פורים שמח ~ Have a Sweet & Spicy Purim

Purim Sameach, my friends! Here are a few pictures to tell the story of our family's celebration this year. My kids are dressed up as a black cat, a tough guy biker (uhhh, except he called himself a [email protected]$$ not "tough guy" 😱), and, well, … [Read more...]

*UPDATED 3/14* Children’s Purim Costumes $15 and Under!

Updated: 3/14/19 Amazon pricing can change on a dime, so please act accordingly and always confirm prices before you check-out. The clock is ticking! Purim is around the corner, so it's time for your annual costume round-up! As in year's past, … [Read more...]

Adult Purim Costumes $25 & Under!

Purim is just over a week away! If you’re looking to grab some costumes for yourself, your husband or your teenagers, check out these great deals on Amazon – all under $25 less! (Prices vary quite a bit by size, so be sure to check the different … [Read more...]

Shabbat Cinnamon Rolls (from Challah Dough)

Last week, I shared this picture on Instagram of my nine year-old helping me to make our favorite Shabbat treat: Cinnamon Rolls! I was asked if I would share the recipe, so thought I'd do so over here on the blog – in case any of you are … [Read more...]

Get My Chanukah Mall Scavenger Hunt – FREE

Looking for something to do with your kiddos today? After our fun three-day trip to the north of Israel (stay tuned: I'll be sharing all our activities and accommodation recommendations later in the week for those who are interested), I wanted to … [Read more...]

Happy Chanukah

Happy Chanukah... Or with two Ks... Or H.... Or however you spell it! May you have a holiday filled with light and love! If you're still looking for Chanukah gifts, today's posts are a good place to start! And here are my fav Chanukah … [Read more...]

15 Gift Ideas That Aren’t Toys

With Chanukah starting early this year (the 1st candle is December 2nd!), my kids are already looking forward to the candles, the latkes, the sufganiyot, and – let’s face it – the presents. We don’t do extravagant gifts, but my kids usually have … [Read more...]

Shana Tova u’Metukah!

Shana Tova. Like you, I am elbow deep in challot, brisket and honey cake (oh my!). But I wanted to take a moment before yomtov begins to wish you a Shana Tova. How are your Rosh Hashana preparations coming? Have you printed out your … [Read more...]

Get Your FREE Guide to the Rosh Hashana Simanim

Will you be eating the simanim at your Rosh Hashana table this year? Ever since our Tapas-Style Siman Seder a few years ago, my family has really gotten into eating all of the simanim for Rosh Hashana. (Well, we do skip the real fish head, because … [Read more...]

WANT TO WIN A $25 GIFT CARD????

Come join me for a fun little contest over on Facebook. Just share a picture in the comments of this post of your Rosh Hashana Menu Plan using my free Rosh Hashana Menu Planner -- and you will be entered to win one of two $25 gift cards to either … [Read more...]