Monthly Archives: February 2012


52 week challenge week 9: Guest area 3

If you are new to the challenges, read more here. You can jump in at any time! As we’re going into the Purim and Pesach holidays, it’s a good time to get your guest area(s) cleaned up and organized. The specifics vary depending on what kind of guest area you have. Whether it’s a room […]


6 weeks until Passover checklist

I was at a kosher store earlier this week and saw rows of Passover food already on shelves and in store. Now is the time to keep an eye out for KLP (Kosher L’Pesach) loss leaders and snatch them up! For 2012, this week starts 2/22/2012. Download the whole planner by clicking OJH_Countdown to Pesach […]


Two weeks until Purim! 2

Are you getting ready? I know some people like to wait until the last minute, but I’m a planner. (I’m sure you may have guessed that by now!)I’m working on our Purim plans. If you haven’t started planning yet, it’s not too late. You can still get things together and have an easy Purim. There […]


Teruma: Resources and project ideas 2

This week, the Israelites are commanded to give 15 materials to make the portable  Mishkan – the Tabernacle or sanctuary.  Moshe gets the detailed plans direct from Hashem on Mount Sinai, and the people make special woven curtains, the ark, menora, copper basin, and more. This week’s parsha is full of details on building the […]


Weekly goals

I’m trying to be intentional about my life and my home, without letting everything slip by. I want to grab hold of my time and get what I want out of it. And that means goals. If you’re a regular reader of this site, you know how I feel about goals. I can sum it […]