Shaloch manos (and costume) gallery 2017

My husband and I have a ritual every Purim evening. We love to open each shaloch manos and take note of each theme and creative packaging. We sort the foods into different bins (drinks, snack foods, parve candy, dairy candy, baked goods, fruit, and refrigerator items) and sample a few items, too! Since I started... Continue Reading →

Shaloch manos (and costume) gallery 2016

I can't believe that a year has passed and I have not blogged. I love blogging and it is a great hobby, but life for me seems to get in the way! As a wife, mom of four kids, full-time teacher, and Hebrew school director, I rarely seem to have time for my hobbies! But... Continue Reading →

Shaloch manos (and costume) gallery 2014

This year I am not feeling nearly as crazed as usual, but it certainly helps that my boys chose easy costumes. I normally make their costumes and I take pride that they still wear most of their past costumes to play dress up. However, this year with working two jobs and being sick most of... Continue Reading →

Shop those Easter sales today!

(updated 4/19/17) I love shopping post-holiday sales and Easter is no exception. My favorite places to look for after-holiday sales are Target, Walgreens, CVS, Dollar Tree, and grocery stores. You may think that if you do not celebrate that holiday that there will be nothing you need. Not the case! Here are some ideas for things to buy:... Continue Reading →

Purim wrap-up

I know it is almost Shabbos and we are already thinking about the weekend and Pesach, but before we move on, we need to wrap up Purim. This is a good time to make notes and reflect on what went well and didn’t go well this holiday. Remember that Purim checklist I gave you in my post... Continue Reading →

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