Posts tagged "Stephanie Durant"

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 »

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 »

Fru-Girl in Chicago ON AIR with Frank Fontana!

I was on air with Frank Fontana’s The Down and Dirty DIY Show at the Craftsman Experience Studio!  Listen in to hear my frugal tips on saving money this summer on drinks and cool summer treats!  Frank also says, SING SOMETHING!  and I end up singing a bit of Gershwin’s “Summertime”!
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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 »

Earth Day Freebies!!

Earth Day Freebies!!
Save the world and get free stuff!  Here’s the best freebies I’ve found for Earth Day 2011… APRIL 16 – 24 Free entry into all National Parks!!! APRIL 17 Free reusable bag @ Target APRIL 22 Free item when you bring in cosmetic packaging to recycle.   Free coffee @ Starbucks when you bring in... Read more »

My Fav Frugal Blogs! "Couponing to Disney"

My Fav Frugal Blogs!  "Couponing to Disney"
Kristin Cooper (aka Couponing to Disney) has the most magical blog on the net – it’s totally devoted to saving money to take her family to the happiest place on earth!  She is consistent, precise on deals, current and never misses a beat – especially if any deals have ANYTHING to do with Disney!  She is... Read more »
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Can You Save A Million Dollars?

Can You Save A Million Dollars?
Everyone is telling us social security is running out…and the stocks are falling….and there’s a recession…and the job market is down…..and….we get it… our generation is used to bad news.  But the question remains, what are we going to do about it and how can we begin to prepare for retirement, even though it seems... Read more »

Have Fun and Travel Cheaply

Have Fun and Travel Cheaply
When you’re on vacation, the last thing you want to do is stress out about spending money or overspend on a million different things!  Here’s my tips from our practice in traveling cheap!   Strong Dollars Go to a location where the dollar is strong!  (Fiji, Costa Rica, South America, Thailand) These are far away,... Read more »