Environment

Happy Earth Day: Garbology Book Giveaway

April 22, 2012

Happy Earth Day! In honor of this holiday celebrating where we all live, I’m doing a book giveaway of Garbology: America’s Dirty Love Affair with Trash. TheFrugalista.com had an interview and online chat with the Pulitzer prize winning author Edward Humes on the site and he was fantastic. I want to share this book because […]

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Living Green is Frugal and Fab!

April 18, 2012

I’m always looking for a way to live a greener, less wasteful and more valuable life. If you purchased and read my book, The Frugalista Files, you would know how I had to learn to turn off my lights at night. I saved money in the process! So, when Edward Humes, author of the hot […]

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Pizza Boxes as Art

October 10, 2011

Ok, I know I’ve done a few posts about people getting creative with re-using old materials like Starburst wrappers for prom dresses or $1,000 designer heels made with trash, but I think that a woman who has has designed beautiful pieces of wall art out of old pizza boxes is exceptional! Yes, pizza boxes! You […]

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Rihanna Takes Public Transportation

October 7, 2011

I always knew there was something special about that Rihanna. From the moment she dyed her hair black and sported that adorable bob, I’ve taken notice. I was so happy when I was able to book her stylist, Mariel Haenn for a guest blog here at TheFrugalista.com. So when I found out that Rihanna took […]

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Should You Recycle Your Relationships? What’s Your Number Edition!

September 23, 2011

Hey, there! You know I’m a big fan of the environment and saving our earth’s resources. I wonder if it could also apply in relationships? Is it O.K. to recycle your ex? You know, go back to someone you may have dated in the past. Reuse is the buzzword, nowadays. When I saw the trailer […]

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$1,000 for Christian Louboutin Ecotrash Heels

September 9, 2011

Talk about a trashy shoe! Christian Louboutin, brand favorite of sexy celebs like Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez and even rapper Trina, has created some shoes that go way more “creative” than his custom red-bottom soles. For a mere $1,095 you can get the Christian Louboutin Ecotrash Platform Slingback. These bad boys are a six-inch heeled, […]

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Hurricane Irene Help

August 30, 2011

Hello, my Frugalistas. If you’ve been impacted by Hurricane Irene, I wanted to make sure that you knew about some of the help that’s available to you or your loved ones. I know what it’s like to deal with the aftermath of a hurricane. No bueno! If you’re in one of the hurricane-impacted areas, your […]

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Summer Energy Saving Tips

August 10, 2011

Here are some tips I got from Florida Power & Light about ways to save energy during the summer time. Considering that Florida’s nickname is the Sunshine State, I assume these tips would work just as well in your home states as well. This heat wave is the worst. Bursting into flames is not fabulous, […]

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Earth Day Deals

April 22, 2011

Happy Earth Day! I found this article about Earth Day freebies and deals. You know I’m in love. My blog about greenbacks is also all about being green. I try to be environmentally conscious.. I do think I can remember to bring a cloth reusable shopping more. I am forgetful at times. Forgive me, Mama […]

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Happy National Regifting Day!

December 16, 2010

Gracious! We Americans will have a holiday for anything! So, today is National Regifting Day. This holiday is the Thursday before Christmas, which is when a lot of office holiday parties happen. The proponents of the holiday say that it’s good for the environment to give gifts that you already own instead of buying something […]

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