Surviving So Much Food

With all the joy and family time approaching this month of holidays comes a lot of food. Pretty much any time with Jews brings a lot of food. It takes a lot of discipline to keep from overeating when we're surrounded by food for days at at time. And, it takes a plan. While nothing's … Continue reading Surviving So Much Food

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Surviving 3-day Yom Tov (x3!)

There are three 3-day Yom Tovs this month. And yes, there were three 3-day Yom Tov's two years ago. Did I mention it's the same schedule next year too? Don't get me wrong, I'm not complaining about Yom Tov, a time of simcha. Just sayin' it's a challenge to cook and eat all those meals. … Continue reading Surviving 3-day Yom Tov (x3!)

Shabbos party dilemma

Start the day with a special breakfast, different from a week day breakfast. Follow that up with a treat for davening nicely. Head to shul groups and wash down a plastic cup full of assorted candies with a cup of grape soda. Add a cookie, coffee cake (or two) to your chullent at kiddush and … Continue reading Shabbos party dilemma