World Market Glass Lanterns

Bubbe’s Bargains: Glass Lanterns

It must be divine providence that Sukkot comes in fall just when all the outdoor furniture and accessories go on sale. Although World MarketĀ is having a sale on all their … Continue Reading →

Classic Brisket Menu for Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah: A Classic Brisket Menu

Last year Rosh Hashanah was much earlier and I made a Vegetarian Summer Menu, but this year I’m thinking brisket. The brisket recipe I typically make is really over complicated, … Continue Reading →

Pomegranate Themed Hostess Gifts

Pomegranate Themed Hostess Gifts for Rosh Hashanah

When you are a guest for a big dinner like Rosh Hashanah or Yom Kippur it is always nice to bring a gift. A bottle of kosher wine is super … Continue Reading →

Cut pomegranate centerpiece

5 Fresh Ideas for Rosh Hashanah Centerpieces

Although my Rosh Hashanah table last year was pretty, I wouldn’t say it was really amazing. I did have an excuse last year: I didn’t actually plan on having a … Continue Reading →

Keds Cali Slip-Ons

Yom Kippur: 10 Stylish Non-Leather Shoes Under $80

On Yom Kippur we do not wear leather to show our humility and demonstrate our purity. Denying ourselves luxuries like leather demonstrates our commitment to atone for our sins. Oftentimes … Continue Reading →

Naked Honey Cake

Make A Naked Honey Cake For Rosh Hashanah

Have you seen these “naked” cakes? These unfrosted but filled multi-layer cakes are all over Pinterest…and I mean, all over. I can’t go on Pinterest without seeing a naked cake … Continue Reading →

Go For Gold: Judaica

Go for Gold…Judaica!

So we can’t have a golden calf but there are so many beautiful pieces of Judaica in gold…or rather “goldy lookin’” that can make all your mitzvot that much more … Continue Reading →

Fasting Tips for Tisha B'Av

Fasting Tips for Tisha B’Av

Last night we began the fast that commemorates the many tragedies that have befallen the Jewish people, including the day when both the first and second temples were destroyed in … Continue Reading →

8 Things You Can Do Now To Get Ready For the High Holidays

8 Things You Can Do Now To Get Ready For The High Holidays

  This year has just flown by. I can’t believe it is already time to start thinking about the High Holidays! Get a jump on the new year with tackling … Continue Reading →

The Year According To Challah

The Year According To Challah: A Shape Reference

One of the most interesting things about challah is all the shapes that have become tradition. There is almost a distinctive shape for every Jewish holiday and then some! Here … Continue Reading →