The Frugalista Life

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Amigos Tortilla Bar is bringing Key West to Downtown St. Pete

Last week I had the chance to interview Samuel Haverl, owner and manager of the newest location of Key West’s Amigos Tortilla Bar. He told me all about their plans for the 600-block of Central Avenue in Downtown St. Pete. Tacos, fajitas, even tacos al pastor with pineapple juice drippings *salivates* are on the menu. […]

#BlackExcellence: Best Dressed at the 2018 BET Awards

The BET Awards show is the highlight of the summer. Black Twitter is on their phones with their TV’s on loud, all the snacks at their disposal, and ready to let the jokes fly. Every year has a slew of classic moments that stay in the Twittersphere forever. I get excited each year when it […]

#KillingTheGame: 8 Black Women in Fashion to Follow On IG

Black women bring me inspiration on a daily basis. Whether it’s hair, music, or style, I can always find something to add to my everyday life. I’ve said this before but I think Black women find inspiration in each other because we don’t look the same. We have different looks and vibes…it’s consistently something unexpected. I […]

4 Ways to Style Bantu Knots to Wear With Your Big Hoop Earrings

Y’all. It’s summer and it’s so. freakin. hot. Any kind of humidity causes frizz while all the sweat causes anything cute to fall flat on your face. During the summer, I try to do protective styles as much as I can to shield it from the sun. Plus, with all the vacations I have lined […]

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#CLChefs: Meet the Chefs 2018 samples Tampa Bay’s food scene

For those who don’t know, I’ve been writing for Creative Loafing for a year now. I interned in the food section last summer and started freelancing the following semester. Besides learning about what’s new and poppin with the food scene here in Tampa Bay, one of the great things about writing for the weekly magazine […]