Bye Bye Bye

Hey guys, just wanted to let you all know that I'll be gone for a while. I've got exams next month and there's no way I can devote time to the blog as I would like to. Yes, I suppose I could schedule my blog posts but I won't be able to promote or engage with you guys and other bloggers as much as I should. So it's just better if I put the blog on hold for now. 

I'll be back at the end of June, looking forward to talking to you guys then. Bye. xx


Some of My All Time Favourite Books

Summer isn't so far away now and I know a lot of people like to read during that season so I thought it would be fitting to share some of my favourite books in case anyone is looking for a new book to read and for you guys to also share some of your favourite books with me as I'm always on the hunt for something new. I wish I could share all of my favourites but that'll be too long and I'm sure you'll be bored haha! It was so hard for me to pick just a few but I suppose I could do a part two later? Whenever I read a great book, I want the whole world to read it too lool. 

All of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's  books (Purple Hibiscus, Half Of  A Yellow Sun, Americanah and The Thing Around Your Neck) are in my book hall of fame. Half Of A Yellow Sun was made into a movie ( the movie's good but the book is way better) and I reviewed The Thing Around Your Neck here



April Round Up ❤

Happy new month guys! I say this at the start of every month but I can't believe it's May already! The year is flying by so quickly. I hope you're on track with the goals you set at the start of the year? I'm not completely on track with mine but I'm trying. 

For me, April was pretty much a blur. I spent most of my time studying and when I wasn't studying, I was watching stuff on Netflix and on Youtube. This is my first time using the 'taking stock' format or even doing a monthly round up. Tell me if you like it and if it's something you want to see more on here. xx

Eating: smaller portions. I love rice too much to NOT eat it so I just make sure that when I eat it, I take small portions and fill the rest of my plate with chicken and some veggies.


Body Shaming Is Not Okay

So, a few days ago I was on Twitter and someone posted a screenshot of a post a certain lady had put on her Facebook page. In the post, she shared a nude picture of herself and her caption was about how she loves herself and things along that line. Now, this lady is obese. We know it and I'm pretty sure she does too. Some people lovingly pointed out that she should think about getting some help while some proceeded to insult and laugh at her. When these people were criticised by others, they immediately defended themselves stating that they were just concerned about her health.That really made me mad.


New Beauty Products I've Been Trying

Hey, guys. Long time, no blog post. I've just been really uninspired lately. Since the beginning of the month, my life has revolved around studying a lot and not doing much of anything else, unfortunately. Anyways, I'm back now and hopefully better. By the way, did you guys see Beauty and The Beast? I went to see it last Tuesday and it was really nice.I'm a big fan of the Disney princesses so I really enjoyed watching it. 

Back to today's blog post, when I say new products I mean I tried them recently for the first time. They're not new as in just released into the market new. 

Disclaimer: Please always remember that what works for me might not necessarily work for you as we're all different. Also, I'm not a certified dermatologist, I just like to try new stuff. And remember, the number one thing to do if you want great skin is to eat healthy food and drink water regularly. xx



On Turning Eighteen

This post was supposed to go up on my actual birthday which was the 23rd but ah well, life happens. As you can tell from the post title, I turned 18 on Thursday. Some people were expecting me to feel different but I felt pretty much the same you know? 

Actually, last week wasn't very great for me. It was just one of those weeks when everything was going wrong. Not the best start to my birthday ya know?



Habits For A Calmer Life

The world moves at such a fast pace at the moment. There's always something to do, somewhere to be and so on. It's very easy to feel constantly frazzled by the stress of it all. Today I'm going to be sharing some of the habits I have formed that bring calm into my life. 

By the way, if you have 25 minutes to spare you should watch this short film on Youtube called Bariga Sugar. It is such a brilliant film and it made me cry so much. My shirt and my neck were soaked with tears.Big things are happening in the Nigerian film industry at the moment and I feel so proud. You should all check the film out.

Anyways, back to the blog post. Here are three habits for a calmer life.


Currently Loving #2

I started listening to podcasts recently and I'm totally in love with them! Why didn't anyone tell me how awesome they are? One of the ones I've been listening to is by Rachel Kable and it's called The Mindful Kind. Last week, she talked about how we all need to do more of the things that light us up, that make us feel good. Bearing that in mind, I decided to share some things I've been doing that make me happy and some things that I really love right now. 



The Little Things

Happy new month guys! The year is going by so fast, we're in March already. I hope this new month is lovely for you. It's certainly going to be for me, I turn 18 on the 23rd and I'm really looking forward to that haha. 

Last summer, I put up a review about Girl Boss by Sophia Amoruso, the book I believe all girls should read (in my opinion). You can read my review here. One thing that Sophia said in the book that stood out to me was her emphasis on 'the little things.' We all have goals and aspirations for our lives, we all have a big picture in our minds that we aspire to. But sometimes, we forget that this picture is made up of tiny pixels. The little things always add up to the big things. Get the little things right and the picture becomes clearer. 




The first time I saw a picture of Seyi, it was on Instagram. I don't remember how I found her Instagram account but I was so impressed. Not only were her outfits beautiful , but you could just get this aura of a positive and hardworking person from reading her captions at times. I also loved the fact that she replied to all of her comments, every single one of them. 

I decided to check her blog out one day and I liked it a lot. I subscribed and I've been a loyal follower ever since. Her outfits are always so beautiful and her thoughts are equally beautiful . Seyi was kind enough to answer a few questions, please enjoy and also check out her blog. xx
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