Conflict: When is it okay to walk away?

Happy December! I am always excited every new month. This month I am particularly happy because 2017 is coming to an end finally!! It is barely 20days left and I am so happy for a new year. With the new year comes new goals and excitements but before that self evaluation is very important. And…

November Favorites

The 11th month of 2017 has come to an end. I am just asking myself where the hell this year is running to? I remember the first days of this month now it has come to an end! So many things happened this month, starting with whole weeks of stress long days short nights for…

#ootd: Black x Ankara (incorporating a statement ankara piece)

As an African I love everything cultural and print (it’s in my blood) but I do not have luck with tailors maybe because I am so picky and a perfectionist or maybe because I am a self acclaimed designer and stylist *wink*. Anyways I took tailoring classes so I know what a well made dress…

Food tales: Bibi’s Steak House

Few weeks ago, I spent some quality time with some of my close friends. We went out to dinner at a place called Bibi’s Grill House located at Maryland, Lagos to eat and catch up. We got to reconnect and share good times. Here are short notes of the experience but before the notes let…

Your Money: Let’s talk Money.

The book Smart money woman has been on my reading list for a long time now. I am currently reading it and it has inspired a new series called “Your Money” which will be posted every Friday on the blog under Finance. It’s your money now let’s talk about it. I am making your money…

My Thrift tales: Back to school Haul (long overdue)

Remember the back to school shopping rush when you know you’re resuming a new school year and you go shopping (for everything). When i am out shopping there is always the fight of needs against desire. What I need as against what looks so good I want to buy. If it was me of a…

Skincare: Bath time! My current favorites.

Some weeks ago I was opportuned to be present at an event organized by The bloggers Advocates at Lagos “Pulse Blogger meets TBA Nigeria”. It was a very well organized event with lots of brands and bloggers present. I was one of the lucky bloggers to receive some products in my goody bag (you all…

Standards: Why you should set high standards.

“Keep your heels high and your standards higher” The above phrase has been one of my favorites for a while now because I strongly believe setting high standards for one’s self is imperative to one’s growth. A standard is simply a level of quality, attainment or a measure used for comparison. In essence without standards…

October Favorites!

October is usually my favorite Month in the year may be because it is my birth month. October 2017 has been so awesome for me and I am sharing my 5+ favorites for the month as it is coming to an end: 1. Celebrating Milestones: some time in August I shared how I hit my…

#ootd: How to slay the classic denim look for fashion week.

Hello lovelies, It’s Lagos Fashion week and I have been catching the fashion week fever. Unfortunately I couldn’t attend although I really wanted to but couldn’t because of school. However, fashion week got me thinking on what I could have worn if I was attending and my mind instantly went to the outfit I wore…

My day at Lekki Conservation Center

Adventure called again and I answered this time I visited the Lekki Conservation Center (LCC) on Lagos Island, Lagos Nigeria. On the 1st of October my country turned 57! And in a bid to celebrate I joined the adventure bandwagon once again, this time with my Blogger network (@thebloggersadvocate) visting LCC and it was awesome!…

Cookie Skin Dermal Repair Review

Hi guys, Have you ever gotten a skin care product that you were skeptical using at first but it ended up obsessing over this happened to me with the Cookie Skin Dermal Repair Cream. I recieved this product as a part of my gift bag and to be completely honest the packaging is really nice…

Live…

life doesn’t require that we be the best only that we try our best

Procastinating…

Hello lovelies, It’s yet another week I hope you enjoyed your weekend. Today’s topic is Procrastinating before I start talking on this I’ll just let you all know that I am currently suffering from the sly illness that is Procastination. Dont get me wrong I am a hard worker I break my back and do…

#Ootd: Back in Print!

Hello lovelies, Today on Fashion I am bringing back print!!!! Well if you have been following my fashion posts you will have noticed I am really comfy with my choice of clothing and I love pants have so many of them but today I’ll be doing something seriously different. As different as a skirt yes…

Issa Vibe…

Hello lovelies, Disclaimer: if you are reading this you have seen another awesome week and I am so happy you did! 😁 Today on Monday, Lifestyle and Motivation I will be talking on vibes. I know this word is so social media but for those that do not not know: Vibe: An atmosphere or aura…

Ootd: Lace and Pants.

Hello lovelies, Starting this beautiful ember month with Lacey tops and high waist pants. Firstly a little story time so some I had to attend a social function with my mum as her one woman entourage if you know what I mean, so I had to look well up to standard because my mum is…

August Favs…

Hello lovelies, So its a new month!!! (Doing my little dance) I am beyond estatic I can scream okay I already did lol. August was an awesome month for me I hope it was for you also! Today  I am sharing my August Favs with you all so here are the top 5 things that…

Spaghetti and Pirates…

Hello lovelies, Unto my second food blog ever! So I ate a very delicious and inexpensive meal when I was out seeing movies with my sisters. We had a fun day at the mall ice cream, dress fitting and did I mention we saw Pirates of the Caribbean the last part. Spaghetti: I loved this…

Dwelling

Hello lovelies, Last week I finished my three part mini seriesthanks for the views likes and comments. Today I will just be saying few things on dwelling on past events and how it can ultimately affect you. Oh well I didn’t want to post this up but I have seen so much “saltiness” over the…

Exploring African Artists’ Foundation…

Hello Lovelies, A few months back I was at the African Artists foundation and here is my take. The African Artist Foundation was established in 2007 a non profit organization with the aim of preserving African Art and encourage the highest standard of art in Africa. It serves a significant role in art and academic…

Purpose, Plan and Timing: Timing

Hello lovelies, “Time is an illusion, timing is an art-Stefan Emunds” Last week and the week before I talked the importance of deciding your purpose and the importance of  planning  today’s topic is timing.  So what is Timing? It is simply  the ability to select the right or precise moment for doing something for optimum…

5+ Foods that have the ability to enhance your skin…

Hello lovelies, On beauty today I will be giving you 5+ foods that help in imporving skin giving it that healthy glow. We all know beauty starts from within that also applies to the health of your skin. You must have heard the phrase you are what you eat, naturally what we intake affects the…

Purpose, Plan and Timing: Plan (part II)

Hello Lovelies, today on the three part series  Purpose, Plan and Timing our focused is Plan. Most times you hear “What’s the plan?”, “I plan to”, ” it wasn’t part of my plan” so the word PLAN isn’t new to us. When I was younger and up till date my dad usually says to us…

When in doubt (black and camo) Brunch Date with Paula…

Hello lovelies, today still on my causal day outfits, I will be talking on how I mixed the bandana fashion comback with my own all black laid back under the weather fashion. That’s a mouthful I know I love stringing words together :). First off, I didn’t plan on wearing this outfit I woke up…

Purpose, Plan and Timing: Purpose.

Hello lovelies, today I will be starting a three part mini series Purpose, Plan and Timing. Firstly I will focused on Purpose. So what is Purpose? It’s a word we all have used and we all know but what is Purpose? Purpose is an object to be reached, a goal, an aim or a target. Do…

Casual in Denim…

Hi lovelies, Today on fashion I’ll be talking about casual easy to wear denim on denim look. If you have been following my posts you will know I love casual easy to wear pieces. Initially I was going to wear just this white top I got from new look on the denim skinny jeans but it…

Liebster Award!

Starting August on a fresh note and keeping my promise to Sammmy  (sequinsandsammy.wordpress.com). I am posting this up now, sorry its coming late So the amazing Sammy (sequinsandsammy.wordpress.com) nominated me for this award. Kindly check her blog and follow her posts are just amazing. Here is my question and answer session. 1. How do you find ideas…