Grandma's Gourd is a delightful book app for children ages 6-8.
Did you ever read the story of Three Billy Goats Gruff when you were in elementary school? There were three billy goats who needed to cross a river. When the first billy goat started over the bridge, a troll (who lived under the bridge) jumped out and threatened to eat […]

Grandma’s Great Gourd — and Giveaway!


Make fun signs like this one with the Dr. Seuss sign generator!
March 2 is Read Across America Day. That’s tomorrow, folks. YIKES! I strongly encourage you to grab a grandchild and sit down and read. Hopefully you have one nearby. If you don’t, you can sit down and read something yourself. (I highly recommend that YOU read The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion. […]

Read Across America


This is my yard in the morning.
I am not going to talk about the weather. Really. I’m not. I’m not going to talk about how we got a foot of snow at our house yesterday. I’m not going to talk about the fact that it’s supposed to be snowing on my drive home. And I CERTAINLY […]

Party in Your PJs #147



(I received a copy of this book to review but all opinions are my own.)  Amazing. Touching. Remarkable. Awesome. Eye opening. Astounding. Moving. Awe inspiring. Poignant. Sad. Heart breaking. Gut wrenching. Infuriating. I could go on and on expressing emotions that I felt while reading the book Lessons from Zachary: Turning […]

Lessons from Zachary


This fruit smoothie recipe was shared at Party in Your PJs link party.
Now, do I look like a weather obsessed person? Nope. Can I discuss topics other than the weather? Most of the time. But then . . . when the weather has been so spring-like the last few days, I just can’ t help but mention two things. First, the weather […]

Party in Your PJs #146


Grandkids (Angels at Play) is a catchy song for grandparents and grandkids by Johnny Prill.
Do you think that your grandkids are angels? That they bless your life in many ways? Do their hugs melt your heart? Do their smiling faces bring you joy? Then Johnny Prill’s song Grandkids (Angels At Play) is for you! It will get you singing –and dancing — about the thrills of […]

Grandkids — Angels at Play



Five ways to show kids love was featured at the Party in Your on Grandma Ideas.
Hey there, friends! Do you notice something? Something like say . . . I’m back in the swing of things? Like . . . I’m having a normal Party in Your PJs party? I’m glad you’re here! And I’m so glad that you have kept sharing your ideas even when […]

Party in Your PJs #145


Here is a quick and easy Valentine craft that you can do with kids!
I know that Valentine’s Day is tomorrow. Tomorrow. Yikes! Are you going to have a fun little party with your sweet Valentine grandkiddos? Want a SUPER — and I do mean super — easy and quick craft to do with them? I’m glad you said yes. Because I’m going to […]

Quick and Easy Valentine Craft


The Grand Canyon on Kauai.
I’ve been such a slacker! We have been vacationing on Kauai and have recently gotten home. I had planned on writing some posts and getting some link parties prepared in advance. Alas, I wasn’t that organized before we left. Oh well . . . However, we had a great time […]

Party in Your PJs #144