Happy Purim!

Happy Purim from our family to yours! … [Read more...]

10 Free Purim Coloring Pages

Here are 10 FREE Purim coloring pages. Print these out to have on hand at home for your little ones. This is an easy (and of course, free!) way to teach your children about the holiday -- and get them in the celebrating mood! Purim Coloring … [Read more...]

Mishloach Manot Contest | Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card

Most of you are probably already familiar with this post, but if you haven't seen it yet, I'd love for you to go check out my 101 Mishloach Manot Ideas. I wrote that post last year, and it was a pretty popular one. But this year? It's gone a … [Read more...]

{Extended Until 2/20} FREE Shipping from Oriental Trading = Mishloach Manot Supplies!

Update: Oriental Trading has extended this free shipping offer thru Thursday, February 20th! Happy shopping! Oriental Trading is offering FREE shipping, no minimum, when you use the coupon code FSFW8 at checkout. Oriental Trading is a great … [Read more...]

Mishloach Manot Bags & Boxes from as low as $.06/Piece

Looking for inexpensive mishloach manot (shalach manos) bags? Here are several options that rival dollar store prices. Dozen Cardboard Bright Colors Treat Boxes - $5.60 ($.47 each) with FREE shipping via Amazon Prime (or when you spend $35+ … [Read more...]

Happy Purim!!!

An oldie but goodie... Wishing you and yours a Purim Sameach! xoxo, Mara … [Read more...]

Pizza Hamantashen

Thursday night is pizza night at our house. Last night as I was rolling out our crusts, I had a brainstorm! If you can make a half moon-shape stuffed pizza and call it calzone, why not a triangle shape and call it: Pizza Hamantashen. So that's … [Read more...]

Creative Mishloach Manot Ideas: Childhood Theme

Today’s creative mishloach manot idea comes from Coby Glasserow, whose Childhood theme is a clever idea for young adults (and the young at heart). This was my first year coming up with a theme for my Mishloach Manot. In the past I'd just put a bunch … [Read more...]

Hamantashen Recipe with Sprinkles

It may be a fast day, but here in Kansas City, it's also a snow day. And that means we're warming up our kitchen by baking a batch of hamantashen. Now, to be completely honest, I am not the hamantashen's greatest fan. Dry dough? Prune and … [Read more...]

Purim Costumes: What are you planning?

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...]