December 2012

Say “Merci” For a Great Year {giveaway post}

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on December 28, 2012

in family, giveaway

So often, during this time of year, we get stressed out and overwhelmed with all the things we have to do. Classroom parties to attend, gifts to buy and wrap, parties to throw, finals to take… and we lose sight of the real meaning of the season. While Christmas and Hanukkah tend to be about […]

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Top 12 of 2012

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on December 27, 2012

in family, friends, random, review

Every year, I swear I’m not going to do a top whatever post, and then every year I’m asked “hey, will you do a top whatever post?” So here I am. But first, something for you to do: The holidays are all about doing good things for people… and I’d like to do something nice […]

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Some Christmas Fun

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on December 24, 2012

in random

From your friendly neighborhood Jewish food blogger. Happy holidays to all! This recipe blog post has been Digiproved © 2012

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Holiday Rock-and-Roll Bûche de Noël Contest

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on December 19, 2012

in family

There are quite a few perks to having a pastry chef in the family. Besides the obvious “hey I made this for you” delicious treats that just show up sometimes, and the free baking help whenever I mess something up, there are the cool events that come my way thanks to Leigh’s connections to the […]

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Photo Shoot: Owens Family Christmas Photos

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on December 18, 2012

in friends, Photo Gigs, photography

Quite a few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of taking the Christmas photos for a family I’ve known for a very long time. When I first met the Owens’, the younger girl, M, was just barely four years old, and a total spitfire. E, the eldest, was responsible and great to her younger siblings. […]

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