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Goat babies -kids- tough for one little one who almost didn’t make it

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 We were very busy this week with our goat mommy’s and their litter. Julia had two kids, and ignored both of them. Finally we got her interest up and helped her let them suckle. Then the next morning we found … 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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Baby goats in denim

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Our goats are kidding – seriously that is what they call it when goats have babies – and since there have been some cold nights our farm manager made them blankets – our grandkids love the idea – are they … Continue reading

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Halloween is always such fun! This year was no different – just better! And a quick slow cooker vegetarian recipe!

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The grand-kids start preparing weeks in advance – such excitement! Here they are – and of course we got into it too. Last year we were Mustard and Ketchup – this year we were – (what else!) Hot Dog and … Continue reading

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Our Goats are having babies ! Kids galore – triplets last night!

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Spring means baby goats – kids – all over the little farm. They are adorable and last week our middle grandson Jonah had the joy of seeing the actual birth of three little baby goats. He named them – Cream … Continue reading

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Alice in Wonderland – Wonderful Afternoon with the Grandkids

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Just saw ALICE IN WONDERLAND, THE BALLET – with the National Ballet of Canada – – with our older grandsons, Jack and Jonah. They sat still and focused for 3 hours. Amazing. What a fabulous production! Last act was a bit long … Continue reading

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Being over 55 is just beginning the BEST years for fun, cooking with kids, loving and joy! See the best site for grandparents….

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I am so excited that my blog has just started on GRANDPARENTS.COM and encourage you to visit their site. Its the BEST destination for insights and fun for  you and your little ones. Below are my youngest grandsons Noah and … Continue reading

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Cooking with kids – A Cookie Mishap while listening to Johann Sebastian Bach – but we fixed it!

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Cooking with kids – so much fun whenver we do it. Last week we made sugar cookies and I misread the recipe so had to make it up and it turned out fine! Here is the recipe that worked out … Continue reading

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Burning Calories – for computer users and golfers….

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Walking the golf course for 18 holes while carrying your golf clubs burns 1442 calories on average. This compares to 517 calories sitting at your computer for four hours, according to a study by Neil Wolkodoff director of the Rose … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tips along with Pretty Easy Pies – Cooking with Kids made Easy too!

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How to Make a Pie as Easy as a  Peanut Butter Sandwich (Okay, maybe not  quite that easy but pretty darned easy)                     People are  intimidated by pies. They shouldn’t be. You can make pies as good as the bake  … Continue reading

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