• “The Bridge Ladies” by Betsy Lerner

    It’s almost Mother’s Day and I have the perfect book to share with you this month – Betsy Lerner’s funny and somewhat relatable memoir The Bridge Ladies. The story begins after moving back to her hometown, and how she reconnects with her mother through a decades-old bridge club. This book gave me strong Joy Luck Club vibes as it centers on a weekly game (bridge instead of mahjong) and recounts the histories of the players. And thankfully, Betsy’s mother is still around to tell her own story. Feminist baby boomer, Betsy Lerner, has never understood her mother or her bridge…

  • How to Make an Omer Counter with an Acrylic Frame

    Hello, my name is Rin, and I’m really bad at counting the omer. I always forget when I’m supposed to start (it’s the second day of Passover). So this year, I’m determined to get it right with this fun and…

  • Let’s Make Clay Matzah Wine Charms!

    The countdown is *on* for Passover. It’s in mere days, and I’m so ready for it. This feels like the first major holiday in actual years that will feel like a normal holiday again. And thank goodness for that! So…

  • An Orange Chocolate Cocktail for Passover

    Passover is almost here, and I’ve got just the cocktail to help you celebrate a chametz-free house. There’s nothing like putting your feet up with a sumptuous cocktail after hours (or days!) of spring-cleaning. The best part is that this…

  • Free Printable Passover Meal Planner

    Passover is quickly becoming my favorite holiday. Am I the crazy one? Probably. But I love all of the spring-cleaning and seder prep. I love watching The Prince of Egypt and drinking copious amounts of wine. And I love making…

  • The Easiest No Sew Afikomen Bag You’ll Ever Make

    Hey there, I’m back with another matzah craft! This time, I’m sharing how I made the easiest (and prettiest!) afikomen bag in the world using a kitchen towel. Yep, you heard! It’s as easy as buying a cute fringed, tasseled,…

  • Create Your Own Terrazzo Hamsa Wall Hanging

    Okay, so remember those cute little hamantashen wine charms I made a few weeks ago? Today’s project is actually the original reason that I bought the polymer clay. As I said, I had a bunch leftover, so I improvised a…

  • Whiskey-Infused Chocolate Hamantashen

    Oy! Is Purim really so soon?? As in, today?! I’ve got my work cut out for me. But, as a Jewish woman of Irish descent (among other things) I’m also super excited that it’s *also* St Patrick’s Day. I’m not…

  • DIY Clay Hamantashen Wine Charms

    There’s just a little more than a week until Purim and the only hamantashen I’ve made so far aren’t even edible. Crazy! I need to get some baking supplies so I can get on that. Usually I’ve made at least…

  • Free Printable Purim Word Game Cards

    Somehow I blinked and then it was March. Guys, I’ve been going through writer’s block for the ages. I can’t believe my last post here was in the beginning of February. But I’m back and I think I’m back into…