Archives for June 2014

4TH OF JULY ON THE LAKE

Hello! Can you believe it is almost July 4th?  Here in Lake Arrowhead the 4th of July is a celebrated in a big way.  It’s a special holiday that everyone looks forward to, and if you live in Lake Arrowhead you wouldn’t consider being anywhere else for the 4th.   By tradition, we spend every […]

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THE VERY BEST HOMEMADE GRANOLA RECIPE

Hi there! Homemade granola is one of my very favorite things to give as a gift from my kitchen.  It is quick and easy to make, simple to package and delicious to eat. Since I give my granola away frequently I know how universally liked the recipe is.  Everyone I give it to asks for the […]

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A LAKESIDE DINNER OF SEA VEGETABLES

Hi Friends, I have told you in a previous post that once a month I get together with a group of my girlfriends for what we call our “Healthy Cooking Group”.  The hostess picks a theme for a healthy meal and everyone contributes both to the dinner and to the learning process. We each bring […]

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JERSEY BOYS

Hi there! Once a year for over 20 years Brad and I have gone to Las Vegas so he can attend a trade show.  It is also an excuse to get away for a fun weekend of Vegas shows, dinners in great restaurants and time to be away together, just us.  On our last trip […]

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TWO MANY COOKS IN THE KITCHEN

Howdy! I’m takin’ care of two under two’s this week while my son Nathan is is in Napa Valley with his wife Louisa.  Just for fun Nathan signed up for a 2 day intensive cooking school at at the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone.. It doesn’t look like there are too many cooks in […]

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I’VE GOT VISITORS

Hello, I hope you and yours had a lovely Father’s Day Weekend. It’s been busy around the Becker Homestead. That’s because I’ve got visitors! My son from DC and his family came to visit for Father’s Day. We had a wonderful weekend with the family.  We went on boat rides…… And we visited friends with swings. […]

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