Category Archives: Family

Spending time with family – focus on the positive! A family bonding recipe – fast and easy

All families have their challenges – it is so important to focus on the positive – you can only be upset if you choose to be – and although sometimes family gatherings tend to trigger old hurts, there is always something … Continue reading

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Holiday Fun – Happy Holidays! Take a few hours and read Recipe Books! Then choose one – like this Apple Goat Cheese Pizza and cook with the kids!

Kids seem to love pizza. This one is pretty sophisticated but since my grandkids love my homemade cheeses, it is a good one for the family lunch when they are over to visit. Try it out and let me know … Continue reading

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A picture gallery of our family in 2013 – how blessed we are! Happy holidays everyone!

If you have a cell phone with a camera, I am sure you have more photos than ever before in your life. So do we. And grand-kids go together with an abundance of photos. So here are some of our … Continue reading

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Corn in Cooking with Kids – all year round

We love corn – fresh is best. But in the winter months when fresh is not available we will used canned corn too. Here is a great recipe – along with pictures of our older grandkids  ( Jack above and … Continue reading

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Apple and Ginger – yum! Cooking with kids this one is a favorite!

This is another quick and delicious dessert using apples and granola – easy to get the ingredients and to put together. Good when cooking with kids too. Talking about kids – here is the Apple of my eye! Our oldest … Continue reading

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Apple cake – easy, fast and great when cooking with kids – good for wintry days too!

We do grow our own apples -and if you don’t, there are so many different kinds now available in your supermarket, that you can choose whichever are most prevalent and cost effective. This is easy to make and great when … Continue reading

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Precious time with grandkids – how I wish the time would go more slowly!

Sometimes I wish that time would stand still – the moments are so full of joy and happiness. Today I played ball with my grandson Jonah – he loved it and so did I. Of course I got tired before … Continue reading

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Holiday time with Grandkids – making family times memorable – how do you do it? We cook with the kids!

Cooking with kids is one of my favorite things to do. Although the grandkids call our Little Farm Camp Grandma during the summer, during the winter there are still lots of jobs to do – and wonderful things to cook … Continue reading

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Cranberry Raisin Mustard Chicken – Easy and Delicious

Last night I made this dish. The only change I would make is to use Chicken thighs as well as breasts – we like dark meat – but other than that – it was delicious. Ingredients: 1 lb skinless chicken … Continue reading

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Caramel Apple Cake – delicious! Great when cooking with kids too

I love caramel – and in winter there are lots of different apples available so this is a great recipe for cold days when the kitchen is a warm and inviting place to be with family. Caramel Apple Cake Ingredients: … Continue reading

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