Purim Costumes: What are you planning?

Purim Costume Collage

Just a little over a week before Purim, and like many of you, we are finalizing plans for our costumes, seudah, and mishloach manot. While I don't post many pictures of my kids, they are so cute in their Purim costumes, I couldn't resist! Over … [Read more...]

Creative Mishloach Manot Ideas: Tea Time

Tea Time Mishloach Manot

Today’s creative mishloach manot idea comes from Rivky Waldman, who tied together her Tea Time theme with both her mishloach manot and her family's costumes. Ever since my kids were young, I enjoyed dressing them up for purim with some kind of theme … [Read more...]

Creative Mishloach Manot Ideas: How Does Your Garden Grow?

How Does Your Garden Grow

Today’s creative mishloach manot idea comes from Rochel Robbins, whose beautiful garden theme is sure to get all of us in the mood for spring! I guess by the time Purim comes around, I am ready for spring. I have used this gardening themes many … [Read more...]

Feldheim Books: Purim Blowout Sale – 100s of Titles Up to 80% Off

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Feldheim is having a HUGE Purim blow-out sale with savings as much as 87% off hundreds of titles. They have volumes of the Mishnah Berurah for as low as $3.12 each. (That's kinda crazy, right?!) They also have children's books and Jewish … [Read more...]

Creative Mishloach Manot Ideas: Cowboy’s Happy Trails

Cowboy Mishloach Manot

Today’s creative mishloach manot idea comes from Jessica Levy, who created an adorable Cowboy theme from her family - including homemade s'mores pops! Our theme this year is cowboys/cowgirls, since our kids are going as them!  Of course they are … [Read more...]

Creative Mishloach Manot Ideas: Under the Sea

under the sea mishloach manot

Today's creative mishloach manot idea comes from Adina Berzofsky. See how Adina turned her Under the Sea idea into reality -- and get inspired by her "5 commandments" for making mishloach manot. When I think about the holiday of Purim every year, I … [Read more...]

Superhero Trio Costume Set – $20

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Looking for Purim costumes still for your little super heroes? Amazon has the DC Comics Boys Action Trio Superhero Costume Set for $20.07 right now - which works out to be under $7 per costume. Not bad! And I think these will be extremely … [Read more...]

101 Mishloach Manot Ideas

101 Mishloach Manot Ideas for Purim

Find yourself stuck for a creative mishloach manot idea this year for Purim? There's nothing wrong with a few hamantashen and an orange on a plastic plate. But if you want to get a bit more creative, here are 101 michloach manot ideas for … [Read more...]

Creative Mishloach Manot for Purim


Hot Chocolate in a Jar by My Shtub In my mind, I can't start thinking about Purim until Tu B'Shevat is over. Well... Guess what? Time to think about Purim! My kids, of course, have been contemplating their costumes for this Purim since, oh, … [Read more...]

Purim Costume Deals – Angry Birds & Super Heroes Under $6, Shipped

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Do your kids start planning next year's Purim costumes before they've even finished the mishloach manot from this Purim? It can't just be my kids, right? Well, if you are looking for Angry Birds or Super Heroes costumes - or just want to fill out … [Read more...]