Learning Candy: Get Kids Excited About Learning
Like many of you who read this blog, Grandmother Diaries receives our share of solicitations. The vast majority of them are simply not appropriate. When Lana approached us about collaborating with Learning Candy and supporting her cause, we met this with much skepticism.…
What Can You Do with Sidewalk Chalk and Dice?
A collection of dice (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
A pair of dice
Driveway, sidewalk, or other clear spot
Draw 12 circles on driveway, numbering them from 1 to 12.
Making Herbal Capsules Via Mountain Rose Herbs
This is a great tutorial that illustrates just how easy it is to make herbal capsules.
**Please note the word of caution at the end of the video.
Making Slippery Elm Balls With Grandchildren
Yes. You read that right. Let the grandchildren help make medicine. This video demonstrates how easy and fun it is to make slippery elm balls.
Many thanks to Susun Weed and Monica Jean!
You can do this with other powdered herbs.…
Love Is Blind Only If You Are
Introducing Debra Kunz
If you are serious about finding “the One”, figuring out if the man you are dating is Mr. Right or Mr. Wrong as soon as possible is high in your priorities.…
Munir Bello: Author Interview
This up and coming author is really making an impression in the U.K. When I was approached to publish an interview with him, I had no reservations about saying ‘yes’.…
My Interview with Munir Bello
What is the title or working title of your current book?
My Time As A Verizon Ambassador
**Disclosure: I received Verizon devices and six months of service in exchange for my honest opinions.
All good things come to an end and so it is with my time as a Verizon Ambassador, officially that is.…
Verizon Provides Early Christmas For Guests
**Disclosure: I received six months of service along with several Verizon products to try in exchange for my honest opinions
As participants in the Verizon Boomer Voices program we, Karen Austin & I, hosted 2 house parties.…
CollageIt 3 Pro For Mac: App Review
PearlMountain Technology is offering this app for FREE from the App Store through 10/31. If you own a Mac and you like making collages, you will want to grab this app. Let me clarify… If you would like to make some great artsy creations, this is an app for you.…
Hot: Photo Transfer App
*Disclaimer: I received my Droid Razr Maxx HD along with six months of service from Verizon in exchange for my honest opinions.
I was an Android phone user and then switched to iPhone 5. Why? To make my blogging work easier, specifically working with photos.…
Sneaky Pete’s All Natural Oat Beverage: Product Review
Grandmother Diaries was approached by ‘the baddish group’ to review Sneaky Pete’s All Natural Oat Beverage. I received the product as compensation for this honest review.
Five Flavors & Key factors
Notice the amount of fiber in these drinks – 3 grams!…
Midnight Velvet Sapphire Quilt: Product Review & Giveaway
Disclosure: I received this Sapphire Quilt in exchange for my honest review.
That being said, I also have some exciting news for you! Midnight Velvet and Grandmother Diaries are teaming up to give one lucky reader a $50 Gift Card to use on the Midnight Velvet site so you can purchase your own fabulous Midnight Velvet products!…
Other Recent Posts
Breast Cancer Survivor: Twenty Years and Counting
Just a quick note today for those of you who may not be aware…
I am thrilled to announce that I had my first post published on Yahoo Voices. It stresses the importance of doing self-examinations and how they saved my life.…
Almost every grandparent enjoys spoiling the grandkids when they come to visit. It is a way to enjoy being around the young without the pressure of raising them. Instead of spoiling these children with sugary snacks, why not switch to a healthy alternative?…