101 Mishloach Manot Ideas

Find yourself stuck for a creative mishloach manot idea this year for Purim? There's nothing wrong with a few hamantashen and an orange on a plastic plate. But if you want to get a bit more creative, here are 101 michloach manot ideas for … [Read more...]

Creative Mishloach Manot for Purim

Hot Chocolate in a Jar by My Shtub In my mind, I can't start thinking about Purim until Tu B'Shevat is over. Well... Guess what? Time to think about Purim! My kids, of course, have been contemplating their costumes for this Purim since, oh, … [Read more...]

Purim Pictorial | Star Wars Mishloach Manot & Pool Noodle Light Sabers

I hope everyone had a wonderful Purim! As most of you probably know by now, my kids wanted to dress as Star Wars characters this Purim. The boys picked to be Darth Vader and Yoda, and then convinced their sister to go as Princess Leia. I … [Read more...]

Update on Matanot L’Evyonim Campaign

I want to give a huge shout-out and thank you to everyone who participated in my Matanot L'Evyonim campaign. Elana Margie Lori Lesley Rachel Michelle Eddie & Beth Marian Gevura Kol ha'kavod and Tizku l'Mitzvot. I'm so … [Read more...]

Purim Sameach!

Happy Purim from our family to yours! May you enjoy a freilichen Purim - ad lo "yoda". … [Read more...]

Only Two Days Left to Donate Cans for Matanot L’Evyonim Campaign

Just a friendly reminder that for every item you donate to a food pantry between now and Wednesday night, my husband and I will donate $.25 to Meir Panim in Israel. Be sure to leave your totals on THIS POST. Your donations to feed the hungry at … [Read more...]

Where to Donate Canned Goods for Purim?

I wanted to remind everyone about the Matanot l'Evyonim Campaign that I kicked off last week. You have until Wednesday (Ta'anit Esther) to donate canned goods, toiletry items, etc. to any food pantry or charitable organization in your area. Then … [Read more...]

Purim Ideas | Mishloach Manot & Seudah Decorations

Purim starts a week from tonight! Are you all set with your costumes, mishloach manot, seudah and matanot l'evyonim (don't forget about my challenge!) If you're still looking for some frugal-friendly ideas for mishloach manot, here are some posts … [Read more...]

Purim Costumes from $9.99 on Zulily

I'm not sure that these will ship in time for Purim, but the flash-deal site for children Zulily has some seriously cute costumes on sale today, starting from $9.99. This kallah/princess costume is only $10. And these adorable infant … [Read more...]

Purim Giveaway | Artisan Caramels (2 Winners)

One of the coolest things about writing Kosher on a Budget is that I get to make friends with people from all over the world. Melinda from the blog Kitchen-Tested is one of those people. You may remember Mel from her awesome rainbow cake for … [Read more...]