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 Jim and Lisa
Jim (long-time hubby) and Lisa (me)

Brianna (oldest daughter) and Patrick (her boyfriend)

 mom and dad
Preston (son-in-law) and Megan (middle daughter)

Matt (Andrea's boyfriend) and Andrea (youngest daughter)

Mac, Jak and Bubby — Bloggy nicknames of Gramma's stars (Megan and Preston's boys)



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    Who's who, plus GRAND Social No. 127 link party

    Who's who

    I've welcomed them into our family. I've written about them here and there. Now I've added them to the official lineup of who's who on Grandma's Briefs. Reason being, I'm happy to say it seems they'll be sticking around for a long time to come.

    grandma's family

    Who am I talking about? I'm talking about...

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    My recipe, Safeway coupons, and the #BringHillshireHome campaign

    Click to read Hillshire Farm™ and Safeway help add protein to every meal (a sponsored — and yummy — post).



    Saturday movie review: 'Still Mine'

    James Cromwell — whom I've loved ever since "Babe" — may not be the first to come to mind when considering male romantic leads. He sure does a fine job playing such, though, in the touching drama STILL MINE, which also stars Geneviève Bujold as his long-wed love.

    Still Mine

    Cromwell and Bujold — both Oscar nominees — star as Craig and Irene Morrison. They've been...

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    Game reviews and a giveaway

    Don't miss these reviews and giveaway:

    Click here for GameDay Scoreboards scores with ballers (Review and giveaway)

    GameDay review


    And click here for Was it fun? Yes, WuzzIts was... and is (Game review)

    WuzzIts review


    Wherein Bubby and Mac dance like... er... dance to 'Gentleman'

    Just Dance 2014 Gentleman

    We enjoyed several fun outings while my grandsons and daughter visited our house. As the weather was uncharacteristically cruddy for this time of year, the challenge was keeping Bubby and Mac busy inside while Mommy and baby bro Jak — and PawDad and Gramma, too — got ready to go.

    The Wii came to the rescue... though semi-inappropriately so, I must...

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    How to go pro and be a hero... for yourself or others

    A sponsored post, courtesy Best Buy:

    Even non-pro photographers can easily go pro with Best Buy

    hero lifestyle best buy

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    The alpha and omega: Games (grand)people play

    My daughter Megan unexpectedly showed up at my door with my three grandsons one week ago today.

    Mac T-ball

    The fact several hours passed before I pulled out my camera attests to the degree of my surprise at their appearance. Once I...

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    Grandma's witches who flew the nest

    three witches

    What's the story? Click to find out.

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