Traditional Latkes

I want to take a moment to wish everyone a Happy Hanukkah and a beautiful 8 days of light and blessings. This is my go to recipe for latkes from Susan Fischer Weis's "The Complete Guide to Hanukkah" (substituting Matzoh Meal for Breadcrumbs) and they always warm our hearts and stomachs. *You can use a …

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Using Mediterranean Algae in Homemade Skincare Products

Where do I begin? 聽You might be thinking, Algae, really? It might look like the story began at Nahsholim Beach聽back in April where my husband and I took our first kid-free, one-night vacation along this beautiful beach in the north of Israel. While the Mediterranean water was still a bit chilly recovering from the winter, …

DIY: Natural, All-Purpose House Cleaner with Castile Soap and Essential Oils

There are many reasons to make your own All-Purpose House Cleaner. Financial reasons, wanting to green up your house, 聽limit your bleach usage, to protect your kids from being exposed regularly to chemicals in the house, and many others. I want to first mention that I am not against bleach and I do clean my …