With two of my girls grown and out on their own (and even out of the state!) I find that sometimes the easiest way to keep up with what’s going on is to check their Facebook accounts.  The problem with that is I don’t want to be a Mom all over their page, you know?  So, I am always on the lookout for new ways to post on their page so that they know I am thinking about them while at the same time not embarrassing them and causing their friends to ask “Hey, what’s up with your Mom??!?!?!?”

I had no idea what the heck a “meme” was until my girls started talking about them.  Then I started seeing Ryan Gosling “Hey Girl” memes popping up on Louise’s page and I knew I had to get in on this!  The one at the top of this post is one I recently added to her Facebook page. I thought it was hysterical ~ HA! (Let me just say that if Ryan Gosling did add me as a Facebook friend, I would not have time to post to my daughter’s pages!).

Here is a meme to explain what a meme is:


These things are SO fun!  They are also a cool way just to let someone know you are thinking of them without cyber-stalking them or looking too serious.  All I do to find them is click over to Google and do an image search for what ever I am looking for plus the word “meme”.

So, if you wanted one for a friends birthday and they love poodles, you would do an image search for “poodle meme” and then you might post THIS to their page:

AAAAHHHHHHHHHHHH!  See!  Isn’t that funny!  So, let’s say they love sandwiches.  Go to Google and do an image search for “sandwich meme”.  If you have ever worked at an office, then you can relate to the meme below:

See!  Memes are easy, fun and free!  There are also memes for birthdays, holidays, special occasions, jokes, celebrities, inspiration, etc.  Now that you know what they are and how to use them appropriately and you won’t have to be clueless like this poor lady:


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