Of course, before you send out the invites, the bride must decide if she would like a registry or will be accepting whatever creative gifts the guests bring.
While some would argue that doing laundry every two or three days would streamline the job, barring any serious stains, I prefer to tackle the task just once a week.
For those of you who have never cooked in a pressure cooker, it helps to back up a little and understand why they work as well as they do.
It’s interesting how small things change our perspective. Shabbos is always 25 hours, but with a longer afternoon, we call it a long Shabbos.
Not that I am in any way trying to rush Pesach out the door, but once it is time to get back to reality, it makes sense to streamline the turnover as much as possible.
My husband enjoys cooking when he is home and my kids have been cooking and baking since the age of four.
First and foremost, it is helpful to know what you are allergic to so that you can check the pollen counts daily and try to limit your outdoor activity on days that are going to be particularly bad.
I underestimated how eager my children would be to buy real costumes.
Shopping on AliExpress requires some planning.
Make a list of all the things you must do today, number them in order of how much you detest them, and then do the first one on the list first.
Of course, before you even start the party, you will probably want to make sure that your house is guest-ready, which means tackling those unpleasant cleaning jobs that we all try our best to ignore.
American Jews have the impression that France, and Paris in particular, is a terribly dangerous place for Jews. However, to my pleasant surprise, I learnt that this was not the case.
This is the very best time to plan a vacation.
So, can you safely take expired medications and achieve the desired results?
Much has been written about how amazing it is to marry off a child, including articles by moi on the topic.
When buying clothing for your children, make sure they want to wear those outfits, and it’s not just you who wants them to wear them.
The best way to prepare your child for the best year possible is, of course, by preparing.
In my circles, manning the barbeque is traditionally a male job, but there is a lot more to a successful barbeque than dropping the meat onto the grill.
I did not start my training with the idea that my children would join me.
Looking to be a little daring?
Plants calm you, help you concentrate, help you breathe better, they even help with the creative process.
Eating a gluten-free diet is so much easier today than it was even five years ago.
A few weeks ago, one of my adorable daughters turned me on to an entirely new concept: selling the clothing I never wear online.
If they could do it, why can't I?
Whether you decide to go formal and proper or playful and laid back, just remember that Pesach is all about transmitting a powerful legacy from one generation to the next.