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Classic Hanukkah Decorations

Hanukkah starts early this year {first candle lighting is December 6th} so we opened up the Hanukkah bins and started our decorating so we could enjoy some holiday sparkle as long as possible. One of the big changes in The New Old … Continue reading

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Hanukkah Shopping 2015

Hanukkah is early this year, so I’ve started my shopping already {also a part of my lifelong goal to never step foot in a mall between Thanksgiving and Christmas}. Each year I am more and more excited to see Hanukkah … Continue reading

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Oh Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel!

I am so excited about my new Hanukkah wreath, I’m spinning in circles. You know, like a dreidel. Hardy har har. I first thought of this idea while we were living in Tokyo, but knew it would be cost-prohibitive to … Continue reading

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Festival of Lights, Apartment-Style

I narrowed the Hanukkah decorations down to a single Rubbermaid bin for the trip across the world and last week we unpacked it and set to work. Cute Husband was a bit baffled by this effort as we will be … Continue reading

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A Great Miracle Happened Here

And by that I mean I hand sewed something. Seriously, this project was untouched by my beloved glue gun, I swear to you.  Trust me, there were times I was tempted.  Because as usual, the idea in my head was … Continue reading

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Reusing for a Good Cause

Despite all sorts of proclamations to myself and Cute Husband about taking this first year abroad off from volunteering I have somehow found myself chairing the Hanukkah party at the JCC of Japan this coming weekend. Funny how that happens, … Continue reading

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Hanukkah Round Up

What a lovely holiday it’s been. We’ve decorated. We’ve spun our dreidles.  We’ve eaten way too many latkes. We’ve mailed our cards far and wide.  We’ve shipped packages of fun to lots of people we love.  We’ve watched The Maccabeats … Continue reading

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