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HAPPY Hump Day

HAPPY Hump Day

It’s Wednesday! It’s Hump Day! Halfway through the work week…Yeehaw! Last night, the girls and I had a dance party. We blasted some tunes and got our groove on right before bathtime. It was so much fun – full of giggles, silly dance moves and […]

Easy Friday Night Fix

Easy Friday Night Fix

I don’t know about you, but by the time it’s Friday, I’m pretty gosh darn tired. The last thing I want to do is slave over the stove for hours. I still want something healthy and delicious, and I want it now. Enter, my first […]

Yesterday was Super Bowl – Groundhog – Sun – Day

Yesterday was Super Bowl – Groundhog – Sun – Day

Did everyone have a fabulous day yesterday? I can NOT believe the insanely beautiful weather that miraculously happened to New Jersey yesterday. It was warm! It was beautiful! What a day for the Super Bowl! People got to ENJOY sitting in the only stadium in […]

What’s the Best Way to Start the New Year?

What’s the Best Way to Start the New Year?

Happy New Year!!! Hope you all had a wonderful celebration of closing out 2013 and ushering in 2014. We certainly did! We started off the evening with the girls, popping champagne poppers and lighting sparklers. Then, we left our darlings in the care of a […]

Happy Thanksgiving and Hanukkah!

Happy Thanksgiving and Hanukkah!

What a special day today is – a double holiday for some of us. We celebrate the festival of lights as give thanks for all that we have. There is so much for me to be thankful for, especially this year. We are fortunate to […]

Find My iPhone WORKS!!!

Find My iPhone WORKS!!!

OK, I’ll be very honest. I don’t like Apple or any of its products. Yes, I have an iPhone. I thought I’d give it a try…It’s not that great. And it’s definitely not worth the price tag. However, there is an Apple App that works. […]

Shana Tova! Happy New Year!

Shana Tova! Happy New Year!

I can’t believe how quickly the summer flew by and disappeared. This morning, I stepped outside and nearly froze to death! Literally overnight, the weather has changed. Whereas yesterday, the morning was sticky and humid, today the air is crisp and cold. For Jewish people […]

Well hello, 36!

Well hello, 36!

In the last 12 days, I celebrated my 36th birthday and my 11th wedding anniversary. Needless to say, I took stock of my life. As I said adios to my 35 year old self, I took the chance to reflect. Then, during one of the […]

Grateful Friday: Having (Grand)Parents

Grateful Friday: Having (Grand)Parents

I’ll admit it – I get strong pangs of jealousy when I see women walking around with their parents. Or when I see women with their kids AND parents. My folks live on the other side of the planet (or so it feels) and I […]

Gratefulness Project: Memorial Day

Gratefulness Project: Memorial Day

Today, I am grateful for all the men and women who have served their country in order to protect our democratic ideals and rights to self determination. I truly indebted to two nations-worth of vets and servicepeople – the US and Israel. Countless people have […]