I’m back

I'm back. Back to running outside and back to myself again. If my blogging has appeared sparse these last few months, it's because I spent my first-ever winter running like a hamster on a wheel. Since I hung up my winter running face mask in early January, the treadmill, Downton Abbey and I have been … Continue reading I’m back

Happy birthday to me

I'm 36 this week, which other than being one year older, is the Hebrew equivalent of double chai--life x2. And on this birthday, as with every other of my adult life, I try to take stock and mostly to feel grateful. I'll spare you the details of my list, but I don't have to look … Continue reading Happy birthday to me

Pumpkin “Pi” Day

My boarder has turned us all into a bit of a nerd. But, if you consider nerdy as the new cool (as we do), then that makes us fabulous. This "pi" is because we love her. Had I thought ahead (and it wasn't almost Purim!), I would have used white chocolate chips. Those go much … Continue reading Pumpkin “Pi” Day

Whole Wheat Hamentashen

Reposting this from last year because guess what? Hamentashen are back in style again. Whole wheat, margarine-free, easy to form and kid-approved. 'Nuf said. Oh, and try the chocolate filling too. HAMENTASHEN 1/2 cup sugar 2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour, plus more for rolling 2 eggs 2/3 cup neutral oil (I use grape seed … Continue reading Whole Wheat Hamentashen