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Treat Packaging Station

As a Mom I get asked to make treats for things like bake sales, team parties, birthday celebrations and more on a regular basis.  So much so that I keep supplies on hand rather than have to run out and … Continue reading

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A Lot of Living in This Room

So now you’ve seen our finished and improved Family Room, but we have a second space we spend a lot of time in as a family: our formal Living Room. Seriously.  We really live in our Living Room! This time of … Continue reading

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My Christmas Dinner Table Setting

Yes, you read that right. No, we haven’t converted. We’re planning on celebrating Christmas night like so many other Jewish families in America: with Chinese take out and going to the movies! So our table is ready, incorporating some of … Continue reading

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Bat Mitzvahpalooza

So for months I’ve been referencing Bat Mitzvah projects for Big Cutie that I wasn’t yet ready to share.  Well the big day has come and gone and was everything I imagined as a Mom and more.  We were blessed … Continue reading

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To Japan, With Love, Part Two

So the packers are here. And just like that, our home in Tokyo is becoming bare and generic and filled with boxes and suitcases and all the undeniable signs that we really and truly are getting on the plane and flying … Continue reading

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To Japan, With Love, Part One

In March of 2011, I awoke in my comfy house in Connecticut to read of the Great Earthquake in Tohoku and the devastating tsunami that followed. It was all we read in The New York Times for weeks on end, and … Continue reading

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A Mitzvah of a Project

Big Cutie’s Bat Mitzvah is in just five short weeks. One of the requirements of this day is that she design and implement a service project, and so six months ago she came up with the idea that she would … Continue reading

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