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I’ve tried my hand at homemade pizza more frequently since our move to California. Back home, if we really wanted pizza, we’d get it from our favorite spot (Sergis, of course!) But since we haven’t fallen in love with anything here yet, I figured it was a good opportunity to find a workable pizza recipe […]

a breakfast that sticks to your ribs: granola

My every-morning breakfast recipe!

Our Favorite Christmas Cookies

Rum Logs 1 c. butter 2 t. vanilla 2 t. rum flavoring 3/4 c. sugar 1 egg unbeaten 3 cups flour 1 t. nutmeg Cream first three ingredients together. Add sugar. Blend in eggs. Add flour and nutmeg gradually. Roll into logs as thick as pointer finger and cut into two-three inch long logs. Place […]


A morning’s meditation.

Music and Movie Review

Movie: Baby’s Day Out Baby’s Day Out is a hilarious movie that I know your whole family will enjoy. It’s a movie that will make you laugh pretty much through the whole thing, and it definitely makes my family laugh a lot! Baby’s Day Out is a movie that you just can’t forget. It is […]

Sinclair Traditions: Apple Crisp Recipe

And here we have it, folks! A recipe that’s a must around the Sinclair house. We’ve all grown up with it, we all now make it, and we all still love it. Not sure it’s all that great? I dare you to make it yourself and see what you think. Your taste buds will fall in love with this goodness.

A Breakfast or Dessert Recipe

Apple Coffee Cake 2 cups unsifted flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 tsp. cinnamon 2 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 1/2 cup oil 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup brewed coffee 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla 2 1/2 cups sliced and peeled apples 1 cup chopped nuts (optional) Mix dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl. […]

Sinclair traditions: a photo

This is a picture of some of the family while doing our appreciation tradition.

Sinclair traditions: birthday appreciation

I was very excited when I received an email that goes to all the Sinclair ladies telling that we would be starting a series on traditions. I love traditions. I’m probably the most guilty for telling Mumsie after doing something once, “But we always do that!” Traditions make things special — gives you some specifics […]

Watching the Independence Day Parade

Picture of family at the annual local Independence Day parade– a much-loved family tradition!