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    Butter candles plus the GRAND Social

    We grandmas are a crafty lot, and many of us are dedicated fans of Pinterest. This weekend, though, I stumbled upon a craft far more clever than most I've seen on Pinterest of late, one from a very non-grandma-like fellow who likely doesn't even possess a Pinterest profile.

    Take a look:

    Come on, now, you know you want to try it. I admit that I do ... and will ... eventually.

    Now, though, it's time for this week's GRAND Social! Thank you for once again joining me. Dive in and enjoy! And please do remember that if you link up and receive visits and comments to your post, linky protocol is to return the same in kind to others. Cheers!

    link party

    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.
    • To link up, copy the direct URL to the specific post — new or old — that 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 and graphic 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, please.
    • 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 all — bloggers and readers — visit, read and comment, even if it's just "Hey, stopping by from the GRAND Social."

    Thank you for participating in the GRAND Social!

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    Reader Comments (10)

    I so want to make that candle!!! How fun and I bet Amara would have a blast helping me. Thanks for the great idea and for hosting us again this week. Hope you have a great one.

    March 4, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterGrandma Kc

    Thanks gal and like that idea.

    March 4, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterQMM

    I have to say that is one of the most clever ideas I've seen! It's amazing--can't wait to try it myself! Thanks for hosting and sharing!

    March 4, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterLoy

    Hey, thanks for hosting Grand Social today!! That butter candle is AMAZING!! Grandkids would LOVE seeing butter as a candle.

    March 4, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterWholeHearted Home

    That Butter Candle looks crazy easy, maybe even I could make one!

    Thanks for it and all the blogs to check out.

    March 4, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAnn

    Looks like fun Lisa. Think Lucy may enjoy it.

    March 4, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterSally Kabak

    Now you KNOW I had to tweety about the video right?? jahaja ♥ it! Your button is now on my blog and I hope to be a weekly participant. Abrazos y BB2U

    March 4, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterBohemian Babushka

    The butter candle looks great. Lisa, I tried 3 times to link up - very slow. Once it seemed to take my image but I can't tell, once it kicked me out, and once it directed me to linky???So I gave up. Perhaps it's in moderation on your end.

    In any event, looking forward to checking on some of the link-ups.

    March 4, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterBarbara

    Utterly fantastic!! I definitely have to try this. Do you think it will work with margarine? Or just butter? I'll have to test it out.

    March 4, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterNina Lewis

    Oh my gracious - that was an AWESOME video! Living where we do, wild weather and power outages are common occurrences. We have plenty of flashlights and batteries but if it became a prolonged outage, this is great info to have. And won't it be fun if my grandkids are there to see this happen. We will definitely have to be sure to keep a couple of packs of butter in the fridge. Thanks for sharing this link!

    March 6, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterKaye Swain
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