The Frugalista Life

Living my best frugal life.

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The Historic Manhattan Casino to reopen as food hall in The Deuces

St. Pete’s Historic Manhattan Casino is a famed event space where the city’s Black population went to go watch famous Black musicians like James Brown and Ray Charles perform. Just a couple years ago, the building  reemerged as Callaloo and Pipo’s To Go. Unfortunately, the building shut down at the beginning of quarantine. Vincent Jackson […]

DANK

DANK serves the Black-Owned Birria Tacos You Need to Try ASAP

I first heard about DANK about a month ago when Robert was telling me some Black folks were serving tacos not too far from where we lived. Color me shocked when I saw what they slanging on a Tuesday night. Birria tacos are rising in popularity, especially on IG. The only other place I can […]

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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 […]

Girl Scouts’ new badges teach young girls to be leaders and ambitious

Girl Scouts of West Central Florida (GSWCF) and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) debut 24 new badges to help young girls practice leadership in the male-dominated fields of automotive engineering, STEM careers, entrepreneurship, and civics. Leadership is essential especially during a serious moment like Coronavirus. From encouraging trust to displaying compassion, the Girl Scout […]

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop launches Summer Fridays with queso, dranks, and free tacos for a year

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop serves good vibes all summer with its newly launched “Summer Fridays” program. Companies are switching up their hours but the taco brand invites fan out to make up for lost time and enjoy early happy hours. Fuzzy’s calls itself the “unofficial patio spot” for Summer Fridays and the rest of the week. […]