Monthly Archives: September 2008


6 Fun Halloween Poems for Children

Six fun Halloween poems for children are about trick-or-treating and Halloween night. When my grandchildren visit on Halloween, after we all go trick-or-treating, we read Halloween poems or stories. The following 6 Halloween poems for children are enjoyable and help to keep the excitement going. If you don't live close to [...]

Does Your Grandchild Need An Attitude Adjustment?

Did your grandchild bring an attitude with him (or her) when he moved in with you? It's time to fine tune your parenting skills, again. Even with caregivers having the best parenting skills, most kids go through stages now and then with a bit of a "tude." But when the [...]

Interesting Facts About Culinary Arts

Culinary artists are those known today as the ones responsible for the presentation of your salad, entree, or dessert. There is one restaurant we enjoy on the Jersey Shore that serves salads that are a work of art - I feel guilty when I disturb it. The culinary arts is [...]

Skunk Sprayed Buddy, Time to Replace Carpet

Have you ever experienced skunk spray up close? If you have, then you know it is the most offensive odor. And, since skunk spray is oil based, it is also the worst to get rid of. Last week I was upstairs in the office organizing notes for my Algebra 2 [...]

The Role of Flowers in the Cycle of Life

The role of flowers in the cycle of life. Flowers are the perfect sentiment for every occasion that we experience in the Circle of Life, from the birth of a child to the passing of a grandparent. If there is an occasion, my husband (Poppy) is there with flowers. [...]

Grandchildren's Great Holiday Gifts, Part 2: Personalized Music CDs

The holidays are fast approaching. The grandchildren are back in school, so now there is time do some holiday gift planning. I like to start early with our holiday planning, which, of course, has holiday shopping for our grandchildren at the top of my "to do" list. In previous posts I introduced [...]

Do You Want to Be a Grandmother Again?

The same day I received a poem written by a grandmother in Australia for her new granddaughter, we received a phone call from our granddaughter Kaitlin... The phone rang. It was Kaitlin, our seven-year-old granddaughter and we could hear her two-and-a-half year old sister next to her. Kaitlin sounded so grown up when she [...]