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?
What do your house keys and your cell phone have in common?
In my house, I like to give my children a chance to unwind and eat dinner before homework.
We want the gadgets to do the hard work for us, preferably with minimal cleanup time.
In short, going on vacation is something that we should be doing more often.
A quick look at margarine-less chocolate chip cookies offers a good look at what Pascal and Overtime Cook are all about.
In the true desire to cut down on unnecessary purchases, for myself and for others, I have begun asking people directly what they want as a gift.
What is it about the lengthy darkness that calls to me?
In Israel, there is a growing pushback against publications that erase women.
It's time to force myself to think about apple cider, cuddly sweatshirts and the end of daylight savings time.
I'm not trying to minimize the holy work of raising children.
Don't be afraid to try something different.
We survived the week so well that no one in my family ever realized they were living through my planned experiment.
If either of you already has the basic kitchen, bathroom, and dining necessities, resist the urge to dump everything you have and start all over again.
To avoid all this waste and unnecessary anxiety, let’s break the task down step by step and tackle each one at a time.
Blending anything thicker side is generally problematic and more often than not, I wind up dumping everything into a bowl and mixing it by hand.