The Frugalista Life

Living my best frugal life.

Month: August 2018

Fall 2018 Denim Trends to Know

Denim is one of the most versatile pieces of clothing in all of our closets. Every pair serves some kind of purpose: a pair for dressing up on special occasions, running weekend errands, travel, or nostalgia. Denim is just one of those things we can’t live without. Another great thing about denim is its versatility. […]

Who was Best Dressed at the 2018 Video Music Awards?

I have fond memories of watching the VMAs since I was a kid. I can remember my cousins and I being so excited because that meant we’d get to see some bomb performances from our favorite people at the time. My jaw dropped when I was sitting in the living room watching Britney with the […]

#BlackIsBeautiful: Black Women on the Cover of September Issues

Growing up, the motto was always “root for everybody black”. As a Black woman, I get excited each and every time there is a Black woman doing something great. Magazine covers are apart of that criteria. Whenever I can, if there is a Black woman on a magazine cover, I’m buying it. Black women don’t […]

How I Celebrated Getting My Master’s Degree Over the Weekend

From all the posting and whatnot, I’m sure at this point everyone knows I graduated earlier this week with my Master’s degree. 2 years of nonstop work and assignments and I now have a MA in Digital Journalism and a certificate in Food Writing and Photography. It’s funny all this stemmed from me having a […]

Tampa’s Xtreme Tacos to open new location in Seminole Heights

Last week I had the pleasure of interviewing Sofie Warrenbrand and Uziel (Uzi) Ramirez of Xtreme Tacos. They describe their food as “authentic Mexican but with an edge”. Earlier this year, they announced on their Facebook page they closed their Sulphur Springs restaurant. Everyone, including me, was shocked. For my latest Creative Loafing article, I […]