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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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Worth a Look: Aio Wireless

December 23, 2013

When I think of pre-paid wireless, visions of crowded stores filled with irate customers and annoyingly flirtatious service reps dance in my head. It’s not pretty. So, when I was approached to checkout Aio Wireless, a new kid on the block (launched in May) in the pre-paid cellular game, I was pleasantly surprised. If MetroPCs’ […]

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Affordable Entertaining During the Holidays: Host a Drunch

December 16, 2013

Hey, Fruggies! No, there’s not a typo in that headline. I recently wrote an article for The Mint Grad on ways to save money during the holidays. One way to save on entertaining is hosting a drunch – a mixture of brunch and dinner. Get it? Dinner + brunch = drunch. Breakfast foods are often […]

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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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Review of the Hotel Tonight App

August 21, 2013

Hey Frugs! I did a “hotel hop” using the free Hotel Tonight app to celebrate my mother’s birthday in New York, and I wanted to let you all know what I thought about the app. The Hotel Tonight app is basically like a daily sample sale for the chicest hotels in cool cities in North […]

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Is Graduate School a Joke?

April 16, 2013

I’ve often thought about returning to graduate school, many young professionals do, but I always opt not to do it. Why? I just don’t want to foot the price tag. I paid off my student loan bill and I’m not looking forward to another round of loans that would almost certainly be more expensive than […]

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Young Professional Clothing Advice for College Graduates

April 23, 2012

If you are a young professional or graduating college senior, one of the biggest expenses that you face is creating your career wardrobe. I know firsthand what it’s like upgrading your wardrobe from comfortable college co-ed to empowered career worker. Please check out an interview we did with image and fashion consultant, Tonya Seavers Evans […]

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Is Ivanka Trump a Frugalista?

April 19, 2012

Ivanka Trump, designer, daughter of “The Donald,” and fashionista, was spotted wearing the same dress to two events on the same day this week! Who needs a wardrobe change when your frock is as cute as the Carolina Herrera number that Ivanka wore? I would have never thought that a Trump could be frugal, but […]

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