Archive for the 'family' Category

Jewish Wedding 101

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

yes, jenn is getting married. in four (!!) sleeps. i am uber excited to be having a wedding with lots of friends and family joining me, and realized that while i almost exclusively attend jewish weddings, for some mine will be a first. I haven’t been able to find one site that explains things in […]


Sunday, October 24th, 2010

“May her memory be for a blessing.”

I’m a Matzoh Ball Princess

Friday, September 17th, 2010

I imagine most folks that read this blog already have heard the news via twitter or facebook or my loud mouth, but I feel like it’s worth a post anyway. Last week as the festivities for the Jewish New Year came to an end, and Mom was celebrating pulling off yet another delish lunch for […]

We are family!

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

I got all my sisters Originally uploaded by Pen for Hire My cousin Marlee’s Bat Mitzvah was a few weeks ago. We celebrated in style. And even had a flash mob. Yes, my little sis choreographed a little ditty to we are family which Marlee and all her friends performed. And me. And my sis. […]

What to do when…

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

This weekend N and I headed to my cousins’ ski chalet up north to play in the snow. We were given the garage code and told to let ourselves in that way when we arrived. Unfortunately, we discovered the door into the house from the garage was locked (turned out a maintenance guy had locked […]


Saturday, November 21st, 2009

My mom made me the coolest cupcakes! They are PINK because they are made with diet cream soda (ask her how hard it is to find Diet Cream Soda in Toronto) and she made lots of them for me to share. But right now the big box is here. i know I’m a cavegirl and […]

presents from my mom

Friday, February 6th, 2009

Yesterday was laundry day so I slept at the ‘rents. My mom always gives me goodies when I sleep over – a sweater she doesn’t want anymore (since she bought a new one just like it without realizing), a scarf that she likes better on me than her, a lulu top she doesn’t really need… […]

Gen Next

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

My cousin, Justin, was selected as one of Vancouver’s best and brightest teens in an article called Gen Next. Here’s his write up in the June 2008 issue of Vancouver Magazine. And you should also check out his charity, spread the love.

my dad is watching out for me

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

a conversation with my father about my upcoming trip to china: dad: have you got your visa yet for china? me: yes. dad: is it single entry or multiple entry? me: single entry. dad: then make sure you don’t leave china. me: okay dad. um, dad, where would i be going? dad: well, if someone […]

mental un-health day

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

today my plan was to work from home. i had an appointment midmorning, and then a houseguest arriving from Winnipeg in the afternoon, so it made sense for me to stay here. but this morning when i went to set myself up, i didn’t have my power supply. so i realized i needed to drive […]