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Failed Cobb Salad Pizza recipe from Cooking Light – looks good but tasted bad! Plus adorable pics of our twins!

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 I tried a really fun looking recipe from Cooking Light and it was a disaster. So I am sharing it with you. The good news was that same weekend our grandson twins had a hip hop concert  – so adorable … Continue reading

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Having fun with the grandkids – nothing better! Painting, Making Bread and more

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 Watching our identical twin grandsons grow up is such a joy. They are  sweet and smart – and love hanging out at the farm. Always chores to do and baking and cooking with grandma. Here they are making bread with … Continue reading

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Birthday cakes made by Grandma – a Vampire cake and a Lego one – for our twins who turned 5!

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 This year was a challenging cake year! Noah was very specific – he wanted a vampire cake with teeth and a vampire figure on it – and blood! It had to be chocolate with chocolate frosting. Sigh. Then his twin … Continue reading

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Reading to grandkids – what could be more wonderful!

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We were blessed to baby sit our four grandsons last night. What a joy! Here I am reading to the twins – such fun.

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Birthdays are such fun – for kids and for adults

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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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Chicken Nuggets – the low cal way – kids love them and so do adults! Cook them with your kids!

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I love Chicken Nuggets but they are always deep fried. Here is a great tip from a Food Channel Show called Calorie Commando. http://bit.ly/LowCalRecipes Chicken Nuggets – Low Cal and Delicious: Ingredients: 3 Chicken breasts skinless and boneless cut into … Continue reading

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Being a Grandma is the best job of my whole life – by far – and in every way. You too?

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Being Grandma is the best role by far in my life. In every way. Here are some recent pictures of me with our twin grandsons  – Gabriel on the left and Noah on the right – and then all four grandsons … Continue reading

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Strawberry Shortcakes with Whipped Cream PLUS! Easy when cooking with kids

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How to Make Rich Shortcakes from a Biscuit Mix 3 cups Biscuit mix( you can buy this from Prepared Pantry or use  Bisquick Low Fat Mix) 2 large eggs milk 1/3 cup sugar Measure the mix into a medium bowl. … Continue reading

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Memories for the future – Writing a diary for your grandchildren to read – Reading to and with children is the best fun!

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I started writing emails to my only son when his first child was born. The email was to the child – Jack – for him to read later when he grew up. If I wasn’t present, I wanted him to … Continue reading

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Monday Marvels – All About Twins – genetic vs learned? Nature or nurture?

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70% of all behavior is actually heredity – nature – rather than nurture. I  found a wonderful site called Talkabouttwins.com on google+ with lots of resources for families with identical or fraternal twins. There is an interesting article in National Geographic … Continue reading

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