BLOGGING GRANDMOTHERS SERIES WITH SANDRA FROM SWEET SENSATIONS
The 26th blogging grandmother to be
featured for this series is Sandra from Sweet Sensations.
QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR BLOG
NAME OF YOUR BLOG: SWEET SENSATIONS – INSPIRATION FOR BAKING AND CELEBRATIONS
WHERE DO YOU LIVE: Saginaw, Michigan
WHAT DO YOU WRITE ABOUT: Baking, entertaining and simple DIYs
HOW DID YOU COME UP WITH THE NAME FOR YOUR BLOG: Honestly, I don’t remember.
WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO START BLOGGING: Like so many others, I wanted to have one location for my recipes and I wanted to share them with as many people as possible.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN BLOGGING: 7 years
WHAT DO YOU FIND MOST CHALLENGING OR FRUSTRATING ABOUT BLOGGING: SEO, growing my subscriber list and gaining traffic.
HOW OFTEN DO YOU BLOG: At least 3 times a week.
DO YOU PARTICIPATE IN LINK PARTIES: Yes and I co-host Celebrate Your Story on Monday nights.
THE BEST THING ABOUT BLOGGING: Meeting people from all over the world and being inspired by them.
QUESTIONS ABOUT YOU AS A GRANDMOTHER
WHAT DO YOUR GRANDCHILDREN CALL YOU: The youngest two call me Nanni and the others call me Grandma.
HOW MANY GRANDCHILDREN DO YOU HAVE: 8
HOW OFTEN DO YOU GET TO SEE YOUR GRANDCHILDREN: We have two here in town so we see them regularly. The others yearly.
WHAT IS THE BEST THING ABOUT BEING A GRANDMOTHER: Spoiling them rotten of course and seeing the interaction between our children and their children.
QUESTIONS ABOUT YOU
MARRIED, SINGLE, DIVORCED, WIDOWED: Married 41 years.
HOW MANY CHILDREN DO YOU HAVE: 5
DO YOU WORK OR ARE YOU RETIRED, WHAT IS OR WAS YOUR PROFESSION: Retired in 2014 as adjunct faculty in the Lifelong Wellness Division at our community college.
WHAT IS THE BEST AND WORST THING ABOUT GETTING OLDER: Best is the privilege of getting older. Worst is regrets about what I haven’t done.
WHAT MAKES YOU HAPPY: Waking up each morning and enjoying my family.
WHAT 3 WORDS BEST DESCRIBE YOU: Determined, loyal and energetic.
WHAT ARE 3 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT YOU: I met my husband during a blizzard. In 2005 I had a lifestyle makeover with CNN News and Dr. Sanjay Gupta. Many years ago I competed in a fitness competition, the group I was in didn’t win but it was lots of fun.
HOBBIES: Baking and tablescaping.
PETS: Had a Rottweiler for 11 years but we had to have him put down in 2009 due to illness and old age. That was one of the worst days ever.
FAV ICE CREAM: Heavenly Hash
FAV COLD DRINK: Flavored water
FAV FOOD: Smothered pork chops
FAV AROMA: Nag Champa
FAV PERFUME: Casmir by Chopard
FAV AUTHOR: Alex Haley and Wayne Dyer
FAV MUSIC: Old school R&B
FAV TV SHOW: Scandal
FAV TV SHOW WHEN YOU WERE A CHILD: Bewitched
WERE YOU A GIRLY GIRL OR A TOMBOY AS A CHILD: Girly Girl
SPRING, SUMMER, FALL, OR WINTER: Summer
DO YOU HAVE A TALENT: Baking and styling tables.
WHAT TALENT WOULD YOU MOST LIKE TO HAVE: Expert Photographer
EARLY BIRD OR NIGHT OWL: In between.
HOW DO YOU RELAX: Baking and playing card games on my phone.
MOVIES OR BOOKS: Both
CELL PHONE – APPLE OR ANDROID: Android
CALLING OR TEXTING: Depends on who. My kids and grands calls for sure.
IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE YOU’D LIKE TO TELL US: This was fun and thanks for including me in this series.
*Who will be the next featured grandmother in this series?
*You can see those who have been featured at the bottom of the this page.If you would like to be featured, you must first join our Blogging Grandmothers group at Facebook. Click here to join. Once you're approved as a member, let me (Grammy Dee) know you’re interested and we’ll get it set up.