Rosh Hashana Candle Guidance

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On Rosh Hashanah Jewish women all over the world light candles, just as we do for Shabbat. We have so much to be thankful for, to recognize on this special night! If you're new to all of this, I thought it would be useful to help you along. So this … [Read more...]

Make Rosh Hashanah Apple Bunting!

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Come On! It's the New Year celebration! We need to get into gear and make some decorations so it feels like a celebration. This bunting is really easy to make and oh so cute! You could also add honey pots to alternate the flags if you … [Read more...]

How to Make an Affirmation Board

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With Rosh Hashanah this week, we are being given that clear wake-up call to remind us that it's not too late to make our dreams happen for 2011. But we have to have a plan, we must be organized with our desires! Otherwise, how do we expect to make … [Read more...]

Baked Apple With Ice Cream

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This recipe is a healthier take on the traditional apple pie. It's just a cooked baking apple, a dash of cinnamon and a healthy dollop of ice cream. It's simple but tastes amazing! I hope you enjoy this recipe.   Baked Apple With Ice … [Read more...]

Honey Cake

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Honey cake is a classic Jewish recipe, ideal for your Rosh Hashanah table where honey is present to represent the 'sweetness of life.'   I also think this cake would be darling for a first birthday party--if you iced it in colour with the bumblee … [Read more...]

Craft Project: Apple Placemats

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Apple Placemats are really easy to make! All you need are some red, white and brown sturdy fabrics and you're good to go! These take no time at all and are perfect for your Rosh Hashanah table! I've cut out an apple shape with red felt. [Click here … [Read more...]

Craft Project: Felt Honey Hives

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I love to put branches in a vase as the centerpiece on my Rosh Hashanah table. And what better to decorate these branches with than the symbols of Rosh Hashanah that we know and love? How cute is this honey hive? It's super easy to make: Click here … [Read more...]

Craft Project: Felt Apples

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In the spirit of making your Rosh Hashanah table festive, these felt apples are perfect. Click here for the template. I love hanging Rosh Hashanah themed decorations on and around my table. I place branches in the middle of my table and these are … [Read more...]

Rosh Hashanah

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Rosh Hashanah is around the corner. It's nearly here! I'm not uber religious, but I really think tradition is a great thing. And the traditions surrounding Rosh Hashanah make a lot of sense to me. It's our New Year, time to start afresh. The Shofar … [Read more...]

Toffee Apples

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  I love Autumn. The weather, the kick-off of baking season, and of course Rosh Hashanah and Halloween! Toffee Apples are a perfect treat to enjoy throughout the entire season! They are easy to make, taste very yummy, and semi-healthy as you … [Read more...]

Mini Apple Pies

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  How darling are these? Miniature versions of apple pie. There's no way to make your guests feel more special than offering each of them their own apple pie! These mini pies require exactly the same method as a traditional apple pie except … [Read more...]

Jewish Apple Cake

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When I started asking people to share their handed-down recipes with me, everyone, and I mean EVERYONE gave me their grandmother's Jewish Apple Cake. Fortunately for me, all of the recipes were virtually the same. The only difference, and an … [Read more...]