Welcome to Grandma Lizzie’s House

Where parents and grandparents will find a variety of creative, fun, and educational activities that can be enjoyed together to build strong relationships and lasting memories.
Denim Pocket Purse

Denim Pocket Purse

Easy purse from Family Fun. Instructions 1.Begin by cutting out a back pocket of an old (but not threadbare) pair of jeans, being careful to cut outside the seams so the pocket stays intact. 2. Sew a long piece of ribbon, an old belt, or braided rope to the sides of...

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Limeade Pie

Limeade Pie

This is a refreshing and easy treat that your grandkids can help you make. Limeade Pie 1 (6-ounce) can frozen limeade concentrate, thawed 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 1 (8-ounce) container frozen whipped topping, such as Cool Whip, thawed 1 (9-inch)...

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Girls On the Run

Girls On the Run

Girls on the Run is an organization that educates and prepare young girls for a lifetime of healthy living and self respect. You can volunteer, sponsor events, make a donation or find a team near you for your daughter or granddaughter. For more info go toGIRLS ON THE...

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Children & Sports

Children & Sports

Vince Lombardi is quoted as saying, "Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." However, according to his son, what he really said is "Winning isn't everything, trying to win is." I personally like the second statement better. You can't always win and that's a...

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Teaching Teens About Money

Teaching Teens About Money

It's never to early to start teaching kids about money. Most financial institutions suggest staring with - understanding needs vs wants, spend less than you earn and save the difference and track expenses and start a budget. More ideas at Medi-Share

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Freezer Strawberry Jam

Freezer Strawberry Jam

This is so easy you can do this in the morning with your kids or grandkids and serve it for lunch. Anytime you give children an opportunity to measure it builds their skill in understanding numbers and what they represent. It also helps them understand capacity and...

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Fun Games for Kids

Here's a link for kids where you'll find games and activities to help explore good health from Primary Children's Medical Center. Go to games

Christmas Traditions

The women in my family have a fun Christmas tradition that has be going on for 10 years. The first Saturday in December we gather for a pot luck lunch and a service project. Most years we make items to donate but this year we all brought food for the local food bank....

Ethan’s Special Day

Ethan likes to eat under the table so here he is having breakfast. At Wheeler Farm, Ethan had fun throwing a stick in the stream and running to the bridge to catch it. Oh, the simple joys of childhood! Then is was off to Great-Grandma's condo for swimming. After...

Change Sings A Children’s Anthem

Anything is possible when our voices join together. This is a stirring book by presidential inaugural poet and activist Amanda Gorman. As a young girl leads a cast of characters on a musical journey, they learn that they have the power to makes changes in their...

Star Wars Light Saber

While we were on a family vacation at a lake, it was my grandson's birthday. They love Star Wars so their mom made light sabers for all the kids. She bought a bunch of water noodles at the dollar store and wrapped black tape around one end for the handle. They were an...