The Frugalista Life

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Best Dressed at the 2018 Oscars

The Oscars is the time where celebrities get their most glamorous of the entire award show season. They pull out all the stops with hair, makeup, jewels…just the entire ensemble. The best dressed attendees on the red carpet for the 2018 Oscars ceremony didn’t disappoint either. Folks showed up in their best looks(some straight off […]

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Beautiful Brown Girls Brunch Club at Noble Crust Carrollwood

One of my goals for this year is to be more social. When you’ve been doing stuff on your own for a long time, it’s easy to get into the groove of doing that. Unless I’m going to the gym, I can stay in my apartment with no issue. At some point, you learn human […]

Sweet Soul opens in South Tampa

Vegan food continues to show us that it doesn’t mean bland and boring. Sweet Soul in South Tampa is proving that to a T. Soft serve ice cream, smoothies, and various bowls are options for vegans and even non-vegans like myself looking to try something different. An excerpt from my Creative Loafing article: “At this point, […]

4 Oils for Healthy Hair Growth

Like many of us, I also grew up thinking if I grease my hair until I’m able to fry chicken on it, it would grow and be healthy. I had a friend in elementary school who even put baby lotion in her hair because she convinced herself it would make her hair grow(convinced me maybe […]

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What to Eat for Healthy Hair

Just like skin, your hair has a way of letting you (and everyone else) know how healthy you really are. My hair became thin during my senior year of college and it wasn’t a pretty sight (maybe it was because I survived on peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to save up for an apartment). Once […]