How I Styled My Dramatic Sleeve Blouse

If you’ve shopped recently, you will know that there are some really cool blouses with dramatic sleeves trending. From bell sleeves to bishop sleeves, to flounce sleeves, to ruffle sleeves, there is something for everyone to explore.

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POEM| You Are Not Broken

You are not broken

You are number one

and second to none

You are amazing

You are sunshine

You are enough

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Choose To Be Kind, Always

Have you asked yourself lately if you are a kind person? Kindness is often mistaken with niceness yet these two words are totally different. We describe people as nice and kind interchangeably but I believe that while it is good to be nice, it is essential to be kind. According to the Cambridge Dictionary, KIND means generous, helpful and thinking about other people’s feelings while NICE means pleasant, enjoyable, or satisfactory.

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Back To You

I’m lost

and I can’t find my way back

in the middle of the ocean  

and I can’t seem to find the shore

I’m starting to hear my heart race

as I go over my journey

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It’s Feedback Time

I’ve been blogging since March 2017 and it’s crazy to think I haven’t done a feedback post. I really appreciate my readers all around the world so this post is for you. For clicking the link in my bio, for typing “mariamshittu.com” into your browser, for telling people about my blog, for liking and commenting on my posts,  for following my blog, for referring my blog posts to people. Thank you!!!!!

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Lagos Living|Lagos Art Auction 2018 (Preview & Cocktail)

Hello everyone, hope you had a great weekend. So many exciting things happen in Lagos, Nigeria and I’m trying to share them with you all one post at a time. I had the privilege of attending Lagos Art Auction 2018 preview & cocktail at Terra Kulture in July and this post is about my experience […]

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How To Slay in Polka Dot

Hi everyone, happy Friday, I hope you’re having a great day. It’s time for a style post and this look features the outfit I wore recently to a paint class at Ocean Basket Restaurant. I intend blogging about what painting for the first time ever was like.

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Loose Fit in Crop Top & Wide Legged Pants

Hi y’all, Happy Easter! Hope you had a good easter celebration. We’ve been waiting for this holiday since last year because its always a long holiday. The kind everyone prays for (Thursday to Monday) and it was nice having everyone at home on the weekdays. I did a lot of cooking and feeding but thank […]

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My One Year Blogversary – My Blogging Journey So Far

My blog is one year old!!!! I received the notification below from wordpress that I registered my blog a year ago. I knew I started blogging in March but I didn’t remember the exact date. Alas, I’ve been blogging for a whole year. That’s a long time and I’ve come a long way since my […]

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SLAY Festival 2018: Through My Eyes

I started following @sheleadsafrica on instagram towards the end of last year and I wondered why it took me so long to find them. She Leads Africa is a community that helps young African women achieve their professional dreams. I’m all for women supporting women so a platform that promotes and encourages women leading is […]

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