Blog Posts - Extended Family



Grandparents' Summer Pay Packet

With many parents being unable to take time off over the summer holidays, or only to take a week or two at best, childcare is a big issue.  Childminders may be busy or on holiday themselves, so often the burden falls to grandparents, with the av...
by Attachment Mummy on Aug 28, 2015

What Family Means To Us #MatalanModernFamilies

Family.  Such an emotive word, and often such a minefield.  I have written before about our lack of support from those we grew up with, our siblings having chosen to abuse and criticise us instead of remaining a part of our family.  Ot...
by Attachment Mummy on May 4, 2015

Eat Your Fruit & Love Your Veggies: Skippy Singles Peanut Butter #HormelFamily

I’m a Hormel Family brand ambassador. Please don’t laugh at me, well you can laugh at me but don’t tell me. Hormel owns SKIPPY and I didn’t realize it. I thought since they sent me some SKIPPY products they wanted me to make some delicious pe...
by Momstart on May 31, 2014

Eat Your Fruit & Love Your Veggies: Skippy Singles Peanut Butter #HormelFamily

I’m a Hormel Family brand ambassador. Please don’t laugh at me, well you can laugh at me but don’t tell me. Hormel owns SKIPPY and I didn’t realize it. I thought since they sent me some SKIPPY products they wanted me to make some delicious pe...
by Momstart on May 31, 2014

I love family photo sessions ~Ballantyne area family photographer~

Especially when there is a baby involved! I loved meeting this wonderful and fun family! I was so happy that we were able to meet up when all the extended family was in town to welcome the new little man! … Continue reading →...

10 Things to Pray for Your Extended Family

“The family.  We were a strange little band of characters trudging through life sharing diseases and toothpaste, coveting one another’s desserts, hiding shampoo, borrowing money, locking each other out of our rooms, inflicting pain and k...
by Counting My Blessings on Jul 18, 2013

Know Your Heart Health

We all know that keeping up with our heart health is an important thing to do. We all know that there are a wide variety of factors that cause heart Continue Reading →...
by Give Me Cash on May 11, 2013

Philippine Internet Dating

Phenom Philippine Internet LoveI belong to many different Forums and Bulletin Boards all dealing with subject of living here in the Philippines.  There are many reoccurring topics that always seem to come up.  Many tend to lead to...
by Tim Potter Sugar Land to Cebu on Mar 10, 2013

Keeping New Years Eve Traditions

Every year I swear I am going to do something 'special' for New Years Eve.  In my thirty plus years I've never gone out for NYE.  A couple times I've had people over or gone to a friends, but part of e wants to experience the hype of a big...
by Oh Boy Oh Boy Oh Boy on Dec 30, 2012

Help @HormelFoods Help End Hunger in Your Community #HormelFamily

I can't deny I get caught up in the commercialism of the holidays.  I have gone way overboard with my shopping for my kids this year.  I've been saving all year to get them the many things they want.  But I really try to help my kids r...
by Oh Boy Oh Boy Oh Boy on Nov 29, 2012

Advice for looking after your elderly parents

    We are living longer and the care of our elderly is increasingly in the spotlight. There are more than 21,000 care homes in the UK and many pensioners have had to surrender their homes in order to fund appropriate care. Many of the elde...
by Larger Family Life on Nov 23, 2012

Feds add murder charges in Imperial Gangsters racketeering case

Rene Alonzo’s family has waited more than five years to see justice for his killing. They, along with the families of three other victims, might finally receive it after the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced an expanded indictment in the East Chic...
by Mafia Today on Nov 10, 2012

October 28 is Mother-in-Law Day

October 28 marks Mother-in-Law Day, a day to appreciate and spend time with your spouse’s mom. Many of us have a tumultuous relationship with our mothers-in-law, while some of us have great relationships and love them as much as our natural moms. I...
by Shopaholic Mommy on Oct 28, 2012

Discover Something New with #Hormel

source In honor of Columbus Day, I set out to make a new discovery of my own.  Granted, it's not like I found new lands.  But I did find a new product from Hormel that I love. Being on the go, literally seven days a week, really strains me...
by Oh Boy Oh Boy Oh Boy on Oct 8, 2012

Mixin' It Up #HormelFamily

Have I mentioned lately..I'm not a very good cook.  I don't particularly enjoy time in the kitchen...though I might if I knew someone else would clean up.  But my oldest seems to have a lil culinary curiosity in him.  He is always want...
by Oh Boy Oh Boy Oh Boy on Sep 28, 2012

She went to the aquarium with Grandpa…

...and she fed lorikeets and she met a baby seal and she touched a mermaid’s purse and she hasn’t stopped chattering about it since.  Grandparents really are the best.
by Becoming Sarah on Sep 20, 2012

On grandparents.

A few weeks ago, the son of a friend of mine turned one.  My friend’s parents live within a mile of their grandson and they wanted to do something special for him, so they hosted his first birthday party.  And everything went splendidly u...
by Becoming Sarah on Aug 22, 2012

Celebrate SPAM®'s 75th Anniversary with #HormelFamily!

This July, the SPAM® brand is celebrating its 75th anniversary! Since its introduction in 1937, more than 7 billion cans of SPAM® have been produced around the world! To celebrate this milestone year, and their birthday on July 5, the brand introdu...
by Oh Boy Oh Boy Oh Boy on Jul 19, 2012

Host a Summer Olympics Watch Party with #HormelFamily

  Have you caught the Olympic fever yet?  I have always enjoyed many of the events but as i grow older I seem to grow a larger appreciation for the effort and dedication that begins so long before the Olympics.  Having never been an...
by Oh Boy Oh Boy Oh Boy on Jun 27, 2012

We Celebrated Cinco de Mayo with #HormelFamily

  Yes, yes I know it's practically June already but I totally forgot to share with you what we did a few weeks back to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. It was a BUSY weekend, so it was nothing elaborate.  But I whipped up some cheese quesadilla...
by Oh Boy Oh Boy Oh Boy on May 24, 2012


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