Category Archives: Grandparents

7 Quick Takes, Damma and Tuppa Version

We are visiting my parents this week. Otherwise known as “Damma and Tuppa” by Sis.  ^^Every day, “Where my Tuppa?,” she says. Here’s what we’re up to: 1. My Mom recently hosted a big Lego event at her library. As … Continue reading

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Just like when I was a little girl, visiting my Gram still makes me happy. She is a one-of-a-kind special lady. And even better now, I get to see my girls love her too. Visits to my Grandma’s house always … Continue reading

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Kentucky Family Fun

It’s that time of year again where I bring you the we’re-at-my-parents’-house-here-are-a-ton-of-photos post. This post will include all of the same elements that always make an appearance in those about Christmas with my family. 1. Silliness with Grandma (and playing … Continue reading

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7 Reasons I Love My Mother-In-Law

I don’t know much about raising a son. I know lots of people who have done or are doing an amazing job of it. My Mom did a pretty great job with my brother. My Auntie with my cousin. My … Continue reading

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I Wonder if They’ll Remember This?

We are at the Farm this week. We’re wearing ourselves out, and having fun, and doing All The Things. The other day I went for a ride on Great Big Mable with my older girls. That’s this thing, if you’re … Continue reading

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The Rest of the Week

I’m linking up with Conversion Diary again today. My seven quick takes are pretty much all about what we’ve been doing this week with Grandma and Grandpa, in addition to the horseback riding and scavenger hunt that I’ve already posted about … Continue reading

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Singing In the Rain, Part 2

Many years ago, my Grandma embellished these umbrellas.  She was in a performing group. They did all sorts of musical shows, and she made all her costumes for their acts. When the group stopped doing performances, she gave me many … Continue reading

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Nashville, a Basement Flood, and Rainy Day Play

Well. I haven’t written a real post in over a week. Sorry. I’ll spare you the details of why I haven’t written. Like the fact that I’ve spent several evenings this week cleaning up the mess left behind from water … Continue reading

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A Wrestling Meet, a Birthday, Some Great-Grandparents, and Disney World

Warning: This post has a lot of photos in it. I can’t help it. We are on vacation, and in the past week we’ve watched a cousin compete (and win 5th place!) in his HS State Wrestling tournament, had a … Continue reading

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A Holiday Movie Tradition

Have I mentioned how much I love holiday traditions? Yes. Of course I have. I’m a holiday tradition junkie. One of my favorites is the tradition my Mom and I have of watching the movie “Heidi” every Christmas. I know … Continue reading

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