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Affordable Entertaining During the Holidays: Host a Drunch

December 16, 2013

Hey, Fruggies! No, there’s not a typo in that headline. I recently wrote an article for The Mint Grad on ways to save money during the holidays. One way to save on entertaining is hosting a drunch – a mixture of brunch and dinner. Get it? Dinner + brunch = drunch. Breakfast foods are often […]

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Affordable Entertainment for the Frugal and Fabulous

September 17, 2012

Hey Frugs! You know I’m all about the frugal and fabulous living! I had a chance to hang out with Anderson Cooper and the wonderful staff on Anderson Live, last week. I gave out some great tips on how to save on movies (Hello, Bulktix.com). Now, I want to share with you a guest blog […]

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Will Barter for Food!

February 7, 2012

Update time! Last week, I had a dilemma because my friend, Denise, was in town from New York and wanted to go for drinks on Monday. Because I’m doing No-Buy Month, I am not spending my cash on dining/drinking out. So I held a poll and a lot of people said I should have her […]

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A Frugalista No-Buy Month Dilemma!

February 3, 2012

Help! Help! I have a No-Buy Month dilemma. My good friend who moved to New York for a hot job is going to be in town on Monday and wants to go for drinks. We all know I’m the girl who doesn’t spend extra money in February, but I really want to see my friend, […]

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Facebook Wedding Invitations

September 6, 2011

Hey, my Frugalistas!! I was quoted in a Sun-Sentinel article about the growing trend of brides using Facebook to send off their wedding invitations. The theory is that it’s a very quick and affordable way to invite people to share your special day. I. Am. Not. A. Fan. I am frugal. I am not cheap! […]

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Frugalista’s Round up

October 5, 2010

Hey, Frugalistas! Here is round up of what I’m doing! 1) I posted a blog at Smart Shoppers Unite, giving tips on how to find a job in this crappy market. You CAN find a job in this market. You just have to try some new tricks. Resumes are overrated! 2) The blogger conference Blogalicious […]

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Hoarders, be damned!

September 14, 2010

Ok, how many of you watch the show Hoarders? In case you’ve been living under, well, a pile of trash, this show visits the homes of people who don’t know how to throw stuff away. Often, after a trauma in their lives, they start collecting things in their home and the home becomes one big […]

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Guest post: How I saved it!

August 10, 2010

Hi Frugs! This guest post is from a writer describing how he saved money on his car insurance! It’s part of my new series, “How I Saved It” at thefrugalista.com Enjoy! xo Natalie How I Saved It by Chris Stevens. As I’ve designated August “Get It Together” month, one major part of my budget I […]

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The Frugal Traveler: Dealing with a work wardrobe while traveling

July 12, 2010

Yay! I got interviewed by Myscha Theriault, co-author of 10,001 Ways to Live Large on a Small Budget. for an article on what to pack when traveling. Please check out the article. It may show up in your local newspaper. The article hit the newswire today! Three cheers for newspapers! What are your tips for […]

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Lebron James’ tax break

July 9, 2010

So, I am overjoyed that NBA star Lebron James picked the Miami Heat to be his new home. I am a big Miami Heat fan and I know his addition to the team will be awesome. Full disclosure: I live in South Florida. heheh! Wallet Pop had an awesome article detailing how James’ move to […]

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