Posts tagged "fru-girl in Chicago"

Summer Deals of the Day!

Carrera Gipsy sunglasses on Jordana Brewster
New Deal from YouCeleb! It’s a sunny day and that means you need a sweet pair of designer shades to look hot this summer!  So,….have you seen today’s deal? Carrera Gipsy sunglasses for only $88! Amazon sells them for $126 and you can pay nearly double the YouCeleb price at Macys for $140.  Also a... Read more »

Get TANK-ed This WEEKEND!!!

Get TANK-ed This WEEKEND!!!
My summer outfit generally consists of comfy jeans or Capri pants and a choice of colors of the classic standard, Old Navy tank!   This Sat + Sun you can get them for just $2.00 each at the “Old Navy Tankathon!”  My favs are just simple black or grey tank, because you can just add sunglasses... Read more »

How To SAVE @ The Taste of Chicago!

How To SAVE @ The Taste of Chicago!
All Chicagoans LOVE the Taste of Chicago!  Especially when you can save money while enjoying all the delicious Chicago foods!  The Taste runs June 24 – July 3rd (11 AM – 8:30 PM, closes early on the 3rd @ 6 PM) in Grant Park with Free Admission.  Find new and old favorites from the Taste listed here!... Read more »
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Free Chicago Museums This Week!

Free Chicago Museums This Week!
School’s out!  Don’t let your brain turn into mush – after all, if you’re not learning, you’re dying!  I don’t know who said that, but it scares you enough to keep learning, right?   Anyway, there’s a slew of free museums this week!   The Field Museum of Natural History, FREE ENTRY, Today – Friday, June 10! ... Read more »

Cheap Eats: DIY Magic Shell Topping!

Cheap Eats: DIY Magic Shell Topping!
You want to eat healthy this summer and cheaply….well both can’t be done buying that bottled Magic Shell Topping!  It’s almost 4 dollars a bottle and is full of ingredients you can’t pronounce!   Here’s my solution…. 1/2 cup chocolate chips 2 tsp Coconut Oil (I use Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil bought on Amazon) ... Read more »

Credit Cards, A Love-Hate Relationship

Oh credit cards, the evil of the world, but yet the points and rewards you give are so delightful, but the penalties and the finance charges are yet so frightful!  I think I have a song in the making!  Using credit cards is much like the love-hate relationship and banter from Keira Knightly’s Elisabeth Swann... Read more »
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The Economy of Relationships

The Economy of Relationships
Money and finances are a major cause of tension and stress in relationships, in fact, I believe it’s on the top of the list for reasons for divorce from marriage.   The first thing I have to say is, relationships are two imperfect people, and in this case, when it comes to finances, a relationship is two imperfect... Read more »

Deals at Jamba Juice for Two Bucks!

Deals at Jamba Juice for Two Bucks!
Like Fru-Girl in Chicago on Facebook! I love Jamba Juice – especially when it’s free or cheap!!   Print this coupon to take to a Jamba Juice near you to get a 16oz size Fruit Refreshers with Coconut Water for only $2.00 until June 8th.   Choose from these three flavors: Palatable Purely Pineapple, Seductive... Read more »

Frugal Fun at Summer Festivals!

Frugal Fun at Summer Festivals!
Check out Chicago’s extensive festival schedule!  There’s something new and fun every week this summer!  And where there’s festivals….there’s something free to find!!   I shared some of my freebie-finding secrets with Time Out Chicago earlier this spring…check it out!   Here’s a rundown of the best FREE festivals this summer…. IN CHICAGO MAY 28... Read more »
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OMG - Gas Prices are INSANE!

OMG - Gas Prices are INSANE!
Okay my title pretty much sums it up!  What is the deal with the price at the pump?   While I sadly don’t have any secret tips for discounts or coupons on gas….I can offer other savings advice.  I’ve heard a rumor that if you pay cash sometimes you can get a 10% discount at certain stations.  Also... Read more »