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What Is Your Elf Name for 2017? www.Robyns.World

What is Your Elf Name (2017)

Do you know your elf name? Use the list below to find your full elf name for the 2017 holiday season! For your first name use the day of the month you were born, for your middle name use the month you were born and for your last name use ...
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Streaming the Holidays

Streaming the Holidays – Christmas Shows on Netflix

As a kid I could only see Christmas shows once a year and it was imperative that I watched them. Now days we stream everything so I am hunting down the Christmas and holiday shows on my streaming services. Here is what I found on Netflix surrounding the holidays. My ...
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230 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Christmas | Robyns.World

Stocking Stuffer Ideas

I love Christmas stockings so I decided to compose a list of stocking stuffer ideas. These are all inexpensive ideas also, no big ticket items on this list just because they are small. Growing up we always had a stocking from Santa plus my Grandma H. always made stockings for ...
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Felt Christmas Tree Project - Fun for Toddlers! Robyns.World

Felt Christmas Tree Project – Perfect for Toddlers to Play With During the Holidays

My twin granddaughters are 20 months old now and very active. This year I'm sure they will be fascinated with the real Christmas trees so I decided to make felt Christmas tree and felt ornaments for them to play with. This way we can easily divert their attention from the ...
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Easy No-Mess Craft Collage for Toddlers

Easy Craft Collage for Toddlers – No Mess!

I adore spending time with my granddaughters always. Now, at 19 months, they are getting to the point that I can start doing craft projects with them. This is an easy craft collage for toddlers that is really a no-mess activity. No mess in that there is no glue, paint, ...
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NISVS infographic

Are you being abused? October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month #SeeDV

Sometimes it is hard for us to step back and see, or name, what we are experiencing in our own lives. Domestic violence can be one of these things. If you have never been in a situation like this it may sound strange, but it is not always about a ...
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October Holidays and Observances

Happy October! This is the first truly full autumnal month of the year here in St. Louis. While almost all of us think of Halloween for the October holiday there are plenty of other unique and fun holidays to celebrate or observances to help us learn and explore our world ...
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Child Passenger Safety Week | Robyns.World

National Seat Check Saturday – Information and Resources for Child Passenger Safety

Today is National Seat Check Saturday (September 23) as part of Child Passenger Safety Week. The purpose of this day, and week, is to remind those of us with children in our family (parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc.) that many deaths and injuries of children can be prevented by proper ...
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Baby Safety Month - Tips and Help For Keeping Baby Safe | Robyns.World

Baby Safety Tips and Infographic – September is #BabySafetyMonth

September is Baby Safety Month and as a grandma of twin babies this is always of importance to me. The girls are growing fast, but at 18 months they are still babies. This week's infographic (I share infographics each Saturday) is all about baby safety and making sure you strap babies ...
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September Calendar

What to Celebrate in September – Holidays and Observances

Welcome to September! While it is not officially autumn until later in the month, I tend to just leap into fall mode at the beginning of the month. Below are some holidays and observances to celebrate this month. I've include a bit of history, interesting or useful links, and tips ...
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Donate Wisely - Beware of Scams

Donate Wisely for Hurricane Harvey – Be Aware of Scams

Sadly there are some people out there who take advantages of the kindness of others. Right now, with the Hurricane Harvey destruction, is a prime time for scammers to be active. It is important for you to understand how to donate wisely. Beware of the scams so that when you ...
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National Dog Day | Robyns.World

Happy National Dog Day! Fun Facts and Cool Dog Products

Today is National Dog Day! Woof, woof! Annie is celebrating today here at home. She is our rescue adopted dog who is part Old English Bulldogge and part Boxer - and probably a few other things. She is about 7 or 8 years old, but we have only had her ...
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Donald Trump as President - My Pros and Cons | Robyns.World

Pros and cons of Our President, Donald Trump – My Thoughts

Today I am using one of my own blog writing prompts for my post. I know that political discussions, especially those about our current President, Donald Trump, can be quite upsetting to many. The one thing I like about that is that it at least means people are thinking about ...
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Summer Health and Safety Tips for Cats

Summer Health and Safety Tips for Cats

Yes, our cats need summer health and safety tips for their humans to follow. We change up our own habits in the summer to make sure we are healthy and we need to do the same for our family cats and family dogs. Summer is officially here and while it may ...
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Fun Photo Placemats Project - Use Your Smartphone Photos | Robyns.World

Photo Placemats Project – Use Your Smartphone Photos

Do you and the kids take a lot of digital photos? Use your photos in this fun photo placemats project. This is a great craft project for the adults and kids to work together on and get creative. The ideas and options for this project are endless! Last Friday I ...
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Searching for a Lottery Win and Infographic

Are you still searching for a lottery win like I am? Although I do not always buy a lottery ticket, I do buy them fairly often. My feeling is you can't win the lottery unless you play the lottery. I only buy one ticket per lottery game at any given ...
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4 Family Roadtrip Tips for Safety

4 Family Roadtrip Tips for Safety

I grew up taking lots of family roadtrips during the summer. Always a lot of fun. Sometimes we forget about being safe though so today I'm sharing 4 family roadtrip tips for safety. (Family Features) There are few better times for a road trip than during the summer months when ...
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July is the National Month of All These Things | Robyns.World

What to Celebrate in July – National Month of…

Need more reasons to celebrate in the month of July? There are plenty of things related to July being the national month of... National Anti-Boredom Month National Baked Bean Month National Blueberry Month National Cell Phone Courtesy Month National Culinary Arts Month National Horseradish Month National Hot Dog Month National ...
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Society, Judgement, the Company You Keep and More - Thoughts from http://www.Robyns.World

Society, Judgement, the Company You Keep and More

I haven't done a post like this for a while, but I was struck today by the need to for various reasons. First - I don't feel well today. I have some major female issues (for another post) that happen and I need to have surgery but it has to ...
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how to remove bird poop from your car | Robyns.World

Why and How to Remove Bird Poop Off Your Car ASAP

Birds are amazing flying through the air and many of us enjoy putting seed out for them in the winter months to watch. However, their bird poop (bird droppings) are not good for the finish on our cars at all. If you leave bird droppings on your car for an ...
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How to Make Chalkboard Signs Even If You Are Not An Artist | Robyns.World

Chalkboard Signs Even If You Are Not An Artist

Chalkboard signs are all the rage right now.  BUT... I am not an artist, I love to craft, but that does not mean I'm overly artistic at all. When my twin granddaughters turned one in March I wanted to make some really super cool, amazing, awesome, artistic, fantastic chalkboard signs ...
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Prepare Your Dog for the Summer Season | Robyns.World

Tips to Prepare Your Dog for the Summer Season

Spring is a busy time, but the hotter summer approaching be sure to have a plan in place and the tools you need to prepare your family dog. My dog, Annie, loves to hang out in the yard so this is an important task for my family. With increased dangers ...
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American Flag

Flag Day is June 14: Facts and Infographic

Flag Day is June 14. This day commemorates the adoption of the flag which happened on June 14, 1777. However, it was not until 1916 that the current president, Woodrow Wilson, issued a proclamation that officially established June 14 as Flag Day. Then it was not until 1949 that National ...
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Protect Your Grandchildren (or children) at Home

You all know I simply adore my twin granddaughters - they are now just a little over a year old. I want to make sure that as a grandma, well ok my grandma name is Ga-Ga, that the girls will be safe when they are in my home. With every ...
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How to Say I Love You Around the World - Infographic | Robyns.World

How to Say I Love You Around the World

Valentine's Day is just around the corner so for this week's infographic I thought it would be fun for us to learn to say "I Love You" in different languages from around the world. Impress your Valentine this February 14 by saying I Love You in all sort of different ...
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5 Ways to Protect Your Family in 2017 | Robyns.World

5 Ways to Protect Your Family in 2017

Our world can be a scary place these days and we want to protect our family. There are lots of ways to achieve family protection. Many people think about protection in terms of physical acts, such as practicing safe driving, but there are many more aspects of your lifestyle and ...
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Stay Warm This Winter | Robyns.World

Easy Ways to Warm Up This Winter

(Family Features) As the cold weather settles in, staying snuggled up in your comfortable house around the clock may be tempting, but it's not very realistic. So when you come back inside from work, running errands or a quick snowball war with the kids, you'll need some easy ways to ...
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I Am Here

I’m Still Here and Giveaway Update

Yes, I am still here! As you probably can tell I haven't been posting here on the blog very much lately. The twins both got a stomach virus, then they both got RSV and ear infections, and then of course, it got passed on to Hubby and I. Ugh! I ...
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history of christmas traditions infographic | Robyns.World

Infographic: The History of Christmas Traditions

I know you all love the facts and trivia on the infographics each Saturday. Today I have one from Tree Classics about the history of Christmas traditions. I had to laugh when I read the tradition in Ireland because my Hubby would totally love playing Santa in that country (and ...
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Cooties

Germs and Cooties and Coughs, Oh My! Twins Starting Daycare

You may remember that not too long ago we started the twins in daycare. I had no idea how many germs and cooties and coughs came along with that change! When my son was young I never used a daycare, I was always a SAHM (Stay At Home Mom) and ...
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Thanksgiving Mobile Apps | Robyns.World

Helpful Thanksgiving Apps

Less than a week to go until Thanksgiving and whether we are cooking, traveling, enjoying the games, or just eating and eating, there are lots of helpful Thanksgiving apps for your smartphone, tablets, and computers. If you missed last years Thanksgiving apps be sure to check them out as well ...
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My Adorable Twin Granddaughters

I just had to share. We had more photos taken recently of the twins. This is just GaGa (my grandma name) being proud and showing off my granddaughters! ...
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November Holidays, Celebrations and Causes | Robyns.World

November Holidays, Causes and Events to Celebrate

A new month is here, welcome November! I've compiled another list of some fun, unique, serious, and interesting holidays for you to consider this November. There is much more than just Thanksgiving in this month! Special Days in November 2 - Deviled Egg Day I'm going to have to make ...
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Domestic Violence Infographic

I Am A Victim of Domestic Violence Plus Domestic Violence Infographic

I am a victim of domestic violence. That is a really hard sentence to write or say out loud... I mean really hard. I actually told the story about the last physical event early this year on my Mother's Day post, Sadness on Mother's Day. Even though I knew it was domestic ...
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Tips for Preparing to Vote | Robyns.World

How to Prepare for Voting

First off, this is not a political post in the sense that I tell you what my opinions are about different candidates. This post is just to give you tips and ideas to help you prepare to vote in the upcoming election. I know that there are issues with the ...
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Halloween Boo Carved Pumpkin | Robyns.World

Pumpkin Patch Infographic

It is that time of year, pumpkin time! There are pumpkins everywhere it seems. Carving pumpkins was a tradition in my family for as far back as I can remember. We still do it now. The twins might be a little young to carve their own still this year, but ...
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Daddy Bear Returns - Robyns.World

Daddy Bear Returns

When my son was little he received a Hallmark bear on his first Valentine's Day in 1995. He loved this bear and it instantly became his comfort item. So much so that I bought a second one because I had read to get two of whatever the comfort item was ...
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Tips to Get Kids Outside

Tips to Get Kids Outside and Away From Screens

(Family Features) Remember taking off for a day of adventure on your bike, returning home only for dinner? Kids these days don't have the same incredible experience of exploratory, unstructured play. According to a new survey commissioned by Nature's Path, 54 percent of moms say their kids spend more time ...
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A Day in the Life of Twins, Grandma and the Droid #MotoZ and Moto Mods from @Verizon #VZWBuzz #ad

A Day in the Life of Twins, Grandma and the Droid #MotoZ and Moto Mods

Right now I am still watching my twin granddaughters full-time. It is a lot of work, but also a lot of fun. They are (almost) 6 months old and getting to be quite the handful as they become more and more active. I also recently received a new Droid #MotoZ ...
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Memos to Shitty People Coloring Book

Funny Coloring Book for Grown Ups

If you are more reserved this post may not be for you, just a heads up. My DIL, Caitlan, recently ordered this coloring book and I laughed and laughed when she showed it to me. Any of you who enjoy coloring as an adult know that can be very relaxing ...
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Fun Things to Celebrate in September | Robyns.World

Fun Things to Celebrate in September

I know it is not officially fall, but in my head September is autumn. There are tons of fun things to do in the fall already from fall festivals, new school year activities, and so much more. However, if you need a few inspirations of things to celebrate in September ...
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Twins eating cereal for the 1st time | Robyns.World

Twins Eating Solid Food for First Time!

Okay, I have to share another proud grandma moment. This week my twin granddaughters, Violet and Valerie, had their first solid foods - rice cereal! It was so fun being able to be here with them for this first and I love that we were also able to do a ...
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#PaintWithCindy Twitter Party

Learn to Paint Online and Win Prizes at Twitter Chat

Hey all - tomorrow night (Thursday) I am hosting a very cool Twitter chat where you can learn about these really fun online painting classes . Cindy Harrison and Melissa Reyes will be joining to share with you about the new season of Paint with Heart. Each week you are ...
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Udderly Smooth Lotions | Robyns.World

Babies, Washing Hands More Often and Udderly Smooth Giveaway!

So the twins are almost 5 months old now (can you believe it) and since they have been born I have found myself washing my hands so much more. Because of that I also find that my hands can get dried out more often. Udderly Smooth saves my hands and ...
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Graco Baby Warning

Graco Buyer Beware – Click Connect and Classic Connect

A quick cautionary tale if you are planning on buying a Graco stroller and car seats for yourself or as a gift for someone. Graco has one collection of seats and strollers called "Classic Connect" and another called "Click Connect". These are not interchangeable. I'm not sure why they would ...
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Baby Brezza Formula Pro Review by Robyns.World - Grandma/Guardian on Twin Girls

Baby Brezza Formula Pro – A game changer for anyone making baby bottles!

O-M-G! The Baby Brezza Formula Pro is a total game changer for anyone making baby bottles! This machine measures and mixes the powdered formula and water just the right temperature into a baby bottle in whatever amount you need and it does it in about 30 seconds! It is kind ...
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I Am Here

Yes, I am here still!

Yikes! It has been over a week since I have posted anything here on the blog. I'm so sorry. I promise, I am here still. Life has just been a bit crazy though. Everyday I say I am setting aside this amount of time to blog and then something happens ...
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$3 Pampers Coupon

Save Big on Pampers Diapers with Coupon!

Well now that I am caring for my twin granddaughters full-time I will be starting to buy diapers on a regular basis. Even the girls are excited about this Pampers coupon (disclosure: I am being compensated for sharing this information with you). At the baby shower we received tons of ...
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Obligatory cute photo of my twin granddaughters! | Robyns.World

Full-Time Grandma Duties – I’m getting old!

So for those wondering where I have been the last several days, here is the explanation. First, you all know that my amazing twin granddaughters, Violet and Valerie, were born on March 10. It is so wonderful being a grandma even though I still feel far to young to be ...
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PetSmart Coupon

PetSmart Coupon $10 off $60 or $20 off $100+ Plus Free Shipping on $49+ Valid May 16-19, 2016 Happy Shopping! ...
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Family and Victims Treated as Criminals

The Courts Make Non-Criminals Feel Like Victims

Okay, another rant today. This is again about all my son's stuff that is happening, but from a different angle. First, my son has done all the things they have said he has done (to the best of my knowledge) and it is his fault for getting in trouble. I am ...
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Sadness on Mother's Day

Sadness on Mother’s Day – What’s Happening in My Life

So today is going to be a bit of a rant and an emptying of many thoughts in my head about what is happening in my family lately. I'm just warning you ahead of time. Another warning is that this is *MY* story. Yes, it involves my family, especially my ...
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Mother's Day Infographic

Mother’s Day Infographic

This week's infographic is all about Mother's Day. For those of you not paying attention, Mother's Day is this Sunday, May 8, 2016. Regardless if you purchase something for Mom or not, the most important thing is letting Mom know you love her and are thinking of her. Do you ...
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Happy First Mother's Day

Celebrating a First Mother’s Day

Disclosure: I am being compensated for this post by 1800Flowers, opinions are my own. Celebrating a first Mother's Day is a major event and this year my sweet daughter-in-law, Caitlan, is experiencing it! She is a young mom but doing such a fabulous job handling not just one newborn but ...
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Birthday Infographic

Happy Birthday to Me and a Birthday Infographic

This week's infographic is a birthday infographic to celebrate my birthday today! For me, your birthday is always a special day, no matter what your age. I know lots of people are born on the same day all over the planet, but there is just something special for every single ...
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New Parent App Suggestions

New Parent App Suggestions

Today I'm sharing a few apps suggested by my son and daughter-in-law who are new parents of my gorgeous and genius twin granddaughters! Both parents use Android devices currently so these will all work on most Android devices as well. My Pregnancy Today - BabyCenter This app is perfect for ...
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acoustic guitar infographic

National Guitar Month – Infographic

April is National Guitar Month and there is no way I could let that pass without a mention here on my blog. Hubby has been playing the guitar for years, his father plays as well (and sings and even made a record in Nashville years ago), and even my son ...
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Annie says dogs should not eat corn cobs

No Corn Cobs for Dogs – A Cautionary Tale from Annie

No corn cobs for dogs might seem like a no brainer, but I have a tale to share about what happened to my dog Annie recently. Now our family did not feed her the corn cob, we actually no better. Our neighbor likes to feed any kind of animal she ...
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How to Color Easter Eggs with Natural Dyes - Infographic

How to Color Easter Eggs with Natural Dyes [Infographic]

Are you planning on dying Easter eggs this weekend? If you are why not try making your Easter eggs using natural dyes. Natural dyes are made from different types of plants and it is amazing the number of colors they can produce. The natural dyes for Easter eggs are generally ...
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20 Things You Didn't Know About Twins - Infographic

20 Things You Didn’t Know About Twins [Infographic]

This week's infographic is 20 things you didn't know about twins! I had to find something related to my twin granddaughters. Now the infographic, while about twins, isn't specific for the most part on identical versus fraternal. My new twin granddaughters are fraternal. That means they are actually no similar ...
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Celebrate #MeDay

Today is #MeDay

#MeDay! Today is the second annual ME day! I love these kind of holidays and I even have a bonus infographic from the folks at Domain.ME to show you why you deserve your own #MeDay today! Huge thanks to Domain.ME for the gift card for me to use on this ...
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Robyn's Twin Granddaughters

I Love My Granddaughters

I cannot help but share! My new granddaughters are amazing! Today I was able to hold Valerie for the first time even! Violet is still in her incubator so I haven't been able to hold her just yet, but hopefully soon. They are both doing really well though and hopefully ...
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Welcome to the World Violet and Valerie!

I’m a Grandma! Welcome Violet and Valerie!

My granddaughters have arrived! Please welcome Violet and Valerie! This is one very in love grandma today! At about 2:30 am this morning my son woke me up and let me know that Caitlan's water had broke. We jumped in the car and headed to the hospital. A few hours ...
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Mommy-to-be and grandma-to-be

Not Yet Babies! Pre-Term Labor

Today Caitlan went into pre-term labor. She is doing okay but they are keeping her in the hospital for a day or two just to make sure they can stop contractions and keep my grandbabies in their cooking a little longer! My memories of me going into early labor with ...
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Grumpy Cat Valentine

Happy Valentine’s Day from Grumpy Cat

This is still my very favorite Valentine's Day card! Grumpy Cat wishes you lots of love! [signoff} ...
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How to Write an Impressive Romantic Love Letter

How to Write an Impressive Romantic Love Letter

Curious how to write an impressive romantic love letter? Today's infographic tells you exactly how to do this! While it does not give you the exact words to use, it does give you a great formula for writing a love letter. Hubby and I rarely exchange any big gifts for ...
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Grandma in Training

Grandma In Training

Yes, I'm officially a grandma in training! Yesterday Catilan and I headed to the store so she could register for baby shower gifts. It is amazing to me how many new types of baby products there are out there! I have a lot to learn. It really just seems like ...
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Pregnancy Safe Remedies from Healthy Mama

Yes, I'm talking about pregnancy safe remedies today. No, I'm not pregnant myself, but most of you already know I am going to be a grandma of twin girls this spring. Caitlan (son's girlfriend) has been struggling with nausea the entire pregnancy. I want her to feel better and for ...
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Infographic - Weekly Feature Each Saturday on Robyns.World

[Infographic] How To Stick To Your New Year Resolutions

Since it is that time of year that so many of us create resolutions I thought an infographic for this week on them would be appropriate. For me, I do not make them on New Year for the most part. Instead I try making them all through the year as ...
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Welcome to 2016

Welcome to 2016

Can you believe it is already 2016? I sure can't! Of course, I say the same thing on January 1 each year. I think I'm just not very good at keeping track of time as far as days, weeks, and months. Some of the things I'm looking forward to in ...
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Christmas Trivia Questions

40 Christmas Trivia Questions and Answers

Christmas trivia time! I love trivia! So today I'm sharing 40 Christmas trivia questions and the answers. See how many you can get correct. These are great to share at your Christmas gathering just as conversation or use them as part of a game if you like. Good luck! Christmas ...
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You Knew It Was Christmas Time When You Saw These Commercials

You Knew It Was Christmas Time When You Saw These Commercials

Growing up we watched a lot of television and when Christmas time approached we started seeing certain commercials every year. It is funny that I can still watch these old commercials and get in a holiday mood. I've gathered a few of them up from YouTube to share with you ...
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christmas lightbulb strand

Infographic: Guide to Christmas Lights

If you haven't put up your Christmas lights yet this year, now is the time! For this week's infographic I have a fun one all about those festive Christmas lights. You will learn about light sizes, how many to use on trees, estimated electricity costs and a few tips and ...
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25 Holiday Family Traditions to Start This Year! | Robyns.World

25 Holiday Family Traditions

Are you looking for traditions to start with your family for Christmas? Today I'm sharing a list of 25 holiday traditions that you can do this year! Even if the family doesn't get giddy with excitement at first, they do remember these traditions and will enjoy them throughout the years ...
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Activity Pack

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Coloring and Activity Sheets

Are you and your family excited for the new Star Wars movie? It's coming soon! Here is a free downloadable family activity packet for you which includes coloring sheets, mazes, memory game and more. Download the Star Wars: The Force Awakens Activity Pack If you want even more, HP has ...
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Beneful Dog Food

Beneful Dinner with Annie & Win $500 Gift Card!

We so love our Annie. It really has been a joy to have her in our family since we rescued her this past December. When she came to us she was actually underweight and had lived a very hard life. We all work very hard at being happy together as ...
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Infographic - Weekly Feature Each Saturday on Robyns.World

Infographic: Toys Through Time for Christmas

Most of us are starting our holiday shopping and so for this week's infographic I found a fun one about toys through time. It starts in the 60's, I wish I could have found one that went back even further. Do you remember asking Santa for any of these toys? ...
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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

I am so very thankful for each and every one of you. Wishing you a wonderfully happy Thanksgiving filled with friends and family...and lots of delicious food! (updated 6:00pm) Our dinner is now done and I had a wonderful time with my family! Just thought I would share a picture ...
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Infographic: Adoptions in the US of Kids in Foster Care - National Adoption Month

Infographic: Adoptions of US Children in Foster Care and National Adoption Month

November is National Adoption Month. I am a strong believer in adoption and truly wish I could adopt children myself (Hubby does not want more kids and it has to be a family decision). There are so many children in foster care across the country who want and deserve loving ...
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Halloween Candy Infographic - How much candy do we buy and eat

Infographic: Halloween Candy

Happy Halloween! This week's infographic is all about the Halloween candy. I actually fell, this year, into the 5% of people who did not buy candy. Two reasons, first we do not get trick-or-treaters any longer in our subdivision (I don't know where they went) and secondly I did not ...
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Don't let Halloween turn into a nightmare. Buzzed driving is drunk driving.

There’s a Killer on the Road

I normally do a cocktail recipe each Friday, but this week I wanted to remind everyone not to drink and drive. Particularly because this is Halloween weekend and there will be a lot of people going to parties and drinking. Even buzzed driving can be fatal - you don't have ...
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Colby reviews the GloWubble Bubble Ball | Robyns.World

Colby and the GloWubble Bubble Ball

Recently I was sent a GloWubble Bubble Ball (disclosure - it was sent to me for free, opinions are that of my nephew Colby and his parents) and I knew that I had to have Colby give it a try! Colby is a very active 4 year old and was ...
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Make Halloween Extra Special, But Not So Scary from beaucoup | Robyns.World

Make Halloween Extra Special and Not So Scary

It's not too late to plan an extra special Halloween party! Today I'm sharing some of my favorite Halloween goodies and treats you can get from beaucoup (disclosure - I am an affiliate and receive a commission from items sold through my links below) to make your day special, but ...
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Join me for the #BarkforBeneful Twitter Party 10/15 at 2pm ET!

This is a sponsored post for Purina® Beneful® Join me on Thursday, October, 15 at 2pm ET for a fun Twitter Party, all about some of our favorite members of the family: our dogs! Purina® Beneful® has the menu your dog has been waiting for! With dry and wet dog ...
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military with dog A

Serving Those Who Served

(Family Features) When Cpl. Matt Foster left Afghanistan after his tour of duty in 2013, he didn't know whether he would ever see his K-9 partner again. For nine months, Foster and Sgt. Mick, a black Labrador retriever, lived and worked together keeping the military compound at Camp Leatherneck and ...
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labor day infographic

Infographic: Labor Day Facts

This Monday is Labor Day in the United States, a holiday to celebrate the American workforce. I found this infographic from Crestleaf which shares 20 historical Labor Day facts that I thought you all would find interesting. I know so many of us focus on the end-of-summer and BBQs for ...
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Fun Things to Celebrate in September | Robyns.World

Fun Things to Celebrate in September

You all know I love unique holidays. Since we are just starting September I thought I would share a list of upcoming events that you might want to add to your own calendar to celebrate. These are great things to plan activities around, big or small. If it is a ...
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Domestic Violence Is NEVER okay!

Domestic Violence is NOT Okay!

I'm not going to go into details today, but this was not me personally, but I just wanted to remind everyone that.... DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IS NOT OKAY It is not okay for your partner to hit you, slap you, punch you or anything like that at all. EVER! I don't ...
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What Generation Are You?

What Generation Are You?

With my work in social media I often here different generational terms bandied about and it can be a bit confusing. Many of us do not even have a clue what "generation" we fall into. After all, age is all in the mind, right? Even so, marketers break us down ...
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33 Things For Parents To Do Once the Kids Go Back to School | Robyns.World

33 Things For Parents To Do Once The Kids Go Back To School

Just about all of the districts in my area have headed back to school for the new year which means there are some parents who have a bit of extra time on their hands. Not a lot mind you, but a little at least. When my son was younger and ...
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Grandparents in the United States: Infographic

INFOGRAPHIC: Grandparents in the US

So this past week I found out I am going to be a grandma for the first time! Yes, that's right, my baby is having a baby. Can you believe it? For that reason I found this infographic to share about grandparents in the United States from Generations United. Are ...
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Send some love to your friends

Send Some Love to Your Social Media Friends

This post is for all of you who have friends that you have met online via social media. You might be blogging buddies, chat all the time on Twitter or Facebook, it could be that you have made friends at social media conferences or blogger trips, how and when you ...
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#Furgiveness Twitter Party

Join the Bounty #Furgiveness Twitter Party

You all know I love all of my pets, Annie, Peaches, Lottie, and Ozzie, but oh my do they make some messes in the house on occasion. We use a lot of Bounty paper towels to clean up after them (disclosure: this post and my party participation are sponsored, opinions ...
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Can you name these classic video games? #ThrowbackThursday #tbt | Robyns.World

Can You Name These Classic Video Games?

I was born at the right time (1970) to experience the birth of video games. We had home video games that were just as addictive as the ones they have today, although not nearly as realistic. Hanging out in arcades was customary every weekend for all of us kids. Quarters ...
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15 Ways to Beat the Heat This Summer

[Infographic] 15 Ways To Beat the Summer Heat

Summer heat is here and so I found some ways for you to keep cool this summer in this week’s infographic. I personally love the first one of eating spicy food because I love spicy food! Do you have any other tips to keep cool in the summer to share ...
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DIY Minion Gift Wrap Instructions | RobynsOnlineWorld.com

DIY Minion Gift Wrap Instructions

My mom has been at it again with her super clever gift wrapping. This time she wrapped Colby's gifts all to look like Minions! That was his theme for the birthday party too. Not only did Colby love the gift wrap, so did everyone at the party! I asked my ...
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Please take me back! I was a fool! #SwitchersRemorse

My Version of Hubby’s #SwitchersRemorse

Have you ever wished you had not made a change to something else? Did you think the grass was greener on the other side of the fence? How long did it take you to realize you made a mistake and you had switcher's remorse? So this weekend I have been ...
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Wink Family Game

Wink – Game Review for Family Game Night

My family and I tried a new game on Father's Day, Wink (disclosure: I received a free sample to review). I really enjoyed this game, it was something very different than what we usually play. Everyone picks a pawn color and gets a set of cards for their hand. All ...
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