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Six Tips for Successful Car Trips with Kids

“Aaaah! She’s bothering me!!” wails my son from back seat. “He hit me!” follows instantly. “What now?” I ask. “She breathed my air!” the little one shouts back. “There’s enough air for everyone,” I answer. “Let’s play a game…” After … Continue reading

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Yom Yerushalayim 2017- Forever My Jerusalem

One spring evening, a few years ago, I was privileged to be part of a small group of women sitting on the porch of Puah Shteiner in Jerusalem’s Old City, listening to her first-hand account of her exile from and … Continue reading

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Summer-Friendly One-Pot Shabbos Solution: Couscous Chicken

Even people who love to cook, like me, have those weeks when they don’t want to spend all Friday in the kitchen. In the winter, Fridays are simply too short, but chicken soup and cholent are a popular, easy go-to … Continue reading

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Baby Sweet Potatoes

What does rejection taste like? Horseradish? Pickles?  Or does it taste like classic comfort food? I’m thinking chocolate. Healthier Lava Cookies or “Emergency” Cookies would really hit the spot. Even healthy Gluten-Free No-Bake Brownie Bites. I, however, was not rejected today; I am actually feeling … Continue reading

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The Key to Perfect Challah

This post is dedicated to a fast and complete recovery for Michal bat Esther Miriam and Michal Leah bat Baila Hadas. For the Shabbat after Pesach (Passover), many people have the custom of baking challah in the shape of a … Continue reading

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Easy Coconut Macaroons (GF, Passover)

Pesach (Passover) can be hard for US ex-pats in Israel. Simply put, the kosher supervision industries in America and Israel work differently and are run by different people and different rules. The bottom-line result is that there are fewer kosher-for-Pesach … Continue reading

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Vegan Burritos with Easy Refried Beans

I grew up in a fiber-rich household. We ate bran muffins, not blueberry; Sorbees, not Skittles; macaroni and baked beans more than macaroni and cheese. At school, I sat across the lunch table from white bread with mayo and American … Continue reading

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Blogaholic Award Nomination

It’s another game of blogger tag that someone made up to increase site traffic, and I’m “it.” By the way, there are a few more days left to my virtual ice cream party, if you’d like to join and meet … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Coconut Squares

Do they have Chinese auctions in China? A quick google search wasn’t enough to give me a clear answer to that question. I can tell you, however, that my neighborhood has too many of them. In addition to Chinese auctions … Continue reading

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Blogger Recognition Award

This blog is less than two months old, and it’s getting more exciting every day. My week started off with a notification that I was nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award by Bernadine at Bern Bakes. Thank you, Bernadine! I’m glad … Continue reading

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