Firmoo Eyeglasses Review

October 3, 2015

The frugal and fabulous people at Firmoo, an online optical store, asked me to do a review of its glasses, and I couldn’t wait. I’ve written about affordable eyeglasses before, and my friends wear Firmoo, but I hadn’t had a chance to cop my own pair. I’ve always worn Prada plastic frames (bought using company-sponsored […]

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How to Save Money on Health Products

April 30, 2015

Hey Frugs! I had the pleasure of being a guest on The Dr. Oz Show. I discussed ways to save money on everyday health products. Here is the segment, in case you missed it. Let me know below what you think of the tips and what you do to save money at the drugstore!

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December 14, 2013

Weee! It’s here! and DSW are giving away five $50 giftcards to DSW to five lucky winners! Another five winners will get the book “Do You Speak Shoe Lover?” The contest starts today and ends on Dec. 17. I will announce the randomly selected winners on Dec. 18. Here’s a link to a shoe […]

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December 13, 2013

Hey Babes! I’m doing a fabulous DSW shoe giveaway tomorrow and I couldn’t be more excited! In anticipation of the #dswshoehookup giveaway, here’s my review of a pair of combat boots gifted to me by DSW – The Madden Girl Gamer. Since the summer, I’ve wanted a pair of combats boots. All of the urban […]

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DSW Shoe Hook Up!

December 4, 2013

Hey Frugs! I have some free shoes for some lucky readers! Starting tomorrow, DSW is giving away 250 pairs of shoes and 250 copies of the book “Do You Speak Shoe Lover?” DSW has partnered with and 49 other blogs for this DSW Shoe Hook Up (#dswshoehookup) giveaway. Because sharing is caring, I’m giving […]

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Ballin’ on a Budget

October 7, 2013

I think everyone should live on the frugal side of fabulous. I don’t mind if you call me biased. You didn’t come to this site to learn how to waste money!:) I’ve compiled a list on ways you can live the frugal and fab life. I promise that you – and your wallet- will love […]

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Where to Shop for the Coolest, Most Affordable Eyeglasses

August 22, 2013

Hey! I’m an eyeglass snob! I mean, you’re wearing the glasses on your face. They matter. Luckily, some of the coolest prescription eyeglass providers have some awesome prices. Yes, eyewear can be frugal and fabulous. Here are a few places to check out for eyeglasses fitting for young professionals. I picked these retailers out because […]

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Is an Ivy League College More Affordable than a State School?

April 13, 2012

Ivy League schools are actually turning out to be frugal and fabulous selections for undergraduate and graduate education – at least for California coeds, according to an article in The Atlantic.

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Fab Gifts Under $30 on

December 16, 2011

Hi Frugalistas! I did a guest post for on frugal and fabulous gift ideas that’s now featured on the sexy site’s homepage! Yay! You know I had a ball writing about great gifts that will make both your loved ones AND your bank account feel fabulous. All of the gifts that I selected are […]

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How to save at the spa

May 19, 2010

Hello, my pretties! I have a guest blog today about how to get spa sexy on the frugal. Please be kind to our guests! Well + Good is the ultimate on-line wellness resource for health-conscious New Yorkers. Created Melisse Gelula and Alexia Brue, who visited hundreds of spas for Luxury SpaFinder Magazine, Well + Good […]

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