Win A Pair Of Jeans From Old Navy

30 September 2011

Being that it's my birthday, I thought what better way to celebrate than to give a pair free jeans away! Old Navy sent over a 'free pair of jeans' voucher a ways back and I immediately thought since fall is right around the corner, one of you are bound to need a pair of jeans! Right? So one of you will get a pair of jeans of your choice courtesy of Old Navy and myself. And if you haven't had the chance to try Old Navy jeans just yet, you're in for a treat, they've been my jean of choice since 2006, even above my trusted D&G's.

Here's How To Win
1. Tell me what jeans you'd pick if you won!

Additional Entries (5 total)
2. Follow via GFC, Bloglovin', Twitter and/or Facebook
3. Tweet "I just entered to win a pair of @oldnavy jeans from @meganfrugalista"

All of which must be done by Friday October 7th at 11am EST. 
GoodLuck!


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Birthday Stripes

I don't think there's any other stripe out there that says "I like to party" like Missoni, am I right? And you've might've guessed that it's my birthday, the big 2-5, which isn't all that big in reality. What excitement comes with 25 aside from being closer to 30, being able to rent cars? Whooo, let's break out the good stuff for that milestone...and rent a compact.
(and this next picture/look completely coincides with that last sarcastic statement)
 And what better way to celebrate my birthday than wear maxi dress, and some serious party stripes, Target, ehm, Missoni styled. Have a great weekend, xox!
Dress Target, Cardigan Missoni For Target, Bag Target, Belt Vintage, Lips Make Up Forever
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Spot The Steal - Alexander McQueen Skull Scarves

29 September 2011

I've been lusting after a McQueen inspired skull scarf for months now, and since fall is practically here already I've been on the hunt. Luckily I spotted 2 'inspired' by scarves for under $20, because you won't see me flipping a $300 scarf bill in the near future.

Skull Scarf B&W, HappyScarf.com $19.99
Or
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Want A Sneak Peek Inside My Make Up Routine?

That's 5 Minutes or Less? Head Over To A Little Bit Of This to see my (guest post) 5 Minute Make Up Routine.
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Ivory Towers

Since snagging this dress I've been craving more and more flowing (sheer) chiffon shift's for fall, I'm counting down the day until I can throw on a pair of opaque tights and booties under this and call it a day. Until then I'll just belt it and get more wear out of my strappy metallic sandals.
 Dress ASOS, Belt Vintage, Bag c/o Dama Handbags, Shoes Dolce Vita North
It looks like the big 2-5 has officially creeped up on me, I'll be a whole year older tomorrow. And in honor of such, one of you will be getting a free pair of jeans...Stay Tuned!
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Printable Layering

28 September 2011

 Ah, Autumn has arrived down here in the 'tropics', and though it's not completely cooled down I can feel it in the breeze and see it the warm tones of the sun. With that being said, it's time to bring my vests and jeans  out for another go around.

What are you excited about for Fall?
shirt nordstrom rack, jeans d&g (old), vest old navy, shoes dolce vita, bag vintage
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Covered Up

27 September 2011

This past week, was spend on and off at the beach condo. Now if I had a choice on whether I would have like to spend more time at the beach or moving, we would've had a clear winner. Because who doesn't want to sit under an umbrella and look at the glass flat water? Between trips to the beach and pool, I spent the better half of my time in a few cover up pieces. Love?
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What To Wear: Studded Harness Booties

26 September 2011

Hi Megan, 
This Fall Staple is proving hard to find. Ankle boots are everywhere but too pointy, too long, too embellished, etc. Can you help find me something similar to this?
- In Search Of The Perfect Staple


You were right, it was a tricky staple to find but I found a few ankle booties that may just fit the bill, and by bill I mean under $60! All this studded ankle bootie talk has me adding these to my lust list...
(Clockwise From Top Left Corner)
Mossimo Supply Company's "Kaiala, Target $15 Org. $24.99
Bronx Crutis Boot, ASOS $58.54

Looking for something in particular or 'What To Wear' or 'How To Wear It' advice? 
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5 O'clock Shadow

There are times where I just decide to mix as many prints as I can and just 'wing' it. Sometimes it's a fail and sometimes it's like so...

Add a jacket, maybe even replace the shoes with booties and we're talking fall wardrobe ideas, ladies.
 Shirt c/o MJRSALES, Pants Elizabeth Grace, Bag c/o Dama Handbags, Scarf Vintage, Necklace Jewelmint, Ring Vintage, Shoes Jessica Simpson
And We Have A Loft Winner!
#43 Hudson
Congrats! Please email me with your info so I can get it out to you...
Thanks everyone who entered and stay tuned for some great giveaways!
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Warm Chocolate Chip Cookies

25 September 2011


Let's be real, who doesn't love a good chocolate chip cookie? (Ok, perhaps more people than I'd like to admit...) 

I'm talking about the warm, chewy and chocolatey type that goes perfectly paired with an ice cold glass of milk as you sit back and unwind.

Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • 1 1/8 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

  • Directions
1.Preheat oven to 375 degrees F ( 190 degrees C)
2. Sift together in a large bowl flour, baking soda and salt.
3.To this add sugars, egg, vanilla extract and butter. Beat until smooth and well blended. 
Stir in chocolate chips
4. Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
5. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden colored.  Cool on wire rack.
  • Enjoy. 
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Bright and Striped

24 September 2011

We're long overdue for an outfit post, so I figured I'd dress my beach cover up with a belt and pumps for a quick sit down dinner. (Who's loving my matching rainbow in the top left background?)
 Skirt GoJane (DIY), Shirt Old Navy, Belt Vintage, Necklace Jewelmint, Bag Target, Shoes Vince Camuto

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Win These Earrings!

23 September 2011

This last week has been hectic, between moving, unpacking and losing two huge desk drawers in the process (that had all my camera gear, IE: USB cord to upload my "Looks Of The Day"). So instead of a what I'm wearing post...How about I give some earrings from Belina away? Fair? 
How To Win

1. Tell Us How You'd Style Them and then Like Belina on Facebook. 
(worth 2 entries - required)

More Entries
2. Like TFD on Facebook, Follow Via GFC and/or Twitter.
3. Tweet "I entered @meganfrugalista 's earring giveaway"

All Of Which Must Be Done By Friday 9/30 @11am.
Good Luck!
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Polka Love

22 September 2011

 Shirt Nordstrom Rack, Pants H&M, Tank Old Navy, Bag Dama
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