Mesorah (Jewish stuff) · Miscellany

Chanukah Giveaway!!

It has been a long long (very long) time since I did a giveaway, and I had the idea in my mind to maybe do a Chanukah giveaway this year, but as with many nice ideas in my busy life, it existed only in its potential state (meaning it wasn’t gonna happen). But thankfully Rivka… Continue reading Chanukah Giveaway!!

Mesorah (Jewish stuff)

A Little Chanukah Miracle

A Freilichen Chanukah to everyone who’s celebrating! It’s been a delightful whirlwind over here. Today is the last day of Chanukah vacation, so we’re soaking it up. I’m still in my pajamas as I type this. It’s glorious! Today over on Hevria, I wrote about my constantly evolving Chanukah experience, and how my expectations for… Continue reading A Little Chanukah Miracle

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Budgeting Priorities – Sheitel or School?

‘Tis the season for sheitel sales.  I’m talking about the pre-Chanukah sale season, which is in full swing here.  There were at least two in Baltimore yesterday, maybe more.  As you may recall from my post on sheitels – they can be pricey.  OOOEEE!  Thankfully, it is not written in stone that one must pay… Continue reading Budgeting Priorities – Sheitel or School?

Mesorah (Jewish stuff) · Music

Songs of Chanukah

I’m happy to be participating in #HanukkahHoopla, organized by the wonderful Renee A. Schuls-Jacobson.  Go and check out her blog, Lessons by Teachers and Twits  where she not only has a great explanation of what #HanukkahHoopla is all about, but she has her own contributing post today!   We love music in our home.  Little… Continue reading Songs of Chanukah