Category Archives: Family

Bread making – what joy! Here is the recipe for family togetherness – don’t only break bread – make bread!

I know a few posts ago I told you about making bread with the grandchildren – well I finally got the video to work and wanted to share it with you. Such fun – and I could not be happier! … Continue reading

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Had an amazing experience at EY Entrepreneur of the Year Strategic Growth Forum 2015

I had the privilege to serve on a panel on Gender Equity and Parity with Charlotte Guyman, Director on Berkshire Hathaway, as well as Stephen Howe Chairman and Managing Partner EY USA and Uschi Schreiber Global Vice Chair Markets EY … Continue reading

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Halloween is always such fun! This year was no different – just better! And a quick slow cooker vegetarian recipe!

The grand-kids start preparing weeks in advance – such excitement! Here they are – and of course we got into it too. Last year we were Mustard and Ketchup – this year we were – (what else!) Hot Dog and … Continue reading

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Saying hello to a new rescue dog – Goldie – an American Staffordshire Terrier/Pointer mix – so grateful to be free of a kennel in which she spent her entire 6 years….free at last!

We are so excited to have a new member of the family – we found her in a crate ( too small for her) at Pet Smart a few Sundays ago – and a more grateful intelligent dog we have … Continue reading

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And finally in California it is cooling down – just a little – time for great recipes!

It has been a very long summer and I look longingly at my fall and winter clothes. Thank goodness I can wear some of them now! East coast travel is looking like lots of fun! Spent a few days in … Continue reading

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The Sister Act – embarrassing but great fun – for my grand niece Natasha and her mommy Jacqueline – how we ever agreed to do this I will never know….

My sister and I agreed to do a little dance and act for Natasha ( her granddaughter and my grand niece)  – and here it is. It was a big celebration – we are at the age that embarrassment is … Continue reading

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Great times with family from all over the world and also with great friends

Good friends are as important and beloved family. And we are blessed to have both. We had an amazing vacation with another couple – lots of great food, wine and amazing vistas. Not crazy about the jet lag but the … Continue reading

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It is the time for Pineapple Guavas at The Little Farm -what a delicious fruit! And it makes a great jam too!

Pineapple guavas are an unusual fruit which we love – and its aromatic flesh and skin make a wonderful marmalade. Just add sugar to taste to sliced pineapple guavas and simmer till it tastes right to your level of sweetness!

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Saying goodbye to a beloved doggie friend Sunny Rottwelier – rest in peace dear one

We had to say goodbye to our dear pet and friend Sunny last week. It was heartbreaking for the whole family. We miss him so. Here is Sunny in his good days with his best buddy my husband Clive. Rest … Continue reading

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Its Banana Time at The Little Farm! YAY~

We grow our own bananas – and make banana bread. I have also adapted the recipe for banana bread to make papaya bread, and persimmon bread and banana date bread and more – and we do not like nuts in … Continue reading

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