I don’t know if you guys have been aware, but enamel pins have been at the heart of a tchotchke resurgence. I am pretty immune to most fads, preferring to own only the essentials the fashion realm (I spend everything on the home), but I couldn’t resist these enamel pins when I saw them with Jewish
If you are like many Jews of Eastern European descent, you probably had brisket last week and are likely to again at Hanukkah. But how much do you really know about this humble, yet celebrated cut of meat? Here is a brisket infographic with some facts you can dazzle your relatives and friends with. L’Chaim!
I don’t know if I’ve just been mentally exhausted from the High Holidays or what, but I am usually really excited about Sukkot and this year I was kind of like, “meh.” I debated with myself on whether I was even going to put up my sukkah. I suppose I’ve been in kind of a
If you are unhappy with how your sukkah decor usually turns out or just want a few new things for your sukkah, you can’t beat IKEA as a one-stop, sukkah decor shop. Other than the core structure, there is no other store that just about has everything you need to kit out a sukkah…and at
I didn’t host a Rosh Hashanah dinner this year but I did set the table over at my friend’s house, which is the part of entertaining I like best anyway. I wanted to try one of those centerpieces I always post about that have the pomegranates cut open and this was my chance to do
My husband is bread addict…and I mean addict. He eats a couple of loaves A WEEK. No really, I don’t exaggerate. And the kicker is: he is allergic to the preservatives in bread. When we lived in England, it wasn’t a big deal to avoid the danger breads because the preservatives are marked with an
Did you think I was going to leave you hanging without a new craft project for Rosh Hashanah?! I would hope you know me well enough by now. Anyway, here it is and just in time for you to finalize your table arrangement…a small pomegranate favor box…with printable! I won’t go into detailed instructions here,
Sometimes I feel like a little retail therapy can get me in the mood for preparing for the holidays even if I kinda don’t feel like it. This is particularly true about baking. Other than cookies, I’m not a big baker but I really believe cooking and baking in particular is what cements a love
Although my Rosh Hashanah table last time was pretty, I wouldn’t say it was really amazing. I did have an excuse: I didn’t actually plan on having a Rosh Hashanah dinner until the day before, but this year I definitely am hosting so I want to up the ante with my Rosh Hashanah centerpiece. Here
When you are a guest for a big dinner like Rosh Hashanah or Yom Kippur it is always nice to bring a hostess gift. A bottle of kosher wine is super easy, but if you want something more reflective of the holidays consider a honey themed present that plays into the spirit of the season.