dried fruit

Dried Fruit Art

As a child, I always looked foward to our family Tu B’shvat party.I loved the tasty and colorful array of the many fruits my mother artfully displayed.   Fast forward to today where there is an even more extensive selection of … Continue reading

Striped Jello Cups

Striped Jello Cups

 These eye-catching Striped Jello Cups can be created easily. We used this concept for the Jello Menorah on Hanukkah, however you can use this for a fun and easy treat throughout the year.  An old time favorite, this enjoyable low calorie, … Continue reading

frog cupcakes

Gelbstein’s Bakery Frogs

    Consider yourself warned: Forecasts caution that this week, swarms of green frogs are scheduled to invade downtown Lakewood and make their way into hundreds of homes and schools. This particular species of frog is known to occupy domestic … Continue reading


Eats ‘N Crafts

  When I attended Kosherfest this year, it was with intention of finding new and exciting products  to pass on to my readers. To my delight, I encountered  the Paskesz candy company  first. Right away, I knew I was off … Continue reading

hot chocolate on astick

Hot Chocolate on a Stick

Photography by Todd Trice Fun to make and fun to eat, this idea is perfect for that cold, frosty winter day. Design your chocolate on a stick, swirl in boiling hot milk, then watch how it transforms into a luscious, … Continue reading

PicMonkey Collage

18 Great Hanukkah Activities

One of the high”lights” of Hanukkah is the opportunity to get together with friends and family. With eight days of Hanukkah (and lots of time off from school for the children) many of us find ourselves doing lots and lots of entertaining. Of … Continue reading

chocolate dreidels

Colorful Chocolate Dreidels

These colorful and cheerful  Chocolate  Dreidel Pops, which really do spin, are sure to be a big hit throughout Chanukah. Supplies: Candy Mold-3D Square Wonder melts Wooden dowels or Lollipop sticks Directions: Begin by melting your chocolate in a double boiler, … Continue reading


J Create Magazine

I’m so honored to be a part of the first ever Jewish craft magazine, J CREATE . This online magazine is the brainstorm the very talented  Abbey Wollin.Drawing from the creativity of a variety of gifted contributors, this magazine brings together … Continue reading

Hanukkah gelt necklace

Hanukkah Gelt Necklaces

Gelt Necklaces-where style and tradition meet! Standing at the Paskez booth at Kosherfest last week, I noticed chocolate Chanukah Gelt in a variety of colorful wrappers. Always on the lookout for Chanukah party ideas, keepsakes, and crafts, I realized that … Continue reading

fall tree cookies

Fall Tree Cookies

As we are surrounded by fall’s beautiful foliage outside, how about bringing some color, creativity and fun indoors as well. Perfect for a long Sunday afternoon – you wont  be”leaf” how much your children will enjoy creating these “tree”ts. Supplies: … Continue reading