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Free Download! Organize your Chanukah Gifts & Tips with This List

chanukah gift tracker
 The Shaatra Club, creator of your favorite organizer, has collaborated with Between Carpools to offer this free download to you.   Want to keep track of what you need to buy and who you need to give cash gifts? Jill of The Shaatra Club created this handy list for Between Carpools. Download it and be super calm as Chanukah approaches (with...

And the Color of the Year is…(Hint: It’s a Shade of Pink)

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Pink things are simply more fun...that’s millennial pink, to be exact   When we designed this website just over a year ago, we had no idea that the color we chose was going to be the hottest color of the year. If you look at our logo and the color accents all over the site, you’ll notice a shade of pink...

Deals We Love: Kosher Lamp Max Only $34.99!

  Get the Kosher Lamp Max for only $34.99 from Artscroll!   Artscroll also offers free shipping on purchases of $49 or more, so if you purchase 2 lamps you will recieve free shipping, otherwise shipping will be $3.95.   Kosher Lamp Max Link   Check out this post for How to Stock Your Guest Room and Be the Best Host

How to Ice a Cupcake and Make a Kid Super Happy

How to Ice a Cupcake and Make a Kid Super Happy
It doesn’t matter the age, there might not be a treat that’s as exciting as a cupcake (except for maybe, a big really cool cake). Here’s how to ice ‘em like a pro.   By Jill Elbaz of Cool Kids Cakes Nothing is as fun to eat as a cupcake...definitely for kids, and adults can enjoy ‘em without admitting it. And nothing...

Here’s Where to Find the Cutest Mitzvah Notepads for Your Child

Here’s Where to Find the Cutest Mitzvah Notepads for Your Child. Mitzvah notes just got even more exciting.
Mitzvah notes just got even more exciting.   All kids feel so proud when they go off to school with a mitzvah note safely packed in their backpack. Now it’s even more fun to bring in those notes! We designed it, but you can personalize it. An original Between Carpools-designed mitzvah notes are now available on Zazzle.com! Enter your child’s name...

You Need a New, Different Soup. We Know. This One’s Comforting, Aromatic, and Flavorful.

The house will smell good as it simmers, and it’ll make you all warm, toasty, and satiated inside. Meet Red Lentil Soup.
The house will smell good as it simmers, and it’ll make you all warm, toasty, and satiated inside. Meet Red Lentil Soup.   Recipe by Naomi Hazan   One Tuesday, a bunch of us gathered at Renee Muller’s house for a Between Carpools photoshoot. “It smells good here,” said Leah, “What are you cooking?” “A soup recipe Naomi Hazan gave me,” Renee said. “It uses...

Need Some New Winter Tops? Here’s Our BCP Picks

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Over the winter, there’ll be sweater days, sweatshirt days, and some days when you just want that cozy tee. We’ve found the basics that take you through every type of weather and mood.   The kids are all taken care of, now it’s time for mom to update that winter wardrobe. Here’s some tried and true tops we love at...

Two-Ingredient Side Dishes: Roasted Chickpeas

Two-Ingredient Side Dishes: Roasted Chickpeas. These are the side dishes you’ll make the most in the least amount of time
These are the side dishes you’ll make the most in the least amount of time   Are you a salty snacker? I am. I can skip cookies and cake, but I crave salt. Always. So finding healthy snacks where the nutrition packs a salty punch is always on my mind. Roasted chickpeas really are a great option - and they work...

Let’s Discuss: Why Did My Challahs Split?

why does challah split
Here’s our three tips. Now let’s hear yours! By Dina Levy Challah, our favorite. But so many factors go into making challah as great as it is. I followed directions and kneaded the dough really well. I didn’t use extra flour and the challah still split. What went wrong? From doing some research these seem the three main causes. Renee Muller...

How to Fold an Origami Star and Be on Trend with the Kids

How to Fold an Origami Star and Be on Trend with the Kids
Your kids come home from school, and they absolutely need to know how to fold an origami star, the latest trend at school. Mom has no clue. We’ve got your back.   Trends come and go so fast we moms have a hard time keeping up. Remember the fidgit spinners? Yeah, we’ve still got a couple hanging around the house...