• Recipes,  Tips

    Simple Homemade Tortillas

    Simple Homemade Tortillas These tortillas come together so quickly and easily that you will be wondering why you ever bought them from the store. We were just talking the other day about how Aileen’s family goes through Tortillas like crazy which made me think…. “Why are we buying these things? They can’t be THAT hard to make.” We are both all for being able to make something that doesn’t have all the chemicals “unpronounceable ingredients” in it. Here is a recipe for flour tortillas that I found originally at Jazibe’s Recipes. Easy…easy…easy! These are not very flexible when cool so try to warm them before using them. makes about 35…

  • Have you ever wondered what children really think of their grandparents? Well this will give you an idea and a laugh. #grandparents #children
    Children

    How Children Perceive Their Grandparents

    Have you ever wondered about how your grandchildren perceive you, their grandparents? Perhaps just asking that question got your brain spinning about it. Have a look at the stories below and it may give you a better understanding or at least a good laugh. How Children Perceive Their Grandparents I was in the bathroom, putting on my makeup, under the watchful eyes of my young granddaughter, as I’d done many times before. After I applied my lipstick and started to leave, the little one said, “But Grandma, you forgot to kiss the toilet paper goodbye!” I will probably never put lipstick on again without thinking about kissing the toilet paper…

  • A wonderful tradition to start with your children and grandchildren. They will be excited to open a present each night & count down to Christmas
    Children,  Christmas,  Holidays

    The 25 Books Of Christmas

    The 25 Books Of Christmas I am always looking for new, fun ideas for Christmas. This year, my daughter and grandson are in North Carolina so my mind has been working overtime to make this the best Christmas ever. My grandson, Brandon, is going to be 8 in December. He loves cars, trucks, and trains just like most little boys. Something else that he finds joy in books! He and I would get in our jammies after his bath, pop a bowl of popcorn and cuddle up under a blanket in the recliner with a good book. Sometimes I would have to read it more than once (ok, sometimes 3…

  • Author and lecturer Leo Buscaglia once Talked about a contest he was asked to judge. The purpose of the contest was to find the most caring child. | Compassionate Children | Loving children | happy stories | feel good | #caringchildren
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    The Most Caring Child

    Author and lecturer Leo Buscaglia onceTalked about a contest he was asked to judge.The purpose of the contestwas to find the most caring child. The Most Caring Child winner was: 1. A four-year-old child, whose next-door neighborwas an elderly gentleman, who had recently lost his wife.Upon seeing the man cry, the little boy went into the oldGentleman’s’ yard, climbed onto his lap, and just sat there.When his mother asked him what he hadsaid to the neighbor, the little boy just said,‘Nothing, I just helped him cry.’********************************************* Click here to discover 100’s of kids subscription boxes. 2. Teacher Debbie Moon’s first graders werediscussing a picture of a family. One little boy…

  • This Super Simple Slow Cooker Beef Stew is quick, easy and a family favorite Just pop it all into a Crock Pot and Set it, Forget it, Enjoy it. #crockpotrecipes #beefstew
    Entrees,  Recipes

    Super Simple Slow Cooker Beef Stew

    Two Southern Sweeties Super Simple Slow Cooker Beef Stew { Our blog posts contain affiliate links. These don’t cost you anything, but they allow us to continue running this site and providing free content for our readers.}  It’s a bit chilly here in North Carolina right now. These are the perfect days for a nice hearty dinner done in the crock pot. This stew is not only easy to make but it will keep your family, yes even the kids, coming back for more. This beef stew recipe absolutely has a kick and more vegetables than your kids will ever guess. This is awesome with a hearty crusty bread. Our…

  • Christmas,  Holidays

    Twas The Day After Christmas

    Have you ever wondered what happens on the day after Christmas? What Santa and the reindeer do? Well keep reading to find out exactly what takes place the day after Christmas Twas the day after Christmas and Santa was beat. Rudolph was soaking his soar reindeer feet.     The Sleigh was covered with soot from the night, And all of the Reindeer were looking a fright.     The runners were worn, and the seat cover torn. “Twas good to be Home, on this good Christmas Day Morn.”     All the elves had gone on vacation As the sleigh full of toys flew over the nation    …

  • These Snickerdoodles are a combination of sugar, cinnamon and soft moist deliciousness. We make these as Christmas Cookies. #christmascookies #cookierecipe
    Christmas,  Recipes

    Nonni’s Snickerdoodles

    These Snickerdoodles are a combination of sugar, cinnamon and soft moist deliciousness. My daughter Brianna absolutely LOVES Snickerdoodles!! So, a few years ago I added this awesome cookie to my list of Christmas cookies that I make each holiday season. To me, family recipes are always the best. I have been working hard at getting our families recipes together to share with our children and their children. This is one of those recipes. This recipe comes from my Mama, or Nonni as my children call her. She is the absolute best cook I have ever met. So when she told me she had this recipe for Snickerdoodles I KNEW they…

  • On Santa's Team
    Children,  Christmas,  Holidays,  Life Lessons

    On Santa’s Team

    On Santa’s Team is about a lesson taught by one Grandmother to her Grandson on the true meaning of Christmas and Santa Clause. My grandma taught me everything about Christmas. I was just a kid. I remember tearing across town on my bike to visit her on the day my big sister dropped the bomb: “There is no Santa Claus,” jeered my sister. “Even dummies know that!” My grandma was not the gushy kind, never had been. I fled to her that day because I knew she would be straight with me. I knew Grandma always told the truth, and I knew that the truth always went down a whole…