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Empty Nest · 14h ago

Fluttering and Dancing with the Hodgepodge

WooHoo! The Hodgepodge is back! Just in time, too because I'm in need of help with a decorating decision and y'all have been elected to help me! Lucky souls! :) It's all about a rocking chai...
Empty Nest · 1d ago

What's This? Spring?

 I ask because it seems it's been spring since summer ended. Did we even get autumn? Not really. And winter never bothered to show up which means I haven't had a break from the heat and alle...
Empty Nest · 2d ago

How To Diminish the Signs of Aging

A lot of us realize aging is not for the weak. Goodness knows I made the discovery quickly. And I didn't like it. Although, as Dad reminds me, it's better than the alternative. Point taken a...
Empty Nest · 5d ago

How to Use Boxes and Packing Paper

Spring has not sprung, thankfully. It's not like it hasn't been spring-like all winter so, when winter finally showed up this week, I welcomed it with open arms. We didn't get any of that wo...
Empty Nest · 6d ago

Warning: Cute Baby Post

Life as a grandma gets better every day. And more interesting. It may be an old cliche but it is true that there is a reason God gives babies to young people. These days, Baby M is still fighting her naps tooth and nail. But once she's out, she's out...
Empty Nest · 1W ago

Pi or PIE?

That's me with Grandmother,Christmas 1963ishI don't think I've ever written a post about Pi Day. But, since I love PIE and I'd rather write than organize, purge, clean ANYTHING, I thought I'...
Empty Nest · 1W ago

How To Make a Difference

Do you ever question your purpose in life? I often find myself wondering, is this all I get to do or offer? I get into trouble when I start comparing. I know better than to do that but I do ...
Empty Nest · 1W ago

Do Pop-Ups Bother Y'all?

Of course the picture I borrowed linksto someone explaining how to adda pop-up to your blog. Oh, theirony. Those pop-ups that pop-up on popular blogs, you know the ones with fifty gazillion ...
Empty Nest · 1W ago

Can Y'all Keep a Secret?

When is the right time to put your daughter on a 'need-to-know' about the things you let your granddaughter do?I'm asking for a friend.Because of my strong aversion to it, I try very hard no...
Empty Nest · 1W ago

A Comforting Giveaway

Have y'all ever had a comfort jar? The lovelies and I have made these for people we love since the 1990s. I love the idea so much that I made some for my Etsy shop, CoasterDoodles. Usually, I use a plain jar but I jazzed them up a bit for the shop. T...