The Frugalista Life

Living my best frugal life.

Year: 2019

Armature Works launches relief drive for Hurricane Dorian victims

Hurricane Dorian swept through the Bahamas and devastated the entire population. Imagine having huge waves crashing against the windows and the subsequent flooding that occurs. We’ve seen all the photos, videos, and social media posts all over the internet. A few Tampa restaurants decided to create an effort to help out victims in need. Armature […]

Table Dot takes all the stress out of planning dinner parties

Planning for any kind of party sucks and takes up so much time. I remember planning my party when I graduated from undergrad and it felt like it was taking forever to find the right place. I called several restaurants every day comparing prices and figuring out other logistics. Now, thanks to the digital age, […]

Cress and Pane Rustica Due open in Heights Public Market at Armature Works

Armature Works is one of Tampa’s most popular destinations. The mixed-use space offers a variety of foods from ice cream to sushi as well as shared workspaces. It’s a great place to go for group outings and for Instagram photos. Inside the building is the Heights Public Market, where the food portion is located. Two […]

Pane Rustica Due opens soon in Armature Works

Who doesn’t love hot, fresh out the oven baked goods in the morning with a cup of coffee or tea? Local bakery Pane Rustica is celebrating their 20th anniversary this year and doing something a bit different. In a couple weeks, Kevin and Karyn Kruszewski open their second location in Armature Works named Pane Rustica […]

Hogg Batch switches up your regular morning routine with barrel-aged coffee

Coffee can be a little regular at times. Beans, water, cream/sugar, and let it brew while you get ready in the morning. I’m sure it’s so routine to the point where you can do it with your eyes blindfolded. When I saw there were 2 Black men putting their own spin on the morning cup, […]