Dining

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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Meet Restaurant.com & Gift Certificate Giveaway!

September 28, 2012

Hey! I kind of announced in passing a while ago that I have a partnership with Restaurant.com, but I never did a big formal announcement! I am a part of a team of fab brand ambassadors/spokesbloggers for the awesome website, Restaurant.com. As a spokesblogger, I am here to inform everyone about how Restaurant.com works and […]

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Restaurant.com Review: Atrio Restaurant in Miami

August 14, 2012

Hey Frugs! I have good news! I am a new “spokesblogger” for Restaurant.com. What does that mean for you? Look for occasional reviews from yours truly, giving you all the insider scoop on restaurants from the frugal and fabulous point of view! I’ll also let you know what it’s like using Restaurant.com to save money […]

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How A Frugal Economist Finds Places to Eat Lunch

May 2, 2012

The Atlantic had a great article on how an economist picks the best restaurants for frugal and fabulous dining. Economist Tyler Cowen’s ideas for saving money at lunch are absolutely awesome. He’s the author of How An Economist Gets Lunch: New Rules for Everyday Foodies. My Favorite Money Saving Tips on Frugal Dining from Tyler […]

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“Pay What You Can Afford” Restaurants

September 27, 2011

Chello! Ok, so Panera has a non-profit concept that it’s trying out where people only pay what they can afford to spare. Wow! Now anyone who has read this blog knows that I have an unhealthy obsession relationship with Panera. It’s where I do a lot of my writing, and well, I’m a professional writer. […]

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Free Cone Day at Haagen-Dazs

May 10, 2011

I scream, you scream for free ice cream! Haagen-Dazs is having a free cone day today. Stop by your local shop between 4-8pm and you can get a scoop of fave flavor. Not too shabby. Happy Slurping! What’s your favorite flavor of ice cream? What’s your favorite ice cream?

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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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How I Saved It: Grocery edition

September 21, 2010

Hey Frugalistas! Today, we have a guest post from journalist Sofia Santana. By day, Sofia is kick-butt reporter covering South Florida’s gritty and often wacky crime beat. But off the clock, she’s a Frugalista like us, trying to find ways to save on groceries. Check her out! How I Saved on Buying Groceries by Sofia […]

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Panera hates me!

August 11, 2010

Ok, so if any of you have been reading this blog for a while, you know that I am addicted to the Wi-Fi at Panera Bread. I can just roll out to the Panera down the street from my home, purchase a bowl of soup and get busy with my writing. It’s my trusty laptop’s […]

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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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