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Cranky Complaints-Lady Buys BOOKS! (or tries to)

Kosher Menu Plan Monday #17: 19 Sivan, 5770
Back to sweetness, light and trivia!  If you’re curious about who we are and what we eat, please sc…

Wisdom / Peace
Comes sometimes from people who have been there done that, who have thought these things through an…

Clueless? Or just invisible?
I have been frum for SO long and had no idea that photos of women were so very, very controversial.…

Living Jewish: Negotiation vs Assumption (and the slippery middle)
Have you ever noticed that there are times in your life when you just know you are supposed to be r…

Today’s drinkie…
Since I requested No More Chocolate Bars from Mr. Enabler, he likes to pick up these Starbucks Doub…

Six Word Saturday: 17 Sivan, 5770 – the Munsch edition
Robert Munsch? How very, very sad.Or is it…? Is it perhaps hopeful that at least one Canadian ic…

Shabbos Desserts… stuck in a rut!
Well, I seem to be totally stuck in a rut when it comes to Shabbos desserts.  I hadn’t even realize…

First bout of garden optimism
Well, who wouldn’t be optimistic with an amazing clematis like this in bloom???I love the motif of…

Sweet potato progress
Originally reported here; I started growing this in mid-April.  Boy, is this thing slow to start th…

Shabbos Menu (early?) for a change!
Supper:Challah (crossed out = done!)MeatballsMashed potatoesRoasted beets again bc they are SO good…

Cranky Complaints Lady… can’t haz Toonyaz?
Okay, I promise – no more lolspeak.  That is your RonyPony Guarantee.  So please, come back, keep r…

Kosher Menu Plan Monday #16: 12 Sivan, 5770
For newcomers, welcome!  We are Jewish and all our meals are kosher.  We have two sets of dishes (o…

Sometimes… my mother is amazing
I really love my mother sometimes.  Just chatting on the phone, on the porch, just now, a little b…

A name by any other rose
Andrea at Are You Listening?, a blogger I’ve visited a few times through IComLeavWe, wrote about ni…

First Shabbos bookay! (bouquet)
Three ornamental allium heads, two heucherella flower spikes, and three hosta leaves… minimalist, b…

The Internet is Full
I like to imagine that someday, I’ll go to post here and I’ll submit my post for publishing and get…

Six Word Saturday: 10 Sivan, 5770
Schizophrenia: Giving “nutty” a bad name…Below are some of my brother’s ramblings that he felt wer…

Shabbos Food – and welcome, ICLW bloggers!
Yup… yet another holy day to eat and eat and eat.  We’re making this an easy peasy Shabbos.  Very, …

Shavuos / Shavuot Dvar Torah
A rabbi, a priest, and a minister were swapping stories – why not? One time, the was caught in a sn…

Six Word Saturday: 3 Sivan, 5770 – Awards Week!
Blog awards… where do they start?NOTE:  if you are here because I have tagged you with an award and…

What to tell the kids when their friend is taken away by JF&CS
You’ve noticed Moishe hasn’t been around for a while.Maybe you didn’t know that Mr & Mrs. _____…

Shabbos Menu
Updated just before shutting down… *DONE next to everything that is done!Dinner – easy easy because…

If you’re into kol isha…
A womanly voice I think you oughtta hear:  Abigail Lapell (my sister).More songs – but lower audio …

The Week of Lost Boys
Wow, if weeks could have a theme in real life and not just in sitcoms, this week’s would be “The Lo…

Antisemitic Ads?
Just reading this amazing article at the JPost site when my mouse accidentally hovered over an unde…

Happy Yom Yerushalayim – יום ירושלים שמח
(most of these pictures are Ted’s… I never got to Machaneh Yehudah to see in person the infamous “R…