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Dawn Quyle Landau
Mother, Writer, treasure hunter, aging red head, and sushi lover. This is my view on life, "Straight up, with a twist––" because life is too short to be subtle! Featured blogger for Huffington Post, and followed on Twitter by LeBron James– for reasons beyond my comprehension.
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Tag Archives: Hanukkah
I’ve always loved Christmas, and when I married Smart Guy and we agreed to raise our children in the Jewish faith, I embraced Hanukkah as well. For nearly 30 years, December has been a month of festivity and fun! … Continue reading
Today, I’m asking you to go somewhere else, to read Tales From the Motherland. This is my first original Huffington Post piece– the first time I didn’t write it here first, and repost it there! So, please head over to … Continue reading
These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things… 2nd Annual
Note: Some knee surgery and plenty of November/December distractions have made writing a bit more challenging than usual. I’ve fallen behind. This week, I’m combining my Monday post and The Middle into one post. Also, for several hours I’ve been … Continue reading
Posted in Blog, Christmas, Hanukkah, Holidays, Honest observations on many things, Musings, My world, Tales From the Motherland, Wonderful Things, Writing Tagged Books, Christmas, Favorite foods, Favorite things, Gift giving, Hanukkah, Holidays, Tales from the Motherland, Townsend Bay Soap, Trader Joe's 11 Comments
The Middle… The U.N. Full Assembly
For new readers: This year we took in two foreign exchange students, known here as China (16, boy) and Denmark (16, girl), making our home the U.N. for ten months. Our youngest son, Little Man (15), represents the U.S. Our … Continue reading
Posted in Blog, Christmas, Daily Observations, Hanukkah, High School, Holidays, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Life, Mothers, Musings, My world, Parenting, Sarcasm, Teens, The U.N., Women's issues Tagged Canada, Chile, Christmas, Christmas/Hanukkah, college students, Denmark, Hanukkah, Holidays, Humor, Israel, Musings, parenting humor, school break, Teens, U.N., United Nations 9 Comments
Countdown to Holiday Spirit: Oh Baby, Call Me Ho, Ho, Ho!
Spoiler alert: Family members– Do not read this post until after Christmas. Or, do not read the last paragraph. I can’t stop you of course, but I for one still believe in Santa, and I think you’d rather be surprised. … Continue reading
Posted in Blog, Christma-Hanukkah Mission, Christmas mission, Daily Observations, Death of parent, Holidays, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Life, Musings, My world, Uncategorized, Wonderful Things Tagged baby food, blog, Christmas, Christmas spirit, Christmas/Hanukkah, donations, Giddy with excitement!, Giving back, Hanukkah, Hanukkah spirit, heart warming, homeless, hospice, Humor, Karma, meaning of Christmas, mission, Musings, Pay it Forward, Santa, shelters, shopping 11 Comments