Archives for December 2020

School Mask Breaks And Other 2020 COVID-19 Experiences Our Grandchildren Should Preserve For Their Children and Grandchildren, Sample Questions for Videotaping Them and How To Do It

During the COVID-19 coronavirus lock down period in March and April, 2020, I interviewed our older grandchildren, two aged 13 and one aged 16. We videotaped these interviews to be opened in ten years. At that time, the children were abruptly removed from school and quarantined with all of us. When I interviewed them last […]

Great Grandmother’s Famous Butter Cookies and the Best 2020 Homemade Christmas, Chanukah, and Specialty Disney and U.S. States Cookies For Games To Play and Times to Share, With the Best Ways to Mail Cookies To Grandchildren

GG (Great Grandmother) Frieda, my mother, was a great cook and an even greater baker.  Our home was overflowing with food and sweets as our parents remembered their days of deprivation and starvation in the Holocaust.  The smell of homemade baked goods was present, fresh challah and rolls, and all kinds of sweets.  There were […]

Having The Best Selection of 2020 Holiday Gifts in One Article For Anyone in the World is the Best Resource for 2021 Gifts, Especially For Grandchildren

This Grandma, for this blog, keeps folders of different topics on my Ipad. Whenever I read something I want to keep, I put it in a folder.  I recently perused the New York Magazine article, “Every Holiday Gift Guide From the Strategist — in One Place,” by the editors, December 1, 2020. I realized that […]

The Best of the Best 2020 Christmas and Chanukah Gifts for Everyone and Especially Grandchildren in This Far From the Best Year for Celebration

Thanksgiving 2020 took a toll.  Not only could this Grandma not cook small enough for two, nothing tasted as good as when the entire family is together.  And none of us were together.  Zoom just did not cut it for Thanksgiving.  The grandchildren were not loud, boisterous, and involved, from youngest to oldest.  This year […]