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Wednesday's Wish list

These kind of posts will probably not help my bank balance but hey – I normally mentally spend my paycheck before I even get it so here are a few things on my wish list which I hope to buy soon/want for Chrismukah… 321 more words


A Tale of Two Grandmothers

A student asked me today, “What can I do, when both sets of grandparents go crazy with gift-giving in December? It’s as if it is a competition!” 500 more words

Jewish Living

The Maccabee on the Mantel - A Review

When I was growing up the Jewish holiday of Chanukah was considered a simple 8-day celebration with family, a few dreidels and a menorah ( 345 more words

Louise Sattler

Being about everything....

Shmita is about a lot of things.  It’s about the land, and money, and people and animals and food, and communities, and our faith.

Someone questioned our little family Shmita project – “How are you helping the poor?”  they asked.   449 more words

How to Make a Robot: Top 5 Best Robot Kits

A build-your-own-robot kit makes a great birthday present or holiday gift. Robots are more than just a cool toy. They also serve as a valuable educational tool, teaching skills related to programming, physics, and design. 515 more words


Elf Gingerbread House

As of this posting there are 82 days until Christmas.  With the holidays just around the corner I decided to open up my Etsy store a little early this season.   145 more words


My Grandmother's Chicken Soup— The Cure for Everything Wrong in Life

During times of trouble, stress, sickness, sadness and lack of hope, there is little more soothing or healing than one’s grandmother.  And of all the grandmotherly things, chicken soup (often called… 804 more words