The Frugalista Life

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How to Spend 24 Hours in Paris

On the plane again! So after riding around London for the day, we hopped over to Paris right quick to see some sights. We started early that morning with a walk from the hotel to the bus stop to catch the transfer to the airport. There wasn’t much time to get super comfy on the […]

Where to Go for St. Patrick’s Day in Tampa

St. Patrick’s Day is Saturday and I’m sure everyone is running around looking for things to get into for the holiday. From numerous bar crawls, countless parties, and even some family-friendly things sprinkled in, there are plenty of options…even if you’re more interested in seeing what kind of special “green” foods restaurants are serving up. […]

Where to Eat in London For The First Time

Now y’all should know by now whenever Robert and I go out of town, we eat local. I’ve mentioned it several times before but eating at local spots gives travelers a sense of what the city is really like…plus some cities have some bomb food scenes and London is no different. Because it is a […]

Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar brings “farm-to-fork” options to International Plaza

International Plaza mall is my go-to for shopping…and eating. If I want a meal after browsing through Nordstrom or Forever 21, I can head upstairs and choose from several options. The newest restaurant coming to the shopping mall is Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar. The Texas-based restaurant chain brings their “farm-to-fork” concept to the Tampa […]

Pete’s General revives St. Petersburg’s Historic Uptown neighborhood

The Historic Uptown neighborhood in St. Petersburg is getting a small renaissance with the opening of Pete’s General next month. Think of it as a small supermarket similar to the weekend markets in the Tampa Bay area. Residents can walk up and buy a variety of goods, from food to flowers, sold by different vendors. […]