Category Archives: Holidays

New Year’s Reprieve

Guess what I am doing this New Year’s Eve? Nothing. We’re talking PJs, pizza, and bubbly Mommy juice to ring in 2011. That’s if my husband, who threw his back out before our major blizzard (forcing me to break my 20-year no … Continue reading

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That’s a Wrap!

 If you want to test your courage, strength, and endurance, schedule a photo session for a seven-month-old and a teenager one week before Christmas. It is much harder than any Iron Man competition, trust me. Sure, those who compete in … Continue reading

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Holiday Card Envy

Why am I sending New Year’s cards to usher in 2011? Here’s my spin: New Year’s cards are for trendsetters.  Here’s my reality: New Year’s cards are mini miracles for procrastinating Mommys who book their kids’ photo sessions 11 days before … Continue reading

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Just Fake It

I know what you’re thinking. Get your mind out of the gutter. I recently got my hair cut and colored so I can be presentable at holiday parties. Someone complimented my new coif at last night’s festivities and innocently asked, “Is your hair just … Continue reading

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Sweet Melissa

If you’re part of the small but mighty audience reading my blog, you’ve learned I am the least likely to succeed in teaching a Hanukkah history lesson (I should’ve been sent straight to detention for flaking on the first night), but … Continue reading

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Surprise! It’s the Fesitval of Lights!

 Somehow I missed the memo from the tribe that Hanukkah starts tomorrow. That’s right, the Jewish equivalent to Christmas is less than 24 hours away. Six days after Thanksgiving. Really? I just purged my refrigerator of the last of the Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Up All Night, Sleep All Day

My six month old baby is hosting all night parties, and I am first on his guest list. He truly doesn’t understand Thanksgiving is nothing short of the Superbowl for Mommys who love to cook. If he did, he would … Continue reading

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