Shavuot is coming up quickly. Of course, if you’ve been counting the Omer, you know that! 😉 Shavuot is a holiday celebrating the giving of the Torah. In Israel, it’s a one day holiday, and outside of Israel, it’s a two day holiday. It is often a dairy holiday, although […]
We’re sending “chag sameach” thoughts from our family to yours! Have a fantastic Shavuot!
***Dates corrected! It starts this upcoming Tuesday night!*** Shavuot is coming up quickly. Of course, if you’ve been counting the Omer, you know that! 😉 Shavuot is a holiday celebrating the giving of the Torah. In Israel, it’s a one day holiday, and outside of Israel, it’s a two day […]
Shavuot is over. We’ve finished counting the Omer and received the Torah. Now what? Time to review your Shavuot. How did it go? What menu items did you love? What didn’t you love? What traditions did you ask about or learn about? What do you want to do the same […]
Shavuot is speeding toward us! Outside of Israel, it is a 3 day Yom Tov–it falls immediately after Shabbat, so it’s like 3 days of holiday strung together. That’s a lot of organizing, especially if you are planning to not have to cook those days. Since I am still not […]
Here are some things to consider as you’re planning for Shavuot: Do you want guests? (Invite them, make travel plans, etc.) What traditions do you have, and do you need to prepare ahead for any of them? Do you want to serve anything special that needs advance preparation? Do you […]
…is to have a book for your household! Whatever you call it (control journal, homemaker handbook, shalom bayit book, family manager notebook), this is a crucial book for keeping your household running smoothly. I call this my shalom bayit book (SBB). Shalom bayit is Hebrew for peace in the house […]
We’re not terribly traditional when it comes to Shavuot foods. We like dairy here, and more than half prefer dairy to meat. So we enjoy this holiday – although dh holds that for a Yom Tov, he should eat meat, so there is some of that, too. Here is our […]