Building & Decorating Your Sukkah on a Budget

sukkah construction

Photo Credit I have heard from a number of readers who are looking to build their first sukkah this year and can't afford to lay out several hundreds of dollars for a sukkah kit. Worry not! You can actually have just as nice of a sukkah (or nicer!) … [Read more...]

Sukkah Decoration Tutorial: Hanging Bead & Mirror Chains

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This is a guest post by Esther Ottensoser. If you’re looking for a sukkah-decorating idea that's a little more creative than the classic paper chain, here’s a simple yet elegant project to try. This sparkly mirror and bead chain idea is easy, … [Read more...]

FREE Sukkah Banner Printables: Rules of the Sukkah + Ushpizin

Sukkah Printables

Show of hands: Who started building their sukkah tonight? Whether you were out there right after your post-fast glass of OJ, or plan to get started a little later, here are some fantastic FREE printables for your Sukkah that you are going to LOVE, … [Read more...]

10 Sukkot & Simchat Torah Coloring Pages

Sukkah Coloring Pages

T-1 week until Sukkot! Here are some fun (free) coloring pages to share with your kiddos. You might want to print off a few of these to help them get in the spirit... and to give you a 10 minute window to do some cooking without their "help"  in … [Read more...]

Deals on Folding Tables ~ 6-Foot Table for $38 from Lowe’s

Lowe's folding table deal

So many of you have asked me about deals on folding tables recently - I presume for your sukkot (or for overflow seating for big Rosh Hashana meals). For several weeks now, I've been on the lookout for an amazing deal and think I finally found one … [Read more...]

Booth Dwellers | Sukkah Banners 5% Off Discount Code (Ends 8/20)

Sukkah Banners

I wanted to remind you that the stunning Booth Dwellers banners I talked about a couple of weeks ago are still 5% off with the exclusive coupon code KOAB082013. Shipping is FREE. This offer ends on Tuesday, 8/20. The banners come in four … [Read more...]

Booth Dwellers | Sukkah Banners 5% Off Discount Code

Sukkah Banners

I know. I know. I can practically hear your groans. But the fact of the matter is -- the chagim are coming. And fast. With all the preparations that go into Rosh Hashana - especially when it's a three-day yomtov like this year! - and the … [Read more...]

Pictures from our Sukkah

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Moadim l'Simcha! I've been meaning to share these pictures with you all week, but the days just got away from me. Here's my almost 7  year-old showing off his Ushpizin mobile And I made the "disco ball" light. Well, it was actually a … [Read more...]

Shmeini Atzeret / Simchat Torah Menu Plan (The Updated Version)

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It occurred to me last night that (a) I am really burned out on cooking already and (b) I'm feeling like all we've been doing the last week is EATING. And eating. And eating. So, I decided to revamp our menu plan to make things a little … [Read more...]

Reminder! Folding Chairs for Your Sukkah – We got ours and they are awesome

  I just wanted to remind you about this awesome deal from Walmart.com. Get this Canopy Solid Wood Folding Chairs (set of 2) in a Mahogany Finish for only $39 ($19.50 per chair). The chairs were originally $68 per pair, so this is a huge … [Read more...]