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…

Sukkot Menu – First Days

Sukkot Menu – First Days

Sukkot 1st Days 1st night – out. Yay. First Day Lunch – Thurs  Challah Hearty Veggie soup Lasagna Israeli salad Ice cream 2nd Night – Thurs night Challah Chicken Soup Meatballs and Rice Steamed Veggies…

School Day #1

School Day #1

I started college this morning. I was nervous – not so much for the studying but more for the social aspect – would I fit in? Would I stand out? Would I be the oldest…

Who Will Live and Who Will Die

Who Will Live and Who Will Die

I have said often that I am not one for formalized prayer. I prefer to speak to God when I am ready to speak to Him, and to speak to Him using my own words…

Shanah Tovah – Happy 5774

Shanah Tovah – Happy 5774

Challah Demos in Bergenfield

Challah Demos in Bergenfield

Last Monday I had the honour of doing two challah demonstrations at the Grand & Essex Kosher food Market in Bergenfield. By the end of the evening I had handled / kneaded / manipulated 35…

Rosh Hashana Menus

Rosh Hashana Menus

This year Rosh Hashana starts Wednesday night, ends Friday night, which means we have three days of meals to plan. Here is my tentative plan – the idea is to keep it as simple as…

Emptier Nest

Emptier Nest

I feel like the last three weeks since Aryeh left on Aliyah have been INSANE. I feel as if I have been treading water, and forgetting to breathe. I want to let you know, though,…

REVIEW: Empire Chicken Nuggets

REVIEW: Empire Chicken Nuggets

We are very much a chicken / meat and potatoes kind of household, and I don’t always cook meals from scratch. I know, shocking, eh? Sometimes I am so busy that I look for convenience…