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

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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Sour Cream Coffee Cake with English Custard – YUM

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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I promised the grandkids that I would bake each of them a cake – what fun we had! Paw Patrol, Spiderman, Batman & Ninjas!

The Segil Bakeoff! A sugar high for about 3 days! WHOOPIE! You can see that much of the chocolate frosting missed the cake and went into little mouths. But that is what being at Grandma’s house is all about right?? … Continue reading

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An amazing wine – burgundy white wine Vire Clesse 2012

We found an amazing wine during a trip to Montreal recently. Do try it – truly incredible full bodied taste. It is 2012 Viré-Clessé Quintaine, Pierrette et Marc Guillemot-Michel – a Burgundy White Vintage 2012. I hope you can get a … Continue reading

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I subscribe to Cooking Light Magazine – love their recipes – although there are too many ads ( I understand that’s needed for income)

I subscribe to Cooking Light Magazine – love their recipes – although there are too many ads ( I understand that’s needed for income) so I spent a lot of time flipping fast through the ads to get to the … Continue reading

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Making Ice Cream Sandwiches – at home! Cooking with Kids on the day AFTER The Fourth!

How to Make Ice Cream Sandwiches Three Ways You can make ice cream sandwiches three ways. Any way you choose, you can make far better ice cream  sandwiches than you can get at the store down the street.  And you … Continue reading

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Brownies GALORE! Great for cooking with kids – they can join YOU in licking the bowls! Great for the FOURTH OF JULY!

Ten Ways to Fancy Up Your Brownies (or Other Desserts) Remember to put on MUSIC to make it fun! Try The Happy Song! Here  are ten great ideas to transform your brownies into fancy desserts that will  impress your friends … Continue reading

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Cooking with kids – making Cream Puffs! Tip = this is the EASIEST pastry that Children can make!

A Very Simple Way to Make Very Good Cream Puffs (Includes raspberry, cherry, and lemon variations) If you can make cupcakes, you can make  cream puffs.  They’re that simple.  I don’t mean fancy, decorator cupcakes; I  mean bake-them-from-a-mix-and spread-frosting-on-them cupcakes.  … Continue reading

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Cooking with kids – planting, watering, waiting, growing, picking and eating your food!!!

Source: Uploaded by user via Larraine on Pinterest   What could be better than planting, watering, waiting, growing, picking and eating your food! And snow peas are a wonderful healthy snack. The next best thing is cooking with kids – and … Continue reading

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