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Holiday Lane

Holiday Lane

We are in the holiday stretch. Chanukah will start before the next newsletter is published and Christmas is very close, too. I still have shopping to do! This weekend will be brisk weather-wise, and rainy weather is going to hold ...

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Free and Cheap Events this Weekend

Free and Cheap Events this Weekend

Friday Family Storytime with Guest Storyteller from Woodbury UM Church at Barnes and Noble at Brass Mill Commons in Waterbury, CT Fred Clause at the Edmond Town Hall in Newtown, CT - $2 per ticket Chanukah Party at Beth El ...

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Enter to Win Four Tickets to Stepping Stones

What activity of England will you enjoy during your December vacation week? Stepping Stones has a new activity every day all based on helping kids get a taste of the island across the pond. From learning dances inspired by the ...

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Disney on Ice Celebrates 100 Years of Magic

Disney on Ice Celebrates 100 Years of Magic

***The End of the Article Explains How to Enter the Giveaway*** Be part of the festivities when Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic® comes to the XL Center in Hartford CT from January 12-16, 2012. More than 65 ...

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Holiday Classics on TV

Holiday Classics on TV

This is my favorite time of year. The decorations, music and classic holiday movies are essential. I've put together this list of a few classics being shown on TV this season. We'll keep this article running all month. By Title: ...

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Apple Latkes

Apple Latkes

Ingredients: 1 egg 2/3 cup plain yogurt 1 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons sugar 1 cup grated apple (I like granny smith) oil for frying Maple syrup or confectioners' sugar ...

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Potato Latkes Recipe for Chanukah

Potato Latkes (Pancakes) 5 large potatoes, washed and shredded (I use 3 bags of the Simply Potato shredded potatoes--LOL) 1 small onion grated 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 2 tablespoons matzoh meal (it is OK to omit this item) ...

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Sufgan Yot Chanukah Recipe

Sufgan Yot (pronounced Soft-gaan-Yoat) Munchkin type donuts American cousins to this Israeli Chanukah treat 2 eggs 2 1/2 cups flour 1 pint heavy cream **oil for frying powdered sugar cinnamon Instructions Pour oil (about 3 inches deep) into a medium ...

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A "Handy" Menorah: A Craft for Chanukah

A "Handy" Menorah: A Craft for Chanukah

This is a simple craft for children to celebrate Chanukah. Materials: white paper an orange or yellow paint a contrasting color of paint glitter glue optional: construction paper Instructions: Paint the child's finger tips on one hand with yellow or ...

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Applesauce-Cinnamon Ornaments

This is so easy, so cute, and it makes the house smell amazing! Cinnamon Ornaments What you need: 3/4 cup applesauce 4 oz cinnamon (I found a bottle that was 3.88oz.) Rolling pin Cookie cutters Straw or toothpick String Mix ...

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Christmas Feet Craft

Christmas Feet Craft

All you need is your child's feet and and finger paint 1. Paint the bottoms of both feet but not the toes green 2. Paint the toes red 3. Place in a heel together position onto the paper making sure ...

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Dreidel Bags Chanukah Craft

Create these fun and easy bags with your kids so they have a way to carry around their Chanukah dreidels. Materials Felt (white or blue) Pipe cleaners or ribbon for handle Needle and thread Paint or items to decorate Glue ...

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