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    Your life... in jelly beans, plus GRAND Social No. 58

    Welcome back! Say yay for Monday! And say yeah to using your beans wisely!

    Wha... huh?

    Food for thought — sweet food for thought — for the start of the new week:

    Use your (jelly) beans wisely.

    And enjoy the GRAND Social No. 58.

    Thank you for joining me!

    link party

    How it works:

    • All grandparent bloggers are invited to add a link. You don't have to blog specifically 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 marked with "Add your link" below and follow the directions.
    • You can add up to three posts, but no duplicates, contests, giveaways, or Etsy sites, please.
    • 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 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. Bloggers who link up would be honored to have one and all — other bloggers as well as readers — visit, read and, if so moved, comment, even if just a "Hey, stopping by from the GRAND Social."


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    Reader Comments (8)

    oh, my. This kind of gave me a panic attack.

    So I've decided to cut out the 'food preparation' time in favor of more 'fun' time :)

    Happy Monday!

    June 24, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterNonnieKelly

    Thanks for hosting this fun party each week!


    What a great video -- it really does make you think about what you really want to do with your time. I love NonnieKelly's idea! If I could just eliminate all the house work I could get so much done!

    Thanks for hosting and Happy Monday!

    June 24, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterGrandma Kc

    Thank was very enlightening. What a powerful point one tiny jelly bean can make as the symbol of one day. This just slip by so fast. Great post.

    June 24, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterQMM

    Powerful video! Thanks for hosting Lisa!

    June 24, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterConnie

    Definitely good food for thought. Though for many of us caregivers - and/or grandparents, the "helping others" portion may be a LOT bigger :) Thanks for a lovely and thought-provoking visit.

    June 24, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterKaye Swain

    I can't have jelly beans in the house - I eat them - all of them.

    June 25, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJudy@grandparentsplus2

    I'm sorry! I didn't reread your guidelines and posted a giveaway. (#19) Please feel free to remove it. I rarely do giveaways so I didn't think to read the guidelines before I posted. I enjoy your link party every week!

    June 25, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterSharon
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