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This year, Giving Tuesday comes BEFORE Black Friday

This year, Giving Tuesday comes BEFORE Black Friday

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Last year Black Friday bled into Thanksgiving Day and this year it essentially began on Monday of Thanksgiving week. The following week we can look forward to Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday. That is the American order. “After you feel guilty for your gluttony, please give to charity.” But in my world, Jewish values tell me that giving charity (tzedekah) comes way before buying tchotchkes. Whatever faith you are or are not, I’m confident that my readers agree with me.

Feeding your family well on Shavuos – Simply and Sanely!

Feeding your family well on Shavuos – Simply and Sanely!

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The way Shavuot falls this year (10 days from now) we are looking at a three day yuntov. Because of the length and because it starts with Shabbat, I really have to keep my menus simple to maintain my sanity. I encourage you to do the same! You’ll also want to do as much prep ahead of time as possible.

I have two suggestions to simplify your menu.

Happy and Healthy Purim!

Happy and Healthy Purim!

All posts, Food, Fun with Food!, Healthy Family Tips, Jewish Holidays & Community

Another Purim, another week we are trying to stay healthy around here in the midst of cookie and candy insanity! Lest you still need ideas or just like to see fun stuff – here is a picture of the healthy mishloach manot (using baby fruit and veggies) we gave out last year and a link to the post.

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