Tag Archives: family time

Having a great weekend – every weekend!

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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Family time – what could be better! Our annual family week – most of the family were there!

Once a year we go away as a family ( anything between 25-45 of us) and have 7 glorious days together. The kids ADORE it as do the parents. Here are some of the activities we do. We have Grandma’s … Continue reading

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Pure Joy – Hugging all four grandsons at the same time! How blessed am I!

Here is a moment of pure joy – yesterday I was able to hold all four grandsons for one precious moment as I read them a story. What a pleasure! How lucky I am! Hope you ‘carpe diem’ and grab … 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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A great side dish – mashed squash and sweet potato – cooking with kids – especially little ones!

    Roast a whole squash ( any kind – butternut is our favorite) in the oven for 1 hour in a roasting pan. Put two sweet potatoes next to the squash ( poke a few holes in them to … Continue reading

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Making Chocolate Ganache in the microwave – sounds fancy but if you can use a cake mix, you can make ganache! Cooking with kids – so much fun!

How often do you want to make dessert but don’t have time? With this, you can make incredible desserts and save time. And do it cooking with kids – listening to music – what could be better! If you have … Continue reading

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Sam The Broken Robot and RockinGrandmaMusic performed today at the Zimmer Children’s museum

Hi there TODAY was the big day that Sam, The Broken Robot and RockinGrandmaMusic performed at the Zimmer Children’s museum. KTLA Channel 5 news were there – how exciting! But the MOST exciting thing of all was that today was … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tips – Kids who Eat Dinner with Their Family Improve School Performance and Socialization

There is a crisis in our community. Many children do not eat dinner with their families in the evening. Everyone eats different food, at different times, and often while doing other things like talking on the phone, texting, emailing, watching … Continue reading

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