Want to make sure you don’t forget your lunch as you head out to work? Stash your keys in the refrigerator, right next to your meal.
I find that the best way to get things done is not to push things off.
Allow me to introduce some of my new faves, tried-and-true items that may be helpful additions to your Pesach arsenal or kitchen stars that you may enjoy using all year round.
In the interest of complete honesty, I will tell you that I have learned most of these lessons the hard way.
I am a huge fan of shared family experiences...
Guess what! We are going to be making our own lunches, and it will be the best ever.
I debated starting the kids with less-than-sharp-knives but there's really no point in doing that. If they are learning a skill, they might as well learn it right.
If I had to pick my favorite reason to shop at dollar stores, it would have to be the greeting cards.
Invest in some good cleaning habits, along with a good solid dose of planning and prevention.
I can't guarantee that I will get through the yomim tovim at exactly the same weight I started at, but I am certainly going to try.
The number one way to avoid many of the typical challenges that could delay a child’s success and growth in the coming years is by utilizing a well-thought out routine.
The kids are coming! The kids are coming!
Though we spent thousands of dollars on our flights, we definitely had no intention of paying $1.05 for a luggage cart.
As the chat pinged back and forth, a few suggestions arose that seemed worthy of a spot in the obssessives hall of fame.
Either bring blankets from home or get from the flight attendants. Bring sweatshirts for added coziness as the blankets are sure to fall off.
Somehow, no matter how you choose to spend your down time, food always manages to factor into the equation.
If done properly, painting a room can be done in just a few hours with minimal cleanup. The key is, of course, preparation.
Holding my coat up to the light after I dried off, I could see through it, a clear sign that the waterproofing had started to flake off. The writing was on the wall: it was time to go shopping.
While officially sunglasses are to offer our eyes important UV protection, in reality our shades are a fun fashion statement.
What to do with all this time?
So what to do with all that crunchy stuff?
But how to get sleep when you just can’t relax enough or find yourself waking up at random times during the night?
It's nice to step back and appreciate the mitzvah in a fresh and minimalist way.
Another thing that really makes me nuts is when mishloach manos comes arranged in a lovely bowl or container, which then gets totally destroyed when you try to remove its contents.
However, as soon as the tickets are booked, the next big question is: who can watch the children?