What Does It Take to Host Your Own RCCS Party?

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Do you think you might be interested in doing chesed while giving back to the community? Host an RCCS Party.   An Interview with  RCCS Hostesses Chana, Rivky, and Ruchy First of all, what is an RCCS party and why did you host them? Rivky:  An RCCS party in your home is an opportunity to invite all your neighbors and friends for...

7 Gifts & Gadgets for Anyone Who Loves the Kitchen

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Does someone you know spend lots of time in the kitchen? Or perhaps you want to know about the gadgets that will make your own kitchen life easier? Here’s my favs. By Ida Levy @kitchenaccomplished I’ve spent years in the kitchen learning from my mom, grandma, and great grandma since I was a little kid. Most of those years...

It’s All About the Grate. The Secrets of the Perfect Latke.

It’s All About the Grate. The Secrets of the Perfect Latke. Crispy on the edges and soft on the inside...there’s one big secret when it comes to getting latke consistency perfection.
Crispy on the edges and soft on the inside...there’s one big secret when it comes to getting latke consistency perfection.   Latkes may the simplest dish out there. It's just plain potatoes, eggs, and oil. No, you don't need flour. Flour just makes a gummier latke. And you don't need onion (although I'm not anti-onion, so feel free to go...

15 Gifts We Love (for Everyone!) for Under $25. (Let’s Call ‘Em Beautiful Bargains)

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You don’t need to spend a lot to give someone a Chanukah gift they’ll love.   The Herschel Wallet is a great gift for boys, particularly for new drivers. There’s lots of fabrics and colors available ($19.99).   Squishies! Get them quickly via PRIME now, before the trend is over! (It’ll still be going strong at least through Chanukah) (4 squishies for $11.99)....

We Collected the Best Pancake Recipes & Tasted ‘Em All

One day, all the Between Carpools girls and guests got together to make pancakes and waffles and taste-test them. Here’s what happened.   This is the story of a group of girls who got together to make waffles. Or pancakes. Or both. The excitement in the air was so tangible, you’d think they were a group of school girls. But, nope....

The Indispensable Life Lesson I Learned from Chani Weinroth a”h

You can and should ask “why” every day. Just not the “why” you think.   One night last year, my sister-in-law dragged me to a shiur. I really wasn't in the mood, but sometimes, we need to feed our neshama too. I was really tired. I had no koach (energy) to get dressed and go out. But my SIL urged,...

New for the Kids! Get a FREE Riddles and Games download from Kidalingo

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Love our activities for kids? Now get free riddles and games from Kidalingo every week, right here!   In this collaboration, we’re bringing you a fun, interactive download, courtesy of Kidalingo, every week. Print the pages and let your kids get busy with their thinking caps on while they try to solve the riddles (you’ll have to stay tuned to next...

This is the Restaurant Dish You Always Dreamed You Could Make

This is the Restaurant Dish You Always Dreamed You Could Make. Have everyone raving tonight and enjoy this Gnocchi with Short Rib Ragout
Have everyone raving tonight and enjoy this Gnocchi with Short Rib Ragout. Prep and freeze for Shabbos Chanukah now!   I don’t go out to eat often. If I don’t have a successful restaurant night, I walk out feeling let down. Often, it costs a lot of money and I don’t taste anything special that I couldn’t have prepared better myself....

Help Me BCP! How Do I Organize the Space Under the Bathroom Sink?

Short on bathroom storage? How to utilize that quirky under the sink space.   What do you do when you have one big mess under bathroom cabinets. Ideally, your bathroom should have lots of drawers, a cabinet behind the mirror, and lots of great storage space. In real life though, most bathrooms have a big under the cabinet that turns...

Can Anxiety Disorders and Emunah Co-Exist?

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Meet Bari Mitzmann, and hear her incredible story, about how she views her disorder and how it strengthens her emunah.   By Bari Mitzmann My name is Bari Mitzmann, and I have an anxiety disorder. I have always been a high-strung overachiever. I got stuff done, was always on time, and pushed myself to the limit. It had its benefits, but more often...