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2021 Intentions

I fully intended to post my intentions in January, but here we are. It’s March, my birthday month, and I’m just getting around to posting the intentions that Elie and […]

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25 Acts of Kindness + Joy Advent Calendar

Yes, this Christmas season looks different. But some things are the same. Like, my friend Sarah's thoughtful and evocative reflections during advent, which I look forward to every year. And, […]

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Watch My 'Taste of Israel' Virtual Cooking Class

I was listening to the Ten Percent Happier podcast yesterday with Roshi Joan Halifax, and it left me in tears. Not necessarily sad tears, but tears of empathy. We are […]

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How I Started Sleeping Better

How are you all doing? I meant to post this during National Sleep Week last week, but then the world fell into the surreal twilight zone of social distancing and […]

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2020 Intentions

Happy New Year, friends!

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2019 Intentional Holiday Gift Guide

It's not even Thanksgiving yet, and I've already starting decorating for Christmas. I can't help it. Theo has been singing Christmas songs, reading holiday books and asking about Santa ever […]

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On Marriage, and a Recipe for Lisa’s Egg Sandwich

In August, Elie and I celebrated our sixth wedding anniversary with a getaway to Vancouver. While we visit Vancouver often, it’s always with Theo to visit family. We seldom get […]

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Summer Bucket List for 2019

In my childhood years, I remember summers as long, hot and humid lazy days where boredom inspired creativity—building forts and creating clubhouses with friends, playing make-believe in the fields and […]

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2019 Intentions

If you’ve been reading here for a while, you’ll already be familiar with my yearly reflections and the setting of intentions for the year ahead. In one form or another, […]

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Intentional Gift Giving

The first few years Elie and I were together, we didn't exchange Christmas gifts, guided by a feeling that we already have so much. But, Christmas morning always felt like […]

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