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BEAUTY| Shea Moisture African Black Soap Review

Earlier this year, I ran out of my regular self-made black soap and needed a replacement. At this very moment also, my hormones decided to remind me of my growing age with a persistent increase of acne on my forehead.

BOOK REVIEW| Children of Virtue & Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi

Children of Virtue & Vengeance is the second installment of a trilogy about the legacy of the kingdom of Orïsha, by Tomi Adeyemi.  I was excited to find out what became of the characters so I jumped right into reading it as soon as I got my hands on it.

Places in Lagos| Casa Mia

Have you ever heard of Casa Mia? Casa Mia is a new restaurant and lounge that started operations in December 2019 in Victoria Island, Lagos right beside Eric Kayser. It shares a building with an exquisite furniture company that sells Roberto Cavalli furniture.

Places in Lagos| The Backyard Bar & Grill

The Backyard Bar & Grill has been around for quite some time and it became popular quickly because of the wooden chair swing in this photo of me, and their art wall that serves as a photo backdrop for guests.

Places in Lagos| Flowershop Cafe

Lagos is a city that boasts of many interesting cafes and restaurants and every other month, a new restaurant joins this ever growing list. Flowershop cafe is a flower shop and cafe that has fast become one of the popular restaurants to hang out in Victoria Island since it opened in July.

Book Review| Daughters Who Walk This Path

Daughters Who Walk This Path tells the story of Morayo, a young woman with a burden to bear that life seemed to fall apart for her in her teens.  She was forced to keep a secret imposed upon her by her older cousin who was living in her house at the time.

Book Review| This Thing Called Purpose

Do you ever feel like you’re incapable of doing some things because you aren’t very knowledgeable in that field, even though you want to? Do you ever talk down on yourself or feel like you are not enough? Do you ever feel like there’s nothing special about you and you have no gift(s)?

Places in Lagos| Arabesque

Arabesque is a middle eastern restaurant located in Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. I’ve been to Arabesque several times with friends and family and it’s one of my favourite places to eat. If you are looking for a place that serves clean fresh food that won’t make you feel bloated after eating, then this is the place for you.

Places in Lagos| An Evening At Danfo Bistro & Dives

Danfo Bistro & Dives is one of the new most talked about restaurants in Lagos and I got to experience the space in January with my family. It is situated on Alexander road right in the heart of Ikoyi which is not far from the Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge. As you walk in, the decor of the restaurant is really true to the Lagos vibes it represents and you forget you are in a container.

BOOKS| 30 Things I learnt From Girl Code

1.) By helping others you help yourself.
2.) Everything you can imagine is real.
3.) Be your own inspiration.
4.) Create things you wish existed.
5.) Take social media breaks.

Book Review|Children of Blood and Bone – Tomi Adeyemi

I heard about Tomi Adeyemi through a video of her interview on Good Morning America that was sent to my high school WhatsApp group where she talked about the seven-figure book advance and movie deal she secured. I remember saying to myself that day, “I’m definitely gonna read this book”. Fast forward to May, 2018 The Children of Blood and Bone was gifted to me.