‘Your Pittsburgh': Best ‘Burgh Blogs

(Photo Credit: CBS)

(Photo Credit: CBS)

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Don’t miss out on some of the most useful blogs in Pittsburgh.

There’s a growing number of bloggers in our region. Many are clever and  fun to read, but some are truly useful with time saving tips, great advice and even ways to save money.

Sarah Arbogast has compiled of list of four useful blogs for “Your Pittsburgh.”

1. Simply Frugal Livinghttp://simplyfrugalliving.com/

Everyone seems to be looking for ways to save money and this is a blog that can help! Blogger Andria Alexander knows how to score a bargain.

She posts everything from grocery store coupons and Red Box discount codes, to the best weekly diaper deals.

Alexander also has shopping tutorials and ways to plan a fairy tale wedding for half the price!

“I’m all about trying to keep it simple and save people both time and money,” says Alexander.

2. The Burgh Babyhttp://www.theburghbaby.com/

This is a great one for moms and dads.

The blogger just goes by Michelle. She started it nearly seven years ago, right before her daughter was born. It was really just supposed to be a way to keep her family updated. But now the blog has grown.

She offers tips, even weekly recipes specifically aimed at busy parents.

“I’m crazy, insanely busy like everybody else, so everything is always simple and achievable,” says Michelle.

3. After Darkhttp://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/Best-of-the-Burgh-Blogs/After-Dark/

If you like to let loose on the weekend, this is the blog for you! The blogger is Sean Collier, the PM Nightlife Editor for Pittsburgh Magazine.

He writes about activities and events from comedy shows, movies and bar hopping. But he also covers the arts, such as the newest exhibit at the Andy Warhol Museum.

When it comes to planning your weekends, Collier has done a lot of the research for you.

4. Pittsburgh Hot Platehttp://pittsburghhotplate.com/

This blog as it all for foodies.

Chef Chuck Kerber started it two years ago. Readership has grown incredibly from 30 readers a day to 10,000 a month.

“We like to go around to different restaurants and try the food and take photographs and really let Pittsburghers know what’s going on,” says Kerber.

In addition to information on restaurants, you can also get recipes and cooking tips, such the right way to sautee.

Sarah says there are so many more blogs out there, that more of the best will be featured in the future.

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