September 2014 Blog Archive

On Being A Wife

I’ve been thinking about my marriage a lot lately.

My husband and I have been together for almost a decade: We met in our twenties, have been married for four years, and for the past year and a half, have been new parents.

Maybe I was just naive, but I didn’t realize how much having a baby would change our relationship. Until recently, I was under the assumption that our marriage would always be ‘business as usual’ – that we would always be the best of friends, no matter what. We always were the best partners in crime: both career driven, social butterflies, and we just understood each other, no questions asked. We were a well oiled machine.

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Easy appetizer for the high holidays!

 We are mere hours away from the Jewish New Year- Rosh Hashanah. This is a very important holiday! A new year, a new beginning and a time of reflection. Best part about the holiday? It is customary to eat sweet foods to bring a sweet new year. As a pastry chef I get excited when it is a custom to have sweet food. Heck, as a woman I get excited when it is custom to eat sweet food! However as a nursing mother, I have to be cautious what I am eating, and make sure it is healthy. This is where my sweet and savory chef side comes into play.

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