Category Archives: Boujie Smarts

The Boujie and The Bum

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The title is only to get your attention. After a meeting yesterday, I ran into a homeless man that I decided to buy dinner for. When he ordered something off the dollar menu, I turned to him and asked, “What do you really want?” He ordered a number 4. I…

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Choose Yourself

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The strongest power any woman can have is the power to put herself first. From birth we’ve been trained to be helpers because of our motherly instincts. We go on making excuses for people, being flexible in extreme situations and over balancing things for others. Then comes a moment, a moment…

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Riot On Education and Communication

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I try to keep the blog focused on the fabulousness of being Boujie but sometimes I can not just sit and ignore everything else happening in the world. Right now, we have cities on fire, people dying, police brutality and unfairness towards police. It’s like we’re living in a war…

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Fixing Your Life Part II: What We should Learn

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What We should Take From Karrueche Tran The authenticity of the Karrueche Tran interview on OWN’s Fix My Life is up for debate. Whether or not she did it to have her voice heard or to trash him, there is a lot we need to take from this young woman….

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Fixing Your Life Part I

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A lot of people tuned in to the Fix My Life show on the OWN network by Iyanla Vanzant. This week she interviewed Chris Brown’s ex-girlfriend Karrueche Tran, who has been in the media a lot lately over the recent break-up with the R&B singer. With the drama, social media…

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Slut Shame

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So here I am reading blogs, wasting time, gossiping about celebs and who do I run across? Amber Rose! ET Online was interviewing her about herself, tweeting and her next move. She mentioned being slut shamed and I honestly didn’t know what she meant by it. I thought to myself,…

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How Boujie Is Your Savings Account?

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It’s no surprise that in this economy and these days period that we all need a savings account. With people’s jobs getting cut and companies going under, it’s no wonder people are sinking so fast. There is significance in savings ourselves a headache by always have some kind of money…

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Is Marrying Yourself is the Same as Having a Baby On Your Own?

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When I posted the article about the woman who married herself, it bugged me for days. I thought, if a woman can marry herself, why is that even an issue? Women do things on their own all the time. For example, women have babies on their own. While some people…

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Just Say No

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They say if you want something done, ask busy people. Well most Boujie girls are quite busy and have busy schedules. One thing I suggest to my ladies this year, and I am working on this too, is saying “No” without explaining ourselves or just saying “No” to whatever. Phuck it,…

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Do We Cause Abuse on Ourselves?

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In a conversation with one of my sisters yesterday, we were talking about the Ray Rice situation. We were watching the video online and noticed his wife hit him first in the hallway then seemed to elbow him and spit at him in the elevator then all hell broke loose….

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Is it Cuffin’ Season Already?

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For those who don’t know what cuffing season is, it is the time of year, preferably the fall and winter, when people, who normally are single, decide to settle down for a season or two. This concept is so funny because the summer time is when you have fun and…

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Miss Me With the BS

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I have recently found myself in the mist of some drama and gossip. The sad thing about this is someone I am VERY close to tangled me in some foolery that I don’t appreciate. They are in time-out for their misbehavior but I digress. What I absolutely can’t stand is…

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The Over the Top Boujie Lifestyle

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When people are “Keeping up with the Joneses,” by buying things, it is detrimental to their real lifestyle because they cannot afford it. I’m talking about major purchases you cannot keep up with such as homes, cars, boats, memberships, vacations and so on. A lot of debt in this country…

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Money Monday: Overspending Killing You?

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People are always being sucked into something either by friends, advertisements or their own wants. We go into a store to purchase one or two things and come out buying half the store. I am notorious for crap like that. I shudder at the thought of looking at my credit…

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Date Night Part II: Date the Bestie

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We get so busy that sometimes all we do is text and talk to our girlfriends via gmail chat, phones or a Facebook/ Instagram comments. While this is better than nothing, it isn’t much. Setting up a date with your girlfriend is a must do. Date night with the besties…

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