Becoming an Army Mom

Becoming an Army Mom

My son Aryeh has been in Israel for five months. He’s been in Ulpan improving his Hebrew, and settling in to his new forever home. Ten days ago he started his army journey with Garin…

The Death of a Superhero

The Death of a Superhero

I blogged previously about Superman Sam, a little boy of 8 who had leukemia. He died on Shabbat, his parents by his side. His mom Phyllis chronicled the experience here including his last moments –…

Almost Done with First Semester

Almost Done with First Semester

I know I haven’t been blogging much. Life has been so very hectic. But I have a week left of this semester at college, 3 finals, 2 papers to finish, and then I have a…

RECIPE: Turkey Infused Applesauce

RECIPE: Turkey Infused Applesauce

You know how much I love KOL Foods. They sent me some turkey legs so that I could come up with a great Chanukah recipe. Whoops, I mean Thanksgivukkah – the holiday we all celebrated last…

Thanksgivukkah Pie

Thanksgivukkah Pie

Thanksgiving and Chanukah coincide for the first time and last time for about 80,000 years this November. My buddy Benji decided to out-Sandler Adam Sandler and put together this awesome video. Enjoy!

GET with the program

GET with the program

Please click to read my latest on the Times of Israel. GET with the program. Excerpt: …..I do not know the details of this case. I do know that it is getting uglier by the…

Slow Down!

Slow Down!

I was just diagnosed with pneumonia. I have been sick for a few days, and what with one thing and another I have been running myself ragged. I guess this is my body’s way of…

Divorce Vigilantes

Divorce Vigilantes

At the time of my Get – religious divorce – all I could think of was how hard and emotionally draining it was. I blogged about it here. What I didn’t realize till a little…

Times of Israel Blog Post

Times of Israel Blog Post

I am blogging over at the Times of Israel today. Hop on over: Mirror Mirror on the Wall.

Values are Different These Days

Values are Different These Days

I have been asked “what’s with all these FB posts on clothing at school that you are whining about ? Get over it”. It must be a generational thing. I was taught that you should…

Crazy Hectic Life as a Student and Mom

Crazy Hectic Life as a Student and Mom

Since I started at college life has gone full tilt, pedal to the metal. I don’t know what I was thinking taking 5 classes, 15 credits, and dealing with a super-busy family life and the…

Sukkot Menu – Last Days

Sukkot Menu – Last Days

Wed Night Challah Grilled Chicken Smashed Potatoes Green Beans   Thurs lunch Challah Homemade Macaroni Cheese Salad   Thurs Night – Simchat Torah Challah Gefilte Fish Spreads / Dips   Friday Lunch – Kiddush at…