Not too long ago I felt overwhelmed by every aspect of cooking and entertaining. Then, in a relatively short amount of time, I became a Shabbat-dinner-making, Sukkah-decorating, Seder-creating, full-fledged balebusta.
Balebusta, roughly translated as a “praise-worthy homemaker” is the Yiddish term for the absolute last thing I would have predicted for my adult life. . .
Nina Badzin is a freelance writer, an advice columnist at The HerStories Project, a book reviewer at greatnewbooks.org, and a co-founder of The Twin Cities Writing Studio. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband and four children.
Welcome! I'm a freelance writer, friendship advice columnist, essayist, book reviewer, blogger, short story writer, and a lead instructor at The Twin Cities Writing Studio. I live in Minneapolis with my husband and four children. I'm so glad you found your way here.
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