Spring is officially upon us! I usually welcome spring with a certain level of disdain because I live for cold winter days. However, after much deliberation, I have decided to embrace spring and enjoy all the amazing things that come with this season. I decided to write this post on all the things I am grateful for this spring. I have decided that I am going to be thankful & focus less on the negatives Spring. So here is a list of all the best things about Spring:
All Devil Wears Prada fans will know what I’m talking about. Florals for spring is always expected and has become the easiest way to stay on trend every spring.
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Dress: Zara | Bomber Jacket: Jaeger | Boots: Asos
Easter is approaching, and i am currently at the stage of scrambling to find a dress for Easter Sunday. Easter is a big holiday for a lot of people. Easter, like Christmas can sometimes be difficult to shop for because it is a holiday spent with family and we all want that dress that is not only cute but also appropriate for church or family-related events. The amazing thing about Easter is that it falls in Spring when spring fashion is in full bloom. There are so many colours, shapes and lengths to play with.
Here are my suggestions for Easter Sunday dress ideas!
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I have a love-hate relationship with Ankara (African print,). I love how colourful and vibrant Ankara fabric is but I have a phobia of delving too far out of my comfort zone when it comes to colour so Ankara is usually reserved for weddings and events in Nigeria. I rediscovered my love for Ankara about a month ago when I decided to rearrange my wardrobe. I randomly pulled out this Ankara dress which had been custom made for me a few years ago but had never seen the light of day. I have since dusted off the rest of my Ankara pieces and to be honest as spring is here, it is the perfect time to add come colour to my wardrobe.
Since I went Paleo, the most difficult thing for me has been finding sweet treats. I have such a sweet tooth and banana bread is one of my favorite things to make & eat – Find my Vegan Paleo Bread here. I recently discovered this Paleo Banana Bread recipe by Chef Pete Evans (here) and I immediately tried it out for myself. It is delicious and tasted just like a regular banana bread but it was sugar-free & gluten-free. I added some Pecans because I love pecans and I knew they would go well with banana.
Read more for the recipe & some more thoughts on the bread.
1. Green Indoor Plants: I have a new found love for green plants in the bedroom, they bring life and vibrancy to any space. 2. Read – Born A Crime by Trevour Noah: This is an incredible autobiography by The Daily Show’s Trevour Noah. Noah recounts his experience growing up in South Africa under apartheid. The heroine of the book…
Blogging for me has and will always be a hobby, I started blogging when I was in secondary school and getting ready to do a degree in Economics. I knew that I needed a fashion outlet to escape my boring school life and blogging was a great outlet for that. When I first started blogging, I kept my blog a…
Pancake day is circled, starred & highlighted on my calendar. I can happily eat pancakes all day long and there is one day in the year when I can do that with absolutely no judgment. I love to eat oat pancakes for breakfast so that is what I will be making this pancake day. The beauty of this recipe is that it…
Valentines day is around the corner and like most, you’re probably looking for non cliche yet personal things to do for your signifcant other. If youve left it to the last minute and you would like to cook an easy yet impressive meal for 2, then try Gousto. Gousto offer weekly recipe boxes full of healthy ingredients so you can cook an amazing meal for yourself and your family without the stress. For someone like me who hates the stress of cooking, this is a great and easy dinner idea for two.
With the winter blues still in full flow, Valentine’s Day is a welcome distraction to look forward to and get excited about. However, coming up with gift ideas for that special someone in your life can be very difficult. But fear not, I’ve come up with gifts that are bound to impress. Gucci Sylvie mini chain-embellished leather shoulder bag Selfish…