Proven tips for successful budgeting

Let me first of all tell you how I stumbled on this life transforming idea, well the how is not as important as the why, so let’s begin with the why! My DH (Dear Husband) and I have always informally set out fixed sums for domestic expenses, as I’m sure most of you do. My routine…

3 TIPS TO SURVIVING A RECESSION

Hello everyone, I know I know, the price of everything has tripled and the general temperature in Nigeria is hot. I remind myself every day, that people are going through high levels of stress, so if someone starts to abuse all your generations just because you accidentally smiled at them (kilode? You don’t chop finish…

Story for the small gods…

I remember some of the lies I was told growing up, not particularly by my parents, sometimes by enthusiastic classmates, neighbours and relatives. One of them was that if anyone looked at the mirror at night they might see a masquerade (aka ojuju Calabar). The most ridiculous of them all, was that if you mistakenly…

The good sleep

Whoever said the best things in life are free must have been referring to snuggling and sleeping, especially on those days when you planned with the rain to start falling five minutes after you get under the crisp warm duvet. A good night’s sleep is a gift God gives, it’s offers a chance to wake…

Dishes without end

There were more than twenty relatives living with us, plus a cook and a nanny who were all much older than me, ate a lot more than I did and had much bigger hands than mine, I never understood why I had to do certain chores.

Quick Guide To Slaying Mosquitoes

I hate mosquitoes. I’m sure nobody loves them but keep calm and let me explain. As you know seven hours of sleep at night is a luxury for any mother, but I’ve been known to sacrificially give up about two or more precious good sleep time, for the satisfaction of slapping some mosquitoes.