new year's resolution
The issue I have with resolutions is the actual word "resolution," which comes across as very aggressive and rigid. Resolutions leave no room for wiggling or mind-changing, meaning they often set you up for failure.
Participation in Kreplach making -- tiny gift pockets of meat and onions in dough -- was not optional, but also not without its appeal. The promise of eating Kreplach that broke in the cooking process kept my brother and I in indentured kitchen servitude throughout our youth.