August 20, 2014

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)

Frugal Fashionista $5 dress

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 […]

Chevron Infinity Scarf Steal (& exclusive Becoming necklace)

Chevron Scarf Deal

Scarves, scarves, scarves – if there’s one accessory that I’ve written about the most throughout my Frugal Fashionista series, it’s my love of scarves (and a great statement necklace, of course.)  Considering that in the last post, 8 ways to […]

Save Thousands by Learning to Negotiate

How to save money by negotiating

Whether in a third world country or tucked away in the heart of the USA, perfecting the art of negotiation is instrumental in slashing the costs of ones personal financial budget.

Negotiating, bargaining, and haggling are all synonyms that conjure up a variety of feelings. My sister in law hates haggling, and some of you can relate. The idea that you may appear cheap, hurt someone’s feeling or quite frankly, you just don’t know if it’s worth it, are all stereotypes that I want to breakdown.

Back to School Fashion for Girls (Under $10)

Old Navy Kids Fashion

(Adorable $9 sun dress that can be paired with sweater for fall.) It’s that time of year when kids everywhere are clamoring for new wardrobes. Fun TV ads sport the newest fashion trends while kids ride scooters through the school […]

Frugal Fashionista: Speed Dressing Tricks

Frugal Fashionista Quick Dress

This weekend was packed full of summer activities, celebrations and “on the go” speed dressing. Time flew during my weekly Saturday morning treasure hunting and I knew that I was pushing our schedule. Assuming I had ten minutes to spare […]

Dress and Go in Minutes: Frugal Fashionista

Pick and Choose Large Accessories

In our family, it’s a pretty known fact that I am a “low maintenance” kind of getting ready girl. Yesterday, my teenage nephew  and son were weeding in the garden. As I was getting in the van, they yelled, “Wow, […]

$100 Cents of Style Giveaway & Accessorizing Workshop

Cents of Style Giveaway

I’ve thoroughly enjoyed introducing you to Cents of Style, a wonderful sister owned company bringing us affordable accessories to jazz up our Frugal Fashionista wardrobe. I have really upped my accessories “game” this last year and they’ve had a great […]

Accessorizing: My Cents of Style

Cents of Style guest editor @beautyandbedlam

If you’ve been reading my Frugal Fashionista series for any amount of time, you know I am all about dressing up my designer thrifted outfits with some great accessory pieces. Since my love of thrifting allows me to find so […]

Frugal Fashionista Spring Fashion Haul (and video)

Emma and Mommy

Over the last few weeks, I’ve turned up my Frugal Fashionista purchases, but have only shared them on Instagram and Facebook, so when Jergens asked me to share some of the spring outfits I’m most excited about wearing, I knew […]

Frugal Fashionista: Zebras, Stripes & Dots, Oh My

Frugal Accessorizing @beautyandbedlam

A few weeks ago, I took many of you along with me on my Goodwill treasure hunting trip via facebook and instagram. I shared this photo of my J Crew jacket and polka dotted shirt. Since stripes and polka dots […]

Frugal Fashionista: Bedlam Moment Style

frugal fashionista

There once was a girl, lady, blogger, mom who was known world wide for her frugal fashion prowess. If you follow her on facebook or instagram, you will not doubt those mad shopping skills since she regularly shares a much […]

A Pop of Peach: Fashion

Gap Skimmer Jeans

Necklace: online clearance White shirt: thrifted Jeans: Gap Shoes: thrifted “Mom, I am definitely going to have to snag those from your closet,” my thirteen year old daughter remarked when she saw the new peach (or are they coral?) Gap […]

Amazing Deals: Fashion Scarf: $3.22, Discount K-Cups: 24 count = $10.99

Leopard Print Scarf for only $3.22

Leopard Pattern Scarf for only $3.22 with free shipping When I spied these on Amazon, I thought there had to be a catch, but for only $3.22 and NO extra shipping, why not?  I decided to share it first on […]

Frugal Fashionista: Can We Pull Off Tights and Leggings?

How do I wear tights with dresses @beautyandbedlam

Are you new to my Frugal Fashionista series? Find out how I dress in designer outfits for less. Yes, for mere pennies on the dollar, most of my outfits are less than $20, and did I mention, the majority of the […]