For Yom HaZikaron | Miriam’s Song: The Story of Miriam Peretz

Tonight begins Yom HaZikaron, Israel's Memorial Day. As we come toward the start of this heartwrenching day, I wanted to share with you a book I recently read -- Miriam's Song: The Story of Miriam Peretz. Miriam’s Song is the poignant, … [Read more...]

15 Best Low-Priced Subscribe & Save Deals for May

Shopping Amazon’s Subscribe & Save program is one of my family’s favorite ways to save money on groceries, household items and personal care products. Amazon rewards frequent shoppers by bumping their subscription order discount from 5% to 15% … [Read more...]

Today, I Remember These Souls.

Today is Yom HaShoa. While this day, and the study of the Holocaust in general, has always been meaningful to me, it has even more meaning today. Many of you may remember that last year on Yom HaShoa, I met my neighbor, a Holocaust survivor from the … [Read more...]

Kids’ Classic Crocs for $9.99

  Do your children or you need a new pair of Crocs? Through April 27th, has an extra 50% off the kids' classic Ralen Clogs when you use the coupon code RALEN16 at checkout. These are regularly $19.99, so with the coupon code … [Read more...]

Coconut Oil: The Last Word?

Coconut oil: It's the 2016 Pesach issue that just won't quit. Three weeks ago, I shared with you a link to this year's OU Guide to Passsover. Among other things, it said in the guide that coconut oil would require a special P hechsher to be used … [Read more...]

Groupon Deals to Great Wolf Lodge – From $99/Night = Fun Getaway for Chol HaMoed

Looking for a fun getaway during Chol HaMoed that won't cost a fortune? Right now at Groupon, you can book a one-night stay at Great Wolf Lodge locations around the country for as low as $99. The Groupon deal covers: One-night stay for up … [Read more...]

…. And the Ultimate Mishloach Manot Winner Is….

Congratulations to Ru, the creator of this gorgeous mishloach manot. She is the winner of the Ultimate Mishloach Manot Contest! I walked into the Oh Nuts! store with the aim of getting a variety of dried fruits to layer in a rainbow combination. … [Read more...]

“Me Before You” Bookclub – Watch the Video on Play Back

The 2nd "meeting" of the KOAB 2016 book club is live! Today, I shared my thoughts on the book "Me Before You" by JoJo Moyes. I was "live" on Periscope for about 25 minutes, and you can watch the playback on replay for the next 24 hours. If you … [Read more...]

{Virtual} Book Club Meeting for “Me Before You” by JoJo Moyes – Wednesday at 1 pm EST

It's time for our book club meeting to discuss our February selection, Me Before You by JoJo Moyes. As you may remember, I set a goal for myself in 2016 to read at least one book per month. I publicly announced my book selections for each month and … [Read more...]

How Small Habits Can Snowball Into Big Changes

I am not a big fan of New Year's resolutions. I just never seem to stick to them, you know? This January 1st, rather than making resolutions, I decided to focus on habits. Specifically, two small habits. So small that I'm a little afraid some of … [Read more...]