Links to Save By: Spring DIYs and Organizing Hacks

Posted On Friday, May 2nd, 2014
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, DIY, Fab Under $50, shopping

Links to Save By: Affordable Fashion, Beauty and Lifestyle Solutions

9 Shoes You Can Wear Now and Throughout Summer {my Cheap & Chic column for ebony.com}

7 Awesome Organizing Hacks for Your Closet {O Magazine}

Thrifty Threads 365 Thrift Shopping Haul {Cheapalicious}

25 Life-Changing Ways to Use Q-Tips {Cosmopolitan}

33 Irresistible Spring DIYs {Buzzfeed}

C. Wonder Mother’s Day Giveaway {I Have a Degree in This}

Links to Save By: Spring’s Must Have Fashion and DIY Projects

Posted On Friday, March 28th, 2014
Filed Under: Beauty on a Dime, DIY, Fab Under $50
Grab your tickets for my thrift shopping party with Housing Works {Ready, Set, Thrift!}
The 40 Best Drugstore Beauty Products {StyleList}
DIY Fabric Button Earrings Tutorial {O So Chic}
Details on the Isabel Toledo for Lane Bryant Collection {StyleBlazer}
8 Stenciled, Papered and Painted File Cabinet Makeovers {Apartment Therapy}
Kohl’s Announces DesignNation Collection with Elie Tahari {Yahoo}
14 Stylish Flats You’ll Want for Spring {my Ebony Cheap & Chic column}

Fab, Fit and Frugal: Apple Cider Vinegar Detox Cocktail

Posted On Friday, August 23rd, 2013
Filed Under: Beauty on a Dime, Fab, Fit and Frugal

Fab Fit Frugal, looking fly on a dime

For years I’ve heard about the health benefits of drinking apple cider vinegar. Though I use ACV when I mix it with my bentonite clay mask, I had never consumed the liquid. And that’s mainly because the smell is just so strong.

But I finally bit the bullet and started making an apple cider vinegar cocktail and drinking it has now become a part of my morning routine.

Fab, Fit and Frugal: A Must Have Natural and Affordable Remedy for Problem Skin

Posted On Friday, August 9th, 2013
Filed Under: Beauty on a Dime, Fab, Fit and Frugal
As I get older, a few things have happened when it comes to my beauty routine. My product junky-ism gets worse and I increasingly rely on all natural, affordable remedies. A few years ago, a friend introduced me to Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay. She loved it. Couldn’t stop talking about it. Wouldn’t stop talking about it. So I finally bought a jar from Whole Foods for about $6 or $7.
It was the best beauty decision I ever made.

Fab, Fit and Frugal: Witch Hazel’s Numerous Beauty Uses

Posted On Friday, August 2nd, 2013
Filed Under: Beauty on a Dime, Fab, Fit and Frugal

For as long as I can remember, I’ve had oily, acne prone skin. And I’ve also tried a variety of products, from dermatologist prescribed topical treatments to serums, creams and peels sold over the counter.
But one product I come back to over and over again is witch hazel. Per Web MD, it “contains chemicals called tannins. When applied directly to the skin, witch hazel might help reduce swelling, help repair broken skin, and fight bacteria.”
It’s also just a few dollars and a must have in every bathroom, whether you have problem skin, puffy eyes or irritation.