Succos 2016 Menu Planners (Evernote Template and Printable)

I love fall. And I especially love when the chagim are celebrated during this time of year. The hot weather is gone and it’s still nice enough to be outside. I’m taking off from work so I can be with my family and I have already started counting down the…

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Rosh Hashana 2016 Menu Planners (Evernote Template and Printable)

Can you believe that Rosh Hashana is almost here? Even though it’s starting late this year I still don’t feel ready.  So much to do, so little time! Every year we start off our evening Rosh Hashana meals by eating dishes made with simanim – foods we eat to symbolize our…

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Shavuos is Coming! Free Printable Menu Planner

Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve been on the blog.  I’ve had crazy work deadlines to meet along with the usual kids doctors appointments, grocery shopping, laundry, etc… you know how it is. This year we decided to stay home for Shavuos.  I’m a bit nervous about a 3…

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Pesach Chore Checklist – Free Printable!

Pesach is coming!  Every year we have a ton of people spending a lot of time in a small amount of space.  Messes accumulate and no one wants to clean.  Everyone is tired and expects the other person to help.  Sound familiar? This year we decided to make a few…

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Purim Themes – Do You or Don’t You?

Happy Rosh Chodesh Adar II everyone! It wasn’t until I joined the Facebook group “purim themes and ideas for shalach manos” that I realized how seriously people took shalach manos themes.  Growing up themes wasn’t a thing that most people did.  Shuls usually had a theme, but that was it. …

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3 Ways Working Parents Can Make Chanuka Special

I’m assuming that Chanuka in a home with two working parents is quite different than what others experience. While we love the holiday, it’s sometimes hard to make it special.  The people I spend my work-day with don’t celebrate the holiday.  Since I spend the days at work it’s easy…

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