Archive for the ‘Fashionista Files’ Category

Brick Walls….Or maybe I should have titled this post Si Yo Puede

Posted on March 10th, 2011 by by Evelyn

Share Lessons abound on an awakened path. Whether you are an entrepreneur, creative individual or some other type of “label”…these universal rules hold constant for all of us…especially this one: “what you put out is what you get back”. And what I put out created a cute little brick wall for myself. Long story short [...]

Tales from the brokeside: Living on Gift Cards & Social Coupons

Posted on January 22nd, 2011 by by Evelyn

Share Who said that this fashionista doesn’t know how to be fiscally fit!  As comes with the journey of entrepreneurship you have moments of feast and moments of famine. Right now I am having a bit of a famine.  Being broke (or what I like to call Temporarily Cash Flow Restricted) sucks big time.  HOWEVER, [...]

Updates & All That Jazz

Posted on October 6th, 2010 by by Evelyn

Share Greetings Savvy Fashionistas! Long time no post.  Yep I know. Apologies but life and entrepreneurship gets in the way and as much as I would love to post more, it just has not been possible as of late. There is a lot of good stuff going on and I am working to try and [...]

Fiscally Fit Fashionista-has a new home!

Posted on August 5th, 2010 by by Evelyn

Share Greetings Folks! If you haven’t noticed, Fiscally Fit Fashionista has a new home. I took the leap, purchased the domain name http://fiscallyfitfashionista.com and had my wonderful webmistress Leslye (@leslyepj and http://reflectiondigital.com) migrate everything over. When I first started this blog almost three years ago, I did it because I had a message that I [...]

All you have to do is say YES!

Posted on December 1st, 2009 by by Webmistress

Share YES- Three letters, but so powerful when put together. The utterance of this phrase can make someone’s day or make someone cry. We are going to focus on the positive aspects of YES. In planning for the year 2010, I have decided that my theme in life and in business with be the “Year [...]

My 30 Second Bio

Posted on December 1st, 2009 by by Webmistress

Share Greetings! In an attempt to be more authentic about who I am and how I do business, I have decided to create a 30 second bio that speaks to me and about me as a Creative Entrepreneur:I am a writer, teacher, scholar, healer and creator. My life’s purpose is to empower others to empower [...]

Why I seriously dislike the terms Recessionista and Frugalista

Posted on October 12th, 2009 by by Webmistress

Share Greetings! Can I just say the trendy frugality is not cute or fashionable? For the record, let me state that I have officially come to dislike the terms: Frugalista, Recessionista and even TJmaxxista. Why? Because the terms and the marketing tactics used to popularize these terms undermine those who are truly going through a [...]

What’s your definition of BROKE?

Posted on October 12th, 2009 by by Webmistress

Share Greetings good people! For the record, let me state that my definition of “broke” has officially changed. As someone who writes about and develops financial workshops, the “reality” of the economy has changed the way that I interact with personal finance. It’s not only the “blue collar” employees who are feeling the pain. Many [...]

Recession Proof Beauty Tips- Beauty in Food

Posted on June 18th, 2009 by by Webmistress

Share Hey!!If you are like me, you love to pamper yourself with various types of beauty treatments. But if you are like the numerous other people who are minding their dollars during these economic times, you may have decided to spend less on outside beauty treatments. Just because you are minding your money, doesn’t mean [...]

Vote for EAB as a Top 100 Site!

Posted on December 27th, 2008 by by Webmistress

Share EAB Creative Planning Services is now listed as aTop Sista Site. Please vote for EAB as a “top site”, by clicking on the banner below. When you click the link, you will be taken to a new website. To learn more about Top Sista Sites please visit In the Company of Sistas (program sponsor): [...]