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Healthy #mishloachmanot! Mason jar salads are perfect for #Purim. 
It’s crunch time on your mishloach manot. If you’re looking for a healthier approach, look no further. I was struck by a flash of inspiration today and I’m so excited to share it with you: Shalach Manot Mason Jar Salads! Have you heard about Mason jar salads? They are all the rage on Pinterest and several of my favorite bloggers ...
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What's on your wish list for #BlackFriday ? If the answer is an #ipad or an #ipadmini , then you're going to want to read this post! >>>http://kosheronabudget.com/best-black-friday-deals-ipad-ipad-mini/

Here are the best deals on the brand new iPad Air 2, the original iPad Air, the iPad Mini 3 and the older generations of the iPad Mini as well.

#DontOverpay #BlackFridayDeals  
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Fantastic article about Jewish #homeschooling.

She beautifully articulates all the reasons I have loved homeschooling my boys the past two years!
Yael Aldrich of Indianapolis first started thinking of home schooling when her first child was about 3 years old. The advantages were obvious to her: More time with her child. More control over the curriculum. Then, when her oldest, Gavriel Tzvi, was 6, the family went to Japan for a year, where her husband, Daniel, now a professor of political science at Purdue University in Indiana, was a visiting professor. Japanese public schools weren’t attr...
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25 Vegetarian Passover Recipes

I don't know about you, but 8 days of nothing but meat, potatoes and matzah sounds a bit... heavy! If you want to lighten up your table this #Passover, check out this list of 25 #Vegetarian Passover recipes. Perfect for your seder table, or throughout the week.

http://kosheronabudget.com/25-vegetarian-passover-recipes/
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Thank you +Mara Strom for sharing these great recipes. I am adding them to my arsenal of things to make this year.
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Not2Shabbey's Passover Sale Is On

Get beautiful, hand-painted housewares and #Judaica from my dear friend +AbbeyWolin. She's such a talent! Her pieces make wonderful gifts for your #seder hosts.

http://kosheronabudget.com/not2shabbeys-exclusive-passover-sale-save-20-site-wide-just-koab-readers/
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Coconut Crusted Chicken Strips with Plum Dipping Sauce 

If you're looking for a fun recipe for Chol HaMoed Shabbat, or any night during Pesach, you'll want to add this one to your Passover menu plan! #KosherforPassover #Pesach

http://kosheronabudget.com/coconut-crusted-chicken-withplum-dipping-sauce/
Last week I posted an interview with the wonderful Aviva Kanoff, author of the No-Potato Passover cookbook. Today I’m excited to share with you one of Aviva’s personal favorite recipes from her cookbook — Coconut Crusted Chicken with Plum Dipping Sauce. If you’re looking for a fun recipe for Chol HaMoed Shabbat, or any night during Pesach, ...
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Homeschooling involves a lot of moving parts. Keeping track of them all can sometimes feel like a full-time job.

This year we started using Google Calendar to organize our #homeschool lesson plans. 
Homeschooling involves a lot of moving parts. Keeping track of them all can sometimes feel like a full-time job. Last year — my first year of homeschooling — I spent a lot of time and money trying to find the “perfect” homeschooling planner. I bought a few. They didn’t work. I found some free calendar ...
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I realize that many people think “a little bit” of debt is no big deal, but I’m personally opposed to carrying any credit card debt at all.

Here are my four reasons why -- including that it will crush your soul!

What's your take on  #creditcarddebt ? Are you okay with it? Or are you with me, in the  #getoutofdebt  -- and #stayoutofdebt  -- camp?
What’s so bad about a little credit card debt? A reader recently asked me this question and when I started to respond to his email, I realized I had a lot to say on the topic! I know that many people think “a little bit” of debt is no big deal, but I’m personally opposed to carrying any ...
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Best Buy's Black Friday Deals are here! It was a massive,  50-page list, with everything from iPads to Play Stations to GPSs.

All the deals are sorted by category, so you should be able to find whatever you need. Pay special attention to the bolded deals - those are the season's best prices.

http://kosheronabudget.com/best-buy-black-friday-2014-ad-preview/

#blackfriday2014   #BestBuy   #blackfridaydeals  
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20 Best Passover Children’s Books

From board books to novels, discover the 20 best books for teaching your children about #Passover.

http://kosheronabudget.com/20-best-passover-childrens-books/
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Super Cute! Ten Plagues Nail Decals by Midrash Manicures | Buy Three, Get One FREE

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Let My Children Cook Spicy Chicken Bake Passover Recipe Tamar Ansh's new children's cookbook for Pesach is wonderful - check out my review and my favorite recipe from the book!

http://kosheronabudget.com/let-children-cook-spicy-chicken-bake/
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Balancing our family budget. Finding killer deals on Amazon. Teaching my kids to read in two languages. Making a mean lasagna.
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Keeping kosher doesn't have to break the bank. At my blog Kosher on a Budget, I share tips to help you save money, live on a budget, and enjoy a more fruitful life.
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I'm a blogger and a national speaker. But more importantly, I'm a wife, a mom, a homeschooler, and a recovering Coca-Cola addict.
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11 years of marriage. 10 years of motherhood. 3 years of blogging. 1 year of homeschooling.
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  • Tufts University
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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