New Hanukkah Decor Shop Launch: Peace. Love. Light.

How about this for exciting…a new Hanukkah decor shop has just launched! It is called Peace. Love. Light. and to give you an idea of what it’s like, think Pottery Barn meets Jewish lifestyle. It is contemporary and comfortable without verging into traditional or hokey. They pull from the prevailing trends in home decor and

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Get Festive by Serving Up a Hanukkah Tray

Here is a quickie dickie idea that will inject a little Hanukkah in your life, no matter how austere your observance or minor a part Hanukkah plays in your home. Whether you don’t believe Hanukkah is a decorating sort of holiday or perhaps Hanukkah is a second holiday in December for your family, you can

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My Hanukkah Mood: Black and White

The other day I read (in one of the bazillion home dec blogs I read) that black and white is going to be big this winter. You could have knocked me over with a feather…what happened to hygge?! I thought we only just left the starkness of black and white in favor of rich browns

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Deepen Your Hanukkah Experience With Themed Nights

A friend recently told me about this Hanukkah tradition she created and I thought it was so fabulous, I had to share it with you. The concept is that for each night of Hanukkah there is a theme beyond the usual eating, lighting the menorah, and playing dreidel. On the night of the theme, you do

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Show Your Pride with These Jewish Enamel Pins

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

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All About Brisket: An Infographic

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!

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Seven Species Theme in the Sukkah

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

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IKEA Essentials for Your Sukkah Decor

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

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