Category Archives: Family

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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Made a visit to the Nike Store and look what I got!

I made a visit to the Nike Store and went a little crazy – that happens when you have grandchildren and see really really cute things. Look at the adorable Noah (right)  and Gabriel (left) in their new Nike Outfits … Continue reading

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Just created a really simple lunch recipe which I wanted to share with you!

I love eggs – and lately books like GRAIN BRAIN have been lauding the benefit of eggs as great protein and NOT contributing to Cholesterol. Go figure – so many different points of view. So we feed our chickens flax … Continue reading

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Cooking with kids – what could be more fun! Some summer recipes for you and yours

Cooking with my grand kids is the best fun – and what I love to do most. The mess is truly irrelevant – teaching good healthy habits -like cleaning hands before cooking, wearing a clean apron, cleaning all utensils before … Continue reading

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A most delicious salad with Roasted Home Grown Cherry Tomatoes – isn’t summer great?

We have an abundance of tomatoes – too much really. Take a look. The baby tomatoes were for the salad for which I have the recipe below – and the large ones were for the tomato soup ( also described … Continue reading

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Another happy year has passed and a birthday comes and goes – never felt better!

I love birthdays. Lots of friends and cake and health and family. What could be better! And here is our immediate family celebrating with lots of hugs and singing! How blessed I am !  

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