I am retired and have 6 grandchildren ranging in age from 23 years old to 17 months...I also have one gr.granddaughter and another on the way any day. I hate people who are always late. When my children where growing up my favorite cook book was Better Homes and Gardens Cookie and candie cook book. I live in Western Canada and soon it will be getting cold. My childrens favorite recipe that I make is pork spare ribs and dressing and air buns. My favorite restautant is Holihans.