Category Archives for Family

10 Fun Fall Activities To Do With Your Grandchildren

It’s fall break time!  Are you looking for some fun fall activities to do with  your children and/or grandchildren?  Here are some activities that the whole family can enjoy. Great Ideas for Fall Break 1. Beach Trip – I put this at the top, because that is our usual, but this year things changed a […]

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You Can Live Forever

“Forever With Jesus” is a child’s book written by Lee Ann Mancini and illustrated by Dan Sharp.  The book was given to me by the publisher in exchange for a review.  I was once again happy to review a book for children especially since I have 20 grandchildren.  God is good! This is the third […]

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Drop Everything and Let’s Play Drop It!

Drop everything and let’s play Drop It.  Yes, we are having a family game night and are playing a new game that was given to me from Tryazon for my honest review.  The name of the Game is Drop It which is a new board game by Thames and Kosmos.  The gist of the game: […]

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“God’s Easter Miracle” – A Book Review

“God’s Easter Miracles” is a child’s book written by Lee Ann Mancini and illustrated by Dan Sharp.  The book was given to me by the publisher in exchange for a review. Being the grandma of 19, I was once again happy to review a book for children. This is the second book I reviewed by Lee […]

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A Servant Like Jesus – A Book Review

“A Servant Like Jesus” is a child’s book written by Lee Ann Mancini and illustrated by Dan Sharp.  The books was given to me by the publisher in exchange for a review. I was happy to review this book because it is a child’s book and I have LOTS of grandchildren – 19 in all! […]

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Parenting – A Book Review and a giveaway

Parenting for many of us is a great struggle.  Really, it is a life long process; by the time your children are grown, then you are doing grand parenting.   Do you sometimes feel lost in this tremendous God given responsibility?  I know I have felt that way many times.   “Parenting” by Paul David […]

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10 Lessons Grandma learned from the Littles

This grandma was privileged to go on an outing with a couple of her grand littles this past week.  It is amazing what lessons can be learned from these special times together. Note:  Affiliate Links are associated with this post – Disclosure Here “Grandma, you never got me anything for my K5 graduation!”  said K. […]

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5 Steps to Assist you in Parenting

Steps to assist you in parenting is something we all would love;  In fact we would love it even more if they were simple steps. But to be truthful, parenting is not always simple; however, there are a few steps that we can put into our hearts and minds to help simplify it.  Actually, the […]

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How To Be The Best Grandma Ever!

Well, it’s that time of the week again and here they come.  It is time to babysit the grandkids!  Hooray!  Now I have a chance to be the best grandma ever!  After all who doesn’t want their grandkids to love them?  And what grandma doesn’t want to be awesome?   So now is my chance!  NOT!   They […]

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10 Great Activities To Do With Your Grandchildren

I feel like I am always trying to find something for the grandkids to do. What do you consider some great activities for your grandchildren?  Since I have 20 grandchildren, it is often a challenge to think of great things for them to do. I’m not saying that you always need to think of something, […]

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6 Characteristics of a Godly Father

What comes to your mind when thinking of characteristics of a godly father?   Blessed with a godly Father One cannot help but think about their father when Father’s Day rolls around.  Truth is – I think about my father many more times than that! I am so thankful that He was a godly father!  He left […]

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Married to the Right Man – 42 Reasons Why

Every year I try to update this post and add a reason that I know I’m married to the right man.  I praise the Lord for giving that man to me.  He is definitely the person that God wanted me to marry and I’m thankful for the many years God has given us together.  Not […]

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The “Littles” Cook with Grandma

Cookin’ with the “Littles” at Grandma’s House This is a sponsored post with affiliate links.   Grandma, may we watch the Berenstain Bears?   I hear that quite often when the “littles’ come to Grandma’s house.  I  keep a playlist of the Berenstain Bears so they can choose the one they want to watch.  This is […]

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10 Things I admire about My Sister

This is a Tribute to my sister, Judy; HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I love and appreciate you as my sister and friend.  I am so blessed!   She loved her little sisters and little brother and her big sister.  Basically she loves her siblings. She is the one who remembers all our birthdays, anniversaries, etc. and works hard […]

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Serving God – Others or Our Own First?

Now that our nest is empty, I often think I need to do so many “things” to be serving the Lord, but where is my most important place of service?  Here are some things I am learning:  Affiliate links associated with this post – Read my disclosure here. ~William Burkitt’s Expository Notes1 Timothy 5:8  But if […]

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LIVE, LOVE, LAUGH -What Kind Of A Legacy Are You Leaving?

I recently attended a baby shower and was asked to do a devotional.  I’ve been reading an  ebook by Ken Ham and Steve Ham entitled Raising godly children in and ungodly world – Leaving a Lasting Legacy.  As I was thinking about this,  the words Live, Love, and Laugh that are often displayed in homes came to […]

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The Big 60!

Planning It that’s time of year again!  My birthday!  This was the year of the big 60!  I decided to plan my own birthday party! 🙂  This was the first time I had ever done this, but I decided what I would really like for my birthday and planned it that way.  These were the […]

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Two Mountain Top Experiences at the Same Time

Oh how we enjoyed our mountain top experience at Little Lost Cove Cliffs in NC.  It is quite a rugged hike, but worth it at the end.  In fact a few times it was quite agonizing for me trying to make it to the top, but I finally did.  Not only was it gorgeous, but […]

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A Tribute to My Mother-In-Law

My Mother-in-law is a special lady.  We have been blessed to still have this lady in our lives since my mom, grandmom, and grandmom-in-law are all now in heaven. They are missed dearly, but  we are thankful for the hope of seeing them again one day.   With Mother’s Day Coming Soon, we always want […]

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Some Things do not have an End

Some Things Do Not Have An End I love my family.  There are the only thing on earth you can take with you to eternity.  How important to share the gospel with all of them!  It is exciting to see my grand children, one by one come to know the Lord Jesus Christ as their […]

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The ABC’s of Christmas

One Christmas our son-in-law and daughter came up with the ABC’s of Christmas.  Each letter represents something that goes along with the Christmas story along with the Scripture verses.  A is for Abraham, of whom Christ did descend. Through his lineage came the blessing that truly has no end.  Gen. 12:3; Mt. 1:1 B is […]

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