The Frugalista Life

Living my best frugal life.

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Where to Eat in Miami on a Girls Weekend Getaway

The city of Miami is just…different. It’s like it’s own separate world and not like any other city in Florida or any other southern city for that. It’s definitely got its own vibes going on. I’d guess and say one of the main things that sets it apart from everything else is the food. Miami […]

5 Fall 2018 Color Trends and How to Wear Them

This may be the first fall season in a while where you don’t only see the same jewel-or darker-toned colors. Summer didn’t want to go anywhere so it looks like part of the season crept over into the fall season. Still expect to see the usual darker colors but the amount of brightness from the […]

#ThisIs80: How to Plan a (Forgotten) Birthday Party in 2 Weeks

My grandma Florence and I are very close. My mom and I lived with her until I was 5 when we moved into our own apartment. Even then, I’d still spend the night(even school nights!!) at her house and my mom would just bring me clothes the next morning. She and I talk on the […]

#SoloTripPart2: Where to Eat in Naples

Like previously mentioned in a blog post from last month, I was invited down to Naples by the Naples/Marco Island/Everglades Convention and Visitor’s Bureau for a trip to ride airboats for the first time(that was an insane experience). Any time I’m going out of town, the main thing I look forward to is the food. […]

Samurai Blue brings sushi to Carrollwood

Samurai Blue is about 10 minutes from my house so I was able to watch the construction of the building from the first time I noticed it earlier this year. It’s funny how we never notice much when old things disappear and new things appear. I’ve been eyeballing it for a few months now and […]