The Frugalista Life

Living my best frugal life.

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Harvest Bowl blends specialty market with grab-and-go in Seminole Heights

When Harvest Bowl followed me on IG early last year, I wondered what kind of concept it would be. I’m glad I got to see it’s evolution from the one singular IG post. Sisters Atheer and Athar Naif are newbies to the restaurant world but it’s evident they’re excited to take on this endeavor. Harvest […]

Girl Scouts’ The Career Café equips young girls with important job-hunting skills

I remember being a wee tot at the Carver Shores’ Boys and Girls Club and they’d have Girl Scout meetings there. I went to a couple and they were alway cool. Fast forward decades later and they’re still out here empowering and inspiring the babies with programs like The Career Café. Founder Anne Bauer created […]

The RealTampa IG page explores unknown and forgotten moments of the 813rd

I’ve been following the RealTampa IG page for a few months now and it’s crazy how much about Tampa I didn’t know. Robert and I send posts all day every day, cracking up at some of the foolishness that comes out of the city. When you look at RealTampa, it’s like taking a step back […]

Sugar Factory American Brasserie opens at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino with Snoop Dogg, Ice-T, and Coco

Entertainment legend Snoop Dogg made a special appearance to hundreds of fans last night at the new Sugar Factory American Brasserie at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa. After taking several pictures, he can be overheard praising his love of candy and his excitement to get his faves: Skittles and Starbursts. Once inside, he […]

Where to Celebrate New Year’s in Tampa Bay

Once Christmas is over, our main concern is to find where to celebrate New Year’s in Tampa Bay. No need to fret, here are some options: 7th + Grove Flourish at their 2020 Experience with hookahs, plenty of drinks, and small bites. Email caroline@7thandgrove.com to reserve limited VIP section for $300. Come back the next day […]