• Food

    Baked French Toast

    I tried making baked French toast once before, for Mother’s Day 2012. It did not go well. Instead of laying the bread flat, I stacked the slices. The problem was, the egg…

  • Food

    Chocolate Cake

    I tried a variation on this recipe to create a chocolate orange cake which worked well. I wanted to use orange because I made my Moroccan meatball tagine for Shabbat and I…

  • Food

    Shalach Manot 2019

    For my shalach manot this year, I decided on an Israel theme. Partially, this is because we are celebrating one year of taking Hebrew lessons. It is also because I wanted an…

  • Food

    Turkey Shepard’s Pie

    With kosher ground turkey readily available at our local Sudbury Farms, I took some time researching recipes other than turkey burgers. This recipe was one of those finds. Keep in mind that while it…

  • Travel

    Kennebunkport

    For Hannah’s mom’s birthday and her parents’ anniversary, we wanted to give a surprise trip. Since we assumed she would prefer to go away with all of us (think: children and grandchildren),…

  • Food

    Pasta with Cream Sauce

    This recipe is inspired by Ina Garten’s fettuccine with white truffle butter and mushrooms. Unfortunately, I couldn’t find kosher truffle butter and the actual quantity of butter required astounded me… and I…

  • DIY

    The Seat is Alive

    From the very beginning of our mudroom renovation project, we knew that our final flourish was going to be tricky. Through intense planning early in the design phase, a little space was…

  • DIY

    A Clean Slate

    At the entrance to our home sits a patchwork of tile that, until today, was in desperate need of some TLC. Quite possibly an original tenant of our 1948 residence, the grout of…

  • DIY

    A Place for Our Car

    Early in our house-hunting adventures, one question we never thought to ask was “does our car fit in the garage?” Even if you’ve never seen our car – who we call “Jaws”…

  • DIY

    Auntie Hannah’s Magical Shed

    One of the first things you need to do as a homeowner is obtain insurance for your new home. Before finalizing your premium, some carriers like to perform a survey of your…

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