Top 3 Kosher Red & White Wines For Rosh Hashanah

The High Holidays are just around the corner.  It’s time to make sure that your wonderfully prepared meals are accompanied by delicious Kosher wines.  Gary Wartels of Skyview Wines & Spirits has shared his top 3 Kosher Red and White Wines – perfect for your holiday and Shabbat meals! Purchase the wines from Skyview and mention mazelmoments (or use code MazelDeal online) to get extra savings!

KOSHER RED WINES

Top 3 Kosher Red Wine for Rosh Hashanah via Skyview Wines

1. City Winery Pinot Noir READ MORE ......

8 Fun Ideas for Rosh Hashanah

With Rosh Hashanah rapidly approaching, we’ve got some great ideas for the whole family to ring in a sweet and fun new year!

If you and your family like to do crafts, here are some options that are sure to entertain!

1. Apple & Honey Dipping Bar

Apple & Honey Dipping Bar, Rosh Hashanah Ideas

Get your guests engaged and in the spirit with an Apple & Honey Dipping Bar, like this one from Design Megillah. Set up toppings like graham crackers, ground nuts, coconut, and chocolate, and let guests create their own masterpiece!  You can also serve different honey flavors for a truly unique experience. READ MORE ......

10 Ways to “Set the Bar” – Wedding Bar & Teen Drink Bars

Wedding BarHere are 10 ways to take your bar from ordinary to extra-ordinary!

At most weddings, mitzvahs and events, the bar is a fun place to be. Good drinks and company are only part of the allure. There’s also the set-up and presentation.

The same looks and designs can be used for alcohol-free kids and teen bars.

1. “Setting the Bar” – Lit From Within

Backlighting the bar is cool trick that gives off a soft glow.  This bar gives off a purple haze with a pipe and drape backdrop.   The white light in the cabinet highlights the drink options. READ MORE ......

Modern Orthodox Jewish Wedding in Florida

Modern Orthodox Jewish Wedding FLEveryone says you should marry your best friend. For Shira and Yoni, this couldn’t be more true! Their romantic Modern Orthodox Jewish wedding was the culmination of years of best friendship. Photographer: Jeff Kolodny Photography, Inc. READ MORE ......

The Benefits of a Day-Of Coordinator For Your Wedding, Bar & Bat Mitzvah

Your wedding or bar/bat mitzvah plans are taking hold. You’ve hired your vendors and picked out your theme and logo. There’s one more essential person you need to consider! It’s important to understand the benefits and value of having a Day Of Coordinator.  We turned to Ruth Lapin of Ruth Lapin Events to help us understand why a Day Of Coordinator can literally ‘Save The Day!’

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Ruth always puts her clients first and has their best interest in mind.  That’s why she emphasizes that “Even if you are a superstar planner, you should always hire a day of coordinator to allow you to enjoy your special event. Become her friend. Introduce her so she gets to know your family. The expectation is that the coordinator will take care of all the issues that may occur so that you don’t have to take responsibility. And unexpected nightmares do happen.  Always!” READ MORE ......

Making the Magic Happen – Ruby J Events Takes Us Behind The Scenes

Being hired by a bride and her family is always a task the team at Ruby J Events takes very seriously. They know that they have one chance – and one chance only – to get it right. All the months (and sometimes years) of planning mean nothing if the day doesn’t go as seamlessly as every family expects it to.  This Jewish Springtime wedding was no exception, and the results were absolutely incredible!

NYC Jewish Wedding Planner's Amazing Ballroom Transformation - Before & After

How did they pull off such an amazing transformation?  Let’s take a peek behind the scenes with the team at Ruby J EventsREAD MORE ......

Bris & Jewish Baby Naming Gift Ideas

You have been invited to a bris or baby naming! The parents will be beaming and the baby will be precious, but what do you bring to the new family? Finding a gift that’s both unique and useful can be a challenge, but we’ve rounded up some of our favorite bris and baby naming present ideas so you’ll never feel confused about what to gift wrap again!

11 Thoughtful Gifts for a Brit Milah or Jewish Baby Naming Ceremony

1. Money

Money Gift Bat & Bar Mitzvah

Unique Way to Gift Money

Always an easy choice for presents, remember to give your monetary gift in increments of $18. Eighteen is the numerical equivalent of the Hebrew word “chai,” which means life and symbolically wishes the recipient a good, long life. READ MORE ......

Pumpkin Centerpieces – Fall Wedding & Party Ideas

Move over Jack-o-Lantern! Here are 3 more elegant ways to showcase pumpkins and gourds at your fall wedding and bat mitzvah. Or put them on your doorstep for a touch of Fall class! Pumpkin Centerpieces | Fall, October, Halloween Wedding

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Inspiration for an iPhone, iParty Theme | Bar & Bat Mitzvah, Party

Creative Ideas for a Technology Theme for your Bar/Bat Mitzvah or Sweet 16 Party

The world and the way we communicate has been revolutionized by Apple products.  It’s not surprising that families and teens are taking the cue and creating iPhone, iPad and iPod-themed Bar & Bat Mitzvahs, Sweet 16s and weddings!

Here are some of our favorite ways to showcase the “iParty” theme at your next event.

Invitations

iPhone Bat Mitzvah Invitations | Technology Party Theme Ideas

The invitation provides a perfect opportunity to give guests a glimpse of the party theme.  With an iPhone theme, there are so many creative options, like this fun invitation from Cutie Patootie Creations.  The invitations are completely customizable with any color combination or pattern. READ MORE ......