I am changing how we celebrate Hanukkah.

Pretty audacious, right? well, i am tired of tiptoeing around what is right & wrong with how to celebrate Hanukkah. i grew up in Vermont with two parents, my father is Jewish & my mother converted. We grew up celebrating both Christmas & Hanukkah.¬†we got a Christmas tree. perhaps a day or two before Christmas….

snow in Alabama vs Vermont

The kids & I have been trapped in our house for four days because of snowfall on Tuesday in Birmingham, Alabama. A little background history first. I consider myself a Yankee. My (now ex) husband informed me that I’ve lived in Birmingham Alabama for as long as I lived in Vermont–half my life. My Vermont…