Category: Family

miriam's cup, passover

Miriam’s Cup – A lesson in Inclusivity

I have a 13 year old, and a 10 year old at home. They keep me on my toes at the best of times, and help me learn and grow all the time. I was raised in a Reformed Jewish home, by a Reformed Father and a formerly Orthodox Mother.  We kept Passover in a rigid,… Read more »

Holiday Go-Tos to Get You Through the Fa-La-La

It’s been quite a year and a half, and if you are anything like me, you are both excited, and also a little freaked out, for Christmas this weekend. My family has a very small, family-only celebration planned, and as I finish up my work for the year, I have been stockpiling things that will help… Read more »

Italian sausage and potato Thanksgiving stuffing

Thanksgiving Traditions

Holidays are about traditions, finding the familiar – and therefore the comfort- in things that we do. Traditions can revolve around almost anything, but we tend to see them a lot around the Holidays. I didn’t grow up with a lot of family traditions, but I married into a family that lives for them.  Now… Read more »