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There’s something festive in the air around the holidays that makes me want to pick up the phone and have long chats with my friends and relatives who live outside my everyday radius. Maybe it’s Santa in the mall, the chill in the air, or the twinkling lights, making the dark, early-morning skies more loveable…. Read more »

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Posted by & filed under Holidays, Surprises, Thanksgiving, Thanksgivukkah.

It may be that the best part of any holiday is the traditions, be they big or small. In all the craziness of the fall-to-winter holiday season (hello October through December parties, treats, shopping + pumpkin-spice lattes), it’s traditions with loved ones that help keep me grounded. One of my favorite Thanksgiving traditions is the… Read more »

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Posted by & filed under Holidays, Thanksgivukkah.

Thanksgiving, meet Hanukkah. Hanukkah, meet Thanksgiving. For the first time in 125 years, Thanksgiving will fall on the first day of Hanukkah.  Bring on the turkey shaped menorahs {a.k.a. The Menurkey} and the dreamy Thanksgivukkah menus filled with delicious bites of cranberry applesauce sweet potato latkes and challah apple stuffing. How are you planning to celebrate Thanksgivukkah?… Read more »