How cute is this idea for a homemade Christmas card from the blog Meet the Dubiens? It’s a great easy way to let your kids help make the Christmas cards (or gift tags, if you’ve already sent your cards out). Draw the “string” first and then let your little ones add the lights. I’d recommend using a watercolor palette. Add […]
more about: holidays
A few years back I made, with my husband, perhaps my best new year’s resolution ever: that I would no longer say “I’m so tired.” Really, with three kids, constant Sisyphean house projects, a full-time job, and lots of self-generated internal anxiety (am I the only woman in the world who wakes up at 5:35 a.m. and cannot fall back […]
Hanukkah—the Jewish festival of lights—begins on Saturday, December 8 after sunset, and I can’t wait. There’s nothing I love more than the simple ritual of lighting the Menorah and singing the Hanukkah blessings. Oh wait, there is one thing I love more: Eating Hanukkah jelly doughnuts—also known as sufganiyot! I usually buy my jelly doughnuts (both Tal Bagels and the […]
This past weekend I attended a one year-old birthday celebration where the hostess, and my dear friend, served hot apple cider (spiked for the adults). It was the perfect cocktail to celebrate such a special occassion, plus kick off the holiday season. Our friends at HuffPo Taste have an apple cider and spiced rum recipe that caught my attention. It requires early planning but promises a great outcome. See […]
Looking for a way to spruce up your holiday table? Trade traditional, handwritten place cards for baby photos—the more embarrassing the better!