The Nutcracker

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My grandmother was very special to me. She made me her first assistant when it came to making challah. It seemed like magic to me when she took a large lump of dough, kneaded it, and when it came out toasted from the oven, it was incredibly delicious. [ Read More ]

Granny and the Lion

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We used to holiday in the Kruger National Park in northern South Africa. [ Read More ]

My Son and His Life with Satisfaction

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This is a photo of my youngest son and his reaction to when I finished his Toy House. As you can see, he was very satisfied. [ Read More ]

The Holiday Spirit

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Our first baby was due to be born the middle of September. By a coincidence my wife had invited her younger brother over for dinner on Labor Day. [ Read More ]

We Are Not Nudists

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My family does not live on a nudist colony, as none of us are nudists. [ Read More ]

Microwave-Side Chat: 3 Steps To Get Your Teen to Pull Up Their “Low Riding Pants” [VIDEO]

For today’s Microwave-Side Chat, The Big Milkshake’s shares his thoughts on how you can persuade your teen to pull up their pesky “low riding pants”. [ Read More ]

Daddy’s Password

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While my brother-in-law was typing away on his home computer, his ten-year-old daughter sneaked up behind him. Then she turned and ran into the kitchen, squealing to the rest of the family, “I know Daddy’s password! I know Daddy’s password!” [ Read More ]

A Leak That Lasts A Lifetime

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When I was around 7, my dad gained chocolate chip cookie points from my mom by fixing a leak in the loft quickly and without grumbling. All was well… until almost a decade later, when the ceiling began to drip again. [ Read More ]

Christmas With the Lovable Jokers

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One December my family sat in the dining room, enjoying our Christmas dinner. I was probably nine years old at the time. Unbeknownst to me, I was also the object of a sinister conspiracy cooked up by Dad and my sister Kerry. [ Read More ]

The Leaning Tower of Eiffel [PODCAST]

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Pia tells the funny travel story of taking a trip to Paris with her parents. She thought her mother knew the sights already but she was hilariously mistaken. [ Read More ]