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Not In Jersey · 2d ago

What I’ve Been Reading #150–The Orphan’s Tale

I received a copy of The Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff from TLC Book Tours in exchange for my review. Remember when I reviewed Number The Stars and The Nightingale and I mentioned how interes...
Not In Jersey · 3d ago

Simon’s Chag Siddur

This school event happened exactly a month ago and I’m feeling guilty that I haven’t posted about it! Chag Siddur is when the first graders are presented with their first prayer books. Firs...
Not In Jersey · 4d ago

How and Why I Let An App Dress Me

When I first heard about Cladwell’s new app called Outfits, I was intrigued. Cladwell asked me what I would do with 15 minutes of extra time in my day – the time that it takes to choose an ...
Not In Jersey · 5d ago

The First of Octember–Learning and Fun For Kids

Earlier this month, it was my turn to read a book to Simon’s class. As it turned out, my turn fell during Read Across America Week, and on the day after Dr. Seuss’s birthday. The Children’s ...
Not In Jersey · 5d ago

$10 at Target–Welcome Gift Bags

A few of the blogs that I follow do a really cool challenge called $10 at Target. The idea is to spend $10 and only $10 buying fun items at Target. Let’s see how I did this month! First o...
Not In Jersey · 1W ago

Engaging Children In Synagogue With MagneticShul

Something you may not know about my family is that we go to prayer services at our synagogue every Saturday morning. We have been through a lot of stages in this experience as our kids have...
Not In Jersey · 1W ago

Where To See Wildlife in Boynton Beach Florida

Because my parents live close to the Everglades, it is not surprising that when we visit them I get the urge to check out the local wildlife. On this past trip, we didn’t do an air boat tou...
Not In Jersey · 1W ago

I’ll Show You My…Spring Cleaning–or How I Got Rid of Everything In Our Playroom

This month’s “I’ll Show You My…” topic fits right in with the decluttering work I’ve been doing in my house. Week 9 of the 91 Day Declutter Challenge focused on the playroom. Our playroom i...
Not In Jersey · 1W ago

How We Celebrate Purim

Purim is definitely one of my favorite holidays. It’s a lot of fun for the kids, but it can be fun for adults too! Purim celebrates the story of Queen Esther, who saved the Jewish people fr...
Not In Jersey · 1W ago

How To Use Dealspotr–The Newest Coupons, Deals, and Cashback Site

A few weeks ago, I shared that I signed up for Dealspotr, but I also shared that I wasn’t quite sure what it was all about. After a bit of exploring, I think I have it figured out, and I wa...