No Spend Week

If you follow me on Instagram (I really hope you do @koshermoms), you know that I periodically do a “no spend week”. It means we do not spend any money on anything (barring emergencies) for the whole week, including shabbos. It means no grocery shopping, no Target runs, no Amazon, no clothing, NOTHING. You may think this is crazy( and it might very well be ), but I am here to tell you why we

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What I learned from this very busy month and my plan to get back on track

    It has been one whirlwind of a month in Casa Steinhart (and most observant homes across the globe). We got back from camp on August 20th and I returned to my regular job on August 29th. That may seem like 9 whole days of freedom, but holy cow were they jam packed! Those days and nights were filled with doctors appointments, grocery shopping, weddings, sheva brachos, finding out that the school shoes I

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3 Helpful Pesach Lists

It’s that time of year again; Pesach is only a couple weeks away. It’s definitely a daunting holiday, with lots of preparation that needs to be done. I’m a planner; I keep lists, and even plan when I am going to planJ. It helps me keep calm knowing that I have an agenda and can check things off as they get done.  In this article, I’m going to share my Pesach lists that I keep

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Our Great Time at KFWE 2018

I was thrilled to have had the opportunity to attend KFWE 2018 with my husband. We tasted some great wine and delicious food. Just for fun, I am going to walk you through our night in order of our drinks (and the dishes we had in between them). Having the KFWE app on my phone, made navigating the tables very easy, and allowed us to make a game plan before entering the room. If you

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How we will be spending Thanksgiving this year

  I love Thanksgiving!  Like seriously love it! As far back as I can remember I used to rush to the TV on Thanksgiving morning to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade at 9am on the dot. I would watch all the Broadway shows and marching bands, enjoy the balloons and one year I even got to see the parade in person (its true what everyone says btw, it’s so much better on TV!) And

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