Our Rosh Hashana Menu Plan (2012)


With just two weeks until the first night of Rosh Hashana, it's time for me to face facts - the chagim are coming! I sat down last night and made our meal plan for Rosh Hashana, doing my best to not go too crazy. (My plans are always more … [Read more...]

Rosh Hashana Giveaway #3 | Win a $100 Gift Card to 6pm.com

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I remember when I first learned about buying new clothes for yomtov, so you can say a shehecheyanu. I was 17. It was kind of an eye-opening moment. "I gotta go to the mall, Mom!" Now a few decades later, all this new clothes buying could be a … [Read more...]

Rosh Hashana Giveaway #2 | Honey Gift Basket Giveaway


When I was brainstorming a list of ideas for Rosh Hashana giveaways, something-having-to-do-with-honey naturally topped my list. Only I don't didn't have any "honey connections". Imagine my delight when I saw that the National Honey Board was … [Read more...]

Rosh Hashana Giveaway #1 | Two $50 Gift Cards to JWines

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Rosh Hashana is right around the corner - and I don't know about you, but for me, this time of year can be a leetle bit stressful! Sometimes, I just need to get.away. Enjoy a few moments of silence - when no one is asking me to make them a snack … [Read more...]

10% Off at JWines – Get Your Rosh Hashana Wine Now

Jwines.com has a super promotion running from now until September 6th just for KOAB readers. Save 10% off your entire order  when you use the coupon code kosherbudget at checkout. I first heard about (and ordered from) Jwines around Pesach time … [Read more...]

8 Ways to Save for the High Holidays


Now that it's officially Elul, it's time to start getting ready for the High Holidays. Here on Kosher on a Budget, "geting ready" refers not to selichot and shofar-blowing, but to budgets, menu plans and grocery lists. September is definitely one … [Read more...]

Gmar Chatima Tova: May We All Be Sealed in the Book of Life!


This is such an auspicious season in our calendar and the weight of it all is felt especially now. I wish for all of us to be signed and sealed in the Book of Life and to be blessed with a year of comfort, prosperity and peace! Here are some … [Read more...]

Rosh Hashana Post-Mortem: What Worked, What Was I Thinking + What Are We Doing for Sukkot


If you haven't already, I recommend that everyone who cooked for Rosh Hashana take a few minutes today to sit down and make some notes. Put them in your Google calendar (or on your blog ;-)) ... so that next year, your planning will be easier and … [Read more...]

How to Seed a Pomegranate

Boker tov my dear readers. We're almost there! May our new year be filled with sweetness and blessings. I shared this video last year, but I love this one! Perfect for all of us struggling to seed a pomegranate today. … [Read more...]

Todah. And Slach Li.

Writing this blog is such a blessing in my life. To get to do what I love, and to share it with all of you... I can't describe how fortunate I feel. Thank you so much for reading, for commenting, for chatting with me on Facebook and Twitter … [Read more...]