Life talks

What is your purpose ?

No, I am not going to bore anyone with motivational speeches, not really a fan of the aspire to acquire, it’s all in you stuff . This is just one of those early morning thoughts 💭. I got a call at morning, from an old acquaintance requesting me to go to her school and get… Continue reading What is your purpose ?

Food/Recipes

The making of this Basbousa.

IBasbousa, is a sweet treat made from semolina originating from the turkey. Had it the first time sometimes in 2016 and has been my go to whenever I need me a Turkish treat . As a Nigerian , I only know semolina yo be used for three things . Ona and masa and semolina pancakes… Continue reading The making of this Basbousa.

Life talks

Morning thoughts 💭

These are the few thoughts I had this morning . I like to use the early hours of the morning to talk to God, as the calm and quietness put me at ease and helps me concentrate in spirit. After my moments with God. I took my phone 🙈, went straight to Instagram to check… Continue reading Morning thoughts 💭

Life talks

Following advice ..

One problem I face with using hand sanitizer is that it’s leaves the skin my hands feeling dry . I thought of using vaseline or my lotion but they are greasy and that will make my writing or work difficult. Lo and behold , a classmate of mine I meet at the library said ,… Continue reading Following advice ..

Hygiene

Toilet (bathroom)Etiquette 🚽

Ah, the bathroom a place were some of the brightest ideas are born, top score of games reached , a comfort zone for some and a relaxing area for others. Most of us at some point in our lives have had to share the bathroom with others, either in our living space, school, work place… Continue reading Toilet (bathroom)Etiquette 🚽

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Breakfast.

Found this beauty hiding somehow I can relate to her . One of the things I do not frequent in Nigeria but miss is the breakfast street food these include ; masa (rice cakes ), akara (beans cake), moi moi (beans pudding), okpa (cow pea pudding). Fried Potatoes, yam,plantain etc. There are vibes to them… Continue reading Breakfast.

ME

Self care

Everyone has a definition or what they know self care to be . But let’s focus on physical self care. In simple words, it’s taking care of your body and physic appearance. The routine daily showers or baths, oral hygiene, washing your clothes and undergarments e.t.c. As a Nigerian it’s normal to bath or shower… Continue reading Self care

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African lady 🦋

These pair of hoop earrings were gifted me on my birthday in 2019 by my friend rose. African lady He said as he walked passed us I smiled and moved on. The lady close to me was triggered . Why are you upset I asked her. He called you African she said .. Yes, I… Continue reading African lady 🦋

Food/Recipes

Peanut porridge..

Ingredients 0.2 cups of cooked rice 🍚 (unsalted) 0.5 cup of roasted peanuts 🥜 Sugar to taste Spices, ginger,cinnamon or cardamom (optional) PREPARING Remove chaff of roasted peanuts and blend in half cup of water . Sieve if you would prefer a more rough texture , if you want a smith text you filter with… Continue reading Peanut porridge..

Food/Recipes

Avocado Brownies..

Hi guys, I really hope y’all are doing just fine.. This post I will be sharing was supposed to be posted about two months ago but I forgot to take pictures of certain steps so I had to wait until I prepared it again .. Sorry for the delay, to my dear reader who requested… Continue reading Avocado Brownies..

Life talks

Dis life

Life I dey tell you be like travel , and Na so to hammer be. To make am for this life you no need chuwa chuwa , no cornilus . To bin make am na leg by leg ,if you get long leg sha use am so na je je you go dey waka, make… Continue reading Dis life

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Boundaries and principles …

Hello, How was your day ? Mine was well, as I experienced a lot of beautiful moments .. 1. I meet Gigi today, a beautiful puppy. It was a beautiful cute puppy and its human was a beautiful boy too who allowed me take their pictures In everything involving others, ask for permission first 2.… Continue reading Boundaries and principles …

Life talks

Hurt…

Many a times , oh wait .. hello, I hope you are doing well today.. Ok, back to typing .. Many a times the person(s) close to us will hurt us . And when this happens it’s more heartbreaking compared to that of a distant fellow because expectations are high .. Maybe it’s because you… Continue reading Hurt…

Life talks

Seasons and Times

Hi y’all, I hope you are all doing well ..as for me , I am super excited because I have good news coming soon...fingers crossed.... Today, I noticed these tiny flowers which I haven’t seen before .. it’s their season I said to myself plucking a few .. And this passage came to me ....… Continue reading Seasons and Times

Life talks

Positive vibes ..

Happy New Year 🥳. How are you adjusting to the new year? For me? Well I am still making the silly mistake of writing 2020 when writing dates🤦🏽‍♀️.. I am so glad and grateful I get to start this new year with a positive and happy post.. As a child until now, cause well I… Continue reading Positive vibes ..

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Thank you

This is a short post to say; Thank you to all my readers and subscribers. To my mum and dad for reading every post and pointing out my structural and grammatical errors 😂😂.. To family and friends for your continuous support and ideas 💡. To Dallatu jr, the one behind the camera ✨ To my… Continue reading Thank you

Life talks

Motherhood 🤰🏽👩‍👧👩‍👦

A birthing chair, also known as a birth chair, is a device that is shaped to assist a woman in the physiological upright posture during childbirth. It is intended to provide balance and support. Motherhood, planned or not is a life changing event. From the time of conception, to that suspicious missed period. The confirmation… Continue reading Motherhood 🤰🏽👩‍👧👩‍👦

Life talks

Connecting 📶🔗……,

Me steadily going out on my own, just me,myself and I and enjoying my own company ain’t helping matters 🤗.. ... If you have the strength to read through this 3am thoughts of mine ...Thank you 🥺❤️🦋✨ As a child that was brought up indoors. Only went out on errands , to exercise (bicycle riding… Continue reading Connecting 📶🔗……,

Gist corner

Choosing your battles wisely…

Choose your battles they say, this is something I have heard over an over again as a child. As my parent will say some battles are for the Lord . And I would watch dramas or event and hear someone say “it’s not even worth fighting for”. Now what is worth fighting for depends on… Continue reading Choosing your battles wisely…

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First Aid 🩹 💊

Hi y’all, almost a month since I posted.. thanks to those who read old posts,who shared and liked them. A lot has happened and I hope one day I will be able to tell the story.. The stories I have to tell are a lot now 🤦🏽‍♀️...This I can’t revisit mentally . Things first aid… Continue reading First Aid 🩹 💊

Food/Recipes

Cocoa banana splits…

Healthy refreshing deserts are hard to come by but I found a recipe that does quite the trick . For cocoa banana splits you will need; 🦋Ripe bananas 🍌 🦋Cocoa powder 🦋Whipped cream 🦋shredded Coconut (optional) 🦋Fresh milk and sugar 🦋Tiny mason Jars or container Let’s get to it ... ✨First we prepare our cocoa… Continue reading Cocoa banana splits…

Food/Recipes

Let’s make Masala chai ☕️

Masala Chai originating from India is a tea beverage made by boiling black tea , milk and aromatic spices and herb. This is perfect for the winter season as it’s has a soothing taste,scent and enjoyed hot or warm. Personally, I have doing a lot more of tea lately to prove to concerned family and… Continue reading Let’s make Masala chai ☕️

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Traction Alopecia 👩‍🦲 👨‍🦲…

Alopecia: simply is the loss of hair all over the body or on the head alone. This can be temporary or permanent. Common causes include Old age • Stress • Autoimmune diseases • Hereditary •Thyroid disease • Traction. There is no cure for Alopecia yet but different curative methods exist and these focus on slowing… Continue reading Traction Alopecia 👩‍🦲 👨‍🦲…

Write ups/ Poetry

Dad👨‍👧

Seeing these two on Friday made me miss my dad a lot .. Dad A man who can be all macho and strong but still tender and gentle A man who the world can’t contend with but still bend to the will of his seeds He does it all out of love He is not… Continue reading Dad👨‍👧

Food/Recipes

Pounded sweet potatoes 🍠🍠 ..

As someone from benue state Nigeria, pounded yam is not something we play or joke with and I woke up craving some today . The twist of the matter is that here in Khartoum there is no yam and the few available costs an arm and leg . As they say necessity is the mother… Continue reading Pounded sweet potatoes 🍠🍠 ..

Life talks, Write ups/ Poetry

It’s my birthday 🎉 today

That_Idoma_geh Another cycle completed Another year gone A new age they say. In the past you got happy when you get a year older . Maybe it’s the cake, the unusual love you get, the parties or just the childish idea that you are getting closer to the grownups table 🤦🏽‍♀️ But now, There is… Continue reading It’s my birthday 🎉 today

Write ups/ Poetry

Inhuman …

that_Idoma_geh🦋 Certain event and occurrences have made me ponder on the word “inhuman”. Because as humans there are certain things like “empathy” that’s should be exhibited but in these past few days. I have witnessed the opposite both from people I know at arms length and those I consider “close”. How do you ask human… Continue reading Inhuman …

Gist corner

Pop up sale 🎉🎊

Shopping makes me so excited... yaay! So whenever I hear of a bazaar or a sales going on I lift myself up in the glory of the Lord and try to go see what I can find there.. This makes me miss my mum more. We love going to trade fairs together .. Anyways your… Continue reading Pop up sale 🎉🎊

Gist corner

Suicide Murder Mission?

March 24 2015, the Germanwing flight 9525 carrying 150 people, 144 passengers and 6 crew members was scheduled to land at Düsseldurf airport in Germany. The low cost carrier, owned by German airline Lufthansa , took off from Barcelona Elprat airport in Spain but never got to its scheduled destination. This was the first plane… Continue reading Suicide Murder Mission?

Hygiene

Why your couchie smells like fish 🐠..

First of all ; Couchie is a slang term for Vagina. This is a fragile but important topic that we need not to shy away from. Vaginal hygiene is as important as dental or general body hygiene. So today I want to tell you about this fragile and sensitive topic . Be it the couchie… Continue reading Why your couchie smells like fish 🐠..

Life talks

Just a little love

Just a little love. A small act of kindness It is like watering a dying plant A bright smile can brighten another’s day A little act of kindness like bringing a cup of coffee ☕️ for someone A honest compliment A little motivational note A short phone call to let them know someone cares Just… Continue reading Just a little love

Write ups/ Poetry

Rain 🌧 ☔️…

It has to rain for plants to grow ,🌱 For the heat to cool. The rain 🌧 is a sign for the farmer to start sowing. So honey, when the rains of life beats you hard. Let the rain kiss you For it’s a sign that days of harvesting will come .. Grind hard in… Continue reading Rain 🌧 ☔️…

Food/Recipes, Life talks

Let’s make ice tea..

For this ice tea I will be using 🦋 Tea bags (you can use any flavor of choice ) 🦋 Lime 🦋Sugar to taste 🦋Hot water Process— 1.Boil water . 2. Pick your tea bags . I will be using cranberry apple and strawberry. 3. My jug has an infuser container so I put everything… Continue reading Let’s make ice tea..

Food/Recipes

Oreo cream dessert 🍨

I prefer to call this a cream dessert but it is also called “homemade ice cream by others”. This is a simple three ingredient dessert 🍨 You will need 😌 🦋 Whipped cream 🦋Condense milk or heavy cream 🦋Oreo biscuit or flavor of your choice 🦋 Sugar (optional) 🦋 A container to freeze it in… Continue reading Oreo cream dessert 🍨

Write ups/ Poetry

Fading Away 💔🖤..

There are times we all go through hard times , and for some of us penning or typing down words is the only escape we have. Here is a piece by Karim . 💔FADING AWAY💔 Just as we become so strong,I feel it fading away,I feel the laughter fading,The jokes and smiles lessen each day,I… Continue reading Fading Away 💔🖤..

Life talks

Cray Cray

It is said that we all have a little bit of crazy in us and certain circumstances or situation brings this crazy out . Mental health should never be overlooked. When you notice certain traits in yourself or others close to you, always look for help . See a doctor . Remember not every “mad”… Continue reading Cray Cray

Life talks

Changing Old habit .

Change they say is the only constant thing in life . Habits are routines or things done continuously which tend to occur over time subconsciously. We have all formed certain habits intentionally or not . Some good and productive, others not so much . And sometimes these habits have a negative impact on us or… Continue reading Changing Old habit .

Food/Recipes

Restaurant Etiquettes

Location: La taste Khartoum sudan Eating out for some is a regular everyday thing, while for others it is something they do occasionally. Which ever of these categories you fall into there is one things in common, we all go to a restaurant or an eatery. Going to these places to eat means you will… Continue reading Restaurant Etiquettes

Life talks

The degrading of mothers who deliver through caesarean section.

Pregnancy, yes lets start there. Pregnancy occurs when a sperm fertilizes an egg after it is released, then it moves to the uterus and a successful implantation of this fertilized egg in the uterus results in pregnancy. So a woman, at this point lets call her a mother, carries this fertilized egg which becomes a… Continue reading The degrading of mothers who deliver through caesarean section.

Life talks

When life gives you lemons 🍋 make lemonade

was about to make some lemonade and these thoughts 💭 came to me ✨ When life gives you lemons Squeeze out every juice from it Have a drink It might not be sweet but then it’s juice If it’s unbearable just add sugar Cause In time, things will change Dry it’s peel and use its… Continue reading When life gives you lemons 🍋 make lemonade

Life talks

Sightseeing 1.

WHO (World Health Organization) have warned that there is no going back to the "old normal" we have a new normal now which involves wearing masks, social distancing, sanitizing and reporting to the rightful authorities is you don't feel well. Well, be it that the old normal is "over" , most areas or part of… Continue reading Sightseeing 1.

Food/Recipes

Nigerian Fish Pepper Soup

To prepare the perfect Nigerian pepper soup, the key lies in the spices and herbs added to it. To prepare fish pepper soup you will need Fish, obviously. Now fish in Khartoum metropolis is expensive and as a student its not something you can fit into your budget regularly. But there are local markets where… Continue reading Nigerian Fish Pepper Soup

Write ups/ Poetry

The grass is not always greener on the other side .

The grass is not always greener on the other side The grass is greener where it is watered and cared for Maybe the grass is greener cause it’s fake, an illusion Maybe your grass ain’t green because you are longing for the greener grass The grass is not always greener on the other side If… Continue reading The grass is not always greener on the other side .

DIY

My big pink mask 😷

Resuming college after about 5months came with mixed feelings and new rules . These rules are , wearing a Mask is mandatory , temperature inspection at the entrance of the school and hand sanitizing .. All in line with the guidelines to control and prevent spread of COVID-19 amongst students. Getting a washable mask was… Continue reading My big pink mask 😷

Food/Recipes

Chocolate Banana Oat Loaf.

Hello everyone, this recipe should surely up your banana loaf game 😉. Too make this you will need 💁🏽‍♀️ 2 very Ripe banana 🍌 1 egg 🥚 Nutmeg, vanilla (flavor of choice ) 2tbsp Cooking oil (vegetable oil) 1/3 Cup Cocoa powder 1/3 Cup Oat 1/4 Cup Powdered milk 🥛 Salt 🧂 1/4 cup sugar… Continue reading Chocolate Banana Oat Loaf.

Life talks

The Stigma of Buying Okrika.

Okrika is a port town in rivers state Nigeria, but it is also what Nigerians call second hand products mostly imported from the abroad. Buying okrika products is a great way to get high end products below retail prices. It is also a way to save money and getting antique products which are no more… Continue reading The Stigma of Buying Okrika.

Life talks

Trauma Bonding

Trauma bonding, is a strong emotional attachment between an abused person and his or her abuser formed as a result of ongoing cycles of abuse in which intermittent reinforcement of reward and punishment creates a powerful emotional bond that is resistant to change. Here I have attached a well summarized piece on trauma bonding by… Continue reading Trauma Bonding

Food/Recipes

Chin Chin.

Chin Chin is a popular fried snack in west Africa . It is fried dough, made mainly from either wheat or cassava flour, sweetened with sugar and flavored with nutmeg, vanilla or any other flavor of choice. Chin Chin is a common snack served at parties and celebrations. It is also prepared during festive seasons… Continue reading Chin Chin.

Write ups/ Poetry

Let me teach you how to love me

Let me teach you how to love me No one can teach you that Let me teach you how to love me Love me,my angels and demons Love my night and days Love the days my sun and moon eclipse Love my scars Cause darling best believe I am not always beautiful Love my shadows… Continue reading Let me teach you how to love me