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Frugalista on Oprah Radio

April 28, 2010

Yippee! I’m going to be on The Derrick Ashong Experience at 1: 30 p.m. (est), Saturday. The Derrick Ashong Experience is a radio show that’s all about “socially meaningful media.” You all know, I have a twitter addiction. Remember, #dealchat is tonight at 8 p.m. (est). You love it, right? I’m all about having “the […]

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mint.com scares me!

April 27, 2010

Frugalistas, I need your strength, help and concern. I’m normally the person who my friends/blog peers turn to to talk about budgets, but today, I need to confess to you all! After years of doing my finances independently, I signed up to use budgeting website, mint.com. Using the site is like having a money nag, […]

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Frugalista on Blog Talk Radio

April 19, 2010

Good news! I’m going to be on blogger, The Jaded NYer’s, talk radio show tonight at 10 p.m. est. talking cold hard cash! I can not wait. Call-in Number: (718) 766-4011 It is always an honor when another blogger wants to highlight what you do on one of their platforms. The Jaded Nyer is a […]

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Spirit Airlines Charging Carry On Fee

April 7, 2010

Starting Aug. 1 Spirit will charge up to $45 each way for carry on items that have to be stored in the overhead bin. Purses and laptops are ok because they can slide underneath the seat. Are you serious? It’s over between me and Spirit Airlines. I’ve taken Spirit Airlines quite a few times, and […]

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#dealchat round up!

March 25, 2010

Ok, if you are missing my weekly #dealchat on twitter, why is that? I’m not the kind of girl who likes to be alone! We have so much fun sharing ideas on the best techniques and deals around town. It’s even getting noticed. Journalist Chris Nelson who blogs on a Baltimore Sun site wrote a […]

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Best Frugal Blogs of 2010

March 24, 2010

Yippee! The fine and lovely women at Tucson on the Cheap named thefrugalista.com one of the “Best Frugal Blogs of 2010.” Yours truly got the nod in the “general category” which works well for me. I think the fine ladies at Tucson on the Cheap were a fan of Dine-In Week! Yay! Frugalista is a […]

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Toyota Discount

March 3, 2010

Hi Frugalistas! So Toyota is offering discounts on its cars, after discovering some of the vehicles had SERIOUSLY faulty designs. From the Business Week article: Toyota buyers can choose either a loan with no interest for as long as five years or a low-cost lease on models including Camry, Corolla, Matrix, Prius and Yaris cars, […]

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#dealchat

February 18, 2010

O.M.G.! If you missed last night’s #dealchat on Twitter, my heart goes out to you! We had SOO much fun! It was only supposed to be 30 minutes, but we went over time. All the Frugalistas and Frugalistos came out to to share hot saving tips! Trust me, I brought my best deals and saving […]

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Sites that save

January 25, 2010

Here are a few websites that can save you a few bucks. Of course, you can always click back here :), but I wanted to share the saving wealth! Chegg:If you are in college or you are sending a loved one to college, this site lets you rent textbooks, so you don’t have to buy […]

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Welcome to my New Home

December 8, 2009

Hello, Frugalistas! I have gone  indie, and have branched out on my own site. I loved blogging for the Miami Herald, but it was time for me to spread my wings. I have so much stuff going on that I needed my own venue. Please let me know what you think about the new blog, […]

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