Archive for November 2012

Frugal Five Weekly

Greetings! Keep the holiday spirt alive! Go out and have fun the frugal way. This week’s FRUGAL FIVE features live music, complimentary sake, a fashion show, a punch demo, a mending class and spiked cupcakes! Enjoy! November 30 – December 6, 2012 Nov. 30 (8p)  Vitamin Water Winterscape hosted by Cheeky Chicago – live by Walk... Read more »

Chicago Scene: #StyleQueue Launch Party

Entering Ven Sherrod Studio
StyleQueue Launch Party Chicago sisters Vaughn and Meechy Monroe celebrated the launch of their online fashion boutique, StyleQueue, with a fabulous party at Ven Sherrod Studio Loft. Really fabulous. I cannot stress that enough. Gorgeous fashionable ladies everywhere. Great music, a fashion show, and cocktails plus a well stocked goodie bag for the first 50... Read more »

Black Friday for thrifters

Black Friday isn’t just for big box and discount stores. There are deals to be had even at “the thrift”. Whether you’re a charity, consignment or resale shopper, there’s a deal for you! Buffalo Exchange  -  Buy a $50 gift card or more and receive a $5 off coupon toward your next purchase. Sale runs Nov.... Read more »
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Frugal Five Weekly: Thanksgiving edition

Greetings! I’m back with a special Thanksgiving edition of FRUGAL FIVE! These are the events I would absolutely love to attend and I’m sharing them with you. Shopping, live music, sushi and more for the long weekend. Enjoy! November 21 – 23, 2012 Nov. 21 (6p) Black Wednesday’s Ladies Night hosted by The Joynt – shopping, spa... Read more »

6 trends to shop at thrift store

As someone who is very fashion fickle, I have a hard time shelling out lots of cash for a piece that I will only wear one season or less. It’s one of the main reasons why I’m a thriftanista. Not only would I not be able to afford most of the clothes in my closet... Read more »

Frugal Five Weekly

Greetings! This week’s FRUGAL FIVE is quite varied this week featuring techie fun, sports, clothes swap, financial advice, and a sampling of Lady GaGa’s greatest! Check it out and enjoy! November 9 – 15, 2012 Nov. 9 (6p) TechCrunch Chicago Meetup hosted by TechCrunch - hang out, drink, eat, mingle plus learn about the latest and greatest in... Read more »
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Obama Wins Because I Said So

This is not a political blog at all. I enjoy writing about the lighter side of life — having fun and pretty, sparkly things. Political discussions quickly turn into heated debates and virtual fisticuffs. Absolutely not what I’m looking for in my life. I know the winner hasn’t been decided. I voted for President Obama... Read more »

Chicago Scene: #HAILODay

HAILODay in Chicago Last week, HAILO celebrated their arrival to Chicago and 1 year anniversary in London with a meet & greet at Bar TOMA.  HAILO is an app that allows you to order up a taxi simply and quickly with two taps on your iPhone or Android. Guest had the opportunity to learn more about the... Read more »

Frugal Five Weekly

Greetings and welcome to my very first post on ChicagoNow! For the first post, I decided to blog about something very near and dear to my heart — cheap events. If it weren’t for such events, I would have no social life at all. I’m a very part-time work at home mama who loves to... Read more »
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