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Saving through just a bank account? A long, long, long time.
Toggle Commented Aug 22, 2013 on Cash Money at Rantings of a Creole Princess
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I'd take them out or send them something goofy because when they got it, it would make them smile.
Toggle Commented Aug 22, 2013 on Feel Better at Rantings of a Creole Princess
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Have ya'll been watching and listening to Whiskey, Wine & Moonshine? No? Well why the heck not? It's RIGHT HERE!!! Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2013 at Think Pretty Smart
Ed. Note: The following was posted over 6 9-10 years ago but I think the content applies with a bit of adjustment. This was written before Twitter. Twitter changed the game. It made is to that men don't even have to compose a paragraph to get women. A few tweets, a DM,then bam! Before I officially start, this might could get Unabomber long. OK? I'm just putting that out there up front so y'all don't comment that I've been stricken with Panamitis (a propensity for long ass entries). It's gonna take a minute to get to the point. When I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2013 at Think Pretty Smart
Once in a while I go to a spot that just feels right. This past weekend, the last stop on our Dish Crawl was The Elroy. It's a spot that doesn't even officially open until July 3 (according to our super burgundy haired cool bartender whose name I cant recall). It's right around the corner from The Argonaut on H Street, NE. The downstairs is a bar and there's a patio out back. The upstairs has another bar (much smaller) and lounging space. Check them out! Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2013 at Think Pretty Smart
Ladies and Gents, Where have I been? I've been somewhere being too lazy to blog. And when one is too lazy to blog, there is but one thing to do: PODCAST!!! We've done four shows so far. And we even have a website (Whiskey, Wine, and Moonshine)! We're on Spreecast, Stictch and iTunes. That's right! You can subscribe to us and take us with you on car rides and listen at work (with headphones). Check us out! Related articles And Then There Were Three!!! Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2013 at Think Pretty Smart
Being poor is expensive. This is the part nobody seems to care about.
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I really don't walk down the street often. But the stories I hear from the women I do make me think this needs to stop. We need to make sue young men are taught the proper way to approach a woman and that she doesn't owe them ANYTHING. That will be hard to teach when so many women are ok with men cat calling and what not.
Toggle Commented Jun 18, 2013 on Worth a Fight? at Rantings of a Creole Princess
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I like it slightly colder than room temp. I like to put a bit on a plate and let the chill get knocked off, THEN eat it.
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I saw it and enjoyed it.
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Since Google Reader is going away soon, I got an account on OldReader.com. It says that this is a dead feed. I call BULLSHYT! So long as I am paying for this web space weekly. This is not a dead feed. I've been walking around living a bloggable life but to lazy to type. But today, on top of seeing this listed as a dead feed, I am bored to death. So let's see what has gone on...I still work at the same place, technically live in the same place, and look the same. I occasionally tweet but not really.... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2013 at Think Pretty Smart
I recently hosted a brunch for my girlfriends. I'd just gotten a waffle iron, deep fryer, and Keurig (among other kitchen-y things) for a my birthday. So what other way to break in my new-new and fatten up my friends, than to invite them over for a brunch. (We'll discuss the logistics of planning brunch later.) I made WAY too many waffles. Like, a whole stack so offensive that it would make terrorists' hate for us go from the orange area into a shade of crimson that would warrant a war on our soul. Can't have that! Anyhow, once the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2013 at Think Pretty Smart
When my friends want to know how to do something home related, they often ask me. And because I'm nothing if not generous, I thought I'd go ahead and share some of these tips with you. But first, allow me to address the elephant in the room. Are household things women's work? I don't know. But I do know that I sincerely enjoy cooking, cleaning, and all things domestic except folding clothes. With all the technology we have, I feel that home laundry technology is severely behind the times. First, why does it take so long for clothes to dry?... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2013 at Think Pretty Smart
Nope. Part of our problem is that everyone wants to be able to blame someone for the stupid things kids do. Sometimes, kids just are stupid but slick enough to get away from adults and do stupid things. I used to skip school (high school), a lot. It was nobody's fault but my own. The school did everything they could (we rigged the attendance process so electronically we were there, by physically we weren't). Our parents were none the wiser. Oh and my kid is an idiot for getting a tattoo using a pencil and pen. This isn't jail!
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Exactly. And if I don't know the kid personally, I will pull up along side of him/her and let him know I see him/her and will be snitching ASAP.
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Do y’all believe pretty women are crazy? Think about it. I’ve been hearing this for so long. There’s an expectation out there that if a woman is pretty, fine, desirable in any way, it should be automatically assumed she’s crazy. This might even be true. And yeah, I’m saying this as a woman who is easy on the eyes. I speak from a place of knowing. I’m not saying it’s cool to be crazy. But I definately understand how a prettier woman can get trained to be crazy. Taking into account that all women have crazy in them but the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2013 at Think Pretty Smart
Happy Friday people! I'll be back on Tuesday...Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays! That's all I can handle right now. Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2013 at Think Pretty Smart
Why oh why do women like to deal with assholes? I was hoping this wouldn't be a question I'd still have to ask in 2013. Much like my prediction that Bobby and Whitney would get back together, this new age of enlightenment I predicted for my sisters was off the mark. Back to the question. Is it because women think they are going to change the man into Mr. Act Right. I buy that. That only accounts for 50% of it. I’ve dealt with my share of asses. (I am overstating the number for emphasis and to make myself seen... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2013 at Think Pretty Smart
I wasn't raised by women who wore make-up. I didn't discover the stuff until late in life. And I didn't develop any sincere interest until recently. Thanks to YouTube, I have learned so many fun things. I'm still not really willing to wear night time make up during the day and refuse to wear lashed that look like I'm on a reality show. I'm still way too lazy to wear it daily. Not to mention, I'm scared of ruining my skin. In my YouTube 'travels', I've seen some things y'all. I have seen women who weren't ugly, but not necessarily... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2012 at Think Pretty Smart
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I love The Walking Dead. When one show goes off, I am ready for the next. This is probably because I watched seasons one and two in one weekend. I'm so glad I did. There are so many great themes in the show. For weeks I've been meaning to write about them but as we all know, I haven't been about the business of writing much lately. I mean, Mercury was in retrograde... I have downloaded Zeebox so I watch with Twitter, just Twitter, not Black Twitter. And everyone pretty much agreed Michone rocks. And when I said she was... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2012 at Think Pretty Smart
Why are you giving out all of this good common sense information? Folks don't want it. Haven't you heard? Letting him drive your car is you showing that you're bringing something to the table and being a team player. Besides, the car was gonna be sitting around for 8+ hours anyway. And the kids he's not seeing? Didn't you know that's the mother's fault, and the courts. Cant forget about them. They only allow him to see his child once every other weekend and those are weekends where he DJ's at the wing shack.
Toggle Commented Nov 19, 2012 on Cool Aunt Advice at Rantings of a Creole Princess
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Look, I love a good soul food spot like the next person whose wild side includes flirting with diabetes and heart disease. Having been to a few, there's an observation I've made. They are where efficiency and planning go to die and slow, wrenching death. During Howard's homecoming, we stumbled into Oohhs & Aahhs on U Street. Every business within a ten block radius knew it was homecoming weekend. Every OTHER establishment seemed prepared for the influx of extra customers...except this place. This wasn't their first time at the rodeo so why so slow and unorganized? Then tonight we went... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2012 at Think Pretty Smart
By now everyone has heard about the Petraeus scandal. We've been exposed to daily revelations, twists, and turns. We've had people pointing to Mrs. Petraeus as the reason why her husband cheated. Always blame the woman. Mrs. Petraeus let herself go. Well maybe she wasn't cute to start. She is not to blame. Dude is a grown ass man. He was going to put his penis where he wanted no matter who he was married to. But I do want to talk about women letting themselves go. Why be cute and well put together, then stop? I'm not talking about... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2012 at Think Pretty Smart