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March 14, 2014

So, my life is a little busy these days. Between freelance writing and picking up a new client, I haven’t had a lot of time to think. I make it a point to preserve the fabulous in my life. All work and no play makes for a very grumpy Natalie. I made plans to meet […]

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Seven Ways to Get in Shape Without Breaking the Bank

January 1, 2014

Happy New Year! If you’re like me, you are looking for ways to de-pudge. I got my dear friend, Cheryl Grant, an editor at Glamour magazine and fit chick to write a post on how we can get fit and fabulous on the frugalista tip! Enjoy! Seven Ways to Get In Shape Without Breaking the […]

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Being Mary Jane Holiday Glam Tour

December 27, 2013

Great news! I’m a beauty ambassador the “Being Mary Jane” Holiday Glam Tour that hits South Florida on Jan. 3! If you’re in town that day, please stop by the Westfield Broward Mall (8000 West Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla.) and say, “Hi!” to me! From noon to 8 p.m. the “Glam Tour” will be in […]

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DSW Shoe Hook Up Winners

December 24, 2013

Merry Christmas! I hosted a giveaway with DSW earlier this month and I’m so happy to announce the winners! I’m also honored that so many people entered the contest. I’m really happy that DSW selected me and 49 other bloggers to bring a little shoe cheer to you all for the holidays! I’m giving a […]

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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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December 14, 2013

Weee! It’s here! and DSW are giving away five $50 giftcards to DSW to five lucky winners! Another five winners will get the book “Do You Speak Shoe Lover?” The contest starts today and ends on Dec. 17. I will announce the randomly selected winners on Dec. 18. Here’s a link to a shoe […]

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December 13, 2013

Hey Babes! I’m doing a fabulous DSW shoe giveaway tomorrow and I couldn’t be more excited! In anticipation of the #dswshoehookup giveaway, here’s my review of a pair of combat boots gifted to me by DSW – The Madden Girl Gamer. Since the summer, I’ve wanted a pair of combats boots. All of the urban […]

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DSW Shoe Hook Up!

December 4, 2013

Hey Frugs! I have some free shoes for some lucky readers! Starting tomorrow, DSW is giving away 250 pairs of shoes and 250 copies of the book “Do You Speak Shoe Lover?” DSW has partnered with and 49 other blogs for this DSW Shoe Hook Up (#dswshoehookup) giveaway. Because sharing is caring, I’m giving […]

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Affordable Apple Turnover Recipe! (Under $3!!!)

October 24, 2013

Hey Frugs! I recruited a guest blogger to teach us how to make a frugal and fabulous apple turnover. I mean, I want to offer something sweet for my sweeties! Yes, I’m corny. Please read this guest post by professional writer, editor and smart money spender Vanzetta Evans! How to Make Apple Turnovers for Fewer […]

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Catherine Malandrino for Kohl’s

September 19, 2013

Hey Frugs! Fashion designer Catherine Malandrino has a ready-to-wear line, Catherine Malandrino for DesigNation, coming to Kohl’s at the end of the month. You may pre-order some of the items in the line now. I wanted to show you a few of the looks in case you wanted to order. I think the Paris-inspired line […]

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