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5 Ways Kosher Monthly Meal Planning Saves Me Money

One of the best ways to reduce your grocery budget is to meal plan. Incidentally, it's also the best way to fight that 5 p.m. blah. You know, when your husband and kids are all asking what's for dinner, and you're just wishing there was kosher … [Read more...]

Shout Out to the Phoenix Jewish Community

On Tuesday night, I got to attend the 1st Annual Phoenix Taste of Kosher Event at Beth Joseph Congregation - a wonderful evening with about 300 members of the greater Phoenix Jewish community. What a spectacular event; I was truly honored to be … [Read more...]

How to Inflation-Proof Your Budget

Once a month for the past four or five months, we have seen huge type-faced headlines about the "highest inflation rates in twenty years!" These headlines are legitimately frightening — and all the more so if your family was already struggling to … [Read more...]

My Last Bar/Bat Mitzvah…. Having a Bat Mitzvah in Israel…. That Time I Completely Blew Through My Budget….

This post gets three titles, because I just couldn't decide how to headline this story. After sharing a post-simcha report with you guys from my oldest's Bar Mitzvah (in Cleveland) back in 2016, and my middle one's Bar Mitzvah (in Israel) in 2018, … [Read more...]

Why We Doubled Our Grocery Budget … And Why I’m Totally Okay With It

Confession time: I don't remember that last time I used a coupon at the grocery store. Eight years ago, when Frankie and I were deep in the process of building up our emergency fund and doing our best to eek a few extra dollars out of every … [Read more...]

KOAB’s 2015 Year in Review: Top 10 Posts

2015 has been a fantastic year at Kosher on a Budget. I am so grateful to all of you who have read, commented on, and shared the posts with your friends and followers. I can’t wait to see what 2016 year will bring, but today let's take a look back … [Read more...]

The Year that Was in 2014 — For Me, Personally, and for KOAB

2014 was a big year! For me personally and for us as a blogging community. (Yes, I think of KOAB as a community. Is that dorky? So be it!) The Big Move If I had to give a title to my family's year, it would definitely be "The Big Move". In … [Read more...]

Kansas City Staycation | Fun Things to Do With Your Whole Family

Staycations and road-trips are two of my family's favorite ways to save money with our vacation plans. If you're road tripping out west this summer, why not plan a stop in Kansas City? And if you're a local planning to save some money this summer … [Read more...]

Whole30 Week 4 Food Journal + Day 31 Thoughts

Today's the day I've been counting down toward for the last month: Day 31 of my Whole30. After spending a month eating only meat, chicken, eggs, veggies and fruit, and some nuts and seeds, the training wheels are coming off today! (If you’re … [Read more...]

What I Learned by “Cheating” on the #Whole30

As most of you know by now, my husband, sons and I have been experimenting with a new way of eating the past four weeks. It's called the Whole30. In a nutshell, we've been eating lots of animal protein, plenty of healthy fats, tons of vegetables … [Read more...]