October 6, 2015

Frugal Fashionista: Plaid & Flannel Inspiration You Won’t Believe

wear plaid shirt with fur vest

 Fall weather is in the air and this morning my son just announced, “Mom, you need to stock me up on some flannels.” Considering that he is our one son that cares about fashion, that sparked this post since I’ve […]

When More Clothes Don’t Actually Help Us


 The things you are about to read? I know in my head. The things you are about to read? I believe in their incredible value, but honestly, it’s a struggle for me. No one would ever claim I’m a minimalist […]

Frugal Fashionista: 5 Frugal Things I Wore This Week

maxi summer dress - $2 yard sale

Last week I shared a new post idea: 5 Frugal Things I Did Today. It was fun to write and I loved reading all your comments. It’s wonderful to know you aren’t the only crazy one out there, but it’s […]

Frugal Fashionista: Celebrity Knock Offs

Taylor Swift Frugal Fashion

I think women fit into three categories when it comes to celebrity fashion. The first group are the “fashianadoes.” (I don’t think this is a real word, but I want it to be because it sounds more official for this […]

Girls Spring Fashion Fun

Love this adorable embroidered top

If you’ve bumped into me anytime lately, you’ve seen my large, black handbag thrown over my shoulder. Every aspect of my life seems to congregate in my purse, so I can probably feed you, assist you in health ailments, offer […]

Behind the Scenes of Fashion Week

Dress up chic black with some bling

A few weeks ago, I set out for the Big Apple to get a sneak peak behind the scenes of Fashion Week with Payless Shoes. It’s been fun to hear from many of you that attending Fashion Week is one of […]

Frugal Fashionista in NYC

Fashion Week Visit love this vest

I’m writing this live from the Big Apple. Fashion Week is here and that means I’m getting ready to go behind the scenes of Christian Sciriano’s Fall 2015 Show compliments of Payless Shoes. They’ve been so much fun to work […]

I’m Heading to NYC Fashion Week

Heading to Fashion Week

Yes, it’s true. Next week at this time I will be in the Big Apple taking in the sights and sounds of the big city. While I’ve enjoyed NYC quite a few times, one thing I never envisioned was heading […]

Frugal Fashionista: Simple Party Style

Frugal Fashion - I'm ready for some football

Where has the time gone? Unintentionally, I have not turned on my laptop in over nine days and it’s been wonderful. A hiatus wasn’t on the agenda, but I needed it. Unfortunately, it makes this Frugal Fashionista series – Christmas turned Party Style […]

10 Easy Party Hair Styles

Twisted Wrapped Bun tutorial

As the holidays approach and we start seeing beautifully decorated homes, amazing holiday fashion and talk of festivities galore, I look in the mirror and realized I’ve gotten into my same ponytail rut. Any long time readers know that this […]

Frugal Fashionista: Should it stay or should it go?

IFrugal Fashionista

Sing it with me, “Should I it stay or should I it go.” Beginning October 1st, I’m doing a Clutter Countdown Challenge right here and I’m skeeered. I’ve planned on doing this for two years and have put it off, but I’ve […]

Frugal Fashionista: Game Day

Love these six strand necklaces

Remember my full confession of why I stopped posting my Frugal Fashionista series? All the doubts and never perfect pictures? Well, yes, this is one of those. It’s a “I’ve been running around all day and now it’s 7:30 at night” kind […]

Frugal Fashionista: Pops of Color

Frugal Fashionista - pops of color

Thank you all so much for your kind and thoughtful words last week as I shared about bringing my Frugal Fashionista series back, but more importantly, why it stopped in the first place. It was very encouraging and every single comment meant […]

Frugal Fashionista is Back (& Why It Stopped)

Dressing on a thrift store fashion budget

For nearly six years, I’ve carved out a tiny corner in this crazy blogosphere world. What started out as authentic snippets of my life with five children and the crazy things that come with balancing beauty and bedlam turned into […]

Frugal Fashionista: Boots & Scarf Steal

Cents of style boots and scarg

With fall temps around the corner (que chorus of angels who watch over us southerners), that means one important frugal fashionista fact, well, two if we’re being technical, BOOTS and SCARF season!! My very first Frugal Fashionista posts showed my […]

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