The Frugalista Life

Living my best frugal life.

Author: Alexandria Jones

#ItsYourBirthday: Spending a Sister’s Day at Busch Gardens

My sister Terralyn and I are super close and funny considering we fought all the time when we were younger; she was that annoying little sister that followed me everywhere. She used to be OBSESSED  with Powerpuff Girls and the movie Bring It On (the first one aka the best one). She’s 22 now so we […]

#PajamaMama: How to Be Pajama Chic Without Looking Ready for Bed

We all love a good pair of pajamas. On those days when you have no plans and If it was allowed, I’d wear a nice pair of pj’s all day everyday. Fortunately for homebodies like me and everyone else that LOVES to be comfy, wearing them out in public isn’t a taboo thing. The pajama […]

Travel back to 1920s Paris at St. Pete’s Left Bank Bistro

Located right next to The Market at Left Bank, Left Bank Bistro is going to be the hottest new spot to eat lunch and get a couple drinks. I interviewed owner Susanne Byram, bar manager(and daughter) Danielle Dawley, and executive chef Kate Gorr for my most recent Creative Loafing article. When I was there, Danielle […]

Amigos Tortilla Bar is bringing Key West to Downtown St. Pete

Last week I had the chance to interview Samuel Haverl, owner and manager of the newest location of Key West’s Amigos Tortilla Bar. He told me all about their plans for the 600-block of Central Avenue in Downtown St. Pete. Tacos, fajitas, even tacos al pastor with pineapple juice drippings *salivates* are on the menu. […]

#BlackExcellence: Best Dressed at the 2018 BET Awards

The BET Awards show is the highlight of the summer. Black Twitter is on their phones with their TV’s on loud, all the snacks at their disposal, and ready to let the jokes fly. Every year has a slew of classic moments that stay in the Twittersphere forever. I get excited each year when it […]