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Made doughnuts. Ate doughnuts. Feeling appropriately smug.

I’ve felt a need to make doughnuts for the last month. I guess chodesh Kislev will do that to ya. Kept it simple though… after spending too much time drooling on Pinterest, I googled ‘simple doughnut recipe’ and found this: Applesauce Doughnuts. They were actually super easy to make. The lesson learned was not to have […]

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Homemade family magnets.

Don’t know about your kids, but mine loves to play with the fridge magnets. Well, with the fridge, period, but also, with the fridge magnets. I combined that fact with a tip my mother (an early intervention specialist) gave me: show photos of family members to baby or toddler and teach them the names – […]

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fresh food

Homemade kreplach, courtesy of husband.

Never again can I declare that I never win anything. Somehow I won the biggest contest there is and life has never tasted so good. My husband is right now making kreplach, home food he’s been missing since he left Australia. He’s the type to miss a dish and then think to himself, well, why […]

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fresh food

Recipe: Homemade lazy lemonana.

Heat’s on the rise, and it can mean a few things, but one in particular that I’m excited about: my homemade lazy lemonana. How to, you ask? It’s very simple. If it wasn’t, I wouldn’t do it (read the recipe title again). 1. Grow nana (mint) plants in your windowsill. Since this is the lazy […]