Seven Great On Line Shopping Tips During COVID-19 or Anytime to Get the Best at the Best Price

In this time of COVID-19, spending more time in our homes, we are not only cleaning closets and reorganizing, we are looking to change or upgrade our surroundings. Whether redecorating an entire house or room, or replacing one item in the home, on line shopping is the way to go now.  Our daughters … [Continue reading]

Marvelous, Outrageous, Extraordinary, and Maybe Some Useful Face Masks In the Mix to Make or Choose From for the Present and Future

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Although we are loathe to consider it, it seems that face masks are going to be a means of remaining safe from the coronavirus, COVID-19, for a considerable time to come. This Grandma has a saying that when we consider ourselves too fat to buy clothes, we buy shoes. With everyone home more often … [Continue reading]

Let Us Not Forget We are Living Through History In the Making and The Generations That Come After Will Never Forget Us

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We are living through history in the making and the generations that come after will never forget us.  We are not only passively living through the … [Continue reading]

The Four Ways The Pandemic COVID-19 Even Affects Our Celebration of National Ice Cream Month

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July is National Ice Cream Month.   That makes sense.  July is the highlight month of the summer, with July 4th and summer vacations and … [Continue reading]

It Is Wonderful It Is Not Only Boomers Who Feel Like We Are Losing It During the COVID-19 Pandemic and the Three Top Tips for Counteracting The Fog We Are Feeling

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My friends and I who are Boomers keep sharing that we cannot remember what day it is and what we did yesterday, much less last week or last month. We … [Continue reading]

The Best and Worst About Our Grandchildren Safely Going To School This Coming School Year While the Pandemic, COVID-19, Is Still Among Us

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This Grandma interviewed the three oldest grandchildren to preserve their memories about what life is like during the pandemic.  The questions … [Continue reading]

A Humorous and Profound View on What We Have Learned from Covid-19: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

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A friend who is an outstanding writer shared an article she wrote for her local community newsletter and gave me permission to share it with you. We … [Continue reading]

Rainbow Bread to Enjoy On Our Way to Reach “Somewhere Over The Rainbow”

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Times are hard right now for all of us. There is a perfect song for this time,“Somewhere over the Rainbow” from Wizard of Oz. If you have not … [Continue reading]

The Six Best Tips for Car Travel in the Time of Coronavirus, Covid-19

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With the corona virus pandemic, we do not want to leave the house, much less travel any distance. Yes, staying home is getting old. But, travel is now … [Continue reading]

Grandma’s List of Five Best and Five Worst Toddler Toys and Gifts

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After six grandchildren and many toddler gifts, this Grandma has listened to her daughters and daughter-in-law rave and complain about gifts and toys. … [Continue reading]

Father’s Day 2020 is a Father’s Day Like No Other and Consider Gifts Like No Other Year

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We are in the midst of once in a century and half century traumatic events. There are protests in the street after the murder of George Floyd in … [Continue reading]

Grandparents May Be the Answer To The War Against Vaccines

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Beginning around 2013, I read that the Russians first tried a social media campaign against vaccination in the United States as a test to see if they … [Continue reading]

For A Sweet Relief From Seriousness of the Pandemic, Ice Cream Bread To Try Out For Yourself With The Leftover Rainbow Sprinkles You Cannot Now Share With Your Grandchildren or Zoom Make it With Them And More No Bake Ideas

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Pandemic Pounds.  That is what I call the extra weight I am carrying around due to a sweet tooth and being home all the time to overdo.  Yes, we add … [Continue reading]

A Child of Holocaust Survivors View of Surviving the Coronavirus, Covid-19

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For the very first time in over seven decades, I decided that I would participate in an on line video group of second generation Holocaust survivors … [Continue reading]

The Truth About Boomers Filling Each Day During the Coronavirus Pandemic, and Why It is Important to America’s Economy To Pay Attention to Us

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It is May 2020, and we are in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19.  We Boomers have been self isolating or quarantining since the … [Continue reading]

Passing Along Something Beautiful and Thought Provoking During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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So many jokes and cartoons and videos come to me during this coronavirus period.  They bring comic relief to this time of the coronavirus pandemic … [Continue reading]

A 2020 Mother’s Day that Means Thinking Differently About A Gift and Five of the Best Gift Options For Mother or Grandmother or Great Grandmother

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Never before have we had to be apart “social distancing” from our loved ones under the circumstances of a world-wide pandemic.  Many of us, like this … [Continue reading]

Best 2020 Baby, Toddler, and Young Grandchild Gifts for Quarantined Parents and Parents-to-be

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Researching for this blog post, this Grandma came across the most interesting brand new potty.  Yes, with two grandsons now over age two, this caught … [Continue reading]

What Will Our Grandchildren Remember About Living Through The Coronavirus Pandemic COVID-19 and How To Memorialize their Memories With Them and For Them

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During this time of the coronavirus pandemic, my dear friends and I reminisce about our childhoods and early adulthoods and the significant events … [Continue reading]

Twelve Tips on How We Grandparents Can Help the Parents of Our Grandchildren Survive Home 24-7 With Their Children

This Grandma tells the parents of our grandchildren that if they lament that a grandchild is behind in a skill or learning that the grandchild will … [Continue reading]