How to Make a LEGO Dreidel

How fun is this??? Here's a version with Duplos, too. If you make one, will you please post a picture below? I'd love to see your creations! Photo Credit … [Read more...]

8 Hanukkah Books for $8

Looking for more Hanukkah books for your family? Or to give as gifts? Kar-Ben Publishing is offering eight Hanukkah books for just $8. You will have to pay for shipping, which is about $4 - but still a fantastic deal for only $12. Please do … [Read more...]

Sukkot Menu Plan (2016)

In the seemingly never-ending cycle of Tishrei chagim, I'm back at it: The planning, shopping, cooking, cleaning cycle! Wondering what I'm making? Here's the run-down: Sunday night - 1st night of Sukkot (14 people, 3 vegetarians) Round … [Read more...]

Gmar Chatima Tova | גמר חתימה טובה

Gmar Chatima Tova to all of you, my dear readers! May you be sealed in the Book of Life. Wishing you a meaningful fast that brings you closer to the person you want and pray to become. ~ Mara … [Read more...]

Rosh Hashana Menu Plan 2016

You'd think that with Rosh Hashana not falling out until October this year that I would have been super organized and ready to go by at least the last week of September. But noooooo! I am dragging my feet as much as possible and dreading the … [Read more...]

10 Delicious Rosh Hashana Dessert Recipes

Wondering what to make for dessert this Rosh Hashana? Wonder no more! Here are 10 amazing desserts, perfect for Rosh Hashana. And bonus, they're great for Sukkot, too. These are desserts I have made and personally recommend, desserts I am planning … [Read more...]

Shavuot Menu Planning Ideas

Still not sure what you're cooking for Shavuot? Allow me to provide some Pin-spiration. Get things started with this delicious Baked Panko Mozzarella Balls with Creamy Tomato Soup from Peas and Crayons My kids love Wacky Mac, but … [Read more...]

Yom HaZikaron

There are tens of thousands of stories of sacrifice that will be told today, on the eve of Israel's 67th 68th birthday. This is the one that I know best, which I am reposting from years past -- in their eternal honor. *** My husband moved to … [Read more...]

*Important Reminder* Make Your Passover 2017 Notes Now (& Check for Clearance)

This is your friendly, annual reminder to make your notes for next year's Pesach tonight. As you're packing up your Pesach items! Here's what I make sure to include in my notes: What recipes worked? (I made really easy sweet and sour … [Read more...]

Happy Passover ~ Chag Kasher v’Sameach

Chag Kasher v'Sameach, from my family to yours! I know the last few weeks and certainly the past couple of days have been frenetic, exhausting and downright draining for most of us. I hope as you sit down tonight, you find yourself blessed to be … [Read more...]