18.12.14

Holiday Picture Perfection with Canon and Best Buy!

It's the most wonderful time of year and what better way to capture the magic than with the prefect Canon DSL Camera. When I received my Canon EOS Rebel T5i  I had no idea exactly how much my life as well as the life of my blog would change. I mean I've heard a million times the saying a picture is worth  a thousand words but  I quickly came to learn just how true that statement really is! 



Best Buy is the ultimate destination for the latest cameras to capture your holiday memories. The Canon EOS Rebel T5i is one of the best-selling DSLRs. This camera makes advanced photography easy and fun, and gives you exceptional image quality, along with a host of features to enhance your creative expression.
•      Capture Hollywood caliber full HD video  
•      Continuous autofocus while taking HD video
•      Features an 18.0-megapixel CMOS sensor and a DIGIC 5 image processor to ensure vivid, crystal-clear images.
•      The 3" vari-angle touch screen simplifies navigation.


Who knew I'd be so personally and professionally compassionate about digital imaging and my very first Canon product but at a time when I was looking for a way to take my blogging to the next level the Canon EOS Rebel T5i allowed me to effortlessly do so. When my family increased from a family of 4 to 5 my Canon also helped me capture the most amazing moments and now that the Holidays are upon us I wouldn't trust my most treasured moments to anything else! Are you ready for a little Holiday Picture Perfection? 

Just when you thought things couldn't get any sweeterSave $150 on the Canon EOS Rebel T5i at Best Buy* from 12/7-12/20! Visit Best Buy to learn more.

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free

What a Difference A Year Makes! Throwwback Thursday Maternity and Beyond!

Hello FABulites!! Today in honor of it being throwback Thursday and also BabyFab's recent First BDay I thought it would be fun to share with you one of my most Memorable Throwback Thursday looks!
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I can't believe this was my situation just a year ago! I mean can you all see the nose and the head swelling!!LOL! Anyways just a word of advice to all my Preggo Ladies in the mix. One pretty great thing I did while pregnant was instead of picking up every maternity item I could find I instead looked for items that I could wear both while pregnant and get my money's worth wearing them afterwards as well. Maxi dresses were super great for this and also make for a pretty awesome Throwback Thursday post!  What were some of your favorite maternity fashion secrets? Do you wear the same items you wore while pregnant or have you gotten rid of those items? I'd love to hear your feedback in the comments section and as always thanks for stopping by!


Dress Ross



17.12.14

Alonzo Mourning presents Zo's Winter Groove!

Former Miami Heat Superstar and Hall of Famer Alonzo Mourning and the Alonzo Mourning Foundation wants you to get your Groove on with three days of Family Fun, Health and Wellness, Uncontrollable Laughter and Celebrity Golf with the First Annual Zo's Winter Groove December 27th-29th 2014



ZO’S FAMILY HEALTH & WELLNESS GROOVE
                Date:                        Saturday, December 27, 2014
                Location:                Miramar Regional Park
   Times:                     5K Run/Walk  Registration begins at 6:30 AM 
                                                5K Run/Walk – 8:00 AM
                                                 Family Day Activities – 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
                                                 Sports Clinics – 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
   Cost:                        5K Run/Walk  Pre-registration fee is $25 per person
                                                5K Run/Walk  Event day registration fee is $35 per person
   Pre-registration information is available at www.ZosWinterGroove.com
COMEDY GROOVE
Date:                        Sunday, December 28, 2014
Performers:          Host – Rodney Grant
            John “Honest John” Basinger,  Karlous Miller, Robert Powell, Ashima Franklin
Location:                JW Marriott Marquis Miam
Time:                        VIP Reception – 6 – 8PM Tickets - $175 food and open ba
Cost:                         Comedy Show – 8 – 10PM Tickets - $75 cash bar
                                                  Tickets may be purchased at http://www.zoswintergroove.com
             ZO’S HALL OF FAME GOLF GROOVE
Date:                        Monday, December 29, 2014
Location:                 Turnberry Isle Resort
Time:                        Registration – 7:30 AM
                                                 Tee time – 9:00 AM
Cost:                          $6,000 per foursome,
    Sponsorship opportunities available starting at $10,000
Featuring:               Julius Erving, NBA Hall of Fame
                      Cornelius Bennett, NFL Pro Bowler,  Bruce Smith, NFL Pro Bowler and others
     For fifteen summers, The Mourning Family Foundation (formerly Alonzo Mourning Charities) produced Zo’s Summer Groove, a one-week fundraising event that raised more than $10 million dollars during its tenure. The crown jewel of these fundraising efforts, the Overtown Youth Center (OYC), serves over 700 students ranging from ages 8 to 25 that reside in South Florida and attend school in and around the Overtown community. Also in the MFF fold is Tracy Mourning’s Honey Shine Mentoring Foundation for Girls, which encourages the balance of mind, body and soul in girls and women by providing nurturing experiences that enlighten their paths and empower their future.

16.12.14

Happy 1st B-Day BabyFab!

FABulites, I'm going to keep this post short and sweet. I have no idea  where the time went but  today, December 16th, I'd luv for you to  join me today in wishing the one and only BabyFab a very special first Birthday!! Yep, you heard me right, BabyFab is 1!!


It's been one of the best years of my life and I owe a very big part of that to Mr. BabyFab himself. You never know how much joy a baby can bring into your like until you have one. Because of him I now see the goodness in things I once thought were messed up and I try just a little bit harder instead of giving up. I want to be the best mother I can possibly be to him and his sister and brother and introduce him to this great big world. Happy BDay BabyFab and may all your wishes and dreams come true!

15.12.14

Sam Edelman Monday Must Haves!

Happy Monday Luvs! I hope everyone enjoyed a Fabtabulous weekend. This weekend I managed to tackle my dreaded struggle tree, get some Holiday shopping done, and experience my first ever Party Bus! My weekend was everything I needed it to be and then some! So that Monday can hopefully follow in the footsteps of my Fab weekend I give you my Monday Must Have Kicks of the week!


Monday Must Haves


It's rare that I come across a fab caged bootie that I don't like which is why its super hard for me to come up with a reason for me not owing any! Yep you heard it right, I have never owned a pair of Fab caged booties but these Sam Edelman Black Napa cuties may be the first to break that streak. Enough about me and my Must Haves cause clearly I can go on for days on end but what are your thoughts on Aubrina? Is it a Luv em or Leave em for my Sam Edelman  Monday Must Haves? 



12.12.14

Fit Friday Motivation Throwback!

Happy Friday FABulites!! It's that one day we look forward to all week long and I can't wait to call it a wrap!! It's been a really great and productive week and I hope you accomplished all your fashion goals! Special thanks to everyone who supports the Frugal Flirty N Fab whether it be with a like, a vote, or a comment on the site I really really appreciate you!! Enough of the sappy stuff let's get into my Friday Fit!! I worked hard all week and today after work I'll be meeting up with one of my girlfriends for some much needed Margaritas and Mexican food and lets just say food and drinks are one hell of a inspiration....Take a look!
Not too long ago the thought of a pair of high waist acid washed skinny jeans would have been called Mom Jeans and a fashionista's worst nightmare but can we just say this style and fit was simply made for me, I Luv them!

No look is complete without a pop of color so I threw on my new Penny loves Kenny Platform sandals and headed out! How do I look? What motivated your Friday fit?
 
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High Waist Jeans Burlington
Shoes Penny loves Kenny
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10.12.14

Fab's Must Have Blanket Capes!

While I know we don't experience much of a Winter in Sunny South Fla that doesn't stop me from wanting to prance around in the latest and greatest of winter gear. When the temperature reached down into the 60's today the one thing I couldnt wait to get my hands on immediately popped into my head. Yep, you guessed it right, I'm talking about the almighty Blanket Cape!

Blanket Capes

While I currently don't own any, I'm head over heels obsessed with the blanket cape. For those of you who are wondering, A blanket cape is a form of outerwear that when worn blankets a majority of the body.  I find them to be fashionable, fun, and most of all warm when they need to be! Who could ask for anything more? What are your thoughts on the current blanket cape trend? Do you own any and if not which ones pictured above are making your Must Have Wishlist? Luv em or Leave em FABulites?


9.12.14

Get Involved with the UPS #Wishes Delivered Campaign Today!












This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of UPS for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.


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Being that the Season of Giving is amongst us today I wanted to take some time and introduce you to the UPS #Wishes Delivered Campaign! From November 10, 2014-December 31,2014 when you make a selfless and meaningful wish on behalf of another person UPS will donate $1 to one of their charity partners for every wish submitted, up to $100K total donation.

You can submit your wish continuing the holiday cheer by Posting it to Twitter or Instagram with the campaign hashtag #WishesDelivered and it will automatically be submitted. Another option is to go direct to the #WishesDelivered site and manually submit there. You can also share your wishes with the Frugal Flirty N Fab in the blog comments. Remember that by doing so, you'll be helping raise money for charity!

My personal Wish is that every boy and girl who does not have a computer or educational device in their home gets it this year! I think my wish can be completed by everyone who's able giving what they can to charity to make my wish a reality. What's your wish and what can be done to make it a reality this Holiday Season?
For additional information on the UPS #WishesDelivered Campaign please visit the #WishesDelivered site

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8.12.14

3 Blogging Goals I hope to Accomplish by the End of 2014!


Happy Tuesday Fabulites! Have you ever heard the term of speaking something into existence? That's what I plan on doing today by discussing with you my Top 3 Blogging goals I hope to accomplish by the end of 2014. Yeah I know its only  23 days away but I think its pretty amazing what the body can do when the mind is willing and able!  Let's Dive In!

  •  I would absolutely enjoy finishing off 2014 by meeting all of my social media goals. I mean lets face it, You can be as great as you want to be but if no one is interested in sharing in your greatness or you encouraging the greatness of others then really how great are you? If you enjoy talking about all things, Fashion, Family, Fun, and straight up Fabness check out my Facebook Page, Follow me on Instagram, Tweet me on Twitter and last but not least Pin with me on Pinterest!  I promise you'll have a blast!
  •  The Frugal Flirty N Fab has always been big on Holidays and this one is no different. This year I would love to collaborate with other locals in the South Florida community to provide a needy family who otherwise couldn't afford to have a nice Christmas with a super surprise. Nothing too extravagant but definitely a  Nice Meal and some Christmas presents for the kids.  This is something I've always wanted to do it's just that I'm currently a little better at talking about it than putting an actual plan in motion but my Heart is definitely in the right place. HELP!
  • .My third blogging goal is to make sure I post a daily post 5 days a week for the remainder of the year. Just recently I slipped into a zone where I was barely posting twice a week and there's no way around it, that sucks! At this stage in the game posting is clearly my chosen form of therapy so when its off so am I


Welp that's all I have right now Fabulites. Do you think I'll be able to accomplish my 2014 Blogging Goals? I would love to hear your feedback and also feel free to share your end of the year goals with me as well. I mean after all sharing is caring right? 

Naturally Me and Luving it!


For as long as I can remember when it came to my hair I only wanted one thing, Long hair. Due to the perms, mistreatment, weaves, bonding glue, and a variety of other awful things long hair just wasn't in the cards. Not only wasn't long hair in the cards, healthy hair wasn't either until I decided once and for all to make a change. One day the queen of rocking a new hair style every other week decided she was tired of paying the ridiculous prices for weaves, tired of not getting the proper amount of sleep because I didn't want ruin my new hair do, and just tired of all the straightening, flat ironing, and wrapping and decided to big chop and let the chips fall where they may! This is the outcome!
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After being natural for an amazing 2.5 years the decision I made to go all out natural has been by far the best decision I've ever made for my hair. The funny part is that I had no idea things would be this way. Can we just take a moment to give a round of applause for all the funds I've saved by living in my natural state! Amazeballs! I'm utterly shocked and confused when I hear people say they can't deal with the natural lyfe cause this right here for me is where its at! People are quick to talk about the illuminati but have you ever walked passed another natural and not made some type of secret eyecode  contact with them....we all have right! lol! The first picture on top was from my first 6 months of going natural and bottom middle is a couple months ago. I'm always amazed at where I started and where I am today. What the future holds, no one knows but I can assure you whatever happens I will forever remain Naturally Me! 

Living the Natural Lifestyle or thinking of going Natural? If so take a moment to share in the comments how long you've been natural and what's been the best thing about your decision so far! Thanks and Enjoy!

7.12.14

14 Perfect Holiday Kicks for the Shoe Luva in your Life!

The holidays can be a super hectic time and the last thing you want to think about is finding the perfect gift for your BFF, Sister, Special Someone, Fellow Shoe Luver, or the Fashionista in your life! Today I've taken it upon myself to make your lives a Helluva lot easier by hitting up Heels.com and putting together this list of 14  Kicks sure to make any Frugal Flirty N Fab Fashionista's Holidays! 

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The best thing about this list is that each shoe selected is reasonably priced, stylish, and would make the perfect gift! Which ones are your favorite and which will you be gifting this Holiday season?



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