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Do You Haiku?

Do You Haiku?

The art of the haiku is well known. You have a certain number of words and syllables in which to transmit your message. I never remember how many words or syllables, and my haikus just…

Boston – My Heart Is With You

Boston – My Heart Is With You

There’s no way to understand the explosions in Boston yesterday. There’s no way to explain it so our little ones understand.  It is so hard to accept the evil in this world. I cannot imagine…

Final Immigration Update

Final Immigration Update

As long-time blog readers know, my journey to becoming a legal resident of the United States has been a long and arduous one. Many people are under the assumption that by marrying a US Citizen…

On Writing

On Writing

I am in the midst of writing what I hope is a publishable book. I haven’t yet decided if I will self-publish or look for a publisher. I want to finish it first and have…

The Chore of Mikvah

The Chore of Mikvah

I used to enjoy going to the mikvah. I used to enjoy the whole spirituality of the evening, the whole build-up to a romantic evening with my husband after days and days of separation. Then…

WELCOME TO MY NEW SITE!

WELCOME TO MY NEW SITE!

Finally – my own personalized web site is here, and up and running. It’s been a labour of love for my awesome web designer Leah Caruso – you can find her here “The Rebbetzin Rocks“….

New Discovery: The Milken Archive

New Discovery: The Milken Archive

So, if you check out my Facebook feed you’ll know that I have a very eclectic taste in music. I do love mostly 80s songs, but will listen to just about anything at least once,…

ShainDee’s Cosmetics

Wearing make-up on Shabbat is quite the issue for the frum woman. Most women I know put make-up on before lighting candles, and they put it on thick enough that it will last through a…

Social Media Resume

Thankfully I am extremely happy with my new job. A few people have asked me recently what type of resume / CV I put together that would be applicable for a job in social media….

Blogger’s Choice Awards

Ok peeps, this totally tickled my funny bone – this blog has been nominated for a Blogger’s Choice Award in the Category of Hottest Mommy Blogger. There is a button on the sidebar that you…

Please, proofread your tweets

“94-year-old Grandmother Holocaust survivor left behind 2,500 descendants buried in Kiryas Joel http://ping.fm/D1k3B” How did you understand this tweet? PS what a huge legacy to have so many descendants. May she rest in peace.

Mr Lucky

I have been asked by many people where I got the name for my Dude – the King of Diamonds. Well, it was he who first mentioned it, quoting from the following blues song –…