Shortly before my sons Bar Mitzvah, my sister-in-law asked me to send her a picture of his Tefillin bag to make a party favor with. The “mini Tefillin bags” she created, were really adorable and quite a hit . Try this simple idea, and use it to enhance your simcha, to grace your sweet table or as memorable party favors.
A delicious dessert is just as important during Pesach as it is during the rest of the year, but who has the time (or energy) to do something dazzling? This year, you will- because these desserts look great and are incredibly simple to prepare.
Every season of the year brings with it the delicious fruits of the season. In the fall it’s the red, juicy apples. In the winter it’s the plump and nutritious oranges. In the spring and summer it’s the berries, melons and my personal favorite – the peach!
When it comes to babka I often think of Goldilocks (that's right, the one with the three bears). You see, somehow it's always hard to get the babka "just right". Sometimes, it's too doughy, while at other times too chocolatey, but the perfect balance seems so hard to find. A few years ago I got this recipe from my good friend Shaini, I'm sure you'll agree with me that the only complaint you'll hear will be " someone's been eating my piece...."
Lately I’ve been seeing embroidery hoops galore, popping up just about everywhere as colorful and inspired decor. From mobiles to wreaths to colorful ceiling decor, the ideas are seemingly countless and most of them are inexpensive and easy to make. With Sukkot just around the corner, though we’re limited in time, we all want to add something special to decorate our Sukkah. With embroidery hoops, you can easily transform something so basic and simple into works of art that are sure to adorn your Sukkah.