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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.

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A Spring without Zombies!

A Spring without Zombies!

Jewish Holidays & Community, Life, Washington, DC

I’m not one to tell my kids to go outside and play. Why? I don’t like to play outside! If they’re out there, I have to be too. However, I recently realized that I had to do something to combat the slow screen-addicted zombie-ification of myself and my family. Discovering a sense of wonder (missing in the Google age) for something other than new toy videos on YouTube is definitely a healthy habit for children AND adults. I decided to force that discovery and took advantage of a once a year phenomena to get us out there.

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