Welcome to the 2nd Annual Virtual Sukkah Hop!

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Bruchim Ha'Baim! Welcome to the 2nd Annual Virtual Sukkah Hop on Kosher on a Budget. My family is still furiously working on our sukkah, but here's a picture of the construction process. My husband is hanging the walls, while my 6 year-old is … [Read more...]

Sukkot Dinner Menu + Complete Shopping List from Susie Fishbein

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PHOTO CREDIT: Joy of Kosher Still not sure what you're cooking for Sukkot dinner tomorrow night? I love this complete Sukkot dinner menu from Susie Fishbein that was posted up on Joy of Kosher today. It includes all the recipes, plus a complete … [Read more...]

Get Ready for the 2nd Annual Sukkah Hop!

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Shavua Tov! I hope your Yom Kippur was exactly what you needed and wanted it to be. As my husband looks for the parts of our sukkah and I start working on our grocery lists, I wanted to let you in on a fun little party I'm going to be hosting … [Read more...]

Our Sukkot Menu Plan (12 More YomTov Meals!)

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PHOTO CREDIT: JDCC I've got a confession to make. (Hangs head in shame.) I haven't had a menu plan this week. And you know what happens when I don't menu plan. Fortunately this time, we didn't blow our budget, but I will admit to making some … [Read more...]

Sukkot Giveaway (& Review) #3: Simply Southern with a Dash of Kosher Soul Cookbook

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Welcome to day 3 of the 3-day Sukkot Giveaway. All giveaways will close tonight at midnight and the winners will be notified and announced tomorrow morning! Be sure to enter all three giveaways. Several week ago, a reader (Hi, Amara!) … [Read more...]

Sukkot Giveaway #2: Festive Table Setting (for 32) + Sukkah Decorations

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I'm usually a "real" dishes person. Sure, sometimes laziness takes over and I want to use disposables, but the vast majority of Shabbatot are served on our real dishes. But when it comes to Sukkot, all my real dishology flies out the window. I … [Read more...]

Sukkot Giveaway #1: Chag Sukkkot Sameach Sukkah Banner

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This week, I am excited to be hosting three quick give-aways in honor of Sukkot. Each sweepstakes will close on Wednesday night, with the winners of all three being announced on Thursday morning. The Sukkah Project was so pleased with the KOAB … [Read more...]

Sukkah Project Coupon Code – Expires Tomorrow Night

I just got word from Steve at The Sukkah Project that the special 5% discount for KOAB readers will expire tomorrow (9/27/11) at midnight. And, the code has been changed from KOB to KOAB. The 5% discount is good on all sukkah kits and … [Read more...]

Rosh Hashana Giveaway Week, Day #4: Stunning “Shehecheyanu” Banner for Your Sukkah ($60 Value) – 2 Winners!

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I know that this is supposed to be the Rosh Hashana Giveaway Week, but seeing as how Rosh Hashana is really the gateway to three more weeks of yomtov fun, I thought it would be okay to throw in a Sukkot gift, too! Hope you don't mind. ;-) The … [Read more...]

Need a Sukkah? Get 5% Off at The Sukkah Project (Exclusive for KOAB Readers)

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If you've been following the discussion about sukkot on the KOAB Facebook wall, you know that I've been working on getting you guys a special coupon code from The Sukkah Project. Well, I'm happy to be able to announce that, as of tonight, the … [Read more...]