Robin's Blog (15)

Free Advertising for Mom-Preneurs

In my search for the "perfect blog" I came across a blogger that is helping mom-preneurs and their businesses.



I belong to a wonderful group called, The Mom Entrepreneur Support Group. It is an interactive group that allows mom entrepreneur members to network with one another and share their stories and advice for balancing motherhood and running a company. (Membership is free)



While reading an e-mail from one of the members of… Continue

Added by Robin on June 18, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

There's No Sweeter Way to Celebrate a Holiday!

The Quest For The Perfect Blog
I found a great blog called "Let's Bake Cookies, Your Cookie and Baking Decorating Source ". For those that love to bake or… Continue

Added by Robin on May 17, 2009 at 12:55pm — No Comments

"Michael J. Fox: Adventures of an Incurable Optimist"

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Last night the T.V. special, "Adventures of an Incurable Optimist" aired on ABC. Michael J. Fox talked to people from all over the world about "the nature of optimism" and talks about his ongoing battle with Parkinson's Disease. What an encouraging and upbeat special. It's a must see! This special aired for an hour. We follow Fox as he meets a variety…

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Added by Robin on May 8, 2009 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Is Mother's Day a Hallmark Holiday?

The Quest for the Perfect Blog
According to Wikipedia, "The modern Mother's Day holiday was created by Anna Jarvis as a day for each family to honor its mother and it's now celebrated on various days in many places around the world.This holiday is…
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Added by Robin on May 3, 2009 at 6:24pm — No Comments

The Quest For The Perfect Blog

Administrative Professionals Day



Administrative Professionals Day is April 22, 2009. It used to be known as Secretary's Day. According to Wikipedia, it is observed on the Wednesday of the last full week of April. This "holiday' was created to honor secretaries and encourage individuals to… Continue

Added by Robin on April 15, 2009 at 6:32pm — No Comments

The Quest for the Perfect Blog

I have extensive files of saved, unread blogs that I can't wait to look at. Yes, I'm a fan of Twitter and at times find myself lost in Twitterland. I enjoy reading conversations and continue to click on each person to check out their blog or website before I decide if I want to follow them. (Feel free to follow me at Grandma's Shoppe). Since I'm not able to read all of the saved blogs immediately, I start "collecting" them! That of… Continue

Added by Robin on April 8, 2009 at 9:45am — No Comments

Parkinson's Unity Walk

10% off all purchases for the Month of April!

Grandmas' Shoppe supports the Parkinson's Unity Walk. We would like to offer a special 10% discount on all purchases from now through - April 30th. We will reimburse the amount after the purchase has been made(not including shipping). We will then donate that amount to The Parkinson's Unity Walk.…
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Added by Robin on April 8, 2009 at 9:44am — No Comments

The Parkinson's Unity Walk

THE 15th PARKINSON'S UNITY WALK WILL TAKE PLACE IN CENTRAL PARK, NY on SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 2009





The Parkinson's Unity Walk is the largest grass roots event raising Parkinson's awareness and funds to find a cure for Parkinson's Disease. 100% of all donations raised goes directly to Parkinson's Research.



Our family attends the Parkinson's Unity Walk each year in Central Park New York… Continue

Added by Robin on March 30, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Grandma's Blog Recommendation

Vanessa lives in New Jersey with her husband and three children. She maintains three different blogs, Chefdruck Writes, Chefdruck Reviews, and Chefdruck Musings and freelances for a variety of blogs including Traveling Mom, Savvy Source, and Jersey Bites.…





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Added by Robin on March 28, 2009 at 8:52am — No Comments

Wednesday Blog Recommendation

Last week I started sharing and writing about some of my favorite blogs. I enjoy searching out blogs that I find interesting and only subscribe to those that I feel will be fun to read and offer pertinate information and advice. I talked about the blog entitled, Thrifty & Chic Mom. I decided to try the endhilada recipe on the blog and loved the way they came out. My teenage kids loved them too! (This is unusual for my two teenage daughters to… Continue

Added by Robin on March 18, 2009 at 5:18pm — No Comments

My Favorite Blogs

Reading Blogs has opened up a whole new world for me. When Meg, our web designer, asked if we'd like to have a blog as a part of our website we said sure. Not really knowing what a blog really was.



I started asking our vendors to share their favorite blogs with me. I began reading the blogs and found out that each had it's own special niche. Whether it offered special coupons, free merchandise, insight into family events, and other fascinating information. There was a blog for… Continue

Added by Robin on March 11, 2009 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Job Opportunities for Stay At Home Moms

When my children were little I started a craft business called Creative Crafts. I taught arts and crafts classes to children ages 4-11. Each 6 week session we explored many craft techniques including: making collages, black and white, color studies, faux painting,book making, we even baked and created"food art". I then hired other moms to teach sewing classes and sketching classes for the older children.





During the summer my mom and I held a music and art camp and incorporated… Continue

Added by Robin on February 13, 2009 at 11:59am — No Comments

The Truth About OCD...Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

It can be quite challenging when your child does things that seem a little different or odd. Very often it is hard for a parent to diagnose a child's behavior. Often a parent will notice behaviors in a child that are different or challenging for your child yet your child's pediatrician isn't with your child for a long enough time to diagnose a situation. It is also common for a parent to hide information from a pediatrician in hopes that the situation is temporary or will go… Continue

Added by Robin on January 5, 2009 at 10:37am — No Comments

Mom's Need to Support Each other in their Business Ventures

It's amazing to me that so many of the retailers that I worked at are out of business. I started as an intern at Gimbels, worked my way up through an executive training program at Alexander's in their Yonkers New York branch. I later worked at Jordan Marsh in Florida. Many of our friends worked at Caldors. And now Linen and Things, and so many electronic and toy stores are going out of business.



It is so important to support our small family owned stores in our communities It's also… Continue

Added by Robin on January 2, 2009 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

New Blogger

My friends have no idea about blogging. (I know there are specific terms for this, please feel free to educate me!). I'm 40 something..hmmm and my mom and I decided to open a store for moms and grandmas to shop at called grandmas shoppe.I have a blog on the site and just started writing in Dec.



I'm feeling frustrated with figuring out how to link things, add photos, etc. Any advice???



My teenage children are never around!!



Feel free to give me lots of advice and… Continue

Added by Robin on December 30, 2008 at 3:18pm — 3 Comments

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