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About Grandma

I have reinvented myself many times during my life -teacher, lawyer, business woman, CEO, Entrepreneur, Board member, Professor, Mom, Wife, Farmer, Chef, Musician, Author and now my best role of all - Grandma to multiple grandchildren, grandnephews and nieces worldwide.

Our eldest grandson Jack turns 10 today! He wanted me to make a Jack in the Beanstalk Cake – so I did!

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 It is always my pleasure to make cakes for my grandsons – and our eldest grandson Jack who turns ten today – asked for a special one. This was a really tough week with the loss of my dear friend … Continue reading

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Loss of a friend – such pain and a vacuum in my life and that of her family and friends – today was her funeral and memorial –

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Yesterday after months of pain and anguish, my dear friend Ilene passed. We spoke many times every week, texted multiple times a day, traveled with our husbands together – and our children grew up together as we lived just a … Continue reading

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Passover – an important holiday with family and friends – how blessed we are!

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 We were blessed this year to have a full house – family mainly with a few dear friends. I took special care with the table – since our children may well take on the seder responsibilities in years to come … Continue reading

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Carrot Cake – my favorite – love the cream cheese frosting!

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I found this recipe for Carrot Cake – and tried it . OMG it is divine. I could eat the frosting all on its own – huge temptation while making this. So use the recipe on a NON DIET day. … Continue reading

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Such fun with our goat babies this year!

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 We have been bottle feeding three goat kids this year – and they are now so tame that they follow us around like puppies! Such fun for the grandkids! And us too! Also three new baby kittens – no more … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Strawberry Cake with Vanilla Ice cream!

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 All throughout making this I kept thinking this is NOT going to work out – and then amazingly – it was perfect! So dont be put off by the stickiness and globby nature of the batter – it doesnt spread … Continue reading

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The Larraine Segil Scholars Quarterly Dinner

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 The LSS group met for dinner at The Little Farm – Each of these remarkable women impress me more every time we get together. And what gives me tremendous joy is that they have formed such a bonded group – … Continue reading

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Zucchini Soup – Low Calorie — you will LOVE this!

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This is a great low calorie soup – it fills me up and I love it! You will too! Zucchini Soup Ingredients: ·        1/2 small onion, quartered ·        2 cloves garlic ·        3 medium zucchini, skin on cut in large … Continue reading

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Another recipe from Kraft Food and Family Magazine – using Kraft products – yummy!

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 I love this shortcut strata using lots of good stuff – kale, chicken sausage ( they use turkey sausage – we prefer chicken) and more. I found it in the Kraft Food and Family Magazine. Kale and Turkey Sausage Egg bake … Continue reading

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Using Kraft Food Products from their Magazine – love their ideas – and their CEO Denise Morrison – a role model for all women executives!

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 I get the monthly Kraft Food and Family magazine – and love it. There are tons of short cuts and great recipes. I made two of them just this week – my family was HAPPY! I modified this one to … Continue reading

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