Category: Classy Life

Black Eyed Peas

Why We Eat Black Eyed Peas on New Years Day

Now that I am an expecting Mother traditions are more important than ever before. I love sitting under my own Mother and listening to her discuss our family traditions. One of the biggest traditions in Southern-based Black families are to eat Black Eyed Peas on January 1st of every year for Good Luck. While we usually have a feast of several types of foods Black Eyed Peas are the center of the...

Is Marriage REALLY Necessary?

I am 40, Fly and a Mom to Be. I always imagined that I would get married at like 25, have kids at 27 and just be living in the family way. Now that I see the world differently I am wondering, is marriage really necessary? Life did not happen in the traditional way for me. I loved my single life (I had some good loves y’all and some really good likes)...and when I was faced with the opportunity...
Working Through Your Pregnancy

Can You Work Through Your Pregnancy?

Do You Have to Work Through Your Pregnancy like I do? I always imagined that I would be married by 25, kids by 27 and full swing into my power career and busting balls by the time I was 33. Well...I have probably busted some balls and that's about it. I am 40 years old and 7 ½ months pregnant and nope...ya girl is not married. This means that me and my Sweet Pea are totally dependent on me to...
Classy Black Girl Etiquette Sharelle D Lowery Ebook

Have You Scored Classy Black Girl The Rules E-Book?

Have You Scored My Juicy Little Book Yet? Its filled with funny and easy to remember ways to be just a little bit better and more classy. A lot of people are not sure how to score my book! Well let me tell you...it’s as easy as 1,2,3! 1. Click This Link 2. Score the E-Book for $9.99...yep, it is a Classy Little Steal!! 3. Pull up your phone, tablet or even print the book out and enjoy! P.S....
Court room Etiquette Classy #ClassUp Classy Black Girl

How to Act When You Go to Court! #CourtroomCourtesy

Going to Court is a serious thing. From tickets to going to prison court is serious and not something to take lightly. However, as somebody who works in a courtroom every day I see some of the most egregious violations and bad courtroom behavior. Let me help you help yourself before going to court. 1. Be well dressed. You do not have to dress in a suit and tie, but you should take some time to...
rebound relationship

Rules of Being in a Rebound Relationship

All types of relationships are interesting-especially the Rebound Relationship. This is the relationship that you might jump into a few months after getting dumped or dumping your partner. When you are in a Rebund Relationship There are Some Rules While you are not like the Side Chick, the Rebound Relationship has a specific time frame and its for a specific purpose. The purpose of the...
Sexy Skin Smoothie Recipe

Is there a SEXY Skin Smoothie Secret Recipe?

People ask me ALL of the time what makes my skin so "good!" Besides good genes (thanks Mommie!) and lots of water I love my Sexy Skin Smoothie! New Note: Now that I am pregnant I am trying to not only eat more healthy but to look good to be an example for my little one who is coming through! This is an old post that I wrote in 2013, but it is still acurate today. However, I would make sure that I...
Side Chick Etiquette HERO ONE

Get Your Side Chick Etiquette

Okay, now this may seem quite out of form from what I typically write about, but it is super relevant. Side chick etiquette. I am going to need you side chicks to go ahead and get some. I was watching the news and I see that Rielle Hunter, John Edwards side thang and baby mama, now has a book out. It is entitled, “What Really Happened.” I am watching the morning news peeling my nectarine and...
Non Supportive Hero

Non Supportive When Things Go Well

This opinion piece was written by Jason Francis of Social Media Samurai on the Relationship topic of Non Supportive When Things Go Well. This morning on Twitter I came across a link to a study that reported that Men secretly feel terrible when the woman they love succeeds. Just non supportive. My first reaction to this was, "Great, another post to make men seem like the bane of the world." I...
Instantly In Love At First Sight

Instantly in Love at First Sight?

I asked randomly on my Facebook Page "Is Love at First sight REALLY possible?" And I was met with MUCH conversation! Some hopeless romantics said "Of course!" The romantics stated that their current relationship status was "married for 200 years" after meeting at a school dance. Other people, the Realists, stated "that this was in fact NOT possible and that it was moreso based in lust." I was on...