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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



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Crispy and Silky English Donuts


I was talking to my friend Rivky Manies, author of the cookbook “Recipes Unplugged”, a superb and handy recipe collection, that uses no machinery (other than an oven or stove top) and asked her about her favorite donut recipe; Rivky, was thrilled to share … Continue reading



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Rainbow Band Stand


Here’s yet another activity to keep your children entertained over Hanukkah. With all the Rainbow Loom craze going on, I figured that loom bands would certainly be the perfect idea to keep the children busy at your Hanukkah party.In honor of Hanukkah, I … Continue reading



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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



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Play it “Right” on Hannukah Night!


Here is a Hanukkah game that is sure to keep all players laughing and giggling. My sister came up with this idea a few years ago, and it is always a blast to play.I hope that you will enjoy this game as much as my family … Continue reading



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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



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Hanukkah Party Menorah Contest


Each year by our family Hanukkah party, aside from the standard routine, we try to bring a new activity to keep it exciting and fun for the children and adults alike. Last years addition (which was a huge hit) was … Continue reading



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The Re”marker”able Menorah


No more dried out markers for you with this Re”marker”able Menorah! What a genius idea! For this menorah, marker covers are set in Plaster of Paris, creating a fantastic marker organizer.You can be sure you wont ever lose a marker cover again! … Continue reading



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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



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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