For many people, this Coronavirus pandemic has been financially debilitating. Many people are working less hours, out of work, experiencing business losses, or have been furloughed. Some are experiencing medical debt or funeral costs. There is no denying that this is a very difficult time. I thought it might be helpful to pull together some... Continue Reading →
High Holidays here we come!
Rosh Hashanah is less than a week away. With many meals and simanim to prepare, two things run high - food costs and time spent preparing. We are trying to get ahead by cooking and freezing dishes, but that is just one part. To help myself and my readers, I have compiled some of our... Continue Reading →
10 tips for making your holiday planning easier!
With another three-day Yom Tov (Jewish holiday) coming this week, we have a lot to do. It always feels like we just finished cooking and yet it is time to start all over! Last week we weren't so organized and my husband still managed to create delicious food for the several meals we were at home.... Continue Reading →
Planning your Pesach menu
I can't believe it, but we are actually starting to menu plan tonight and it is not the last-minute! We are usually scrambling to menu plan, shop, and cook just days before our seder! This year... our kitchen is turned over and we only have the dining room and cars left to clean (unless you count bathrooms!). We... Continue Reading →
Lowering your food costs without coupons
Groceries are always something we strive to save money on. It is a large part of our monthly expenses (especially with four growing boys). I don't always have time to clip coupons or check sale fliers, but there are other ways we save that are easier to fit into our routines. One of the biggest ways we save is... Continue Reading →
My 20 favorite tips (that have saved us the most money!)
I go through spurts of time where I am too busy to clip coupons or find new ways to save (and to blog!). However, there are some tried and true tips that have become part of our regular routines and daily life that help us save a lot of money! Check out my favorites! How... Continue Reading →
(updated 3/5/17) One of the best ways to save at the grocery store is to have a list. Even better, have a menu for the week and then make a list from it. We try our best to make a menu on Saturday nights and go grocery shopping on Sundays. I admit, though, we do... Continue Reading →