Guest Post: Introducing the Amazing Omer NOMers

I am so happy to have an actual guest post today from the mama, artist and blogger behind those beautiful Omer counters! Thanks to Tzipporah from the Midianite Manna blog for writing this piece and sharing her creative work. Much like Tanya, I’m a big fan of homegrown, homemade, and creativity. When I combine these with new twists on Jewish traditions and my own parenting style, the results are sometimes pretty tasty. This year, our family will begin a new mitzvah – counting the Omer, the 7 weeks between Passover and the lesser-known holiday of Shavuot. (If you’re Jewish, you …

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Summer Wish List

Amy from the great Jewish Parenting blog Homeshuling created a summer wish list and invited other Jewish mama bloggers to join her. I am happy to participate, so here is mine.     1) Spend plenty of time hanging out with my extended family by Lake George  2) chase fire flies with the children and show them the night sky 3) swim a lot and generally perfect my beach momma routine (i.e. have the sunblock, sandals, towels, lunch & drinks ready and waiting)  2) teach my 4 year old to swim..or at least get a lot more comfortable in the water  3) teach my …

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