Printable Passover card

printable passover card

Sometimes we get so caught up in technology that we lose the charm of the old-fashioned way of doing things. In an era where email is the standard, getting an actual card in the mail is a rare treasure. Today, I’d like to encourage you to return to the old-fashioned ways and send a card […]

A prayer of confession for Yom Kippur


I came across this prayer in Philip Goodman’s “The Yom Kippur Anthology.” I read it aloud on Yom Kippur and barely got through it because I was crying so hard. It is quite a lengthy prayer, but has a way of putting us face to face with our sin, and the seriousness of it. I […]

Torah Family Living Planner


We all want to remember everything we are supposed to do and show up for everyday. Our poor brains sometimes have a hard time. Some people use digital methods to keep track of everything. Personally, I get tired of my battery dying, or something going wrong with technology. So, I still use an old-fashioned paper […]

Scripture coloring pages

As I have talked about before, it is so important to find ways to bring Scripture into your everyday life. We are commanded in Deuteronomy to post Scripture on the doorposts of our home. What better way to meditate on and surround ourselves with Scripture than to color and hang Scripture on the wall? These […]

Feast of Trumpets

yom teruah

And YHVH spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to the people of Israel, saying, In the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you shall observe a day of solemn rest, a memorial proclaimed with blast of trumpets, a holy convocation. You shall not do any ordinary work, and you shall present a food […]

What kind of light am I?

We are supposed to be a light to the nations, drawing them to YHVH and His wonderful Torah. We should be like a candle in the window, beckoning travelers to come in and get refreshed. “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father which is […]

Simple everyday flatbread

This is my go to flat bread recipe. We use it for bread, pizza, burger buns, etc. It’s simple, straightforward and very versatile. Flat bread recipe 4 cups flour (I use a combination of white and wheat) 2 tsp salt 1 1/2 cups water 2 TBS olive oil Mix the dry ingredients together in a […]

Passover snapshots

We had a wonderful Passover seder this year! We were able to gather with family and a new friend. Here are some Passover snapshots from our seder. I wanted to get more, but I was busy enjoying the time. 🙂 Doug helping the kiddos The tables were set in a big square, nice touch for […]

Shavuot 2014

Hello, everyone! Did you enjoy celebrating Shavuot? We had a rare treat of being able to meet several other Torah keeping families. I thought it would be fun to share some pictures with you. Here’s Gramps and Marmee (my parents) enjoying some time with Caleb. Our lovely and very delicious challah bread, prepared by our […]



Purim is a wonderful feast set up to remember all the amazing events in the book of Esther. We have so enjoyed telling Esther’s story to our children each year during Purim. Are you planning to celebrate Purim this year? Here are some great ideas to get you started. Retell the wonderful story of Hadassah, […]