When my daughters were little, they delighted me with their creations. From multicolored pasta necklaces to ceramics, their projects found a special place in my heart. Even if you don’t have children of your own, I know you can relate to the joy of receiving a gift handmade with love.

These days my two daughters have new projects, from raising their own children to philanthropic work to founding a pre-school to writing and composing. And in recent years, one has gone the entrepreneurial route by successfully developing and promoting a line of health and beauty products, Alaya Naturals.

If you’re interested in enhancing your health, I highly recommend visiting the Alaya Naturals site. And for the story behind the multi-million dollar company’s development, get inspired by my daughter’s interview by Melinda Wittcast on podolo. You can hear the full podcast here.

Until next month* stay happy, stay safe, stay smart.

*Speaking of months, I have an update regarding last month’s post. I did further research about Judaism’s High Holy Days, and there are definitely mixed opinions about calendar months and therefore Feast days. It appears possible (likely) that the true 29th of Elul falls this year (on the Gregorian calendar) on Wednesday, October 6, making the Feast of Trumpets Thursday and Friday, October 7 and 8, and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, Saturday, October 16. L’SHANA TOVA TIKATEIVU! (“May you be written for a good year in the Book of Life!”)