Category Archives: Musings

Musings on My Midlife Wisdom

Estelle ErasmusBy Estelle Erasmus Being a midlife mom means that I've had many years  to acquire  wisdom based on life lessons I've learned. Here are some of the things I've learned (in no particular order). *You never know when your bad luck's your good luck. Think about it: maybe you overslept but because that happened you avoided a highway accident. Or, you didn't get the … Continue Reading ››

Checking out Element Associates’ Social Suite at Blogger Bash #EAEvents

By Estelle Erasmus I was thrilled to attend the Element Associates' Social Suite  #EAEvents at Blogger Bash in NYC a few weeks ago. Not only did I get to see many of my blogging friends from NYC and other areas, but I also got a birds-eye view of  some wonderful jewelry, makeup products, social good opportunities and even a toy, or two. (With Fadra, Holly, Esti, Ellen and Jill) friends Here's … Continue Reading ››

Celebrating Hanukkah and Christmas Our Way

  By Estelle Sobel Erasmus
Lighting the Hanukkah menorah
Lighting the (Electric) Menorah
Each December, I tingle in anticipation of the upcoming holiday season. I savor it all…the songs, the sentiment, the TV specials, the homey smells of cinnamon, apple cider, and cookies, and the spirit of tzedakah. I’m Jewish, born and raised in New York, married to a South African … Continue Reading ››