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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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Does Your Guy Have a “Boo Budget” for You?

November 3, 2011

Hi, my Frugalistas! I asked Terence of the infamous coupons on a date post on TheFrugalista.com, to write a post on how he’s able to budget to entertain his little lady. Read below and let me know what you think about how he’s able to fit his “boo” in his working man’s budget. I think […]

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Healthy Food on an Unhealthy Budget

July 25, 2011

On NPR, I got a call from a guy who said he cooks at home but is gaining weight. I also know a lot of people who say that eating healthy is more expensive. Take a browse around Whole Foods or The Fresh Market and you may not see the same prices as say, oh, […]

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I AM Thankful for…

November 25, 2010

All of you who read my blog and give me encouragement with every post I write. I am thankful for the stories we share on saving on Facebook, Twitter and in the comment section here on the blog. I am thankful to everyone who pre-ordered my book on saving money. Publishing is no joke! I […]

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Cooking at home made easy

August 2, 2010

True confession: some days, I don’t know what to make for dinner. Yes, I am a big fan of cooking at home, but when you do it all of the time, it’s easy to run out of recipes. I mean, really, how many times can you make a stir fry in one week? Because I […]

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#dealchat :Couponing

June 10, 2010

Who said coupons aren’t sexy? At my weekly Twitter #dealchat last night, I had a jolly old time chatting about coupons. Now, I’ve been known to use a coupon code or two, but the ladies last night treated couponing as a competitive sport! Special thanks to guest bloggers Monroe on a Budget and Birmingham Bargain […]

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Summer savings!

June 3, 2010

Yesterday’s Twitter #dealchat was awesome. We discussed how to save money over the summer. Check it out! Please follow @frugalista and @dealchat on Twitter to keep the savings going! xo, Fruga

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Spending diets!

June 2, 2010

Baltimore Sun blogger Christopher E. Nelson quoted me in a great post about spending diets. Every February , I make an effort, either a week or a month, to seriously deprive myself of spending. I find that it disciplines me and makes me financially focused for the rest of the year. For two years, I […]

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Guacamole Recipe: Happy Cinco de Mayo

May 4, 2010

Hola, Mis Frugalistas! I mentioned on twitter last week that I have a mean guacamole recipe that I use. I’m addicted to guacamole because avocados are good for your skin and guacamole is great with margaritas, a Frugalista’s dream. So, in honor of Cinco de Mayo, I wanted to post it for my pretties! Guacamole […]

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

May 3, 2010

Hello, Frugalistas! I trust you had an awesome weekend. I had a good one, so I can’t complain. So, I do some professional blogging (i.e. paid gig, so I must disclose!) for another site, smartshoppersunite.com and I did a Mother’s Day Gift Guide over there that I think you will enjoy. I’d love for you […]

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