Torah and Tea Centerpiece Idea

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“Torah and Tea” is an educational class that a colleague of mine hosted weekly in Alpharetta Georgia. Rashi Minkowitz of Blessed Memory passed away suddenly at the young age of 37. She was a beautiful mother of eight children, and worked with her husband to create a vibrant Jewish community. Every week she would teach… 

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Baby Shower Gift: DIY Hoop Art

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Embroidery is one of my favorite hobbies. I always like to have a small lap project when watching a movie or TV show at night, and embroidery is the perfect fit as you can pick it up and put it down at any time. My friend’s baby shower is coming up in a few weeks… 

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Fizzing Sidewalk Paint Birthday Gifts

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Anyone who has kids knows how many weekends suddenly are spent at birthday parties. Regular birthday party attendance also means a regular stock of birthday presents are needed. As much as I love gift giving, the prospect of figuring out 20 gifts a year for my little one’s pals wasn’t much fun, at least until… 

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Simple Gift: Personalized Coasters

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I hear 30 is the new 20. What do you think? A couple years into my fourth decade, I still sometimes feel like a kid, but I’d say there have been a few shifts since the 30s hit. Among my friends, the average weekend bedtime is several hours earlier, the party vices reduced by about… 

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Homemade Herbal Spirits

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A few years ago, at the start of my education in herbal medicine, I started making my own medicinal-strength herb tinctures. I kept the final products in my kitchen and—I should have seen it coming—the first one lasted less than 24 hours before it became incorporated into a dish (a few dropperfuls of chamomile tincture… 

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DIY Aromatherapy Play Dough

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Making play dough is a great party activity, and one that the kids can all take home as favors! You can choose any scent that you want, and match it with corresponding colors. I chose lavender essential oil for its relaxing effect, peppermint for its stimulating effect and orange for its uplifting effect. Please note… 

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