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

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...]

Smilebox: Make Your Own Rosh Hashana E-Cards for FREE

Last week, a few of us were discussing the merits of paper cards vs. e-cards for Rosh Hashana. Although I love receiving "real" cards - especially since we use them to decorate our Sukkah - I completely appreciate the benefits of e-cards. In fact, I … [Read more...]

Rosh Hashana Recipe Round-Up

If you are in need of a little recipe inspiration for Rosh Hashana, look no further. Here is a round-up of some of the best Rosh Hashana recipes from around the web - many shared by KOAB readers themselves. Rosh Hashana Challah Croation Star-Shaped … [Read more...]

7 Ways to Save for the High Holidays

Somehow it went from being Rosh Chodesh Elul, to being a week until the start of Rosh Hashana. Does anyone know how that happened?! Two nights ago, I was asked at the class I taught in Detroit how to apply KOAB strategies to saving at the High … [Read more...]

FREE Webinar ~ From Overworked to Overjoyed: How to Plan, Strategize and Enjoy YomTov

In this one hour, free webinar, learn the best tried and true strategies from Rivkah of Jewish Life Organized and her husband Rabbi Shlomo Slatkin of the Relationship Rabbi for success with your High Holiday planning. Underlying their organizing … [Read more...]

How to Make a Simple Round Apple Challah for Rosh Hashana

Last year, I shared my favorite apple challah recipe, which admittedly is a bit patchkied. But since Rosh Hashana only comes once a year, I figured it was worth it. Recently, though, a reader asked if I couldn't just make the dough in the bread … [Read more...]