You would think after 23 years of marriage, I would have getting ready for Pesach (Passover) down pat. However, this year threw us for a curve ball. We are a little farther behind than I would like and blogging has taken a back seat! I am sure all of you are also super busy with... Continue Reading →
Preparing for Pesach 2021
With only 9 more days until Pesach (Passover) I am sure all of you are super busy with your cleaning, menu planning, and shopping! I know we are! It has definitely been very different this year with coronavirus still affecting our plans. I can't believe we have had a year plus of not hosting guests!... Continue Reading →
Preparing for Pesach 2020
With only 6 more days until Pesach (Passover) I am sure all of you are super busy with your cleaning, menu planning, and shopping! I know we are! It has definitely been very different this year with all of us in quarantine and working from home. If you are still looking for some tips, I... Continue Reading →
Keeping your children busy during the Coronavirus quarantine – Part 2
After publishing my post the other night with multiple resources for this quarantine (see "Keeping your children busy during the Coronavirus quarantine"), I realized it would be helpful to talk more about the logistics of carrying out this new homeschooling. While I am not a homeschool educator, I am a veteran teacher. One of the... Continue Reading →
High Holidays here we come!
Rosh Hashanah is less than a week away. With many meals and simanim to prepare, two things run high - food costs and time spent preparing. We are trying to get ahead by cooking and freezing dishes, but that is just one part. To help myself and my readers, I have compiled some of our... Continue Reading →
Preparing for Pesach 2019
With only 8 days until Pesach I am sure all of you are super busy with your cleaning, menu planning, and shopping! I know we are! If you are still looking for some tips, I have many blog posts to help you get organized, get everything done, find recipes, or just get current information. I... Continue Reading →
Preparing for Pesach 2018
Every year we refine our Pesach/Passover preparations and strive to bring in the holiday in a more relaxed way. I would love to get to the seder and not be too exhausted to pay attention! Whether you are in the midst of your Pesach/Passover preparations or just beginning, I have many blog posts to help... Continue Reading →
10 tips for making your holiday planning easier!
With another three-day Yom Tov (Jewish holiday) coming this week, we have a lot to do. It always feels like we just finished cooking and yet it is time to start all over! Last week we weren't so organized and my husband still managed to create delicious food for the several meals we were at home.... Continue Reading →
It’s time to shop for school supplies!
I can't believe it, but I started school supply shopping today! The displays are already out, which is crazy since my boys have barely had a month of summer and I have only been out for two weeks! But the sales don't stop for schools that end late! So it was off to start shopping... Continue Reading →
Online shopping tips
Shopping online can be very overwhelming and time-consuming. However, last year (2010), I saved over $1600 from coupons, online shopping, buying online in bulk, and mail order prescriptions. I gave gathered a few tips to help you be successful at online shopping: ∞ Sign up for email lists from stores you like (either online or brick... Continue Reading →