The Frugalista Life

Living my best frugal life.

Month: November 2019

The Hall on Franklin honors local, “fierce” women with weekly parties

Popular Tampa destination The Hall on Franklin is asking local Tampa Bay women to submit their personal testimonies  and honoring them with a party on Saturday nights. The parties surround “Fierce Women” and how they relate to the newest cocktail names. The honoree shows up with her friends as a way to thank them for […]

3 Ways I Connect with My Inner Child

One of the biggest things I’ve been working on in therapy over the last year or so is connecting with my inner child. It’s easy to connect when you can remember the good times but it’s a challenge sometimes to remember the not-so-good times. A couple sessions ago, I was talking to my therapist Stephanie […]

Armature Works hosts Tampa Repeal Day pop-up cocktail party

Armature Works is hosting the 2019 Repeal Day Pop-Up Cocktail Party next month on the Riverwalk. This exclusive cocktail event is the kickoff to this year’s Tampa Repeal Day Gala. In its 10th year, Repeal Day Tampa Bay began as a way to celebrate the end of prohibition and is one of the most anticipated […]

Daisy Le of Nails By Daisy Le is your next nail tech

A few months ago, I wrote about how I want to start getting more into beauty with a few things to try. One of the beauty things I wanted to get into were nails. They’ve been long my entire life but getting manicures were never on my radar until a few months ago. Nail art […]

Beyond Burnt Ends expands to all 4 Rivers Smokehouse locations

4 Rivers Smokehouse debuted Beyond Burnt Ends last month at all Central Florida locations to help celebrate their 10th anniversary. After a huge amount of feedback from their carnivorous, vegan, and vegetarian fans, the 4 Rivers Restaurant Group expanded the dish to all 14 of its locations in Florida and Georgia. “The 4 Rivers culinary […]

2019 Thanksgiving Plans in Tampa Bay

Unfortunately, I have to work on Thanksgiving Day *sad face* but for y’all who have the luxury of being able to relax and chill eating all the fixings. The one thing I don’t look forward to on Thanksgiving is the cleanup process so, if you’re anything like me, I’d suggest finding other plans to make […]

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers O-Line provides Thanksgiving meals to local families

Interviewing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is definitely the hugest moment of my food writing career. I don’t get too excited about my stories but this is a highlight. Getting to go to 1 Buc Place to talk to the players is something I never thought I’d be doing. It’s funny the players are so huge but […]

Fall/Winter Essentials to Have in Your Closet

Listen, we all need essentials to get us through every season. For the hotter months, I make sure I have my sandals and dresses on deck because that’s what I’m trying to wear. When it gets colder, I need a few more layers so I’m not freezing in these streets. I hardly ever feel the […]

Epicurean Hotel announces new hires, “New American” menu, and new looks

Epicurean Hotel announced two new additions to the hotel’s award-winning culinary team: Executive Chef Jason Bamford and Restaurant General Manager Vicente Lavayen. “We couldn’t be happier to welcome Jason and Vicente to the Epicurean table,” said Kevin Scott, general manager, Epicurean Hotel. “Their respective talents, skills and creativity in the kitchen and at the bar […]

4 new concepts now open at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa announces the opening of four new concepts within the resort. The new concepts are: Cipresso, a contemporary Italian trattoria; fast-casual coffee spot Constant Grind; the new Pool Bar & Grill serves lunch and dinner; and The Cellar, an upscale wine and retail space. These new spaces join the […]