Archive for the ‘judaism’ Category

Bullet Journal: Passover Planning

March 5, 2018 Leave a comment

The holiday of Pesach, or Passover, id easily the most complex one on the Jewish calendar. It can take weeks of preparation and days of cooking, with four holidays with possibly an extra Shabbat plus intermediate days all with additional food restrictions over and above kashrut. It takes PLANNING.

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Bullet Journal: Deep Dive Weekly Spreads

February 5, 2018 2 comments

This week, I’m taking a deep dive into a module that was adopted by many,  if not most, bullet journal users, but was not in Ryder Carroll’s original concept – the Weekly Spread. Read more…

Bullet Journal: January Setup

January 7, 2018 1 comment

A new year means a new month. This is how I set up my first month in the new covers. I didn’t change much.

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Bullet Journal: One Year

January 1, 2018 Leave a comment

I have just used the same planner system for a year. This is an accomplishment for anyone. I know I have never managed more than a couple of months before. So, I am very proud of myself and gave myself a reward.

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Bullet Journal: Meal Brainstorm

December 11, 2017 Leave a comment

Last week, I did a deep dive into future logs. I was going to continue with monthly spreads, but something came up this week and I want to blog about it.

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Bullet Journal: Post Holiday

October 15, 2017 Leave a comment

I don’t think I’ll do many pictures. My layouts are basically the same.

This was the first time I really planned out the holidays, from brainstorming meals to when to cook what. This was also the smoothest they ever went, with fewer leftovers.

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Bullet Journal: Holiday Planning

October 8, 2017 2 comments

This is the Jewish holiday season. The month of Tishrei, approximately September/October, has several weeks of Biblically mandated major holidays. They’re all two days long outside of Israel, except for Yom Kippur (no one should fast for two days) and this year, they’re all Thursday-Friday, which means we have shortened weeks to prepare for three days of work and cooking restrictions.

This means organization. It means menus, cooking schedules and shopping lists, plus guest reminders. And the bullet journal handles all of these.

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