• Lavender Moon Matzah Cookies

    If there’s one thing that I really love, it’s lavender. Really, anyone who knows me will tell you that. It’s so fresh and clean and relaxing. Which is why I will literally find any excuse to add it into my…

  • Our Family’s Mashed Potato Passover Seder

    I hope you and your family had a meaningful Passover Seder this weekend. It almost didn’t happen for us because, I don’t know about you, but 2 Passovers in one pandemic was getting me down. But, somehow I pulled it…

  • DIY Moon Phase Seder Plate

    Even though I already own a seder plate, I’ve wanted to design a new one for a while. Though beautiful, the one I have has a rainbow confetti look to it, and some years I wish I had something a…

  • “All Other Nights” by Dara Horn

    It’s hard to believe that it’s been a year since the Coronavirus Pandemic turned our world upside-down. For me, it started in mid-March, but I know that for many others, it began sooner. It was about one month in that…

  • Rich and Creamy Potato Soup

    Up until now, I’ve been lucky to have the blog on autopilot. By that I mean that I had at least a months worth of posts already thought up, created, photographed, written, and scheduled out. You see, I wanted to…

  • My Modern Gold Passover Table

    For this year’s Passover Seder, it’s all about the chocolate! So I had dreamed up this really beautiful and romantic springtime color palate for the table (think turquoise and peach). And then when I went to actually set the table…

  • How to Host a Chocolate Seder

    Yes, friends, you read that right. We’re having a chocolate Seder this year. Ruckus and I are all about the offbeat Seder plates. Check out last year’s sushi Seder here. I didn’t totally come up with the chocolate Seder idea…

  • Ruckus’s Matzah Bark

    Many moons ago, Ruckus and I decided to invent our own chocolate bark. The key ingredients for Ruckus bark are typically pretzels, milk chocolate, butterscotch chips, pecans, and a light sprinkling of salt. There have been many iterations of this…

  • DIY Painted “L’Chaim” Carafe

    It’s no secret that IKEA is full of great budget basics just waiting to be hacked or personalized. This year, I wanted to try to decorate my own Seder plate, but finding a large clear glass platter proved more difficult…

  • Peanut Butter Macaroons

    Ah, Passover. You either love it or you hate it. I guess it all depends on how much you love bread. I love the spring cleaning and the Seder, and then the rest is a struggle for me. The whole…