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...]

Creative Mishloach Manot Ideas: Tea Time

Today’s creative mishloach manot idea comes from Rivky Waldman, who tied together her Tea Time theme with both her mishloach manot and her family's costumes. Ever since my kids were young, I enjoyed dressing them up for purim with some kind of theme … [Read more...]

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...]