Why Working from Home with my Husband Won’t Lead to Divorce

By |April 27th, 2015|Daily Confessional|2 Comments

When The Fella and I tell people that we both work from home, they look at us like we’re nuts.

“Are you driving each other crazy?,” says just about everyone.

“No, it’s actually fine,” I say.

And then there’s a knowing look and a head bob.

 Hold off on the divorce countdown, folks. It’s all going to be okay.

 Yes, […]

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Keep your thumbs down!

By |April 10th, 2015|Daily Confessional|2 Comments

No more thumbs upping for me.

I done tore-n-d a ligament in my thumb.

How I did that, I don’t know, but it’s been hurting for a few months now. I just figured the pain would go away with time, but about a week ago I tried to hand The Fella a plate full of food with […]

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Surviving Passover

By |April 7th, 2015|Daily Confessional|1 Comment

My blogging always seems to lapse at this particular time of year. That’s because it’s Passover, and my eating gets super boring. We’re about midway through the eight days of Passover. This year I’m making The Fella “keep” the tradition. I’ve always kept things leavening free, but Roy isn’t as into keeping these traditions as […]

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April Resolutions: Spring Cleaning

By |April 1st, 2015|Resolutions|6 Comments

Happy April Fool’s Day.

 True story: I have never pranked. I had a brief moment where I imagined wrapping our toilet in plastic wrap, but realized that would just make a mess—and that’s gross. I have no pranking game.

 I don’t know about you but I’m relatively hopeful that this month will not be winter. I’m hopeful […]

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By |March 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|3 Comments

The Fella and I have been back in New York for a few days now, and our return was anything but gentle. We had some travel drama in Russia that made for a teary flight home. All turned out okay in the end, but it was a super dramatic way to end our trip.

And then […]

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What I like about you: Israel edition

By |March 18th, 2015|Daily Confessional|2 Comments

We walked around the Tel Aviv pier yesterday, as did the rest of the city.
The Fella always says I see Israel through tourist goggles, and therefore everything is wonderful, whereas day-to-day life isn’t much of a picnic (or, in Hebrew, “picnikim”). Sure the produce and dairy is amazing, the healthcare is topnotch and FREE, and […]

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Lifestyle changes are coming to Chez Schwartz

By |March 17th, 2015|Daily Confessional|1 Comment

My digestive system and I have come to a peace agreement and I can finally eat all that Israel has to offer. The Fella and I celebrated last night by getting some gelato at 9pm, which we had to finish promptly by 10pm because we had to be in a fasted state for our BMR […]

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The Israel Detox

By |March 13th, 2015|Daily Confessional|5 Comments

I’ve made some bad choices in my life, but eating Russian airport food may be among the worst. The Fella and I had what turned out to be 13.5 hours to burn in the Moscow airport (I miscalculated my former estimate because of Daylight Savings). What do you do when you’re stuck in an enormous […]

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Bye Bye Baby, Baby Good Bye

By |March 11th, 2015|Daily Confessional|4 Comments

In a few hours I will be on a 13 hour flight to Moscow. Then have a 11 hour layover in the Moscow airport. Then a 4 hour flight to Tel Aviv. 

Hmm, when it’s all written out like that I have to admit that this doesn’t seem like the brightest idea I’ve ever had. But, […]

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When to buy a house?

By |March 3rd, 2015|Daily Confessional|3 Comments


For the record, sometimes being an adult is sucky.

I got my taxes done yesterday. I always have to pay something (self-employment has many perks, taxes aren’t one of them), but this year I had to pay a whole lot more something than I was expecting. While my savings account cries quietly in the corner, I’ve […]

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