Support Israeli Artist on Etsy (Gorgeous & Meaningful Artwork ~ Perfect for Chanukah)

I know so many of my wonderful readers have asked me about supporting small businesses in Israel, so I wanted to share with you about an artist friend of mine! Chavi Feldman is a neighbor and friend — and the incredibly talented artist behind … [Read more...]

How to Make a LEGO Dreidel

How fun is this??? If you make one, I'd love to see your creations! Need some new LEGOs to make this creation? Check out this deal on a big LEGO box from Walmart. … [Read more...]

Decadent (& Easy) Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Brownies

I mentioned in my Sukkot menu plan post yesterday that I was going to make Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Duncan Hines' Brownies for dessert. Many of you asked for the recipe, which I am more than happy to share. I had actually intended to make them … [Read more...]

Our Sukkot Menu Plan 2023

I realize that I haven't shared our Sukkot menu plan for a few years, so I wanted to quickly share what I'll be making for my favorite chag of the year. Remember: I'm in Israel, so only one day of yomtov! Friday night / Erev Sukkot / Shabbat 13 … [Read more...]

Gmar Tov & Tzom Kal

I want to wish a Gmar Chatima Tova to each and everyone of you. May we all be sealed in the Book of Life. If you are fasting, may it be meaningful in helping to bring you closer to the person you wish and pray to become. ~ Mara … [Read more...]

Deals on Sukkah Decorations ~ From Lights & Decor to Table Settings & Outdoor Carpets

Sukkot is right around the corner! Whether you've had a decor theme planned since Pesach — or haven't given your sukkah two thoughts yet — I've found a number of beautiful and well-priced decor and lighting options. Take a look.... Sukkah … [Read more...]

Shana Tovah ~ Round-Up of Recipes, Simanim Cards, Menu Plans & More

The challot are baked. The silver is polished. The soup is simmering. I've been listening to Yishai Ribo's Seder HaAvoda on a loop to give me a little inspiration since my "avoda" this week has definitely been in the kitchen. I've still got a few … [Read more...]

5 Free Rosh Hashana Coloring Pages

Need something to keep your little kids occupied while you cook for Rosh Hashana? Here are some great FREE coloring pages for you to download. Each image below is clickable to download them. #1. Ann Koffsky's Rosh Hashana Foods #2. … [Read more...]

My Rosh Hashana Menu Plan (2023)

Rosh Hashana is just a week from tomorrow — gulp! (How does it sneak up on me every single year???) I'm not quite in overwhelm-mode yet, but perhaps it's because I was in denial until about two hours ago, lol. I just finished making my menu … [Read more...]

Get the FREE Rosh Hashana Menu Planner Printable + Lots of Recipe Ideas

Rosh Hashana will be here before we know it! Have you made your menu plan? Download my FREE Rosh Hashana menu planner by filling in your name and email on the form above. I can't wait to share it with you! Not sure what recipes to fill up your … [Read more...]