Celebrating One

Celebrating One

I can't believe it. Our little girl is going to be one. How did this happen? Other than the obvious… I mean, where did the time go? She is growing up before our eyes and every second of it is precious. This is cause for celebration… right? Not only that she is growing up and achieving milestones […]

The 12 Days of Christmas: Holiday Pajamas

Christmas Pajamas

Every year we would look forward to receiving the gift of holiday-themed pajamas on Christmas Eve. All members of the family received a pair and while not necessarily matching, they were most certainly cozy. And while pajamas are sometimes an after-thought for someone's wardrobe, these pajamas were always special. They were special for several reasons; they […]

The 12 Days of Christmas: A Holiday Craft

Candy Cane Mouse

   Coming up on my first Christmas with a little family of my own, I have spent considerable time reflecting on what has made the holidays special through the years. Looking to the future, there is self-inflicted pressure to decide what traditions my husband and I will carry on as our family grows. And also […]

Mitzvahs…Made Simple!


Event professionals Toby Indech and Damita Curry have joined forces to create the Valley’s first and largest mitzvah trade show, Mitzvahs Made Simple Expo & Fashion Show. The one-day event will showcase local entertainers, specialty caterers, photographers and videographers, as well as designers and décor.     "As an event consultant and a mother, I […]

Extending Your Thanksgiving Decor to Include Some Childish Fun

Thanksgiving Crafts

As we welcome these early days of November, our thoughts turn to the beginnings of the 2010 holiday season. With Thanksgiving only a few short weeks away, many of us are considering our plans: guests, menu, table decor, etc. Over the next couple of weeks we will look at these Thanksgiving plans from all angles […]