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last minute gift idea (1)

Last Minute DIY Gift Idea For Kids

If you’re like me, and hopefully you aren’t, you’re still scrambling to get those last minute gifts covered.  You might be looking through your garage hoping to score a present that was purchased and forgotten.  But you’ve probably come up empty-handed. And so you’re either going to have to suck it up and go to […]

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hosting christmas

Oy Vey, I’m Hosting Christmas!

As you can guess by the title of this post, I’m Jewish. I was born and raised Jewish, had the Bat Mitzvah, attended Hebrew School, went to Shabbat services…. But, I married a gentile. My husband is half Jewish, half Christian, but he was brought up Christian. So, we created a family that celebrates both […]

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christmas all wrong

I’ve Got Christmas All Wrong

You know what’s not fun? Lying to my kids about Santa and his elves at Christmas when I’m supposed to be teaching them about Jesus. One of the core principles of Christianity is truth. Awesome. I’ve got Christmas all wrong. When my kids were little (under five), I loved Santa for them. We indulged and got […]

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how you made them feel

They’ll Remember How You Made Them Feel

Your kids, your family, your friends – they’ll remember how you made them feel. It’s the Holidays and if you’re like me you’re ordering your Christmas cards, shopping for presents, trying to remember where you put that list of addresses from last year, and baking cookies to eat give to your neighbors.   We all know […]

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ordinary, extraordinary

Making The Ordinary, Extraordinary

When my son was 3 years old (he’s now 15), my husband and I learned that I was unable to have more children. Ok, my fertility doctor’s exact words post-op were, “You have less than a 1% chance of conceiving naturally on a monthly basis.” Wait, what? Less than 1%? I’m not a mathematician, but […]

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Holiday Lights

Holiday Lights In Orange County

It’s the MOST wonderful time of the year!  And we just couldn’t be more excited which is why we’ve compiled a list of neighborhoods that have some of the best Holiday Light displays.  Grab your family, get in the car, blast some amazing Christmas music, and enjoy an evening gazing at the lights! And be […]

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Brussels sprouts

Garlic Brussels Sprouts – Fall Side Dish Recipe

People tend to back away at the mere mention of Brussels sprouts. But trust me when I say that, when properly prepared, they are absolutely amazing. The rich and decadent recipe that I have prepared for you today will convert even the most stubborn Brussels sprout haters. Not only are they irresistibly delicious, garlic Brussels […]

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donuts

Donuts with Santa

We are so excited to bring to you our first ever Donuts with Santa event!  This event is brought to you by Anaheim Moms Blog & The Clay Kilbarger Group.  Held at the East Anaheim Community Center this event will be the perfect way to start your Saturday with a little holiday fun! You can […]

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