Things I Know : Birthday Wisdom

Things I Know : Birthday Wisdom

This year, as I celebrate another birthday, I have the added bonus of having a new blog. To celebrate, I am sharing a little wisdom I have gained along the way. Guys, I just have to say that I appreciate every single one of you that have wished me a happy birthday on iG and Facebook. And I am thankful to you…

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Never a Wrong Time to Wear a Polka Dot Dress

Never a Wrong Time to Wear a Polka Dot Dress

I have never met a polka dot dress that I didn’t like.  I love this particular midi length polka dot dress because it is made from jersey fabric which means that it stretches and hugs you in all the right places! I originally didn’t plan to post about it but it comes in two colors and happens to be on…

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Things to Consider for a Trip to Bali

Things to Consider for a Trip to Bali

Bali is officially my happy place! In less than 10 days, I climbed probably over 2000 flights of stairs (le fitness struggle), got hugged by a hairy elephant, got bitten by a monkey ,drank coffee made from animal poop, got lost in a rice terrace, fell out of a white water raft, got kicked out of a store in a local…

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5 Things to Remember When you are Feeling Insecure

5 Things to Remember When you are Feeling Insecure

When I was little I would worry about my grades, my future, and my potential to make something out of myself. In college, I had a new set of worries: What did I want to do with my life? Was I growing up to be a woman I could be proud of? And then I got accepted into graduate school.…

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Living in my ripped white jeans

Living in my ripped white jeans

If you live in the United States, then you have probably heard about the “no white before Memorial day rule”. To be honest, I had never heard of this rule prior to moving to the States. Its always hot in Ghana so wearing white is never a bad idea. Rule or not, I feel like rules are meant to be broken so…

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Travel Diary: Gran Canaria, Spain

Travel Diary: Gran Canaria, Spain

My husband planned our honeymoon in Spain. I was so busy with the wedding and literally losing my sh!t that I needed this. He planned a two week vacation with equal parts in Barcelona and Gran Canaria. Gran Canaria (one of the Canary Islands; a Spanish archipelago) has a year round balmy climate, charming villages, extensive beaches and stunning mountain…

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Baileys Irish Cream/Coffee Cocktail

Baileys Irish Cream/Coffee Cocktail

[tooltip text=”TooltipText”][/tooltip] Who says you cannot have a cocktail on a Monday? I do(raises hand)! If you are like me, you don’t say a word to anyone in the morning without having your first cup of coffee. Needless to say, I am a coffee addict and I’m woman enough to own my “ish”. I also enjoy the occasional cocktail especially…

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Ankara Fabric 101

Ankara Fabric 101

With this post, I wanted to give you a little “Ankara 101” . What is Ankara, you ask? Well, apart from being the capital of Turkey, it also happens to be the name given to the fabric used to make the skirt pictured here. Ankara, also known as “wax print”, “dutch wax” or “african print” , among other names, is…

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Oatmeal Plantain Pancakes

Oatmeal Plantain Pancakes

I had posted a picture of these pancakes that the hubs made for me a few weeks ago. And I got a few questions about how to make them. So I got my husband to spill the beans. Its super easy and ready in about 20 minutes. Ingredients 1 ripe plantain 1/4 cup oatmeal 1 tablespoon sugar 1 eggs 1…

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Gift Guide for Her

Gift Guide for Her

Mothers day is this weekend! ( Sunday, May 8, 2016). If you forgot, your homegirl is here to help. I also happen to be heading to quite a few baby showers this month. Why do you care? Because being the benevolent human being that I am,I rounded up a gift guide for all the mother sister friends in your life. And because…

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