As a child, I would hug my puppy all day, sleep with it in my bed, and let it lick me all over my face. Her name was Goldie, a gorgeous golden Cairn Terrier, and I loved her. I always thought I’d have a puppy for my kids. But then I grew up and reality hit. A puppy is way too much work. Of course this is strictly my own personal view- as millions of people have dogs and other such pets. And I wish I could be one of those people- unfortunately I am not.…Continue Reading
One store in Yerushalayim is changing the lives of so many people. Haboydem, a thrift clothing store is a non-profit enterprise, run by husband and wife team, Guy and Eris Avihod. The store, dedicated on rehabilitation and integration, has been serving the community, for almost two years. Their two locations are centrally located in Jerusalem, for easy accessibility for all that need it.…Continue Reading
So it’s been 7 ½ months since we moved to Israel and let’s call a spade a spade. I’ve pretty much been on vacation since we got here. Well, I have been extremely busy with life- wife, mother, household, volunteering, blogging…but I haven’t needed to answer to anyone, i.e. a boss. No one is demanding that I get into the office by 8am. I am on my own schedule- at least just for this year. And I am so grateful that I have had this opportunity to really acclimate the family to life in a new country.
Wedding Day. The day every girl dreams of from the time she was still toddling around the living room in diapers. Every little girl’s dress-up bin contains a wedding gown as she plays “house”. Such frivolous and joyous fun. The girl grows up and starts imagining who she will walk down the aisle to meet; Who she will spend the rest of her life with creating a family- the next generation.…Continue Reading