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Pumpkin Cranberry Pecan muffins

Mmm…these are fantastic – and relatively healthy! I was looking for a good muffin recipe for a playgroup I host, and I had some pumpkin and craisins on hand. I almost put in some coconut as well, but a...

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Passover 2015 guides are out!

Passover is really coming now!  There are tons of resources available, and the guides are out. Here are some links for you: 2015 Star-K Passover guide: Free download and other Passover articles CRC...

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Passover 2015 menu

It’s that time again! Passover is coming, and I’m making my menu plan. It’s more fun than cleaning! I make my menu with a lot of flexibility. My seders are both the same  – it’s just my family this...

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More tips for traveling with small kids

So I just flew internationally with my 5 kids and no other adults…do I qualify as an expert at this – or maybe just crazy?! It was home to the US for a family wedding, so a really good trip! But over...

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Dayenu – and our favorite acapella videos for Passover

Here is our latest favorite from the Maccabeats. (Seriously, I think this is our favorite right now – I didn’t wait until the end!) From the Boys Town Jerusalem: And two takes on a popular song out now...

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Passover- menu changes and how it’s going so far

You may remember my 2015 menu plan, written just a few short days ago. It looks great on paper, and I tried not to go too overboard and keep it flexible so we could get what seemed good for the day....

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Shavuot is coming!

Shavuot (Shavuoth / Shavuos) is the holiday where we celebrate the gift of our Torah. We’ve been counting toward it since Pesach, and now we are finally almost there! Shavuot starts immediately after...

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Air travel with kids

A few months ago, I flew internationally with my 5 kids and no other adults…do I qualify as an expert at this – or maybe just crazy?! It was home to the US for a family wedding, so a really good trip....

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Tichel organization

I’m here, folks, just slow on the posting. But here is a project I did recently that I though some of you might appreciate! Tichels are headscarves or hairwraps. I have been collecting for a while, but...

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Fast of the 17th of Tammuz

English: Western Wall (taken from women’s section), Jerusalem (Photo credit: Wikipedia) It’s shiva Asar b’Tammuz over Shabbat, but the fast is pushed back to Sunday – the beginning of the three weeks....

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Do you color?

I do. See? It’s something that is relaxing and kind of zen for me. When my kiddos are working peacefully, or we’re listening to an audiobook, or things are starting to feel a bit stressful, I can pull...

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Hanuka (Hanukkah / Chanukkah) resources

Hanuka is already here (Dec 6 in 2015)! Or Hanukah, Hanukkah, Chanuka, Chanukkah…I tend go with the simplest of the myriad possibilities for spelling, but you do whatever works for you. Each of the...

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Shabbat checklist – getting it all done on time!

These short winter Shabbats can be hectic! Sometimes it’s a heart-pounding, tense race to get ready on time, even though I wish it wasn’t. That is definitely something I need to work on. One way to...

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Decluttering – and a challenge?

A few weeks ago, on Facebook, I found out that some of you are interested in decluttering. How about you? I know I am! I’ve seen people doing a 500-thing challenge, or a X number of day challenge, or a...

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Happy Adar! (Purim and Passover resources, too)

Happy Adar! This year is a leap year, both secularly (Happy Feb 29!) and Jewishly, when we get a whole extra month of Adar. Adar means Purim is on its way (This year, it’s March 23-24, 2016.) And...

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Decluttering: why I’m doing it and my goal

I posted before about what this, but I thought I should explain more. If you want to declutter your home, maybe it will help you set a goal as well! Clutter free! First, the why (for me): We’ve been...

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1 week to go! (Passover)

Traditional arrangement of symbolic foods on a Passover Seder Plate (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Passover is coming – Seder night is 1 week away!Here are some links and planners to help you get ready....

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Happy Passover / Chag Sameach!

Hope it’s kosher and happy!

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Let’s talk about themes

Maybe not so new, but a new context…   Decision fatigue is a thing. We have only so much koach (strength), and then it’s “Whatever. Sure, it’s fine.” Especially as we’re making important decisions, we...

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Rosh Hashana is in less than a week!

Rosh Hashanah Seder (Photo credit: Wikipedia) I have had a lot going on, and I intend to share a little of that with you. But first, the calendar is moving on, and it won’t hold back no matter how much...

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