Category Archives: Musings

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) EAfriends Checking out Element Associates Social Suite at Blogger Bash #EAEvents Here's … Continue Reading ››

Celebrating Hanukkah and Christmas Our Way

  By Estelle Sobel Erasmus
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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 ››

Preparing Your Family for the Next Hurricane

By Estelle Sobel Erasmus save the children india logo Preparing Your Family for the Next Hurricane I recall the events of a year ago like it was just today. We got my daughter home from preschool early, because a storm was raging outside. A storm that quickly became a hurricane. Hurricane Sandy. For some reason, I had just filled up my gas tank a few days earlier, because we went to an early Halloween party several miles away … Continue Reading ››