Category: Create your legacy

10 Easter Ideas to Help You Build Memories
Easter

10 Easter Ideas to Help You Build Memories

It’s been a busy month and this week I’m teaching at a Y.W.A.M. Ministry Development School. And … big confession here … I’m not ready for Easter. Not even a little, tiny bit. And Easter is this coming Sunday!  I want Easter to be special. Something my kids and grandkids

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Making a Home and Making a Life by Susan Gaddis
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Making a Home and Making a Life

With the kids finally all off living their own lives, Tom and I are settling into a life of quiet dinners, work, hospitality, and finding out how much we enjoy an empty nest. We like it. A lot. Margaret Kim Peterson caught my attention in her book, Keeping House: The

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3 Family Dinner Conversation Starters
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3 Family Dinner Conversation Starters

Busy with back-to-school activities? Kinda kicks summer’s easy-going life style out the back door doesn’t it? Daily routines become normal once again. That includes family dinners. And family dinner conversations. You do sit down several times a week to eat dinner together with your kids, right? Families who eat together

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Camp Grandma or Cousins Camp

Camp Grandma 2013

You weren’t invited to our annual two-day Camp Grandma this year, but my grandkids were. At least those that were potty trained. Six out of nine grandkids made for one awesome weekend! Bonding. Memory making. Passing on our spiritual legacy. You know, all the important stuff that grandparents treasure. Condensed into

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closed for camp grandma
Camp Grandma or Cousins Camp

Closed For Camp Grandma

Well . . . there you have it folks. I’m busy. Real busy. Camp Grandma starts tomorrow, and six of my nine grandchildren will arrive for a very active weekend. So I’ll let you know all about it sometime next week. After I recover. Hugs, Susan

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S'mores and Camp Grandma Decisions
Camp Grandma or Cousins Camp

S’mores and Camp Grandma Decisions

Oh my! It’s Camp Grandma time again. I’ve been digging through Pinterest looking for cool things to do with my grandkids at Camp Grandma this year. It’s next week. So I’m a little behind. I was seriously considering if we should drop the S’mores-around-the-camp-fire ritual this year (messy stuff), but

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Family Meals to Build a Spiritual Legacy
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Life Around the Table

This weekend brought unexpected company, their motor home, and a dog named Boo to our front yard. Tony and Kim decided to beat the heat of the California Central Valley and escape to our modest home over on the Central Coast. Time together meant long hours lingering over meals peppered

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Old recipe at Holy in the Daily blog
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Don’t Throw Away Those Old Recipes or Hymnal!

Don’t be tempted to throw out those old recipes. Or even Grandma’s hymnal. Such treasures hold a legacy waiting to be tasted by a new generation. These two recipes arrived with a note from my cousin the other day. Jolana often sends me Grandma Bessie’s recipes on old slips of

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Pray for Your Kids
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Pray For Your Kids. Really.

You should pray for your kids. Really. Especially if you know Jesus. My mother’s prayers and my Aunt Mary Jane’s prayers paved the way for me to know God. I know this because they told me so. Those prayers brought me into assurance of God’s will and grew me up spiritually

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