Up Your Summer Cooking Game

There were crispy stuffed baked potatoes and tantalizing veggie burgers to be made and it needed to happen immediately, if not sooner.

Summer Games!

I would be amiss if I did not mention the old classic, chalk. There are so many ways to combine chalk with a city sidewalk.

Baby On Board: Backseat Summer Car Safety

Always look before you lock. No matter where you go, get into the habit of doing a backseat scan before hitting the lock button on your remote.

Let My People Clean… Again!?!

As you clean, take advantage of the opportunity to de-clutter.

How To Grow Healthy Plants

In place of flowers, I love to give and receive plants. They are the gift that keeps on giving.

Mission Impossible? Staying Comfortable at 35,000 Feet

Twisting and turning miserably for five hours, all I could think about was how I was going to survive an upcoming trip to visit my daughter in Israel.

How To Make A Scavenger Hunt

It is fun for the whole family, and best of all, can be done anytime and anywhere.

Painless Pesach Prep

Sure, Pesach might be a little labor intensive, but it brings incredible opportunities to spend quality time with your nearest and dearest...

How To Make A Last Minute Costume

The seudah will be done as a pot-luck with my two sisters, and I will bring challah freshly baked that day. The only thing remaining to worry about is costumes.

Celebrate Purim With Your Kids

Here are some fun ways to dress up, make some noise and have a raucous good time at your next Purim party.

V’nahafoch Hu – Turn The Work Into Simcha

While we prepare, we can share our positive insights and how-tos, and recipes, and keep raising the happiness level all around.

For The Hostess With The Mostess

Let’s face it, no matter how hard you try, sometimes a gift just misses the mark, and I confess this has happened to me more than once.

How To Enjoy Megillah Reading

A great way to prepare for Purim, other than by stocking up on every nosh on sale, is to begin to integrate the lessons of hashgacha pratis around you.

How to Do A Staycation

While hibernating at home may feel like the best thing to do during the winter, there are plenty of outside activities to take advantage of, the most popular being ice skating.

Don’t Leave Home Without It

You will probably all laugh at me, but number one on my packing list is an extension cord.

Staying Warm With Fun Activities!

There is a strong sense of comfort that comes with zipping up a warm sweatshirt, and pulling on thick wool socks.

Successful Kids Party – Without Going Broke

Children do love a good birthday party, so it’s time to find a healthy balance between what the school and my budget allows.

Getting Children To Stay In Bed

I highly recommend that children fall asleep alone, one at a time, to avoid distractions from siblings.

Dial B For Blocking

You don’t need me to tell you all this, because like me, you are getting inundated by these calls as well.

How To Clean Up After Your Guests

Once you greet your guest, feel comfortable setting some basic rules. This is your house, after all.

Easy Does It

So what is the game plan for the upcoming yomim tovim? I'm so glad you asked!

How to Prepare For School

To help those who dread it, or are neutral towards it, it’s best to fake it till you make it, i.e. act as if we are excited for the upcoming school year, and before you know it, they just might be.

How to Go to Sleep And Stay Asleep

Lest you think that I now have more hours to get things done, this insomnia doesn’t make me more productive.

Staying Cool During Summer Heat

One summer, I managed to go the entire season without an air conditioner in my bedroom.

Off You Go!

Having already sent three girls to seminary in the Holy Land, you would think I would be an expert on travel gear and accessories...

How To Make A Bridal Shower

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.

Making Short Work Of Your Laundry List

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.

Instant Countertop Cooking

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.

Those Long Shabbos Afternoons

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.

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