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    Monday
    Dec072015

    Pool pals, plus GRAND Social No. 184 link party for grandparents

    Pool pals

    I had the good fortune of being at my grandsons' house the day they finally — after months that felt like a bazillion years to three rambunctious boys — got to put on their swimsuits and get into their new swimming pool for the very first time.

    The words "wet" and "wild" pretty much sum up our Sunday. The word "happy," too.

    grandma and grandsons swimming

    Just two days remain in this pre-Christmas visit with Bubby, Mac, and Jak. I plan to soak up as much happy as I can before bidding farewell to my wet, wild — and wacky! — pool pals.

    GRAND Social No. 184

    Welcome to GRAND Social No. 184. Thank you for sharing your posts and reading the posts of others!

    grand social link party

    How it works:

    • All grandparent bloggers are invited to add a link. You don't have to blog about grandparenting, just be a grandparent who blogs.
    • To link up a post, 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 button below marked "Add your link" and follow the directions.
    • Adding a mention such as This post linked to the GRAND Social to your linked posts is appreciated. Or, you can post the GRAND Social button anywhere on your page using the following code:
    <a rel="nofollow" href="http://grandmasbriefs.com" target="blank"><img src="http://grandmasbriefs.squarespace.com/storage/GRANDsocialbutton.jpg" alt="Grandma’sBriefs.com" width="125" height="125" /></a>
    • The GRAND Social linky accepts 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. Those sharing a link would be honored to have you visit, read and, if so moved, leave a comment even if just "Hey, stopping by from the GRAND Social." Bloggers who link are encouraged to visit and comment on the links of other bloggers, as well.

     

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    Reader Comments (9)

    Morning Lisa, Hope you are having a wonderful time with the boys! Thanks for hosting. I don't join often but today is a special day!

    December 7, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterGrandma Kc

    Great times with those cute little boys! I envy families who can swim outside in December!

    December 7, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterJoyce

    Can't imagine anything more fun than spending time with grandchidlren.

    December 7, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterKay Lynn

    Swimming in your backyard in December sounds magical. What an awesome gift - for you and them. Great picture.

    December 7, 2015 | Unregistered Commenterkrista

    Swimmin' in December! Love it!

    December 7, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterPatti

    Oh Lisa how I envy you those little grands. Sorry I have probably said this lots of times, warm weather to swim also. Honoring Pearl Harbor today.

    December 7, 2015 | Unregistered Commenterdaylily

    Hello beautiful! Thank you for hosting such a fabulous party! Please take a moment and stop by our party that starts tonight @ 7 pm and goes until Friday @ 7 pm. We love to pin and tweet every creation that comes to the party! Happy Holidays! Lou Lou Girls

    December 7, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterLou Lou Girls

    Just spent some pool time with grands...albeit not in our own backyard OR theirs...such great fun just splashing around...so glad you were there for the opening!!

    December 7, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterMarianna

    How lucky to be able to spend time with your darling grandsons at this special time -- when they get to swim and during the Christmas holidays!

    December 7, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterNina Lewis
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