October 20, 2017

Finding the Perfect Black Dress – Frugal Fashionista


Ever since the iconic Audrey Hepburn dazzled us in her gorgeous dress during “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” the black dress has equaled class, sophistication and all around versatility. Every woman needs at least one perfect black dress, while some women (hmm…I […]

The Perfect, Little Black Dress Revealed…almost


In the photo shoot for this edition of Frugal Fashionista, it seems that I have encountered a few professional difficulties. This modeling stuff is hard work, and somehow my peeps will not cooperate. Sheesh – life with little people, and […]

Core Pieces in a Frugal Wardrobe – the Trench Coat


Are you new to my Frugal Fashionista series? Find out how I dress for less with designer outfits for mere pennies on the dollar. Yes, all outfits  from head to toe are less than $15, and did I mention…second hand?) […]

Frugal Fashionista – friends style


If you are new to the Frugal Fashionista series, begin reading here. This past weekend I was in Myrtle Beach with ladies from my home school group, and thus the lack of blog time. The beauty of these friends is […]

Frugal Fashionista Fashion Show Today


Welcome to our first ever Frugal Fashionista Fashion Show. Yes, it’s a completely new twist on the Mr. Linky Party, and if you’re new to this whole Frugal Fashionista concept, click on the picture above for the previous posts and […]

Frugal Fashion – Frump or Fabulous?


(Click here for prior installments) Next Friday, May 15 – Frugal Fashionista Fashion Show Link Up Party I often chuckle at the before and after make-over pictures in magazines. It’s as if they purposely try to make the person look […]

Dare to be Different by dressing thrift


It’s been so fun to do this Frugal Fashionista feature and read all of your comments and emails. I do believe I might have a few of you doubters pondering this designer duds on a dime option. If you’re new […]

Frugal Fashionista – Designer outfits


Welcome to the 3rd installment of Frugal Fashionista, where my designer outfits are revealed for under $15…that includes the shoes and jewelry. If you have missed the first two posts in the series, you can find them here. 1. Designer […]

Building a Core Wardrobe – Frugal Fashionista Style


If you haven’t read the first Frugal Fashionista post, click here to get the background! One of the most difficult stumbling blocks in purchasing clothes at thrift stores is the huge amount of “junk” one has to go through in […]

Designer wardrobe on a frugal budget


My First Frugal Fashionista post This is where it all started…now it’s an ongoing series…:) With frugal living becoming the new buzz word of the year, people are becoming more aware of the many options for living on less…and loving […]

Blissdom update


I am beginning a regular Frugal Fashionista post about dressing in designer outfits for under $15. I began receiving many requests for tips on shopping the 2nd hand stores without looking like you did. 🙂 For those of you that […]

Running the Sahara meets Good Will Hunting


Mauritanian desert Photograph by Don Holtz 111 Days Six Countries 4,600 miles Three men that are absolutely crazy… ok, so maybe that’s not how this movie would really be introduced, but I am just saying…insanity!! I think that the documentary […]