Hanukkah Table on a Budget!

Hanukkah Table Decor

From dish liners to dreidels, The Jewish Hostess shares budget-friendly finds for setting a beautiful table.

A Pop of {Cranberry} Color

Cranberry Kiss Mocktail

Add a tart and vibrant accent to your holidays with this tiny, packs-a-punch superfruit. It’s pretty to look at, inexpensive, and it’s good to eat, too!

Hanukkah Celebration

Hanukkah Celebration Fritters

Lights, latkes… celebrate! Classic colors and symbols commemorate the traditions of Hanukkah and add a touch of fun to the festivities.

Mitzvah Planning

Mitzvah Torah

Your child has been preparing diligently for their big day, but planning a mitzvah can be its own rite of passage for any parent.

Thanksgiving Kids Table

Thanksgiving Cutie

Zippy graphics and fun activity sheets! Don’t be a turkey, indulge in these FREE Thanksgiving printables…

Eight Ingredients… or Less!

Rosemary Roasted Turkey

Holiday feasting is all about excess, but sometimes a single recipe can call for a cart full of groceries. Pair down your Thanksgiving shopping list with these easy recipes.

Make Ahead Turkey Gravy

Alright, this recipe actually has quite a few ingredients, but the fact that you can make it days, weeks, or even a month ahead means less last-minute stress on turkey day. Gravy can be frozen and defrosted 1 day before serving. Recipe and photo from The Yummy Life.   Ingredients: 4-5 pounds turkey wings 2 […]

Green Bean & Mushroom Stir-fry

Looking for a fresh take on the standard green bean casserole? This simple recipe from Steamy Kitchen has all the flavor and only a portion of the prep time and calories. Top additionally with friend onions to capture that ‘just like mom made it’ essence. Ingredients: ½  pound green beans, trimmed 2 teaspoons cooking oil […]

Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Pomegranate Glaze

When did sweet potatoes ever look more appealing? This recipe, from Food Blogga, pairs caramelized sweet potatoes with tangy pomegranate for a beautifully aromatic treat. Ingredients: 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and diced (about 4 1/2 cups) 2 teaspoons olive oil 3 tablespoons honey 2 sprigs thyme, plus 1 extra for garnish Salt and black […]

Pumpkin Pie Dip

Surprise your guests with a sweet snack before the big spread. This pumpkin pie dip, adapted from Susie’s Cooking and Baking Adventures, isn’t nearly as sinful as it tastes – especially when served with lots of crisp fruit slices for dipping.   Ingredients: 8 ounces low-fat cream cheese 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup […]