It's such a different year this year. I am still looking forward to special holiday foods and being together virtually on Zoom, even if family and friends are not able to gather in person together as we originally had planned. To simplify our seder, ensure everyone could refer to the same Haggadah document from afar,… Continue reading Passover during Shelter in Place! Haggadah for our Zoom Seder
During week 2 our school district added on 4 additional weeks of closure to the existing 3 weeks of closure, looking at a May 4th re-open date instead of April 8th. It feels very different facing homeschooling my kids for likely the next several months (please let school start in the fall of 2020 like… Continue reading California Week 2 and 3 of #Quaranteam #MomSchool!
It's surely a new era right now. Despite the growing news of the coronavirus across February and early March I must admit that I was still absolutely shocked on March 13th when my school district shut down. This last Monday-Friday was the first week of what I am affectionately calling #Quaranteam #MomSchool. To be honest,… Continue reading California Week #1 of #Quaranteam #MomSchool
Hello to January and getting 2020 started right! I've been sneaking time while my kids are at school to paint a new design for the Spoonflower Art Nouveau Wallpaper design contest - go and vote for my design!! Voting is open between January 16th-22nd. To vote for my design: First, visit this page, then, scroll… Continue reading Spoonflower Pattern – Art Nouveau Wallpaper
Hooray! I've just completed and published my first set of cultural life Jewish vocabulary flashcards. Go to my Hebrew Resources page to download them. They are free for a limited time (if I stay organized, my goal is to launch one vocab pack per month, and they'll be sold in three-month bundles). So go grab… Continue reading December Hebrew Vocabulary Cards!
I'm thrilled to release a set of picture-drawing flashcards designed to help in matching letter sounds to Hebrew consonants. Download the Pictogram PDF now on my Hebrew Learning Resources page (Pictograms are item #4 in the 4-part starter resources kit, available for $15 for the full kit)! Check out and review the PDF for no… Continue reading Hebrew Pictogram Flashcards!
Several years ago my friends and I started playing American Jewish Mah Jongg with cards from the National Mah Jongg League. It's a fun and challenging game with many different rules, and a card that changes each year to keep things fresh and interesting. At this week's game I was polling my friends for advice… Continue reading Mahjong Tiles – new artwork!