The Frugalista Life

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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 […]

How to Travel Abroad and Not Look Like a Tourist

Making plans for domestic travel is simple: figure out the destination, pick a hotel, book a flight, and go. International trips are more intricate and require more planning. Obviously, because of language barriers, it’s best to learn a few easy phrases to navigate foreign countries. When Robert was in the process of planning our Europe […]

Tampa Bay Brewing Company highlights rare fish at Ora King TYEE Salmon Dinner

Lately I’ve been craving fish, specifically salmon. I’m not entirely sure why but I know it’s weird. Last week, my opportunity came true when fellow Tampa foodie Carlos Hernandez of the popular Carlos Eats blog invited to the Ora King TYEE Salmon dinner at Tampa Bay Brewing Company. It’s been a couple years since the […]

How to Travel Inexpensively and Not Go Broke

My first road trip with Robert was to Atlanta to see the first On the Run tour in 2014. I was super hype because not only am I going to see Beyoncé, but I was actually able to see Atlanta as an adult. That trip kinda set off a trend where we’d travel somewhere every […]

The bier boutique is a taste of Key West in Historic Uptown

Owners Scott and Heather Brookey are Ohio natives but sold all their belongings(they kept the dog) and moved down South to Key West to open the first location of the bier boutique. Four years later, to much success, they closed up shop and moved a little bit north to St. Pete. In a few weeks, […]