The Frugalista Life

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Hyatt Place Hyatt House

Hyatt Place, Hyatt House now open in Downtown Tampa

If you’ve ever been downtown, you’ve seen the transformation currently happening in the area. First with the switch of Channelside to Sparkman Wharf, now there’s the Water Street development underway that’s turned downtown into a multi-use part of Tampa. USF will have a medical office down there and, of course, there are the high-rise condos […]

JW Marriott celebrates opening of JW Marriott Tampa Water Street, it’s 100th property

Yesterday, JW Marriott announced the JW Marriott Tampa Water Street hotel, its 100th property, is now officially open. Located in the Water Street area of Tampa, guests can do a little #selfcare and rediscover themselves. “The first JW Marriott opened in Washington DC in 1984 and was a tribute to my father, J.W., and a […]

Escobar Restaurant and Tapas

6 Cool Places to Eat in Atlanta on a Weekend Getaway

So last I flew out to Atlanta to visit my folks and, of course, eat some good food. Now, as someone who watches food shows religiously and will follow a restaurant on Instagram in a heartbeat, I already had a list of spots I wanted to go to during my stay. It was a challenge […]

Third Annual Heights Fall Festival at Armature Works is this weekend

Looking for some weekend plans? Armature Works hosts the 3rd Annual Heights Fall Festival this weekend. The 2-day, outdoor family event takes place at the Armature Works Pier and South Lawn from 10am-5pm each day. A food drive benefits Metropolitan Ministries food assistance program, a pumpkin patch, live music, and an 81Bay Brewery craft beer […]

natural hair

3 Ways I Reconnect with My Hair During Quarantine

My hair and I have been through some thangs over the last 31 years. From beads to ponytails to braids, my hair experienced myriad ways of styling. One time in middle school, I called myself clipping my split ends. After the deed was done, I cut at least a couple inches of hair off, resulting […]