“Single-Serving Fluffy Pancakes Recipe”

Cutting a slice from my Fluffy Pancakes Stack, showing texture and consistency inside.

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins


My Fluffy Pancake recipe is perfect — because it’s single-serving! Just whip up a pancake stack that’s just for you, whenever you want it.
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 2 pancakes


  • 1 cup (5oz/142g) all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup (4ozfloz/115ml) buttermilk
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract , optional
  • 2 tablespoons (1oz/28g) butter melted , melted


  • In a small bowl mix together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, and salt.
  • In a jug mix together the buttermilk, egg, vanilla extract (if using), and melted butter.
  • Add the wet ingredients into the dry and mix briefly with a fork until just combined. Take care not to overmix so you end up with fluffy, soft pancakes.
  • Heat a pan over medium/low heat for a few minutes
  • Scoop ½ the batter into the pan and allow to cook for roughly 3-4 minutes.
  • Once bubbles have formed on the top and it has browned underneath, flip it over to cook another 2-3 minutes on the other side. Repeat with the rest of the batter to give you 2 pancakes.
  • Enjoy hot straight from the pan with maple syrup, butter, and whatever else you like on your pancakes.

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“Over the River and Through the Woods”

“To Grandmother’s House we go…”


“Just thinking…  with all of this fresh SNOW  coming down… so nice and softly… we may as well take  cover, in one of our favorite little hiding places…” 


“Like all good little ole bears…let’s find  for us…a very  cozy nice warm place and take cover… nothing last forever… and before you know it… it will be Spring, and the weather  will be just so inviting, we will  start looking for that nice place … where all of our friends can find us… and join in some nice friendly games…”

Tomorrow … will be here soon, so connect  NOW… with  all of our friends in “Sunset Park”… letting everyone know… that we will have a real big and most enjoyable  “PICNIC”  right here at this  nice long table,  and that is for all  of our extra special  friends… with plenty of good eats… everything that each of us likes the mostest and the  best!”

…and… a   little “NOTE”  to make and to remember is…

“Pass this very good word on… to all of our good “FRIENDS”… that we have a big heart… with lots of room in it, for all of  those, that we do not get to see and hear from as often as we did… but, we will…  never ever forget you… as all of our memories from way back and when… and then to our forever more and always … will be of you  and you… all our  friends!”

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“January Birthdays Call For A Celebration DAY”

“Let us all have FUN”

Mary Ellen Aldrich
“For an A + report card… always be sure to get your 5A+ people together for a perfect shot of FUN” xoxoxo

“Our favorite January Birthday family members” celebrating … even though it is so cold…the family needs to get to gather just for  all of the family fun and games … and especially for the  sake of the little children… this is all so new  and exciting for them to be the big attraction and having FUN!

Let us… all do this again next year… with all the FUN … that we  all can muster up together!”       “D.V.”

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“Today the Big 9th…We Will Celebrate”

This  is one of the very first full “FAMILY”  Photos taken at the AIRPORT! 

   I’m,   the “Grandma” Ellen holding  “big sister, Alyssa”   and in front of me,   and in his “CUB Scout” outfit is “BIG BROTHER, Alan” –  left of me and in the center  is “Jill, new Mama”  – and next to  “Jill” is   “Daddy, Al” and holding our brand new  “baby, JAIME” – and  this is one of those Fun Days when DADDY and MOMMY will be taking off in  their plane!

And guess what??? 

 I will be baby sitting all three of the best of best GRAND-Children!  “And will we be having “FUN” like never before!”

“They do not call  “ME” their  “Fun Grandma” for nothing!”

“Just you watch and see – all the FUN things that we will be doing!”


“This is to those… two extra special people,  born on January 9th,  just looks like the  “9th”  was a very   “terrific day”   for us,  to  first receive “Al” and then  – so many years latter, our sweet baby “GRAND-DAUGHTER, “Alyssa”  – which makes for having more LOVE to share with all of the FAMILY!

Especially… when the “ninth of January”  comes around  each year and also every year … just as regular… as  very good clock work!


…and just for my most wonderful  Grand-daughter,  Alyssa….

“May the Almighty Yahweh continue to bless these two wonderful people,  with all of the extra special BLESSINGS – that,  they will need to do Your work – for You  – here on EARTH!”


And…  Celebrating her Big Birthday Party today is Miss Alyssa… born on the same day as her Daddy!

and… All full of big smiles… ready for her big FIRST Birthday Party…Today!

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And… the latest and best of all new additions to the big Birthdays in January… our sweetest, little Miss Ruby herself… all ready for some real get up and go celebrating today!

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“BABY Photos” “One Generation to Another Generation”

“Now… Start Counting Your Blessings… instead of sheep…”

…and this the latest  addition to our family … little Miss Ruby, herself”


and… in this next Photo is little Miss Alyssa when she was a small child… looking after her brand new little baby sister, our little  Miss Jaime…


and…. in this PHOTO… which I took of our brand new baby, Al… as he looks as if he  is talking to big brother, Lee… 

These Photos of big Sister and big Brother looking after the newest person added to the family is really something for them to try to comprehend… something so new and different… wondering as to just exactly… how can,  “I” take real good and loving care for this new member of my family”

Lee & Al 001

and… This next PHOTO is our baby Al in the arms of his Daddy, Sr. and baby Al is getting his first taste of Flying and seeing that Flying in the “Air” is so much FUN… just as soon as Al could… he received his Flying license and continues to Fly… in the beautiful Blue Sky above.


and…  In the beginning … such a long time ago… this little  girl that you see on the foot steps … just getting ready to go walking with her Mommy…. is “Me Ellen” herself and my favorite words at that time were, “I’m doing!”

Looking at this old photo…I sure look as if … I am ready to do some real tough and ruff work for a living…I sure have the strength and muscles to work all day and night… if I have too… to get it done!

ME on steps 001

and…. This next PHOTO  is of my MOTHER when she was just a very young baby.

As you can see when the family had Photos taken over a hundred years ago … the person had to be dressed properly in the studio and it  did have to look nice. This Photo of MOM was evidently taken care of  and of good quality, since MOM was the thirteenth child  in the “BRADY” family.

“Isn’t wonderful how so many things of real importance in a FAMILY are preserved  and taken care of… just so that these important items in and of the family may be handed down from  one member in the family to the next member that will take of all of  those things of  special value… in this family and pass on down to the next generation!”

Baby Marie 001

“Little Marie Brady”   1900

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“Why WE All Love Our FAMILY Today”

Psalm 139

“Click on this page,  to make more readable…


This page is from a very old Bible  – Psalm 139  is really suited for this week of January, 2021… since this week is  for us,  to celebrate LIFE and FAMILY .

It seems that most people living today,  just have no idea at all, that each and every human LIFE  was preordained, by our Creator and that…there are no accidents of   a LIFE, as to when each and every child should be allowed to be born.

There is a very special reason for all of us… that means each and everyone of us humans…  and the sooner we  start to figure out… just exactly that which we were created for and the walk of Life, that we should take… the what  we  are here for and learn to be content with  just exactly  where  we are… so much the better… then we can all  start to live in harmony!

Some time ago I had heard on a radio program that… “I am fearfully and wonderfully made.”  So I had to find where that came from and found that in verse 14 of  Psalm  139.  

Once, that I had found this Psalm, and read it… there is just so much important information here… that  will answer so many questions…  that all of us have.

My hope is that anyone who has questions about their birth… please take the time to read  and re-read this Psalm, just to …  see if you can find those answers to most  of  the questions  that you and  your friends are asking – and  then you will be helping them, by  being able to tell them,  where they can find all of the correct  answers !

“Pass this  very good information on to all of your family and friends, as everyone will LOVE you – –  for…  your sincere LOVE of them!”          D.V.

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