The Frugalista Life

Living my best frugal life.

Recent Posts

Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar brings “farm-to-fork” options to International Plaza

International Plaza mall is my go-to for shopping…and eating. If I want a meal after browsing through Nordstrom or Forever 21, I can head upstairs and choose from several options. The newest restaurant coming to the shopping mall is Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar. The Texas-based restaurant chain brings their “farm-to-fork” concept to the Tampa […]

Pete’s General revives St. Petersburg’s Historic Uptown neighborhood

The Historic Uptown neighborhood in St. Petersburg is getting a small renaissance with the opening of Pete’s General next month. Think of it as a small supermarket similar to the weekend markets in the Tampa Bay area. Residents can walk up and buy a variety of goods, from food to flowers, sold by different vendors. […]

#SoFetch: Where to Visit in London for the First Time

Never ever in my life did I ever think I’d be going to Europe. The only instances I had with experiencing life outside the US are the Carnival cruises I went on. For some reason, Europe just seemed like such a faraway place.  Well, 2 flights and a 2-hour layover later, I was there with […]

3 Times I Felt “Not Good Enough”

Like any other human being, there are plenty of instances where we feel like we aren’t good enough. For me, I’ve spent so much time going over and over events for the longest trying to figure out why they happened…it be’s like that sometimes. I know for myself, whenever I feel like I’m not good […]

Vegan hot dog cart Nah Dogs brings all the soy-based meat to Downtown St. Pete

When’s the last time you remember seeing a hot dog cart out on the street? I feel like it’s not unusual to see them at fairs or sporting events. But, if you were out late with your friends and got a craving for one all of a sudden, wouldn’t you want to be able to […]