Last night, as I was trying to get my daughter to bed (Daylight Savings Time is astonishingly wicked), I scrolled thru my phone’s Facebook app and noticed that KOAB was dangerously close to having 5,000 likes on Facebook. Whoa. 5,000 is a pretty huge number. And hugely humbling. I love my job. I love sharing [...]
I’m a firm believer in Passover desserts that don’t taste like matzah. (Unless it’s “matzah crack” – then tasting like matzah, slathered in caramel and chocolate, is totally fine.) I’m also a huge fan of lemon in my Pesach desserts. (I love the tangy bite of a lemon merengue, for example.) Which is why it was kinda [...]
Some people like to set a table with their fine china, gleaming silver and delicate crystal. And some of us are clumsy. (Or have young kids.) But just because my great-grandmother’s china is seldom used at my house these days, doesn’t mean that I don’t enjoy bringing out special pieces to our Shabbat table. I [...]
Who wants to win a Kindle Fire HD? Amazon is giving away 500 this month! You will need to like the Amazon Student page to be entered to win. That’s it! Sorry to my many New York readers – this contest is not open to you, per Amazon’s fine print. This post contains affiliate links, which [...]
This winter, Coinstar is letting you turn your coin jar into the perfect form of online currency. Just take your stash down to Coinstar and cash in for a Gift Card or eGift Card. There are many participating brands and retail partners – including GAP, Old Navy, Starbucks, Sears and even everyone’s favorite: Amazon. As [...]
TheSukkahProject.com is having a Chanukah Gift Sale through December 16th, featuring handcrafted Judaica by Steve Henry Herman. These wooden creations are BEAUTIFUL and if you are looking for a unique gift for Chanukah, you couldn’t go wrong with one of these pieces. I love his super cool GyroDreidle for $20 (above). And his absolutely stunning hand-carved Eitz [...]
Just a friendly reminder that TWO giveaways are coming to a close tonight. Enter to win one of three signed Maccabeats CDs. Enter to win a $50 gift card to Aliza’s Boutique. Both of these giveaways will close tonight at 11:59 p.m. CST and the winner will be notified tomorrow morning. Good luck!