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

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Andrea (youngest daughter) and Brianna (oldest daughter)

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

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

 

 

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    Friday
    Sep192014

    Happy Friday: Be Yourself

    Just because I can — despite Fridays being my self-proclaimed "day off" — I offer you this:

    Oscar Wilde quote

    Happy Friday!

    Thursday
    Sep182014

    Thursday triple-play: Getting crafty

    I'm not the most crafty of grandmas. I used to enjoy making things from scratch, sewing up this and that, trying my hand at crochet and paper mâché and more.

    easy homemade holiday gifts

    Long and involved do-it-yourself projects no longer appeal to me, though. So I tend to go for crafts and homemade gifts that are relatively simple, don't require a whole heckuva lot of know-how and nimbleness. 

    I've shared a few...

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    Wednesday
    Sep172014

    Tough call: Sick mom or sick child?

     sick pumpkin

    Let's be honest here: Raise your hand if you ever, as the parent of a young child, looked at your dear one and thought (perhaps even said aloud), "Oh, I'd give anything for it to be me rather than my baby."

    Have you thought that? Said that? Go ahead...

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    Tuesday
    Sep162014

    I dropped my pants for #Underwareness

    Oh, yes, I did...

    grandmas drops her briefs

    Find out what it's all about here: Grandma drops her briefs for #Underwareness, talks bladder leakage.

    Tuesday
    Sep162014

    3 reasons grandchildren need binkies

    Reason No. 1 why grandchildren need binkies:

    Because it satisfies them.

    baby with binkyBubby — 2009

    Reason No. 2 why...

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    Monday
    Sep152014

    'This Is Where I Leave You' giveaway, plus GRAND Social No. 122 link party

    'This Is Where I Leave You' giveaway

    this is where i leave you

    In anticipation of Friday's opening of THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU starring Jason Bateman, Tina Fey and many others in an amazing ensemble cast, Warner Bros. Pictures is offering up a prize package for Grandma's Briefs readers. In addition...

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    Saturday
    Sep132014

    Saturday movie review: 'Lullaby'

    The movie LULLABY stars actors I love in a story that, though memorable, is not all that original. Yet despite some sour notes, the tearjerker worked for me.

    Lullaby dvd

    LULLABY stars Richard Jenkins...

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    Friday
    Sep122014

    'This Is Where I Leave You' trailer and giveaway #TIWILY

    The long-awaited film opens one week from today!

    Today I share with you the latest THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU movie trailer; Monday I host a THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU giveaway. Get details on both by clicking on the photo below:

    This Is Where I Leave You