5 ways to stay cheerful during tough times

Hello my lovely petals, Is it me or is everybody complaining? Buhari this, Buhari that, economy this, economy that. Even the people that are usually cheerful have started frowning a little too much. I admit that the financial times are hard, and it’s not like we don’t have our own personal everyday issues to deal … Continue Reading

Where To Eat London: Sketch

Hey guys, I must say… it is difficult for me to make a Where To Eat video in England. Most places I eat, even the local corner restaurants, have nice settings, great customer service and food that was unique to me so it didn’t seem like my WTE posts would be reporting anything you couldn’t … Continue Reading

All of Me

Hey Shinning Stars, Though I know this is a Lifestyle blog – which means I can pretty much post about anything – I have been trying to brand myself and define one particular topic and side of me to focus on. Should I only blog about my travels, or my style, or the stories I like to … Continue Reading

Where To Go Nigeria: Yankari Games Reserve

Hey Shining Stars, So, I spent last weekend at the Yankari Games Reserve and to say it was fun would be an understatement. I had an epic and magical time and I can’t wait to tell you all about it! NB: This might be a long read for you so if you’ve come here to … Continue Reading

Where To Eat Abuja: Madiba Antique Restaurant

Hey Shinning Stars, so my Where-ToEat posts are back!! yey! I collaborated with TheStyleCheapskate on this one and we had fun checking out the Afrocentric Madiba Antique Restaurant located at the Arts and Craft Village close to Sheraton Abuja Madiba Antique is known for serving palm wine, freshly imported from my very own Enugu State, so that … Continue Reading

A WALK IN THE PARK

Hey Shining Stars, So I have had this Ankara fabric for a while now and finally got around to making something with it last week. I don’t know the traditional name of the print (if it has traditional name) but i like to call it “Autumn” or “Fallen Leaves” because it reminds me of leaves, … Continue Reading

7 ways to keep yourself surrounded with uplifting people – According to Chioma

Hi Shining Stars, When it comes to being surrounded with people that uplift you, it’s easier said than done. It’s not like there is a market out there where you can go and buy such people is there? So I have put together a few things I have learnt over the past few years about surrounding … Continue Reading

Exploring Whispering Palms, Badagry Slave Museum Lagos

Hey Shining Stars, Last year, thanks to be people over at Jovago (now Jumia Travel) I got to visit Lagos as a tourist and do touristy things. Badagry was one of the places visited and we stayed at the Whispering Palms Resort. Whispering palms is one of the first resorts to be built in Nigeria. Located … Continue Reading

DIY: HOW TO MAKE ANKARA OFF SHOULDER TOP

  Hey Shining Stars, If you are up for a weekend DIY project then this easy to make off shoulder top is the right project for you. Off shoulder tops are trendy right now and cost about from N3000 upwards. Depending on the fabric you buy, you can make this for less than N1000 naira… … Continue Reading

The Rise of the Isi Agu Print

So… One day i was busy minding my own business and stalking people on Instagram when i came across this picture that made me fall in love! (read full story after the cut) It was a picture of Noble Igwe (of 360nobs) in a simple but very significant tee shirt… The ISI-AGU print tee shirt!!  … Continue Reading