The Frugalista Life

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Brewer’s Supper Club aligns beer with fancy cuisines

The annual Bern’s Winefest is planned by the people at famous Tampa restaurant Bern’s Steakhouse. The wine tasting experience, in its 22ndyear, is a week-long premier event that allows the public to taste unique foods and wines by some of the most talented in the Tampa Bay area. You have to be quick with purchasing […]

Beauty-Related Things I Want to Do in 2019

Anything beauty-related was never on my radar. I didn’t really grow up doing the typical “girly” things like having getting my nails done every couple weeks. I’m more of the “au natural” tribe. The only thing related to beauty that I was interested in was my hair. Of course, I kept it simple: wash, blow-dry, […]

5th annual cooking competition Epic Chef Showdown benefits Feeding Tampa Bay

The Epic Chef Showdown in 2017 is one of the first stories I wrote for Creative Loafing as an intern. The idea of attending an event like this made me feel privileged that I had the opportunity to go as a member of the media; I felt fancy to say the least. This year, it’s […]

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa covers date night and brunch this month

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is about a 20 minute drive from my house. If I’m coming from Orlando, it’s my sign that I’m in the home stretch and my apartment isn’t far away at this point. I don’t get out there too much except to eat but they have a few […]

How I’m Healing My Inner Child: Chapter 1 (Part 2)

Last week I talked about the first half of chapter 1 in the book The Inner Child Workbook by Cathryn L. Taylor. Like I wrote previously, I think this book is going to reveal a lot to me as far as coping mechanisms I developed over the years. The first half of healing looks at […]