Food and Drink

Meet & Gift Certificate Giveaway!

September 28, 2012

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

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Affordable Vs. Expensive Wine

August 1, 2012

I love affordable luxury, really I do. I’ve always been a fan of affordable wine, but I had no idea that most non-experts can’t tell the difference between expensive and cheap wine! Really? Yay! So my affection for Barefoot wine is frugal and fabulous! A study said that people could only tell the difference between […]

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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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Need a Spring Cocktail Recipe? Try a Sweet Tea Poptail!

April 11, 2012

Spring is here and summer is just around the corner – time for some warm-weather cocktails! We just had to recruit Danielle Harling, editor of the Lushworthy blog, for a drink recipe! Little did we know that Danielle would create an “poptail” for us! This isn’t your childhood popsicle! Enjoy this special guest blog below […]

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Coca Cola Limited Edition Bottles Honor Italian Fashion Legends

March 30, 2012

Pop drink Coca-Cola paid homage to a handful of Italian fashion designers by producing a collection of limited-edition bottles. Every bottle was designed to identify signature fashion elements of one of the six designers they represented: Angela Missoni, Consuelo Castiglioni, Etro, Moschino, Alberta Ferretti, and Donatella Versace. All the designers co-branded the bottle and also […]

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Skinny St. Patrick’s Day Cocktail Recipes

March 12, 2012

With St. Patrick’s Day coming up, it’s time to round up some frugal and fabulous St. Patrick’s Day drink recipes. Here are two on behalf of Refine and Voli vodkas. These are “skinny cocktails” – both cocktails are under 100 calories and are sweetened with Stevia! 

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Free Subway Cookie for Leap Year!

February 29, 2012

Free Cookie from Subway! Happy Leap Day…or Year… or something like that! In honor of Leap Day, Subway’s giving out a food freebie. When you make any purchase today, February 29, you’ll get a free cookie with any purchase. What’s your favorite Subway sandwich? What cookie will you get?

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Frugal and Fab Oscar Cocktails

February 22, 2012

The 84th Academy Awards, otherwise known as the Oscars, will be live this Sunday. As you know, the “Oscars reward the previous year’s greatest cinema achievements as determined by some of the world’s most accomplished motion picture artists and professionals” live on television!

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Affordable Luxury: Chocolate!

December 14, 2011

Cherrio! So, the BBC is reporting how chocolate is doing great in the economy and I so have to agree. I’ve have most certainly have a killer sweet tooth done my part to make sure that it’s thriving. For the holidays, some people are getting boxes of Godiva chocolate from me. Chocolate is a great […]

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The Zombie Bag of Spinach: A Frugal Horror Story

October 31, 2011

Happy Halloween, my Frugalistas(os)! I wrote a Frugalista horror story in honor of Halloween. What’s a Halloween celebration without a good scare? The Zombie Bag of Baby Spinach that Wouldn’t Die by Natalie P. McNeal Once upon a time, in a land far far away, a blogger named Natalie Natasha wanted to save money and […]

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