The Frugalista Life

Living my best frugal 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 […]

St. Pete’s Florida Chefs Workshop lets food entrepreneurs share the wealth

People in the food industry usually find their passions for it early on. Lisa Prather, owner of A Fresh Connection Catering, Café, and Bakery and the Florida Chefs Workshop commercial shared kitchen, discovered her passion for cooking while working as a teenager. A career change left her with the opportunity to finally follow her passions. […]

7th+Grove feeds Southern cuisine to Tampa Bay creatives

It’s not too often I’m down in Ybor City for something. I’m down there in the day walking around or going to grab a bite to eat. The vibe of Ybor is different; it’s not polished like Downtown Tampa or bohemian like Seminole Heights. Ybor City is a mix of grunge and alternative. On one […]

How I Take Care of My Hair in a Protective Style

I’m sure all of my naturalists can agree when I say sometimes you just get tired of doing your own hair! I’d been feeling stuck in a hair rut lately because I had no idea what to do with it anymore. I wore my hair either in its natural curly state, in a twist out, […]

Where to Celebrate Father’s Day in Tampa Bay

Father’s Day weekend is upon us and it’s time to celebrate the old man. This year we aren’t having Dad grilling in the backyard for everyone else or him opening up the box to a random tie. It’s 2019 and there are so many other ways to let him know he matters. Pack the car […]