The Frugalista Life

Living my best frugal life.

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A State of Wanderlust: What are My Summer Plans?

My final semester of grad school is here and this is the first time in 2 years I’ve actually had time to do other things besides school work. My summer plans are simple: I want to do as much as I can before I graduate and start the 9-5 life(I don’t see how y’all do […]

What To Do in Las Vegas When You Aren’t About That Gambling Life

In the early stages of planning this trip, my first question to myself was “What is there to do in Las Vegas besides gamble”?The funny thing about Las Vegas is all the old people. Casinos are filled to the brim with aunties, uncles, and grandparents all vying to take home an extra couple dollars. As […]

How to Eat Yourself Through Las Vegas Food in a Week

One of the things I enjoy doing before going on a trip is writing a list of where I want to eat. I get a kick out of eating all the local foods to get a feel of what that culture and scene is about. I scrolled through all of the Las Vegas food Instagrams […]

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First Monday in May: The Best Dressed at the 2018 Met Gala

The Met Gala is often called “the Oscars for the fashion world”. Every year, hundreds of photographers line up on the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City to capture photos of celebs dressed for the occasion. This year’s theme, “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination”, delves into how much […]

Braids and Beads: Elle Magazine examines Black hairstyles in America

When Black women talk about any of the myriad Black hairstyles, it’s like our eyes light up with excitement. Ask anyone and we have stories for days. The first time we get a perm. Our mothers, grandmothers, or aunties slaying our hair the night before Easter. We can tell you about different rites of passage we […]