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Laura Serino

After visiting Maine only a handful of times, Laura Serino packed up her studio apartment in New York City and headed north for "the way life should be." After a summer on North Haven island, she and her boyfriend, a Maine native, settled in Portland, Maine. Serino is a former magazine editor who has been published in national and regional publications. When she isn't blogging, she spends her time antiquing, scouring thrift shops, exploring new places in Maine and cozying up to her cat Jasper. She recently completed her first book, "Twentysomething Girl, 1001 Quick Tips and Tricks to Make Your Life Easier." Reach her at Follow her: @ForeFrontFash

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Posted: October 31, 2014

Frugal Friday Find: Handmade Clutches for $10

Handmade Pouches from Alfred Woolens

Shop owner Susan Day scours the best estate sales for vintage fabrics, which she then hand sews into great utilitarian pouches that are very pretty, but full of purpose too. Use it to organize your purse, as a make-up bag or give one to a girlfriend as a sweet gift.

Pouches from $10 at


A floral-inspired print of green, blue and purple.


Love this print.


Okay, I like them all.

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