Creative Mishloach Manot Ideas: 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...]

Creative Mishloach Manot Ideas: Cowboy’s Happy Trails

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

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...]

101 Mishloach Manot Ideas

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 Pictorial | Star Wars Mishloach Manot & Pool Noodle Light Sabers

I hope everyone had a wonderful Purim! As most of you probably know by now, my kids wanted to dress as Star Wars characters this Purim. The boys picked to be Darth Vader and Yoda, and then convinced their sister to go as Princess Leia. I … [Read more...]

Purim Ideas | Mishloach Manot & Seudah Decorations

Purim starts a week from tonight! Are you all set with your costumes, mishloach manot, seudah and matanot l'evyonim (don't forget about my challenge!) If you're still looking for some frugal-friendly ideas for mishloach manot, here are some posts … [Read more...]

3 Tips for Frugal & Creative Mishloach Manot

Looking to save on your mishloach manot for Purim this year? Here are three tips that will help you save money - and time. #1 Don't try to keep up with the Schwartzes. I did that, too. For a long time. Then the combined forces of motherhood (i.e. … [Read more...]

Purim Sameach + A Frugal, Fun and (Slightly) Fattening Mishloach Manot!

Purim Sameach!! Happy Purim!! My kids and I just got back from delivering our mishloach manot, but I remembered to snap a picture of one to share with you all. Think of it as a virtual shalach manot! You see? It's an ice cream sundae-to-go! … [Read more...]

Purim Roundup: Mishloach Manot Ideas, Matanot L’Evyonim + More

Purim is right around the corner - just four more days for most of us! We've got costumes picked out, although I'm a little sad that this is the first year everybody is going in store-bought costumes. Well, my husband is actually making his … [Read more...]