Are you going to have a family get-together for the holidays?
Want a game that you could play that both young and old can play together?
And one where the youngsters won’t be at a disadvantage because they are young?
This Christmas Dice Game is a great because the whole family can play together. Continue reading
Crafts by Amanda had a post about paper snowman luminaries that were as cute as a button. She explained how they take less than 3 minutes to make. That really grabbed my attention.
I eagerly read her directions. When I got to the part ‘use markers to draw a snowman face in the center of the paper,’ I groaned.
If I drew a snowman’s face, it would look like it needed to be rushed to the hospital and be placed on a life support system. My artistic abilities are that spectacular. Continue reading
I love to give my grandkids hugs and kisses — even the chocolate kind.
And, it’s fun to use the kisses for a memory game — one that even adults enjoy playing!
The added bonus is that you get to eat the matches that you make! Not too many other memory games are edible! Continue reading
I have several purposes in mind for today’s post. First, I want to share with you a Christmas countdown.
Since my grandchildren are learning their numbers, I wanted a countdown to help them with numbers.
Plus, I’ve been thinking a lot lately about grandmothers who do not live near their grandchildren. I wanted something that they could easily mail (or e-mail) to their far-away-grandchildren without having to mortgage the farm to pay the mailing costs. Continue reading
How in the world did we ever live without the Internet?
(And cell phones, and computers, and mini iPads for that matter?)
Many of my grandma friends are not very tech savvy. Poor things!
However, technology brings glee to my life — especially when I find things on the Internet that are fun and inexpensive. Especially at Christmas time. Continue reading
Last week, I wrote about doing a Christmas light scavenger hunt with your grandchildren. That reminded me of an activity that my son and daughter-in-law have done with their children.
You’ve probably heard about doorbell ditching, haven’t you? That’s where you ring somebody’s doorbell and run away. They come to the door and nobody’s there. Not cool.
This activity is similar. Only better. It’s a kinder, gentler version of a doorbell ditch — Christmas style. Continue reading