Lifestyle · Running

Random Running Memories in Tiberias and Jerusalem and Tsevat

Hi there 🙂 Please excuse the typos (as always), I’m typing this on my phone notepad (as usual) which does not have autocorrect. Apparently I was pretttty tired yesterday because I fell asleep on the couch directly after our dinner at 6 pm (thanks for the yummy stirfry, and for cleaning it up, and especially… Continue reading Random Running Memories in Tiberias and Jerusalem and Tsevat

Lifestyle · Weekend Recaps

(Weekend Recap #31) Sister Time

pictures worth a thousand words. Friday Painted the laundry cabinet and packed while listening mostly to The Handmaid’s Tale Saturday Took Barley on a run, sis arrived, went on a bikeride, took her to Hop Valley and Beer Garden (she wanted to see some of my fave Eugene spots), went out to the in laws,… Continue reading (Weekend Recap #31) Sister Time

Food · Weekend Recaps

(Weekend Recap #30) – Dinner party, Family Time, and Garage Cleaning

Hi. 🙂 Ready for a quick weekend Recap? Friday: “Dinner party” sounds weirdly formal, but we did have 3 friends come over to eat and drink, so I’m not sure what else you call that, lol. I rushed home from work on Friday and managed to bake a garlic-dill challah and caramelized onion and apple… Continue reading (Weekend Recap #30) – Dinner party, Family Time, and Garage Cleaning


Super Simple Challah Recipe

People kind of freak out in a good way if you make bread from scratch. It is perhaps, the ultimate party trick. 😉 And it is SO EASY you guys! Literally, preschoolers can do it, and do it well. I don’t always bake, but when I do, it’s either challah from scratch, or I just… Continue reading Super Simple Challah Recipe


The 2017 Liebster Award

If you aren’t familiar with the Liebster Award (I wasn’t), it is a blogger award that started in 2011 as a way for bloggers to recognize and acknowledge other blogs they enjoy reading, helping blog readers discover new blogs. Thank you sincerely to Jewish Thoughts for nominating me for the 2017 Liebster :). Jewish Thoughts… Continue reading The 2017 Liebster Award

Food · Home Owner · Lifestyle

 Simple Kitchen Makeover

Hey! 12:05 am and wide awake. Typical Sunday night insomnia. I’ve dreamed of a lavender kitchen for awhile. I know it may seem a little girly, but I find the color to be so serene, pleasant, and relaxing. I think it is such a peaceful color. Hubby gave me full reigns to pick a color,… Continue reading  Simple Kitchen Makeover

Oregon Lifestyle

Summer Solstice Solution: The Answer to My Angst

Who said angst is only an emotion felt by teens? I’ve been feeling “angsty” as ever lately. I think it’s because I’ve been craving a real adventure. And I’m happy to say the plans for my great summer adventure of 2017 were solidified yesterday, on the solstice, no less! (Drumroll please) I’m bike touring the… Continue reading Summer Solstice Solution: The Answer to My Angst