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A grilled grandma is a grandma on whom I've shone the spotlight, grilling her with some grandma-related questions — and she's graciously responded with answers and photos!

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    Grilled Grandmas

    Wednesday
    Jul272016

    Grilled Grandma: Grandma Rhonda

     Dear readers: A Grilled Grandma is a grandma on whom I've shone the spotlight, grilling her with some grandma-related questions, and she's graciously responded with answers and photos. Today I'm delighted to introduce to you Grandma Rhonda!

     grandma Rhonda

    How many children do you have?
    I have 1 child, a daughter.

    How many grandchildren?
    2

    What are their ages?
    4 and 8

    What do your grandchildren call you?
    Mawmaw

    After the initial elation, what was your first concern...

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    Thursday
    Jun092016

    Grilled Grandma: Grandma Dinah

    Dear readers: A Grilled Grandma is a grandma on whom I've shone the spotlight, grilling her with some grandma-related questions, and she's graciously responded with answers and photos. Today I'm delighted to introduce to you Grandma Dinah!

    grilled grandma dinah

    How many children do you have?
    We have 4 grown and married children.
     
    How many grandchildren? What are their ages?
    6 grands! We have one 4 yr old, two 3 yr old twins, two 2 yr olds, and one 1 yr old. That’s 6 kiddos ages 4 and under….
     
    What do your grandchildren call you?
    Nonnie
     
    After the initial elation, what was your first concern upon hearing you would soon be a grandmother?
    At the time, our daughter and son-in-law were living on the west coast, a...

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    Thursday
    Jun022016

    Grilled Grandma: Grandma Maribeth

    Dear readers: A Grilled Grandma is a grandma on whom I've shone the spotlight, grilling her with some grandma-related questions, and she's graciously responded with answers and photos. Today I'm delighted to introduce to you Grandma Maribeth!

    grilled grandma

    How many children do you have?
    My husband and I have two sons. One lives in Oregon with his family. The other lives in Italy with his.

    How many grandchildren? What are their ages?

    We have three grandchildren. They are Eliana, 11... Anthony, 8... and Alisa, 6. I also have two step-grandchildren. They live in Oregon with my younger son who married their mother 2 years ago. They are 18 and 21 years old. Although we do not know them yet, I look forward...

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    Wednesday
    May112016

    Grilled Grandma: Grandma Susan

    Dear readers: A Grilled Grandma is a grandma on whom I've shone the spotlight, grilling her with some grandma-related questions, and she's graciously responded with answers and photos. Today I'm delighted to introduce to you Grandma Susan!

    grilled grandma

    How many children do you have?
    I have three children. Eldest Brian is married to Carlie. They are both working in elementary education. My daughter Meredith is married to Nate and they are in ministry in the United Methodist Church in the St. Louis area. My youngest, Will, is a pilot and his wife Jordan is an R.N. in Alabama.

    How many grandchildren? What are their ages?
    I have two grandchildren, Eleonore (Ellie) five and Francesca (Frankie) three.

    What do your grandchildren call you?
    The girls call me...

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    Thursday
    May052016

    Grilled Grandma: Grandma Sharon of Around the Table blog

    Dear readers: A Grilled Grandma is a grandma on whom I've shone the spotlight, grilling her with some grandma-related questions, and she's graciously responded with answers and photos. Today I'm delighted to introduce to you Grandma Sharon!

    grilled grandma

    How many children do you have?
    We have 4 children ranging from 22-31; boy, girl, boy, girl; my plan was to have my children 2-3 years apart but God had other plans. They are 3.5 years, 8 months (one is adopted!), and 4.5 years. I always say if you add them up and divide, you get my plan!

    How many grandchildren? What are their ages?

    We have 4 grandchildren and two on the way. This year we are doubling the number and my oldest son no longer has the corner on the market. Three (soon to be four) live three...

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    Thursday
    Apr282016

    Grilled Grandma: Grandma Mary

    Dear readers: A Grilled Grandma is a grandma on whom I've shone the spotlight, grilling her with some grandma-related questions, and she's graciously responded with answers and photos. Today I'm delighted to introduce to you Grandma Mary!

    grandma mary

    How many children do you have?

    I have 3 wonderful children. One son and two daughters. :-)

    How many grandchildren? What are their ages?

    I am blessed with 4 grandchildren. Ages 9, 6, 3 & 1  Three boys and a little girl.

    What do your grandchildren...

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    Wednesday
    Apr202016

    Grilled Grandma: Grandma Peggy of Daylily

    Dear readers: A Grilled Grandma is a grandma on whom I've shone the spotlight, grilling her with some grandma-related questions, and she's graciously responded with answers and photos. Today I'm delighted to introduce to you Grandma Peggy!

    grilled grandma

    How many children do you have?
    Six children

    How many grandchildren do you have?
    10 grandchildren — 36, 34, 25, 23, 21, 20, 19, 19, 17

    Any great grandchildren?
    We also have 2 great grandsons, both age 2.

    What do your grandchildren call you?
    They call me Queen or...

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