Cover photo
Mara Strom
Works at
Attended Tufts University
Lives in Overland Park, KS
881 followers|33,028 views


Mara Strom

Shared publicly  - 

If you're in the market for tech deals or office furniture, this is a great sale for you to check out. #BlackFriday2015   #OfficeDepotOfficeMax  
Office Depot / OfficeMax Black Friday Deals The Office Depot / OfficeMax Black Friday Ad has been leaked. If you’re in the market for tech deals or office furniture, this is a great sale for you. What you need to know about the Office Depot / Office Max Black Friday Sale: Stores will be open ...
Dian Farmer's profile photoShellie Deringer's profile photoDebra Muccio's profile photo
Add a comment...

Mara Strom

Shared publicly  - 
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 ...
Add a comment...

Mara Strom

Shared publicly  - 
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.

#blackfriday2014   #BestBuy   #blackfridaydeals  
Susan Sharf at Daily Cheapskate's profile photoStephanie Rector's profile photoAnn More's profile photoDenise, Coupons For Your Family's profile photo
Add a comment...

Mara Strom

Shared publicly  - 
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...
Add a comment...

Mara Strom

Shared publicly  - 
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.
Our Wolves Den (Danelle Johnson)'s profile photo
Thank you +Mara Strom for sharing these great recipes. I am adding them to my arsenal of things to make this year.
Add a comment...

Mara Strom

Shared publicly  - 
Super Cute! Ten Plagues Nail Decals by Midrash Manicures | Buy Three, Get One FREE

#Passove   #Seder  
Add a comment...

Mara Strom

Shared publicly  - 
Impress your guests for #RoshHashana  with this super easy, but totally beautiful round challah. My tutorial will show you just how easy it is to make. 

Tag me if you braid one - I can't wait to hear how it goes for you!
Add a comment...

Mara Strom

Shared publicly  - 
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 ...
Add a comment...

Mara Strom

Shared publicly  - 
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! >>>

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  
Add a comment...

Mara Strom

Shared publicly  - 
20 Best Passover Children’s Books

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

Mara Strom

Shared publicly  - 
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.
Add a comment...
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.
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.
Bragging rights
11 years of marriage. 10 years of motherhood. 3 years of blogging. 1 year of homeschooling.
  • Tufts University
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Basic Information
Blogger, Speaker (and the important stuff: Mom & Wife)
Balancing our family budget. Finding killer deals on Amazon. Teaching my kids to read in two languages. Making a mean lasagna.
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Overland Park, KS
Jerusalem - Boston - Washington DC - Minnesota
Mara Strom's +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.
Video: Couponing is as Easy as ABC? You Decide. - Cha-Ching on a Shoestr...

As easy as we couponers claim that it is to learn how to coupon, we do have some lingo that is not so easy to understand. The other day, I f

DailyCheapskate: Immaculate Baking Dough free At Whole Foods

Immaculate frozen baking dough is normally $3.99 at Whole Foods, but this week at some Whole Foods Markets (YMMV), some varieties of Immacul

Merry Little Christmas Project: 3 Ways to Save Time This Christmas

LIKE The Merry Little Christmas Project on Facebook and enter to win a $50 Amazon gift card! For the longest time I’ve wondered how Santa do

DailyCheapskate: Free Spectrum Walnut Oil or other near-free Spectrum pr...

Welcome to! Don't miss a single deal, coupon, freebie, or money-saving idea. Get your Daily Cheapskate email by entering

10 Spoooooooky Myths About Affiliate Marketing - Affiliate Marketing Blo...

It’s that time of year again! Soon the streets will be filled with little ghosts and goblins and princesses and super heroes as trick-and-tr

*HOT* Grove Square Cappuccino K-Cups - $.23 Each, Shipped

For a limited time you can get Grove Square French Vanilla Cappuccino K-Cups (24-Pack) for just $6.81 when you click the 20% e-coupon and ch

How To Use Amazon Subscribe & Save AND Beat Warehouse Club Prices

Home · Store Deals · Aldi · Costco · Costco Resources · CVS · Dillons · Hen House · Unadvertised Deals · Hy-Vee · Unadvertised Deals · Price

36 Apple Recipes for Rosh Hashana

Apple cake is a great Rosh Hashana tradition, but if you want to spice things up this yomtov, why not venture out a bit? Need some inspirati

The Boat that Looks like Jennifer Gravis' Head

This morning while my kids and I were driving, my son says to me: "Mama, do you see that thing in the car ahead of us?" "Yes. It's a boat."

10 Tips to Save Money on Your Next Vacation — The Greenbacks Gal

Top 10 tips on how you can save money on your next vacation.

Highland Street Foundation FREE Fun Fridays 2013

Highland Street Foundation: FREE Fun Fridays 2013 Celebrating their 5th Anniversary, Highland Street Foundation is again offering FREE Fun F

Keeping Your Coupon Binder From Being Stolen While Grocery Shopping

This week, there was a 64-year old woman who almost had her purse stole in a local grocery store parking lot. Channel 4 posted a few tips to

Staycation 2013 – Boston & Frugal Fun in Massachusetts

Staycation 2013 Boston: Frugal Fun in Massachusetts Memorial Day approaches, HIGH gas prices remain and we are all looking for frugal summer

Everyone Can Be a Champion for Kids #Odwalla4Kids — The Greenbacks Gal

Home · About · Contact · Coupons · Collecting Coupons · Daily Deals and Green Steals · Freebies · Recipes · Breakfast · Healthy Drinks · Mai

Public Service Announcement: Be Cautious Sharing Information on Facebook

I am a Blogger, Mom, and Entrepreneur and this site is my full time job, and helps us pay the bills and put food on our table. Let me start

Best Deals From Costco Coupon Book | 3/7 - 3/31

Compare the 3/7 - 3/31 Costco Coupon Book Deals against normal grocery store prices to see if you are getting a deal.

DailyCheapskate: Brag of the Week: my Sprouts organic run

I haven't done a Brag of the Week in a lonnnnggg time, mostly because a) Pesach shopping (i.e. spending $350 on a week's worth of food) is n

DailyCheapskate: Why it's really important to know which items do not ne...

I love comments! I welcome all sorts of dialogue, frugal tips, questions, etc. But there are few things that I will not allow in DailyCheaps