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Sara

On Choosing Israel To Celebrate Her Bat Mitzvah

This year BabyGirl becomes a Bat Mitzvah. In fact, according to the Jewish calendar she has already become a Bat Mitzvah. At the age of 12, a Jewish girl becomes a Bat Mitzvah, literally “daughter of mitzvah”. It means that she is viewed as an adult with regard to mitzvah observance. This is the more […]

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6 Ways To Save Money Using Your Smartphone

As the “great recession” gets further away from us, we can’t ignore the changes in the landscape we look at now. Just 5 years ago, smartphones really weren’t all that smart. We depended on desktop and laptop computers for most of our digital shopping. Online savings sites were still new, trying to save shoppers before […]

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Does The New Year Really Need A New You

As 2014 turned to 2015 I noticed a significant change in the marketing messages I was seeing. I also noticed a big shift in the status updates and posts I was seeing on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and on blogs. It seemed that the message was no longer one of acceptance, but of change. Every year the first […]

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Must Have Tech For 2015

As 2014 comes to an end and the gift giving events make way for talk about the big game or getting fit for summer, there’s still gift cards to spend and deals to be made. Regardless of whether you unwrapped one or a pile, chance are you may not have received some things you really […]

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Holiday Traditions With Food

Thank you to Safeway for sponsoring this post and asking me to share my thoughts on holiday traditions. Mention any holiday and pretty soon we’re talking about food. Food comes into the conversation as memories from childhood, treats for teachers or co-workers, desserts we’ve always wanted to make, or all the delicious delights for a cookie […]

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6 Ways To Ensure The Holidays Are Merry And Bright

This post is part of the HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® 2014 program by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and The Motherhood, who sent me a box of products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are all my own. Thank you for reading and I hope you’ll take some of these […]

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Smart Women Use The Samsung Galaxy Note 4

As new smartphones hit the market part of me wants to go out and get them all while part of me wants to take my current devices and hide in a corner. My love of technology, though, has me seeking out the latest and figuring out how they fit into my lifestyle and ways they […]

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Nine Cookbooks To Make Your Life More Delicious

I could probably do an entire post about the benefits of being friends with a baking blogger. There are lots of opportunities to “try this” and not really know what it is yet. The extras that make their way to my house via BabyGirl. Well, you get the picture. My friend Christi, who brings us […]

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Key Ingredient Recipe Tablet

Disclosure: I was provided a Key Ingredient Tablet to facilitate my review. Despite my love of technology and my multiple devices, when I cook or bake I always print out the recipe. Total waste of paper and toner, I know. But here’s the thing. Sometimes things get messy and there is no way I’m going […]

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If Every Tuesday Was A #GivingTuesday

In the frenzy of “the holiday shopping season”, there is an opportunity to stop and reflect on what “the season” is really all about.  #GivingTuesday was founded in 2012 by New York’s 92nd Street Y in partnership with the United Nations Foundation. In just two short years, thousands of people like you and me have joined […]

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