Category Archives: Family

Face painting for little ones! Such fun!

Hanging out with the grandkids is the best thing that I do in my life. The twins Noah and Gabriel decided that face painting was what they wanted. So at a recent farmers market – they became ‘skeleton’ and ‘monster’. … Continue reading

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Sunny – our beloved rottweiller – please pray for him

Sunny our beloved 10 year old rottweiler is fighting for his life in an animal hospital here in Los Angeles. Please pray for him. Last Saturday he had a perforated ulcer, with peritonitis in his abdomen, and had major surgery. … Continue reading

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Birthday Cakes from MINECRAFT for our grandson Jonah – a labor of love!

I love making birthday cakes for my grandsons – its a lot of work but so worth it to see their faces. YUM! Mine-craft  is all the rage with little boys mainly – a game where they build imaginary worlds … Continue reading

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Xmas or Hannukah – the cooking with kids is so much fun!

Holiday cooking is so much fun. Here all four of our grandsons are helping me make brown butter cookies. YUMMY! And of course, the recipe for you! Enjoy! Brown Butter  Cookies Ingredients: 1 cup Organic Valley Unsalted Butter 1 cup … Continue reading

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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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