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Sandcastle Competition, Chihuly Museum & RibFest in St Petersburg, Florida

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The beaches of St Petersburg, Florida offer a tropical destination without the worries of a passport. Our guest, Jen Smith of Modern Frugality, will share the best things to do in St. Petersburg, Florida. If you time your visit just right, you’ll catch the international sandcastle sculpting competition. As awesome as the sand and water may be, there is much more to this town than just beaches. St. Pete has the second-largest collection of Chihuly glass sculptures in the world. And RibFest is sure to satisfy your appetite with some of the best ribs you’ve ever tasted.

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Who is Jen Smith?

In 2017, Jen Smith and her husband finished paying off $78K of debt. She fell in love with minimalism, spending less, & making more money. Jen was even featured in Money Magazine in an article titled – This 29-Year-Old Makes Up to $2,000 a Month Selling T-shirts Online. Here’s Her Fascinating Strategy.

Jen is a freelance personal finance writer that loves to help readers pay off debt. She is also a co-host of the Frugal Friends Podcast with Jill Sirianni. It is an hour-long show full of money-saving advice and fun antics.

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Here are a couple of articles that she’s written:

As you can tell, Jen’s writing is a valuable resource for people looking to pay off debt, make some extra income, and get ahead with their personal finances.

You can connect with Jen Smith at her website and on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest.

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What’s your favorite part of St. Petersburg, Florida? Let us know in the comment section below or continue the discussion in our Facebook group!

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