Pharoah in Pajamas: Getting Organized for Pesach

Oh my goodness, why is the Klutter Koach bringing up this classic children’s Passover song? It isn’t Pesach yet…first comes Tu B’Shevat and then Purim THEN Pesach. Well, last week’s Parasha of the week had to do with leaving Egypt. As I went though each child’s weekly questions from school, I’ll admit my mind drifted to thoughts of “Oy! It’s almost Pesach.  Soon it will be only cleaning, cleaning, shopping, shopping, and cooking cooking cooking!”.  Thankfully, I switched gears and said to myself “This year is going to be easy.”. Easy???  How can anyone think this will be easy.  Time consuming, yes.  Difficult, no.  I have my shopping … Continue reading Pharoah in Pajamas: Getting Organized for Pesach

The Pantry Challenge

There are times when it is not possible to get to the grocery store.  The reasons are many:  the store is closed, the car is being serviced, your energy is zapped and you don’t want to go out, you are waiting for payday, it’s December 24, etc. Most people are so used to “running to the store” anytime they want something that maybe it’s time to change that pattern.  Do you HAVE to have milk NOW?  Can you eat your cereal with water or juice? Can you mix the dry cereal with peanut butter and add some raisins? Do you have to have … Continue reading The Pantry Challenge