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December = Menu Planning Month

It's Menu Planning Month at Kosher on a Budget. Now, as you know, I am all about saving money through coupons and deals. But if you only do the coupon/deal piece, you won't be maximizing your savings. You have to lay a good foundation for … [Read more...]

How to Save Money with Monthly Menu Planning

I had been talking about menu planning on Wednesday and promised to share with you the ins and outs of my monthly meal planning madness method. If you had told me a year ago that I'd be planning a month at a time, I would have thought you were … [Read more...]

Our (Minimalist) Shavuot Menu Plan

Use my brand new Shavuot Menu Planner to plan your menu and make your grocery list. You know how people always says, "Oh, I'm going to make a really minimal menu plan this Shabbat"? And then they end up making two mains, four sides, six … [Read more...]

5 Small Ways to Save $235 Per Month

I was contacted recently by the producer of a local NRP show, the Sound of Ideas, about being on a panel of experts to discuss how to live frugally. She started our conversation by asking me a tough question, "Why are you frugal?" Before I … [Read more...]

Friday Night Bar Mitzvah Dinner for 40 People | Menu, Recipes, Paper Good Tips & More

{Oh how I wish I'd thought to take pictures of the food before Shabbat started - alas, my words will have to suffice!} Today I am continuing my personal Bar Mitzvah on a Budget series by digging deep into my spreadsheets to share with you the … [Read more...]

Passover Menu Plan 2016

My 10 year old came home from school the other day and told me a joke. Ima, have you cleaned yet for Pesach? A little bit, mostly upstairs. Why? Well, have you started cooking? Nope, not yet! Well, you'd better get on it. Pesach is coming. Don't … [Read more...]

Weekly Menu Plan (Week of 3/27/16)

It's Sunday morning, which means .... Time for some menu planning! The post-Purim week is always a challenge in our house. My goal with this menu plan was to create health-full meals that will somehow compete with the baskets-full of JUNK that … [Read more...]

Menu Planning with Leah | 4 Weeks Worth of Menu Plans

Please help me welcome back menu planning whiz, Leah Eisenberg Polikoff. Last month, she shared the "why" and "how" behind menu planning. This month, she's digging into the mechanics of menu planning -- and sharing an entire month's worth of menu … [Read more...]

Weekly Menu Plan (Week of 2/21/16)

It's Sunday, so time for another quick menu planning post! I am not always "good" about menu planning, but when I am, I find that it has two great benefits: 1. We save money 2. We avoid the 5 pm melt-downs! If you're not menu planning yet, you may … [Read more...]

Why & How to Menu Plan

Please help me welcome Leah Eisenberg Polikoff as a contributing guest post writer to Kosher on a Budget. Leah is a menu planning whiz, and I feel very lucky that she has agreed to share her know-how with all of us. Look for her posts once or twice a … [Read more...]