How We Landed a Newspaper Interview
I was an author and grandmother living in Salt Lake City, Utah. I co-authored the book, Drugs Make You Un-Smarter, with my fifteen-year-old granddaughter, Savanna Peterson, telling teens about the dangers of drugs.
To get our anti-drug message out, we needed a newspaper interview. I sent out a press release, but not everyone picks up on a release. I searched online for the phone number for the Salt Lake Tribune. I have found in the past that the quickest way to get an interview was:(more…) Leave a Comment
More Thoughts on Money Matters
When we were talking about money matters, I had another idea. https://jillvanderwood.com/things-that-matter/dear-grandchildren-money/
There are couples where both partners work, but one partner requires the other to hand over their whole paycheck. They don’t agree on money matters.(more…) Leave a Comment
A Balance in Your Life: Are we seriously stuck looking out for #1?
Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. Scatter sunshine all around the way, love and bless and brighten every passing day!
We have all heard someone say, “I’m only looking out for number one!” or,”I’m looking out for numero uno!” Which basically means that I come first!(more…) Leave a Comment
What is Off Target A Million Broken Hearts? 1 Grandmothers Quest
Part one of A Million Broken Hearts involves making and donating quilts. This project is from the imagination of Off Target author, Jill Ammon Vanderwood. The purpose is to bring comfort to those who have lost loved ones to Violence, Suicide or Accidental Death.(more…) Leave a Comment
Dear Grandchildren, This is What Saved My Marriage
I’m writing to you about money. I have been married for 40 years and I feel that one of the things that has saved my marriage was having separate bank accounts. https://www.americafirst.com/(more…) Leave a Comment
Bingo Night for a Memorable Experience At the Legion
Bingo Night At The Legion
American Legion Malad Post 65 – Ernest W Jones
To Benefit: A Million Broken Hearts Monument
https://jillvanderwood.com/book-blogs/off-target-the-path-you-choose/off-target-1000000-a-million-broken-hearts/(more…) Leave a Comment
Is This Really Love?
I have been married for forty year. I am a wife, a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. I have been thinking a lot about what makes a good or bad relationship and I want to share something with you about finding love. Ask yourself, is this really love?(more…) Leave a Comment
Off Target 1,000,000 A Million Broken Hearts
A Million Broken Hearts: A Grandmother’s Campaign for the Awareness of Violence and Suicide
The Goal: To put up monuments in communities to bring violence or gun violence and suicide awareness to communities.
The City of Malad, Idaho has approved the monument for victims of violence and suicide to be placed in the Malad City Cemetery and dedicated around Memorial Day in May, 2020.(more…) Leave a Comment
1st Abundant Garden
Last year was our 1st abundant garden, since we moved to Malad, Idaho. The ground was tilled, but it was already June and my husband Bill was busy putting in a sprinkler system, there was no sign of a garden.(more…) Leave a Comment