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Who is Nola Bougie?

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When I had my son, I was told that MY life was over! I would no longer enjoy spa days, early hair appointments or happy hours with the girls. “Why?”, I asked. The response, “Because you are a mom.” What?!!! Do women really believe this? Do women really believe that they can no longer take care of themselves and enjoy life because they have a child or a husband?  


I'm a wife, mom and a pharmacist of 15 years, who loves Rose', spa days and some good tea. Don’t get it confused, I still jump out of my seat when I hear "Cash Money Records taking over for the '99 and 2000." Let me show you how to “Embrace Your Inner Bougie” and make Self Care a priority in your life! 

What's it all about?

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NOLA Bougie is the source for all things classy and cultured in New Orleans. We have a 3-tiered platform to inspire women to not only live their best life, but to do so by being the best possible version of themselves that they can be.  

The three pillars of the NOLA Bougie Movement are:

1. Prioritizing Self-Care

2. Promoting Progressive Living and Positive Growth

3. Producing Events and Empowering Opportunities for All Women

NOLA Bougie strives to encourage women to view self-care as an act of love. Self-care is not optional and should not be viewed as selfish. It is a vital part of our health and success as women. 

NOLA Bougie strives to change the definition of the word "bougie".  It is not a negative thing to want or aspire to have more or the best in life.  On the contrary, it is our right as women to seek a life that is beyond mediocrity. 

NOLA Bougie strives to help women of all backgrounds recognize their value in spite of their circumstances.  You do not have to be rich in finance to be bougie...just rich in spirit! 

Want to work with me?

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The following partnerships are available:

  • Blog posts
  • Social media postings 
  • Giveaways
  • Event Hosting
  • Speaking Engagements                                   

Inquiries: alisha@nolabougie.com

Bougie and The City

February

Feb 13 Galentine’s Day 

            Pairing Fermentables NOLA Brewing 

            The Past, Present and Future of African 

            American Musicians in New Orleans 


Feb 14 Valentines Day at The Cupcake Collection 

            The Light Set at Ogden After Hours 


Feb 15 The 22nd New Orleans French Film Festival 

            King Cake and Champagne Tasting at 

            Monomin

            Krewe Boheme Inaugural Parade and Ball


Feb 16 Mardi Gras Tea at Windsor Court 

            Cupcakes and Conversations 

            Krewe du Vieux Viewing Party 


Feb 17 Mardi Gras Tea at Windsor Court 

            They All Asked For You Parade at Audubon  

            Zoo

            Music Box Art Market 

            Children’s Mardi Gras Princess Ball 

            Valentines Love Jam


Feb 19 Festigals “Queen for a Day” Happy Hour    

            and Crafting Event 


Feb 21 Third Thursday: King Cakes & Champagne 

            at Longue Vue 


Feb 22 National Margarita Day

             Krewe of Cork 19th Annual Parade

             NOJO honors Mrs. Oretha Castle Haley

             Friday’s with Fran: This is Us

             Mardi Gras Mambo 2019 at New Orleans 

             Jazz Museum 


Feb 23 Krewe of Nefertiti/Freret Parade 

             Afro Carnival Ball 


Feb 24 Mystic Krewe of Barkus Parade 

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