Category Archives: Family

#MOMSQUAD – An interesting video that throws light on the differences in generations -created by the daughter by a good friend Alexandra Addison

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We are so proud of our young friend Alexandra Addison – she is now a junior producer at BuzzFeed and just wrote and produced this video. If any of you have adult children you will absolutely identify with the HUGE … Continue reading

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Apples and Cinnamon – what a great combination! Any time of year!

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This recipe started out very high in calories but with the substitute unsweetened apple sauce it is still delicious and lower in total calories. Apple Cinnamon Cake 1/3 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2/3 cup white sugar 1/2 … Continue reading

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Sour Cream Coffee Cake with English Custard – YUM

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We love custard – it comes from our South African ( British) heritage I guess. And it is SO easy to make with Bird’s Custard Powder. I paired it with this easy Sour Cream Coffee Cake – which I made … Continue reading

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Green lawns in CA – soon to be a memory?

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The drought is taking its toll in Los Angeles. At the moment, using recycled water, we have been able to save about 80% of our trees and some of our grassy areas. I fear that this is going to change. … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Tamale Casserole

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Easy Gluten Free Tamale Casserole Serves 8 Made with gluten-free cornbread mix, this is a great recipe to make with kids (no knives needed so even younger ones can help), and you’ll have leftovers. Round out your meal with a … Continue reading

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Labor day fun with the grandkids and grandnieces and grandnephews!

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Nothing better than family and fun in the jacuzzi on Labor day at The Little Farm. And our dog Smokey trained with the children before – she was so great – calm and really smart – we are thinking that … Continue reading

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Ever tried baked salami? It is Divine!

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Here is a very old ( not healthy but yummy) recipe for baked salami that my friend Ilene gave to me. DELICIOUS!! Baked Salami (Oldie but Goodie) This is an oldie but goodie recipe, and everyone loves it always. Rarely is … Continue reading

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Having a great weekend – every weekend!

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Now that the summer is officially over – in many parts of the USA it is not actually cold yet! Certainly in California we are still living in a heat wave and a drought. So entertaining outdoors during the day … Continue reading

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Making Orange Ice Cream- its easy and delicious

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This is a great recipe for summer! Add a sprig of mint for color! Orange Ice Cream Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups (360 ml) heavy whipping cream 1/2 cup (120 ml) half and half 2 cups (480 ml) freshly squeezed orange … Continue reading

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A lovely dinner party using the napkin holders sent by a dear friend in South Africa – aren’t they great?

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I love entertaining. And especially love ‘dressing my table’ . Here is  a recent table at The Little Farm set for 12. It was a fundraising dinner for a summer camp that our eldest grandson attended. He LOVED it and … Continue reading

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