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    Collaboration is key plus the GRAND Social grandparent linky — October 29

    The GRAND Social has always been a collaboration of sorts. People add links and people read links to create an enjoyable experience for all. Without those posting, there'd be no GRAND Social. Without those reading, there'd be no GRAND Social, at least not as it's meant to be—a collaboration.

    Here is another sort of collaboration, one in which commuters in the United Kingdom add notes here and there to create something beautiful, something worth sharing. A collaboration.


    Thank you for collaborating with me today on the GRAND Social. I appreciate those who link, as well as those who read. Together we, too, are creating something beautiful, something worth sharing.

    How it works:

    • All grandparent bloggers are invited to add a link. You don't have to blog specifically about grandparenting, but you must be a grandparent who blogs.
    • Posts shared can be an old one or a recent one, your choice. I like to link up to older posts that current readers likely haven't seen.
    • To link up, copy the direct link to the specific post you want to share, not the link to your blog's home page. Then click the blue "Click here to enter" text below and follow the directions to add your post to the list.
    • You can add up to three posts, but no duplicates, please, and none you have promoted on a previous GRAND Social linky.
    • No contests, giveaways, or Etsy sites.
    • Adding a mention at the bottom of your linked posts, such as This post has been linked to the GRAND Social linky, is appreciated. Or, you can post the GRAND Social button using the following code:


    <a href="" target="_blank"><img src=" " alt="Grandma’" width="125" height="125" /></a>


    • The GRAND Social linky is open for new posts through Wednesday evening, so please come back to see those added after your first visit.
    • If you're not a blogger, you have the pleasure of being a reader. All bloggers who link up would be honored to have you click, visit, read and comment.

    READERS and PARTICIPATING BLOGGERS: Please visit the posts others have linked to by clicking on the thumbnail photos. Comments are always appreciated by the bloggers whose links you visit, even if it's simply "Hey, stopping by from GRAND Social."

    Thank you for participating in the GRAND Social grandparent linky!

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    Reader Comments (6)

    Thank you, Lisa, for being one of just two grandmas who hosts a grandparent-specific link party. I enjoy and participate in others, but for me, the best ones are authored by grandmothers. From these I have made wonderful friends, have gotten some really great ideas, and have read essays that I can relate to because I am living (or have lived) the exact same experiences!

    October 29, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJoyce

    I ditto Joyce! Thanks for hosting!

    October 29, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterConnie

    I double ditto what Joyce and Connie said! I love reading posts I have missed and I love sharing posts others may have missed! These 2 Linky Parties are the best~!

    October 29, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterGrandma Kc

    Thank you for letting me link the purses I am making for my little granddaughters! I am almost done with them. This post covers everything but the finish. I also enjoyed visiting some of the other links and I signed up to get your RSS feed, thanks again!

    October 29, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterGypsea

    Ahh Lisa, I didn't see the disclaimer that we could link if we were a grandparent who blogs. I thought they had to specifically be about grandchldren and I've been away from mine for a few months (me frowning). Headed back home after much travel this week and looking forward to reconnecting. Now i'm going to check out the ribs someone linked above. Yum.

    October 30, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterBarbara

    Hi Lisa, I saw your post on Facebook about your webhost - praying for them and for you and your site. Have a blessed and safe week!

    October 31, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKaye Swain
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