Ask My Readers | Bar & Bat Mitzvah Invite Question

If you've been reading KOAB for a while, you might remember my post last year about Bar & Bat Mitzvah expenses. The best part of that post (as with many!) was the discussion that went on in the comments section - so definitely check it out if you … [Read more...]

Ask My Readers | Hosting Your First Passover

Today's reader question comes from Shana via the KOAB Facebook wall. She's wondering about making her first seder at home - and where to invest her resources. (I know - I'm in Pesach denial, too. Don't worry - you can go back there just as soon as … [Read more...]

More Tips on Blogging from My Shtub

Last week, I shared some of my thoughts and advice on becoming a blogger. A lot of you followed up with me with questions and comments - so I'm happy to continue talking about blogging resources, if that's something that is of interest to a number of … [Read more...]

Ask My Readers | Recommend Your Slow Cooker

Today's reader question comes from Etti. She's wondering about the best slow cooker for a typical Shabbat user. I was wondering if you recommend any crock pot over others. I've read tons of reviews but they are from people who don't use them every … [Read more...]

Reader Q&A | Advice for New Bloggers

Today's reader question comes from Raquel in Texas. She has recently started a money-saving blog and was hoping for some advice on making her blog a success. I was wondering if one of these days you could write about how you made your blog so … [Read more...]

Ask My Readers | Best Deals at Trader Joe’s

Last year, I wrote a post called The 7 Things I Only Buy at Costco. Thanks to the wonders of a price book, I know that yeast, organic mixed greens and five other things are always going to be cheaper at Costco than anywhere else. That post … [Read more...]

Reader Q&A: Shopping at Aldi

Today's reader question comes from Dodi. She's interested in learning more about the money savings at Aldi. I'm curious to know if you ever shop at Aldi, and if you have tips for shopping there. How do you think it compares to couponing at a regular … [Read more...]

Reader Q&A: 5 Ways to Save on Kosher Meat

Today's reader question comes from Rachel. She's wondering about how to save on the cost of kosher meat. I would love to know how you save money on kosher meat. As you know this type of meat is very expensive and I have never seen coupons for it. … [Read more...]

Ask My Readers: Pampers Gifts to Grow Rewards

I got a question yesterday from Rebecca in Detroit and I thought you all might have some good ideas to share with her. I have 3000 Pampers rewards points in the Gifts to Grow program.  What prizes are actually of a good value?  How do you decide … [Read more...]

Reader Q&A: How to Save on Pet Supplies

Today's reader question comes from Dan in Milwaukee. He's wondering how to save on pet supplies. I know you  mentioned a while back on Facebook that you recently got a dog. I'm wondering how much you think I should budget for pet supplies every … [Read more...]