Blog Posts - Hanukkah



Christmas and Hanukkah Boxing

Yesterday, I pointed out to Alan that it has been a year since Colonel (Ken), who stands to the left in the photo above had passed away.  I still miss him.  Alan wondered how Kenny, Colonel's son, was holding up.  We haven't seen him s...
by Boxing Mid-Life on Dec 20, 2016

The Month That Was… November 22nd – December 26th, 2015.

It’s been the hottest minute since I put out a Week That Was, so much so that I needed to roll ’em up into a month’s worth of material to catch up on the stories! A bit of a fail, I admit, but when you’re simultaneously prepa...
by Casey Palmer, Canadian Dad on Dec 30, 2015

The Month That Was… November 22nd – December 26th, 2015.

It’s been the hottest minute since I put out a Week That Was, so much so that I needed to roll ’em up into a month’s worth of material to catch up on the stories! A bit of a fail, I admit, but when you’re simultaneously prepa...
by Casey Palmer, Canadian Dad on Dec 30, 2015

Peripatetic and tired

My problem is that I did two things this weekend instead of one. Nothing terrible happened, but I came back drained yesterday after driving to Poughkeepsie on Saturday for a memorial service for a wonderful English professor, spending the night at th...

2015 Chanukkah Gift Guide

Just in time for the holidays we some great Chanukkah centered gifts!! Help the kiddies understand this magical celebration through these gifts!  Create your very own Hanukkah Gingerbread House! This is great for kids and parents alike who love to d...
by Mishka and Ma on Dec 8, 2015

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Romance

If you like holiday-themed romance, you’ve got a ton of choices right now. Here are a few worth checking out: Burning Bright is a collection of four stories with Chanukah themes by both newbie and seasoned romance authors. From lawyers in R...
by Book Riot on Dec 7, 2015

Online Freebies for Hanukkah 2015

The first full day of Hanukkah is Monday, with the evening prior being the first night Jewish people will be celebrating it. The holiday, which puts a large interest in spending time as a family and recognizing the miracles of everyday life, is somet...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Dec 6, 2015

How to Help Yourself (And Your Budget) Survive Hanukkah

Hanukkah starts tonight and many people will be scrambling to buy gifts for everyone in the family. Many parents will be rushing to get the best-of-the-best gifts for their children, mothers, fathers, aunts, uncles and just about everyone in their fa...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Dec 6, 2015

Happy Hanukkah!

On this, the first night, I wish all my friends & readers; Happy Hanukkah!Have a great and safe holiday! ...
by Realm Beyond Sight on Dec 6, 2015

How do People Celebrate Hanukkah?

Jews around the world will celebrate the Jewish holiday Hanukkah, also known as the Jewish festival of lights. Starting on the evening of Dec. 6 through the evening on Monday, Dec. 14 (eight days and eight nights), many Jewish families will spend tim...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Dec 5, 2015

How to Draw a Dreidel for Hanukkah (Chanukah) Easy Step by Step Drawing Tutorial

Hanukkah starts on Sunday night, so I thought I would teach you how to draw a dreidel. For those of you who don’t know, a [...] The post How to Draw a Dreidel for Hanukkah (Chanukah) Easy Step by Step Drawing Tutorial appeared first on How to D...
by Drawing How to Draw on Dec 4, 2015

How to Draw the Star of David (The Jewish Star) with Easy Steps Drawing Tutorial

Learn how to draw the Star of David, which is also known as the Jewish Star. Since Hanukkah is this week, I figured I would [...] The post How to Draw the Star of David (The Jewish Star) with Easy Steps Drawing Tutorial appeared first on How to Draw...
by Drawing How to Draw on Dec 4, 2015

Happy Hanukkah

With the holidays right around the corner there are no shortage of great deals and sales for all your shopping needs. Hanukkah begins Sunday night, so if you’re still schlepping around looking for those last minute gifts, we’ve got you co...
by Fantabulously Frugal on Dec 4, 2015

What is and When is Hanukkah?

As the holiday season gets into full swing, many people aren’t celebrating Christmas or St. Nicholas Day, but they are celebrating Hanukkah. Hanukkah, or the Jewish Festival of Lights, begins on the evening of  Dec. 6 and goes through Dec. 14 thi...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Dec 4, 2015

Celebrating Hanukkah Frugally

Sunday night, many Jewish families will begin celebrating Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, It is a special time of year for many families to stop and remember the small (and large) miracles that happen in everyday life. Many will stop and remember h...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Dec 4, 2015

"A Snarky Guide To The Differences Between Christmas And Hanukkah"

Jeff Dunetz has a great piece over at The Lid: "A Snarky Guide To The Differences Between Christmas And Hanukkah", which prompted me to add my own little bit of snark.Jeff: I enjoyed your comparison of Christmas & Hanukkah. One difference you did...
by Proof Positive on Dec 4, 2015

Survival Stories: Get Through the Holidays Edition

It’s that time of year again. Time to light eight nights of candles and latke the good times roll! Or, time to choke on your roasted chestnuts when Uncle Jimmy tells his first-but-certainly-not-last off color joke of the holiday season. In …...
by Book Riot on Dec 1, 2015

Dear Santa, Love, Rachel Rosenstein + Giveaway

Our kids love to read! I personally love picture books and love to read them, especially to our youngest kids. The holidays are one of my favorite times of year to read picture books to our kids, because they have amazing pictures and inspiring stori...
by The Mommy-Files on Nov 22, 2015

Free Printable Baby’s First Holiday Signs

It’s day 4 of 12 and we have another great printable for you! Print this one now so you can commemorate your baby’s first holiday moments — first Thanksgiving, first Christmas or Hannukah, and first New Year’s. Happy celebrati...
by Remodelaholic on Nov 19, 2015

Keeping Holiday Meal Planning Easy and Budget Friendly

If you are hosting a holiday meal this season, you might feel the stress already. However, a little planning can go a long way toward making your event stress-free and budget-friendly.
by Hunter Happenings on Nov 13, 2015


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