How to (Hopefully) Get More KOAB Updates In Your Facebook Feed

Wondering how to see more of KOAB in your Facebook feed? I'm with you! I know it can be SO frustrating not to see the people and pages you care about in your newsfeed. Here's a trick I just learned from my friend Shaya, which just might help a … [Read more...]

How to Save $120 on Your Sukkah (In Less than 5 Minutes)

This genius money-saving maneuver and the post itself are courtesy of my husband, Frankie Sachs Need new schach but can't stand the thought of spending on it? Well, I have a solution! Our schach "lenetzach" that we bought in … [Read more...]

My 1st Ever Periscope

Have you guys heard about Periscope? It's a new social media platform, which is entirely video based. Unlike YouTube, though, the videos that you can watch on Periscope are TOTALLY LIVE - no edits, no re-takes, LIVE. Oh, and you can only record … [Read more...]

My No-Fail Packing System for Vacations with Kids

Last summer, as we were getting ready to go on our three-week road trip, I came across the Ziploc bag packing system and thought... hey, that is really smart! So I decided to try it. And it rocked! We have since used this system every time … [Read more...]

It’s a Giveaway | KOAB Is Turning 5 & I’m Giving Away 5 $50 Gift Cards!

As of 12:01 am EST, entries on this giveaway are closed. The winners will be notified in the morning. I'm sorry but comments left after this time will not be accepted as valid entries. HAPPY BIRTHDAY KOAB! Yes, my friends, it's Kosher on a … [Read more...]

Will That Great Deal Save You Money? Or Cost You More In the Long Run?

Do you often feel like there are so many good deals out there that it's hard to know when to buy, and when to pass? You're not alone. Here was one such query I got from a KOAB reader recently: How do you manage to take advantage of the different … [Read more...]

How We Cut Our Moving Expenses in Half — And You Can, Too!

There are no two ways about it. Moving is expensive. And the farther you move, the more you'll spend -- unless you are lucky enough to have an employer pay for it. For the rest of us, whether we're moving across town or to another state, saving … [Read more...]

Truths, Lies & Anniversaries

This weekend, my husband, Frankie, and I will celebrate our 13th wedding anniversary.  I am grateful to have reached this milestone, undeserving of the very big love he has for me, but so very blessed by it. Anyone who knows him will agree, my … [Read more...]

Cleveland Staycation | Fun & Frugal Things to Do This Summer With Your Whole Family

Staycations are one of my family’s favorite ways to save money on our summer vacation plans. And with this list of fun and frugal things to do in Cleveland, I know my family will be kept very busy this summer! Not from Northeast Ohio? … [Read more...]

Amazing Get Out of Debt Success Story

Earlier this week, I got an email from a reader, which literally had me in tears of joy. I am just so, so happy for this couple! I asked her if I could share her email with you, because I want all of you to know that no matter where you are -- and … [Read more...]