I underestimated how eager my children would be to buy real costumes.
I usually find cornbread to be dry, but this one was very moist and served with a delicious maple flavored whipped cream.
The children miraculously and unanimously agreed to wear pajamas as their costumes this Purim!
When I'm not blogging, I'm an eating disorder therapist, so the topics of body positivity and health at every size are ones I'm very passionate about.
Shopping on AliExpress requires some planning.
I knew that there would be many women at this Chanukah party who, like me, were reeling over the news that a friend of ours had been niftar a couple of days earlier from cancer. We were beyond shocked.
During this period, Rabbi Malin became especially close to the Brisker Rav, who took a special liking to him.
The Jewish people's relationship to trees goes way back as far as the Garden of Eden where man's first mitzvah involved a tree. Maybe that's why Jews are so enthusiastic about tree planting.
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.
As part of a regular diet, they add many nutrients, including lycopene and lots of flavor.
As many of you know, a pair of thick tights and boots paired with a dress/skirt can keep you warm and comfortable – especially if you choose fleece-lined tights or warm leggings to go with your boots.
Pure maple syrup is so versatile – it can be used in cookies, cakes, meat and poultry, and even on waffles, too.
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.
As a round-faced child with big cheeks, I was often pinched by visitors to our home, or in shul by acquaintances of my father.
Indeed, the number on the scale was lower than it had been the week before. A flush crept up onto my face as a happy feeling wormed down my body and I sat back down.