No Non-cents Nanna

Practical tips and advice for a family friendly lifestyle


Viral Dinosaur Masks and More in Heart Felt Play Store Catalog

This viral image of 6 foam dinosaur masks

Thanks to the magic of  Pinterest and Shopify’s Buyable buttons these dinosaur masks are the Hottest product on Heart Felt Play Store for both 2016 and so far in 2017… but that is about to change with all the new dramatic play hats, visors, masks, ears, tails and capes. Last day to order  Halloween buying is Monday October 23, 2017 while inventory lasts-not guaranteed to be in stock. READ MORE


No Non-cents Nanna Share 10 plus Uses for Mason Jars

I do love to put things in clear jar with lids. Mason jars are the best, though, I will wash and sterilize any emptied jar I have on hand.

  1. I mix two quarts of powdered milk a day. (We never run out of milk.)
  2. I make oatmeal over night in the frig by combining the oatmeal with yogurt and fruit.
  3. Do-dads like pencils or loose beads fit nicely in a mason jar.
  4. I sprout seeds every few days.
  5. I am planting herbs in in a jar.
  6. For holiday gifts I will be layering dry cookie ingredients in a jar that I will try a red ribbon around.
  7. Jars make wonderful vases and the price is right.
  8. I can pack up a layered salad in a glass jar avoiding plastic containers.
  9. Homemade jelly.
  10. Shake cream to make butter.

Why reinvent the wheel? I will be happy to refer you to the source.

I must confess that I have had to write around not being able to take new photograh. Every camera I owned stopped working. I wore them out. I ordered a new camera, but it was defective. I sent it back. Now I am waiting for the new camera to be delivered. READ MORE


Sudden Infant Death Awareness Month

 October is Sudden Infant Death Awarness Month.

Putting your sweet baby to bed you expect them to wake up smiling or crying loudly in need of a diaper change or to be feed. 

But, when a baby unexpectedly passes away in their sleep it is devasting to families. Most often the diagnoisis is Sudden Infant Death, SIDS.

Many times we have no answers as to why this loss occurs. When sudden death does happen: READ MORE