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

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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!

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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

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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...]

Our Rosh Hashana Menu Plan: 3-Day Yom Tov

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PHOTO CREDIT (Pinterest) I'm a little late in posting my Rosh Hashana menu plan, but here's my list of meals starting this Wednesday night. I'm just hoping DD's health holds (she's been sick all week) so I can get all this done... plus hair cuts, … [Read more...]

Shanah Tovah… from the Maccabeats

We've been waiting for this one! I still love the Chanukah one the best, but this is sweet. Enjoy! … [Read more...]

How to Braid a Round Challah for Rosh Hashana

Earlier this week, I shared my easy method for making a round apple challah for Rosh Hashana. While I love that method and plan to use it for most of our challot, sometimes you need something a little more... impressive. Impressive - but still not … [Read more...]