Affordable Back-To-School Shopping!

August 10, 2012

Hey Frugs! So I know that back-to-school-shopping is in full swing. I wanted so share some tips below to help you manage your money! •Bargain Books: If you are buying for a college student, consider renting textbooks from sites like or instead of buying from pricey campus bookstores. Consider buying used textbooks from […]

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Memorial Day Sales and Deals 2012

May 26, 2012

Hey Frugs! I got the goods on Memorial Day Deals and Sales from friends at Who wouldn’t want to save money when shopping? Low-cost fashion is tre sexy! Enjoy your holiday! Macy’s Click here to save an additional 15 percent during the Memorial Day Sale through Monday with coupon code MEMDAY. Sidebar: Macy’s always […]

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Nordstrom Rack Sale

December 23, 2011

Nordstrom Rack is holding a clearance sale from now until Jan. 1. I’ve been studying Nordstrom Rack more. I suggest checking out the bras (especially if you are looking for larger sizes), panties, hose and jewelry. Depending on the store, you can find a Marc Jacobs bag – the grown up bags, not the junior […]

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Free Shipping Day and Deals

December 15, 2011

On Friday, Dec. 16 (today) is Free Shipping Day. Don’t go hog crazy, now. No promiscuous spending! Here are some deals that the site is promoting: JCrew – 30% off, plus free shipping on all orders – $25 off, plus free shipping on all orders Lands’ End – 40% off everything, plus free shipping […]

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Ways to Avoid the Black Friday Crowd

November 22, 2011

Hello, my Frugs! I don’t know if you’ve picked up on this, but I’m not a fan of the Black Friday mayhem and crowds. I mean, people, it’s one day. There’s no need for anyone to lose life or limb over shopping. When I worked in newspapers as a reporter, I used to volunteer to […]

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Frugalista is a Deal Sneak!

November 16, 2011

I have a confession to make. I commit mild acts of deal sneaking. Yes, me! Of course, I will share with you all most deals that I find – from free mascara to free coffee. But I must admit that there have been a few times that I withheld great info until I could check […]

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Veterans Day Deals

November 11, 2011

Hi! Happy Veterans Day to those who have served our country! I have a round up of some deals to celebrate the day. Here is a link to the Veterans Job Bank Also, here is some info on a program that trains vets in sustainable agriculture. Veteran unemployment often trends higher than the rest of […]

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Free Shipping Day

December 15, 2009

Hey, Frugalistas! Shopping online usually means shipping fees. Boo hiss!  On Thursday, 632 merchants are offering free shipping. Yay! So if you are shopping online anyway, think about waiting until Thursday to purchase. Frugalistas *heart* free! 😉 For more information, check out Are you done with your Christmas/holiday shopping? I have a few more […]

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Do you donate your clothes to friends, thrift stores or the needy?

October 6, 2009

Donating my clothes and clothing swaps are something that I've done for my entire life. Growing up, my mother and I used to ship my adorable Esprit sweaters and other goods down to Texas for my cousins to wear. Likewise, my cousin's mom would ship up the clothes her daughters no longer could wear to […]

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