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There’s benefits to partnerships!

There’s benefits to partnerships!

Today is day 10 of the Afrobloggers challenge is all about brand partnerships. I skipped day 9, so I’m feeling somewhat guilty. I have decided that for day 10, I would go a step further and rather than name just one brand that I’d love to work with, I’ll give you 3! Brand partnerships offer...

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7 Fashion Tips For Color Coordinated Grooms

7 Fashion Tips For Color Coordinated Grooms

Today’s grooms aren’t just taking the easy way out, sticking with all black and white penguin suits for their wedding day. It’s becoming more and more common for American grooms to incorporate bold color into their attire. In fact, famous wedding planner and designer Jov Meyer says that she “encourage(s) grooms to really have fun...

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An Adage is a Proverb is an Owe

An Adage is a Proverb is an Owe

I’ve never been a proverbs kinda girl. In fact, realising that I’d have to share 5 proverbs, had me shooketh. My initial instinct was to turn to my old friend: google. Alas, I had an epiphany. I am the child of Nigerian immigrants! There’s bound to be a proverb or 50, that’s in my vernacular....

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How To Improve Relationships After First 5 Years Together

How To Improve Relationships After First 5 Years Together

Sharing the perks of the joint household and the hearth of home can be very fulfilling and joyful. When people begin dating and move into a shared apartment, they change their lives for the best and begin everything from scratch. But as the evidence shows, the feelings start to fade away after some years. What...

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Slow Cooker Barbacoa Tacos

Slow Cooker Barbacoa Tacos

Tender beef barbacoa with oxtails are seasoned in flavorful spices, braised in chicken stock and salsa, and slow cooked to perfection. We especially love how simple this recipe is, using less than 10 ingredients. Pile the meat high on top of tortillas and add your favorite toppings for Taco Tuesday. What is barbacoa Mexican-style barbacoa is a way...

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R.E.S.P.E.C.T find out what it means to Nigerians

R.E.S.P.E.C.T find out what it means to Nigerians

I hope you read that R.E.S.P.E.C.T, the way Aretha sang it. Respect. the very thing that Nigerian culture seems to have been founded on. When asked to share one thing about my culture, there was so much that I could have written about. The culture of naming babies was one. (Did you know that it’s...

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7 Staples to Update Your Wardrobe for Fall

7 Staples to Update Your Wardrobe for Fall

Fall is in full swing, which means it’s time for pumpkin spice lattes, fall foliage, and of course, sweater weather. But just because you’re feeling a little chill in the air doesn’t mean you’re stuck wearing sweaters for the rest of the season. This year, feel free to step outside of your standard fall ensembles...

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Coping with Loss after a pandemic

Coping with Loss after a pandemic

When we think of the word grief, the first thing that might come to mind is the death of someone important. Though this can be the most painful type of loss associated with grief, there are other losses that many of us may have endured through the recent pandemic; for example, the loss of a...

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Dear Anxiety

Dear Anxiety

Dear Anxiety, You continue to enlighten me. Why do you frighten me? Need you to be me more kind to me  My fears have got a hold of me. My thoughts are now controlling me. I’m thinking catastrophically Hearts racing…hands shaking. This is not what I thought it would be  I thought you were a subtle thing. Something I could control and...