February 17, 2015

Frugal Fashionista in NYC

Feb16
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

Feb6
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

Dec30
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 […]

Frugal Fashionista: Should it stay or should it go?

Sep25
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

Sep19
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

Aug1
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)

Jul24
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 […]

Save Thousands by Learning to Negotiate

Aug20
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.

Dress and Go in Minutes: Frugal Fashionista

Jun13
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, […]

Frugal Fashionista Spring Fashion Haul (and video)

Apr8
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

Mar15
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

Mar8
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

Feb13
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

Jan25
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?

Jan3
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 […]