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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5 Great Ideas For Easy Travel Meals Over Winter Break! Guest post by: Shaindy of My Happily Hectic Life

I am so thrilled to introduce you to my friend Shaindy! I’ve talked about her before and how I think she is a sort of  superwoman! Shaindy has 3 little boys and has a corporate America job and manages to get it all done. I love reading her  blog My Happily Hectic Life,   where she offers menu plans, organizing tips, awesome Mommy hacks and so many other things.    Hi all! I’m Shaindy, a

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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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