Author Archives: Janai "Grandma Boom" Mestrovich

First 2017 Surprise: Notified I am in a Marimba Commercial!

Eeehawww….First 2017 surprise….I was notified by a marimba band, Rutendo, that I am in their commercial filmed at the Green Show last summer in Ashland. Considering I was 8 months post total hip replacement surgery and 67, it is a fun confirmation for my having dancing as one of my goals when recovering. Did it! [...]

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Magical Atmosphere Created at New Year Night Labyrinth Walk

Launching/Finding/Creating/Experiencing Magic in 2017 is part of my Awesome Aging approach this New Year. Walking the Labyrinth on New Year’s Day after dark, I felt the magic in the atmosphere so beautifully choreographed. The air of magic added to my intention to release the old and bring in the new, to be at peace and [...]

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From the Ocean Fairy, Wishing All a Happy New Year 2017 Freedom Flight

The Ocean Freedom Fairy sends HAPPY NEW YEAR wishes: May you Flourish as you Fly Freely Going Forward and TRUSTWARD with Purposeful PASSION! May you be surrounded and heart filled with LOVE and the deepest GRATITUDE that keeps you humble while confident in the journey of your spirit. And may you feel more alive with [...]

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Homeless Man Gifts the Xmas Fairy in the True Spirit of Christmas

The true Spirit of Christmas IS alive and well. When delivering packages of necessities of warmth, hygiene and food to the homeless shelter last night dressed as the Christmas Fairy, something very unexpected and so deeply heartwarming happened. I received a gift from a homeless man. Please see the video link below. http://grandmaboom.com/awesome-aging/the-gift-from-the-homeless-man-to-the-xmas-fairy/ Thank you [...]

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Maybe Because Elf Work is Magic is the Reason it Happened……

Magic hit again tonight. The green orb on my head….kept showing up in pictures and we could NOT find a rational reason for it. Yes, I believe in magic! Meanwhile ElderElves, Lisa Manyon, Roni and I dedicated a whole evening to putting packages together for 40 homeless who will receive two packages hand delivered by [...]

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One Regret I Will NOT Have When I Die……

He shared that he had been homeless last year when I was paying for some items for the Xmas Fairy Homeless Project today and explained why I had so many of the same items. We talked as he rang up the redundancy of products. He said, “God bless you” as he finished my pile of [...]

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Teaching Grandchildren Healthy Anger Release with a Sponge? You Betcha!

Sponge Anger Release – sponges can do more than clean dishes! My grandies are shown doing a demo on how to squeeze a sponge to squeeze out mad feelings along with deep breathing. Squeeze sponge. Breathe in slowly doing belly button breathing, holding squeeze and the tension for several counts. Then slowly exhale releasing the [...]

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“Why and How Did You Come to Be the Xmas Fairy?”

“Why are you the Xmas Fairy? How did you come to be the Xmas Fairy?” So many ask. Here is my response. Growing up I wanted to have the job of being Santa Claus. But being a girl, it was impossible. I also wanted to not have to wear a shirt on hot humid days [...]

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Taking Time for Gratitude Ceremonies: Sunrise/Sunset/Ixtapa, Mexico

    Sunset. Sunrise. Gratitude ceremonies. Ixtapa. Grateful for the heart and soul enrichment, for the people, the land, the experiences. May the fusion of this journey bring benefit to countless others through magnified heart light. So deeply appreciative for all this in my recent journeying to Ixtapa with my sister and brother-in-law from Kansas. [...]

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Christmas Fairy Seeking Donations for Gift Packets to 40 Homeless

Each Holiday Season my Christmas Fairy wings beg to fly. Two years ago I put packets together for 25 homeless who frequent the Pioneer Shelter in Ashland. Last year the number grew to 35. This 2016 season the shelter is maxed out at 40 – there are 30 men, 10 women. It is time once [...]

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