Passover {2017}

I love hosting dinner in our home. I think about the menu, invite guests, shop for food and set my table.The kids had a table of their own too.The menu consisted of a few favorites and some new dishes. Orange Marmalade chicken – Sweet Onion Brisket – Matzah Apple Kugel […]

High Holidays {2015}

September is a super busy month for our family filled with Jewish holidays. We started the month off with Rosh Hashanah. Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year. Rosh Hashanah customs include sounding the shofar and eating symbolic foods, such as apples dipped in honey. I hosted two nights. We […]

Jacob’s Bris

There are a couple of Jewish traditions we take part in after having a baby boy. First, we wait 8 days to circumcise our son in a ceremony called a Bris (or Brit Milah in Hebrew). Second, we wait until the circumcision to announce his name. Unfortunately our little man […]

Sukkot {2014}

We recently celebrated the Jewish holiday, Sukkot. The main part of Sukkot is to eat (and sleep if you can) in a homemade hut. Since our patio is covered and we have no other space to create this structure we make a cardboard box version for Sarah each year. Then […]

Rosh Hashana {2013}

Last week my family celebrated the Jewish holiday, Rosh Hashana! Even Elmo celebrates the big event! I normally host (see last years debacle here) dinner, but this year we spent it with friends. Thank you for the scrumptious food Sigel’s! Leading up to RH, Sarah and I made traditional honey […]

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