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    Wednesday
    Dec172014

    Sisters and brothers with Santa

    Three sisters, their very last time together with Santa:

    three big girls with santa

    Three brothers, their very...

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    Wednesday
    Dec172014

    One brother's loss, one brother's gain

    Teeth have been a top topic for my grandsons this past week.

    First there was this — the loss of Bubby's first top tooth:

    lost tooth

    Then there was...

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    Tuesday
    Dec162014

    Gift ideas for grandmas to give and get

    Time is ticking! If you're still on the lookout for the perfect gift to give — or hope to get — here are some ideas straight from Grandma's Back Room, plus two scheduled to appear there soon. I've reviewed them all (including the two reviews yet to be published), and you can get the details by clicking on the photo of each product.

    gift ideas for grandmas

     

    Starrytime Blanket Full of...

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    Monday
    Dec152014

    Time flies, plus GRAND Social No. 135 link party for grandparents

    Time flies

    Hard to wrap my head around this, but Jak will be six months old tomorrow.

     six month old

    Yes! That cutie. Right there. Six months...

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    Saturday
    Dec132014

    Saturday movie review: 'Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks'

    Movies with starring roles for older women are few and far between, even for actors of legendary proportion. So it's especially exciting that SIX DANCE LESSONS IN SIX WEEKS features three fantastic senior stars of stage and screen: two-time Academy Award-nominee and two-time Golden Globe winner Gena Rowlands in the lead plus Oscar, Emmy, Tony and Grammy-award winner Rita Moreno and two-time Academy-Award-nominee Jacki Weaver in supporting roles.

    six dance lessons in six weeks poster

    Of course there are male stars, too — namely, one...

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    Friday
    Dec122014

    Check out the Canon EOS Rebel T5i at Best Buy (sponsored post)

    I highlight the best-selling camera as well as $150 savings at Best Buy in Consider Canon when seeking super gifts at Best Buy (click link to read). 

    canon rebel T5i

    Thursday
    Dec112014

    12 things grandmas can't do

    Grandmas can do some pretty amazing things. That's not too surprising, though, considering that they're mothers super-sized into grandmothers. Their super powers are practically a given.

    There are, though, a few things grandmas can't do. At least 12, in fact.

    things grandmas cannot do

    ONE
    Grandmas cannot send letters, cards, and boxes through the mail...

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    Wednesday
    Dec102014

    I tested AARP's RealPad tablet and here's my review

    I did a video review of the $189 tablet made for the 50+ crowd. Click here to see AARP RealPad: Inexpensive tablet a simple solution for going digital (video review).

    aarp realpad review