The Frugalista Life

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“A Soulful Taste: Exploring Tampa Bay’s Black-Owned Food Scene” is live!

I’ve been writing about food for a short time but I get to experience how much Tampa Bay’s food scene is constantly and consistently growing firsthand. When I came here for undergrad in 2007, the only restaurants that were in abundance were chains. Now that I’m a freelance food writer, I’ve seen dining options grow from […]

My Tasteful Ventures’ Saba Ferdinand is the Travel Bestie We All Need

I met Sabatini “Saba” Ferdinand earlier this year on Instagram when we followed each other and met in-person shortly thereafter. What I enjoy most about Saba is her love of traveling. She knows all the tips, tricks, and hacks that save us coins and enhances our traveling experience. She perused all over Europe a couple […]

The Bakery Box Pop-Up shop soft opens today in South Tampa

Commercial shared kitchens are one of the most helpful opportunities for any local food entrepreneur. Not only do they help their clients navigate the business side of things, the kitchens allow them a space to create their goodies without having to spend even more money. There are a few commercial shared kitchens in Tampa Bay […]

3 Ways I Connect with My Inner Child

One of the biggest things I’ve been working on in therapy over the last year or so is connecting with my inner child. It’s easy to connect when you can remember the good times but it’s a challenge sometimes to remember the not-so-good times. A couple sessions ago, I was talking to my therapist Stephanie […]

Daisy Le of Nails By Daisy Le is your next nail tech

A few months ago, I wrote about how I want to start getting more into beauty with a few things to try. One of the beauty things I wanted to get into were nails. They’ve been long my entire life but getting manicures were never on my radar until a few months ago. Nail art […]