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I am a bougie girl: New Beginnings....

New beginnings require a tranquil mind and a determined spirit.

i am a bougie girl: Scenes From A Home Date..

Last night, Chef T went all out on dinner. We dined on pork roast, Brussel sprouts, and roasted garlic potatoes. During dinner, we planned future meals and

i am a bougie girl: Trajectory Of Regret

The Midwestern way of life is to finish college, get married, buy a house, and start a family right away. This is the prescribed trajectory for a majority of the people here. Woe is the person whom opts out of the expected trajectory in favor of forging their own path.

These loyal trajectory followers have been known to cast stones at the less traditional folks whom walk amongst them.

"One day, you will regret starting a family in your 40's."

"We will be done raising kids by age 45 and you will be stuck going to ice cream socials at the elementary school. Don't worry, we will send you a postcard from our travels."

Little do they know that their spouse is about to leave them, fall ill, and/or has become reluctant to travel more than 50 miles away from home. Their long coveted freedom will become delayed by unforeseen circumstances that life is infamous for doling out at the wrong time.

A decade will roll by and the smugness that they flung at those late blo…

i am a bougie girl: Lampshade Love

This lamp was given to me sometime last year.

It's original lampshade had seen better days.

Initially, I had planned on donating it to a local charity shop and buying a new one.

However, commonsense and frugality won out.

Earlier this week, I purchased this new lampshade at a nearby discount store for $16.00.

I saved a total of $35.00 and I didn't have to go through the stress of perfectly coordinating a new lamp to my current decor.

i am a bougie girl: Embracing The Track In Front Of Me

There it is. The track leading me to a new settled down life filled with laughter and unexpected joy.  Every day, I pinch myself just to make sure that I am not dreaming.

i am a bougie girl: Head In The Clouds

Clouds are designed to help us dream.

i am a bougie girl:No Makeup, No Problem

Earlier this week, I snapped a photo of me rockin' a scrubbed down look. I live for low key glamour days.

I am a bougie girl: New Glasses

I love my new glasses! I feel like a brand new person.