No Non-cents Nanna

Practical tips and advice for a family friendly lifestyle


A Big Jaw Breaker Changed My Life: Inspiring Story

The No Non-cents Nanna practiced as a RN for many years teaching young children and parents about safety. This was not my nurses cap, my got left in a locker then went missing. This nurses cap was on display in a Washington, Iowa store window a few years back when my home town celebrated our Centential. Washington Iowa, knew me as Nancy Bakehouse before I legally started using my pen-name Malika Bourne the No Non-cents Nanna

I was always going to be a teacher. I it happens that I have always been a very good teacher since i was 7 or 8 when I taught one of my younger sisters, a twin, how to read when she was 3. But, when I was teenagere a few horrible things happened that influenced my decision to go to nurses training instead of going to college to become a teacher.

Oh, I stll get to teach like  a nurse would and have spent a life time doing preventative teaching as a blogger and as an on-line entrepeneur. Way back in the 1960’s who could have guessed thatt a jaw breaker would change my future? READ MORE


America Shares a few Moments as One Community Eclipse 2017

I hope it is legal to photograph USPS stamps. I got a set of the Eclipse Stamps for a collectors item to pass on to one of the grandkids.

I wanted to publish a few thoughts for the future about the day that brought America together for a moment: August 21, 2017 The Eclipse of 2017.

I had walked to the post office to mail Heart Felt Play Store order #1050. I bought Eclipse stamps. It was hot and muggy on this August 21th day.

Amber Service-Dog-in-Training was antsy tho’ I had taken her outside 4 or 5 times already, I put her in her kennel when a delivery man knocked on the door …he rushed off to see the sight outside after dropping the small package. READ MORE


101 Affordable Dramatic Play Costumes and Props for Kids

Teachers are you looking for smaller quantites of Dramatic Play props or costume parts with out spending a ton of money on more than you need?  A Basic Tee-shirt may be the answer you are looking for. Click HERE to explore heart Felt Play store Tee-shirts for kids.

Parents, you can gift a teacher some fun things for the classroom. READ MORE