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    Who are you? Naming extended extended family 

    I hosted a family gathering at my house over the holiday weekend, in celebration of my Aunt Darlene and Uncle Mac visiting from North Carolina.

     aunt and uncle

    Traveling with my aunt and uncle on...

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    Back to business and GRAND Social No. 112 link party

    Back to business

    I hope your Fourth of July was fabulous. (That goes even for those who are not U.S. residents, as you still had a fourth of July albeit not an Independence Day Fourth of July.)

    As you can see, my grandsons certainly enjoyed their holiday celebrations:

    grandsons Fourth of July

    I, too, had a...

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    Independence Day wishes

    Happy Fourth of July!

    Fourth of July vintage postcard


    4 things that make the Fourth of July

    For some, it's baseball, hot dogs and apple pie that mark the fourth day of July as, well, the Fourth of July. And, of course, there's the fireworks, American flag and patriotism that most of us could never do without. 

     bowlful of cherries

    For me, though, there are four more things that, without them, it simply...

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    Devoted D-Backs duo

    Bubby and Mac love nothing more than going to Diamondbacks baseball games. And watching D-Backs games on TV.  And talking about the D-Backs — especially their fave player, Paul Goldschmidt, No. 44. And pretending to be one of the D-Backs. And collecting D-Backs cards, too.

    Diamondbacks fans

    It's D-Backs...

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    14 reasons to smile about being a long-distance grandma

    Being a long-distance grandma can be hard on a grandmother's heart at times. There are, however, several perks to having plenty of miles between Grandma and her sweeties. Here are 14 of them.

    long-distance grandma

    Dates with friends or Grandpa...

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    Grandma's birthday bike and GRAND Social No. 111 link party

    Grandma's birthday bike

    As one of seven children, it's not too hard to understand why I never received a bike as a birthday gift as a kid. Last Friday, though, was my (ahem) 50th birthday, and I finally — unexpectedly! — experienced the all-out joy of a such a gift.

    new bicycle for grandma 

    What a thrill! The...

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    P&Geveryday provides inspiration, coupons and more

    Those looking for ideas and inspiration on making the most of every day will find a bounty of goodness on the P&Geveryday™ site — including how to grow food from food scraps!

    grow food from scraps

    Get the details in my post, P&Geveryday™ shows how to grow food from scraps... plus more smart tips.

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