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Shana Tovah

Here’s wishing everyone a happy, sweet, healthy New Year.

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Rosh Hashanah Activities for the kids

If you’re looking for Holiday activities to inspire your kids to become interested in Rosh Hashanah look no further. Check out this link and have some fun. Shana Tovah! https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B1yNhR_r8JrmOTdjMjEwMWMtZjc3YS00YjNlLWI0MWUtNWVhMmIwZmQ2ZWY5/edit?hl=en#

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Lunch and snack ideas for kiddos at camp

It’s often a challenge to pack healthy lunch and snacks daily. I always start the week off strong, but by the end of the week I notice I’m packing much of the same things I packed earlier in the week. This doesn’t help when trying to expose my toddler to new foods. So when I came across […]

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Get to know the brand

Hi, I’m Audrey Groothuis, owner and creative director of personalized dreidel bags. I’ve always enjoyed getting to know other brands, and the people behind them, so let me introduce you to my dreidel bags. It’s about making sure Jewish kids have decorations and something that will inspire them during Hanukkah. It’s about developing family rituals that can […]

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Precious Moments

We often take them for granted, but not on this sad day. Someone close to my family lost his 5 year old daughter. She was a trooper but lost her fight las night. So please enjoy all those precious moments today in her honor.

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Girlfriends

There’s nothing better than a long-time girlfriend that lasts a lifetime. The kind of friend you don’t have to out-do with trendy fashions, name brand handbags or amazing travel destinations. These friends are the ones you can cry over motherhood with, share bargain shopping secrets with and reminisce over the stupid things we did at ten and hope […]

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Firsts

Firsts with little one’s are quite extraordinary. Yes their first steps and first words are always amazing but we often forget about some of the small things, like being able to piece two legos together. After my little one accomplished that task he exuberantly said, “I did that!” Not sure if I was more excited about […]

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Bye-Bye Diapers

I’ve never been so thrilled to say good bye to something, but oh those dirty diapers are finally a thing of the past. I was a bit concerned when starting to potty train my toddler. My husband and I started 6 months ago and were convinced we were going to have our 2 year old potty […]

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Happy Hanukkah

Here’s to good health, happiness & peace this holiday season and through the coming year.

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Thanksgiving

It’s truly my favorite holiday! There’s no pressure for gift-giving, eating as much as you want is expected and I get to hang out with my awesome family, yes that includes extended too. I’m grateful for so many things and people, so celebrating this holiday comes easy for me. I hope that everyone out there has […]

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