitled this way.  Anyway, it's about time I posted again, but I’ve been preoccupied with a variety of late summer activities which have kept me away from my laptop lately.  But today …

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Be the Change You Wish to See

I must confess I was not born with a green thumb.  Although I aspire to have a one, gardening is not going to appear on my resume anytime soon.  When my son and his wife recently moved into their new home, I offered to plant some flowers around their property and achieved mixed results.  Friends, …

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Wine, Food, Beer, Flowers

I must confess, I had a near death experience today.  It happened at the car wash.  I was getting the plethora of dead insect remains off of my car as I happily rolled on through the scrubbers when everything stopped. WHAT!  When I was a kid this was one of my worst nightmares.  The last …

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Swedish Death Cleaning: It’s Really a Thing

I must confess, when I first heard about Swedish death cleaning I was a little startled, but more intrigued.  I was viewing a television news program a few weeks ago in which this concept was featured, and I borrowed from the library the book that the news piece was based upon entitled, The Gentle Art …

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The Big Reveal

I must confess that I've been a little less than enthusiastic about blogging lately.  Recently several people asked my about my blog, and I thought it was about time to get back into the swing of things.  When my daughter in particular asked why I haven't been posting, I thought about it and replied honestly, …

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