August 2015 archive

The Rosh Hashanah Scoop

I hope your September is off to a good start. It’s hard to believe Rosh Hashanah is just three weeks away. I’ve rounded up some great new Rosh Hashanah items and included some old favorites.  Are you cooking anything new for the holiday? Any modern twists in how you’re celebrating? Please share!  

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The Seasonal Jewish Kitchen

Amelia Saltsman is a longtime champion of local family farms. She’s passionate about helping everyday cooks make the connection between small-farm foods and real-life meals. Healthy, fresh and local is not necessarily the first thing that comes to mind, however, when we think of the traditional Jewish food our grandmothers made. “We tend to compartmentalize the…

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Rosh Hashanah Cootie Catchers – A Giveaway!!!

IT’S  a giveaway and a promotion!!!! I love these fun Rosh Hashanah cootie catchers from Designs by Tenisha. Use them to decorate your table (put one cootie catcher at each place setting), give them out as host gifts or just use them to spread some good and sweet new year cheer.  One lucky reader will win a package of…

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Eastern Europe

We had such a great time traveling through Eastern Europe last month. It will take me some time to sort through my notes and digest it all. Even though it’s the beginning of August, and there is still a few weeks of summer left, I’m starting to think about all I have to do to…

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Our Summer Reading

We had such a great time traveling through Warsaw, Krakow, Prague and Berlin last month. (I’ll be writing about all our adventures soon!) In the meantime, I thought I’d share our pre-trip reading list. If you’ve been following my blog for a while, then you’ll know how much I love graphic novels. The combination of the…

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