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Thank you Mitzvah Chit Chat!

“My experience with being a Vendor on and in the Chicago Mitzvah Chit Chat Group has been wonderful! Literally, every time I post on business Monday, I get multiple inquiries that often lead to new business. The number of “eyeballs” on this Facebook page are incredible. It has been well worth my time and effort to be a part of this growing business. I can’t thank you enough! – Meryl Weis, Celebration Studios

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My Kid’s Friends Can Be Real B*tches

Yesterday, when I picked my daughter up from her afterschool program, she said, “Oof. It’s you.”
I said, “Wow, that really hurts my feelings, and makes me feel very small.”
She tossed her long brown hair and said, “Whatever.”
I told her again, “That really hurts my feelings and makes me sad.”
We all have different ways of being with our kids. Many parents hide their feelings to protect their children. I don’t.

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MitzvahPooloza-February 17, 2019-Save The Date

Mitzvah Chit Chat and Rootz are  taking the leap! We couldn't be more excited to host into the NEWEST, HOTTEST Mitzvah Expo in town! There will more information for both Parents and Vendors coming in October. In the meantime-SAVE THE DATE!  

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The Best Bagels on the Northshore

If you are having a brunch or kiddush lunch, we thought that this was a fun and insightful ready. Originally, written for and posted on Not all bagels are created equal. Some people fear carbs like the plague, leading them to say that the Jewish deli is...

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Say YES to the Dress or Suit! Enter to Win $100!

Let's have a little bit of fun everyone!!! When you submit your SAY YES TO THE DRESS OR SUIT photo, you will get entered into a raffle to win $100! That's right $100 to any E-gift card of choice. All you need to do is send in your Mitzvah Teen's photo in their dress...

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Mental Illness

I want to be clear. This has nothing to do with Bar and Bat Mitzvahs. But, the truth of the matter is that there is a 100% chance that one of us either suffers from anxiety and/or depression OR someone we know does. I have been very open on North Shore Moms and on...

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18 Amazing Jewish Facts about 90210

While this literally has NOTHING to do with planning a Mitzvah, many of the parents who are in the midst of planning Mitzvahs were 90210 obsessed back in the day. Guilty as charged over here. Not only was I 90210 obsessed, I went to the set in Van Nuys, CA when I was...

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Where We are and Where We are Going

As of today we have had almost 30,000 Pageviews, 3,126 Users, 7,065 sessions, 3.90 pages/session, with an average session rate of 3:39 seconds since we launched. What does this mean? It means that for a niche, local website with a very specific demographic and target...

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