Category Archives: Family

Hanging at the beach – a bit chilly with June Gloom ( Fog in the mornings in LA) but warm later – and Tracy’s Scones!

There is nothing better than hanging out at the beach with the grandkids. Lots of collaboration going on here! Love to see it! Our four grandsons playing so well…. And some yummy stuff – Tracy’s Fabulous Scones – truly amazing … Continue reading

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Our quarterly meeting of Larraine Segil Scholars Group in Los Angeles – amazing women!

Check out our website: www.larrainesegilscholars.com  to find out more about these amazing women – from 15-55 years of age, in law, medicine, business, technology, biotech, healthcare, services, digital media, financial services, and two in high school – every time  I connect … Continue reading

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Such an important weekend – Memorial Day – and with a special place in my heart for my alma mater Southwestern School of Law

SOUTHWESTERN LAW SCHOOL CAMPUS HEADQUARTERS THE ART DECO FORMER BULLOCKS WILSHIRE BUILDING I am so proud to serve on the Board of Trustees of Southwestern School of Law in Los Angeles. This law school holds a very special place in … Continue reading

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BBQ’s and Steaks – a great marinade from the Southern USA

Grilled Sirloin in Bourbon Marinade Recipe I must confess that I love meat – and so do most of our family. We like marinading meat as well as bbq’s ( who doesn’t?). This is a good recipe for any kind … Continue reading

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Miso Salmon – again: fish and vegetables are the perfect foods for losing weight

I love this recipe. It works for me when I am watching my weight. ( I seem to ALWAYS be watching my weight – you too?) Miso Salmon Ingredients: 1 pound wild salmon, skin-on, cut into 4 equal portions 1/4 … Continue reading

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A grandson’s 9th birthday – By request I made two Star Wars Cakes – What a job! But worth it!

I think our nine year old grandson loved his cakes  — what do you think? And here is the Darth Vader cake – with the little spears in it! And the Storm Trouper from Star Wars – with Darth Vader … Continue reading

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Wonderful times with the family

We had a wonderful holiday with our family. Here are some pictures of the children of the family ( grandsons and grandnieces and grand nephews in the USA) without the family in other countries unfortunately. But we sent photos and … Continue reading

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Have you ever made flour tortillas? Yes it is easier to buy them but OMG the DIFFERENCE IN TASTE!

Here is a great recipe for Flour Tortillas. The problem is that you will not be able to stop at one, or two or three….This comes from Chef John on the internet. He has some really terrific recipes. Chef John’s … Continue reading

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Reading with and to children

How I love reading to our grandkids – and they love reading too! Noah needs a ”whole pile of books” before he can go to sleep ( he is four) and Jack ( who is not in the picture below) … Continue reading

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Low Calorie Mash – mashed cauliflower that is! Served with smoked chicken and salad – yum!

Yes it doesn’t sound so great but it tastes amazing! Truly! Give it  a try! Ingredients: 1 cauliflower 1 TBSP of Oil ( canola or olive) 1 medium sized onion 1 large garlic clove 2 -4 TBSP of non fat … Continue reading

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