Category Archives: Family

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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Family Time – Cooking up a Storm with the Children and Grandchildren

I love cooking as you probably realized by now – and my grandchildren love it too! They run in, give me a hug, and put on their aprons! Pulling up their chairs to the counter they are ready to roll … Continue reading

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So proud of our son James who became a National Finalist for Technology for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2014

Just a few weeks ago our son James, as a regional winner for the Greater Los Angeles area for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year award for Technology, participated in the national event – and became one of FOUR NATIONAL … Continue reading

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Leftover Casserole – easy when cooking with kids

Trying to create a fun dinner every night is a challenge. So as I opened the fridge and took a look I decided to put a lot of leftovers together – and it really tasted wonderful! Here it is! Ingredients: … Continue reading

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Prime rib – cooking a roast from frozen – and South African Gem Squash!

I have never done this before. But tonight – my husband and I were home due to an unexpected cancellation and I have had a rib roast in the freezer for a while – and decided that this was the night to … Continue reading

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A life of meaning is a life full of happiness – giving back creates a life of meaning

I consider myself blessed that my life is full of meaning – hence I am happy. This is not just my feeling. There has been significant research done on what it means to be happy. Here is a fascinating article … Continue reading

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Apologies for not posting for a month – been a VERY busy time – Cooking with kids – Banana Cream Pie – SOOO easy!

I love bananas – we grow them on the Little farm – above is our farm manager with a large bunch just last week – and I love pie. This is the easiest dessert I have ever made. Enjoy!   … Continue reading

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Uses for Coca Cola – other than drinking it – amazing!

I found this link to 15 uses of Coca Cola other than drinking it and it was truly mind blowing! Take a look at it – its actually difficult to imagine that this omnipotent liquid is something that we ingest … Continue reading

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Parmesan Broiled Tilapia – from our own fish hatcheries at The Little Farm

Parmesan Broiled Tilapia – yes we do raise our own fish at our Little Farm – just for our own use. And it tastes amazing. Fish that is fresh – as you probably know – has NO fishy smell and … Continue reading

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Broccoli Salad – divine! Easy to make with kids!

I love broccoli and so do my grandsons. This is a super recipe ( easy and fast) and can be made with lower fat Turkey bacon. The kids love to do this -especially breaking the broccoli and cauliflower florets off … Continue reading

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