Hanukkah 2015 – Share Your F.I.N.D.S

As we move into the last weekend of Hanukkah, when lots of families are planning parties and gatherings, let’s share: what are the best Hanukkah menorahs, recipes, and adventures that you discovered this season? For us, a F.I.N.D is a Fabulous. Intriguing. New-to-me. Discovery. Gecko Menorah We discovered this adorable gecko menorah at FairTradeJudaica.com that simply tickled our grandsons! (In 2016, we will do a full post about this wonderful organization.) What amazed me was that our 3-year-old knew it was a gecko when he pulled it out of the box! One note: we learned right away … [Read more...]

Black Friday Specials & Hanukkah in Motion

Celebrate Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! My favorite part of all holidays is celebrating with the little ones. If there’s laughter and mess and happy noise, so much the better! Here are two easy ideas to keep your kids out of their chairs and in motion out during Hanukkah celebrations in your home. Warning: if you're prone to headaches around loudness, you might rethink the first idea!   Hanukkah parade If your crew needs to work out excess energy before family dinner, invite everyone to participate in a Hanukkah parade. Crank up some upbeat Hanukkah tunes (like The Maccabeats Candlelights), hand … [Read more...]

Final Pre-Hanukkah Sales on Hanukkah Gifts – Special Weekend Edition

Are you all set for Hanukkah? I am so *not* set. Why do I wait so long? I’m privileged to order gifts for my mother’s great grandkids. And she’s blessed with many of them. I’ve gotta finish this weekend! Final pre-Hanukkah markdowns on games and kits In case you’re in the same boat, I wanted to share our final pre-Hanukkah markdowns. Some quantities are limited – so check ‘em out right away on amazon.com. (Prime members get fast, free shipping!) New markdown! Hanukkah in a Box Family Fun Kit – 35% off  through 11/28. Regular price: $35.15 Sale price: $22.85 New markdown! Hanukkah … [Read more...]

Heartfelt Thank You!

Hanukkah fun for the whole family

Just a quick, year-end, heartfelt thank you for your support and input! We are grateful to our customers and to the many bloggers and writers who spread the word. A review of Hanukkah 2012 shows that our Hanukkah Games Box was the big winner of the year, although our Hanukkah Helper Box and Hanukkah in a Box were close behind. We shipped all over the US, from Arizona to Alabama, from Massachusetts to Michigan, from New York to North Carolina and lots of points in between. NOTE: Our online store will close next week for a few months, so if you want to stock up for next year’s … [Read more...]

The Sounds of Hanukkah

Congrats to Taryn M,  winner of night eight of our Hanukkah Surprise Packs! She gets the menorah cut-and-color activity, designed so that even the littlest hands can help “light” the menorah. (Available in Hanukkah Games Box and Hanukkah in a Box.)  Thanks to everyone who played – and congrats to everyone who won!  Not yet on our list for free holiday info and discount codes? Sign up now at www.JewishHolidaysInABox.com to join our mailing list. Beyond the classics: great music videos Ready for some joyous Hanukkah sounds – with videos that also tell the Hanukkah story?  Look for the … [Read more...]