39 Reasons You’re #grandmacore

You are an old lady trapped in a younger person’s body.

1. Your rocking chair is your sanctuary

2. You wear a bandana on your head while you clean

It’s just practical

3. You spend a lot of time thinking about how you clean and actually plan it out

4. You save all your receipts

You know you’ll never need them again, but what if you do?

7. Maybe you find galantine appetizing?

8. Certainly Beef Wellington

9. Let’s just say you love to cook

10. Enough of these “simple, fresh ingredients” and “clean flavors”, you say. Give me tiny pastry animals representing the meat under the pastry!

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11. You Decorate Your Home With Doilies

12. You think Fabergé eggs on tiny little stands are neat

13. And crochet owls are cute

14. You’re an avid birder

15. You’d rather stay in than go out some nights

Knitting and wine. I know how to party on a Saturday night.

— Katherine Williams (@KatGirlCrochet)

16. or most nights

Drinking white wine spritzers and watching jurassic park 3 while knitting #oldlady

— Niki Custer (@NikiCuster)

@biwinningism that sounds like a wonderful plan. I'm having wine, knitting, and Star Trek

— Katie Rhodes (@theknittymama)

17. or EVERY night

I just want someone who's willing to stay in with me every night watching movies because I hate going out into the real world

— ∘°✧ cat ✧°∘ (@_clayrevoyant)

18. ‘Cause Clubs And Such Aren’t Your Scene

19. You love and respect your tupperware


20. Because You Always Make Extra Food And Then Freeze It

21. You Have A Thing For Plaid Golf Pants


24. You Own A Powder Compact

25. And/or Apply Lipstick With A Brush

26. You Prefer Gin To Vodka


Another Gimlet please…

27. You Write Letters By Hand.

It’s more personal that way.

28. You Are A Collector Of Things.

Hey, you never know when those vintage perfume bottles might come in handy…

29. You Own Sipping Liqueurs


Frangelico, Limoncello, Chartreuse, Creme de cassis, Nalewkas

I just got @foodinjars' latest canning book and it is amazing. So if her first one. Canning aspirationists: get these.

— Erin Balser (@booksin140)

31. While we’re on the subject, you used mason jars before they were hip and trendy

Mason jars are for canning, not Pinterest

32. You’re Opinionated

Deal with it.

33. Crossword Puzzles Should Be Your Job

34. You have a bunch of hard candies in your bag and you offer them to everyone

35. You Have A Spice/Herb Garden

36. You Understand The Need For Potpourri

37. You call people “Dear”

38. To Be Honest, You’ve Got Things Pretty Figured Out.


And you’re way ahead of schedule.

39. So Here’s To Enjoying Life While Your Friends Catch Up!


Special thanks to Justine, Rachel, Kristen, Tilli, and Rosie.

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