Eight Crazy Nights! December 11 2015
We just finished the fifth of eight crazy nights of Hanukah! I love the holidays and Hanukah is one of my favorites for a few reasons.
- Because the holiday lasts for eight days and nights there is plenty of time to celebrate with family and friends!
- Lighting the menorah each night brings a sense of warmth to the home(kind of like a fire place would) and brightens the cold nights.
- During Hanukah we are celebrating the miracle of the oil burning for eight days instead of just one. That means there is lots of oil involved. How can you beat a holiday that encourages you to eat FRIED FOODS? Here are two great recipes for traditional Hanukah Latkes and Sufganiyot (jelly donuts).
- Presents, presents and more presents. This year my son is having the best time opening each package to find something great inside. I love watching the excitement in his eyes, it is almost like unwrapping a gift of my own.
Happy Hanukah to those of you celebrating! What are some of your favorite things about the holiday? I’d love to hear any traditions you have and please share your recipes!