Category Archives: Family

A great easy salad using Brussels sprouts

In my youth I did not enjoy Brussels sprouts. At the Little Farm we grow them but they take up a lot of space and do not seem to do well. Nevertheless we have great ones in the supermarket nearby so … Continue reading

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Mark Russell the comedian is FUNNY! And musings on anniversaries….

Mark Russell is a political comedian and he can be very funny. One of his funniest lines is below: “The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage.”  By Mark Russell … Continue reading

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Passion fruit pudding – extra yum!

Another passion fruit recipe – pudding this time! Try it – its easy! Passion Fruit Pudding Ingredients: 1 box (3 ounces) vanilla instant pudding 2 cup of milk ( we use 2%) 1 14 ounce can of sweetened condensed milk … Continue reading

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Divine Strata – dessert or a fancy brunch dish – the kids LOVE it – you will too!

Most strata are made with cheese and spinach – and are delicious. I tried this one as a dessert or brunch strata and it worked so well that I wanted to share it with you. The only downside is that … Continue reading

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The late Andy Rooney formerly of the 60 minutes TV News Show was a man of few words…

Here is Andy Rooney Andy Rooney encapsulated deep thoughts in few words – a true art. Here are some of his sayings: I’ve learned…. That the best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person. I’ve … Continue reading

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Face painting for little ones! Such fun!

Hanging out with the grandkids is the best thing that I do in my life. The twins Noah and Gabriel decided that face painting was what they wanted. So at a recent farmers market – they became ‘skeleton’ and ‘monster’. … Continue reading

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Sunny – our beloved rottweiller – please pray for him

Sunny our beloved 10 year old rottweiler is fighting for his life in an animal hospital here in Los Angeles. Please pray for him. Last Saturday he had a perforated ulcer, with peritonitis in his abdomen, and had major surgery. … Continue reading

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Birthday Cakes from MINECRAFT for our grandson Jonah – a labor of love!

I love making birthday cakes for my grandsons – its a lot of work but so worth it to see their faces. YUM! Mine-craft  is all the rage with little boys mainly – a game where they build imaginary worlds … Continue reading

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Xmas or Hannukah – the cooking with kids is so much fun!

Holiday cooking is so much fun. Here all four of our grandsons are helping me make brown butter cookies. YUMMY! And of course, the recipe for you! Enjoy! Brown Butter  Cookies Ingredients: 1 cup Organic Valley Unsalted Butter 1 cup … Continue reading

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Birthdays are such fun – for kids and for adults

Here are our twins loving their 3rd birthday. Just before bed – one last taste of the yummy birthday cake…. And of course a favorite recipe that they love to make. Cookies of any kind! Here are some amazing cookies … Continue reading

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