There are also ways so many great Christmas flower arrangements but seldom do we find something that is not trying too hard to be a blue version of a Christmas bouquet. Basically, we are always looking for something simple and lovely. This FTD Flowers Joyful Inspirations Flowers by Vera Wang is our go to Hanukkah centerpiece this season. As usual Vera Wang does lovely like no other. Continue Reading →
My children still tease me about some of our Chanukah traditions. I must admit, with eight days of Hanukkah gift giving and a limited budget, I often found myself pushing the boundaries of creativity. I often used the holiday to buy them “gifts” that satisfied “needs” rather than “wants” and always designated at least one day to reinforce the importance of Judaism and the Jewish traditions of performing mitzvot and giving tzedakah.
FYI >> We always switched up the order of the nights so the kids never knew which night would be the dreaded (often embarrassing) personal hygiene night
Winter really is the most wonderful time of the year. And it is the perfect time to stay in and stay warm with those you love most, your family. Although for most of us Christmas Eve pretty much naturally transitions into a family pajama party culminating in a fabulous Christmas morning breakfast and opening the presents Santa delivered in the middle of the night, some of us need a little jump start, a little inspiration. Continue Reading →
For the last eight years we have been promoting both Tiny Prints and Minted and a handful of other holiday card merchants. Although we were amongst Tiny Prints early advocates, truthfully, we are a bit over them. This week, as we went back through our files reviewing all the holiday cards we received last year, we realized the cards that stood out were the ones from Minted! The paper was better, the printing was better, and the designs were way more interesting. So this year before you place your usual order, we highly recommend you take a second look at Minted.
Minted has a well curated selection of holiday cards to meet any style. They of course offer their highly acclaimed original holiday cards, but also offer Foil-Pressed Holiday Cards, Letterpress Holiday Cards and more. Continue Reading →