BLOGGING GRANDMOTHERS SERIES WITH VIVIAN FROM PUT A TWINKLE IN YOUR WRINKLE
The 34th blogging grandmother to be
featured for this series is Vivian from Put a Twinkle in Your Wrinkle.
QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR BLOG
NAME OF YOUR BLOG: PUT A TWINKLE IN YOUR WRINKLE – AGING WITH A SMILE
WHERE DO YOU LIVE: Wilsonville, Oregon
WHAT DO YOU WRITE ABOUT: I try to write inspirational content, personal stories that include women like my mom, who has a lifetime of stories, and my goal is to try and put a smile on every woman’s face as we journey through life in this process called aging. I love sharing my personal passions and insight.
HOW DID YOU COME UP WITH THE NAME FOR YOUR BLOG: I came up with the name when reading an inspirational quote about aging that used the same reference.
WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO START BLOGGING: I was inspired through my own need to embrace the reality of getting older and finding reasons to smile and be thankful for every day I have.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN BLOGGING: A few months.
WHAT DO YOU FIND MOST CHALLENGING OR FRUSTRATING ABOUT BLOGGING: The most challenging for me right now, is to learn the technicalities of promoting my blog and perfecting my content.
HOW OFTEN DO YOU BLOG: I’d like to post 3 times a week.
DO YOU PARTICIPATE IN LINK PARTIES: Yes
THE BEST THING ABOUT BLOGGING: Having a platform to share my heart about this process of getting older with other women my age and beyond and maybe inspire those who are younger to age fearlessly.
QUESTIONS ABOUT YOU AS A GRANDMOTHER
WHAT DO YOUR GRANDCHILDREN CALL YOU: Nana
HOW MANY GRANDCHILDREN DO YOU HAVE: 14
HOW OFTEN DO YOU GET TO SEE YOUR GRANDCHILDREN: Since moving to Oregon, I see them once or twice a year.
WHAT IS THE BEST THING ABOUT BEING A GRANDMOTHER: Giving lots and lots of love, hugs and kisses unconditionally and receiving lots more of it from them.
QUESTIONS ABOUT YOU
MARRIED, SINGLE, DIVORCED, WIDOWED: Married for 35 years.
HOW MANY CHILDREN DO YOU HAVE: 5
DO YOU WORK OR ARE YOU RETIRED, WHAT IS OR WAS YOUR PROFESSION: I am not employed outside the home, my husband and I had a small business in Alaska before moving to Oregon and I did the bookkeeping.
WHAT IS THE BEST AND WORST THING ABOUT GETTING OLDER: The best thing is probably the freedom my husband and I have to do and go where we want and the worst thing is feeling like your body just can’t do or go where you want it to.
WHAT MAKES YOU HAPPY: Working on my crafts and going on long drives with my husband makes me happy, being around my grandchildren fills me with utter joy.
WHAT 3 WORDS BEST DESCRIBE YOU: Compassionate, creative, caring.
HOBBIES: Paper crafting, sewing, knitting.
FAV ICE CREAM: Rocky Road
FAV COLD DRINK: Seltzer Water
FAV FOOD: Italian
FAV AROMA: Love the smell of bacon frying in the pan.
FAV PERFUME: Gardenia
FAV AUTHOR: Karen Kingsbury
FAV MUSIC: Christian Contemporary
FAV TV SHOW: This Is Us and Project Runway.
FAV TV SHOW WHEN YOU WERE A CHILD: Leave It to Beaver
WERE YOU A GIRLY GIRL OR A TOMBOY AS A CHILD: Girly Girl
SPRING, SUMMER, FALL, OR WINTER: Winter
DO YOU HAVE A TALENT: My talent I suppose is my paper crafts that I create and sell in my LovePaperHugs Etsy shop.
WHAT TALENT WOULD YOU MOST LIKE TO HAVE: I always wished I was a better singer.
EARLY BIRD OR NIGHT OWL: Night Owl
HOW DO YOU RELAX: I knit.
MOVIES OR BOOKS: Romantic Comedies
CELL PHONE – APPLE OR ANDROID: iPhone
CALLING OR TEXTING: Texting
*Only one more grandmother to be featured in this series and then it’s finished.
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