Sunday Sweats Vol. 15

Monday: yoga for hips (11 min) + 3.01 mile run (9:43 pace)Are you shocked? Yoga for these hips and hams and IT bands is the name of my game. This is a slow, gentle practice—perfect for getting back into the groove on a Monday morning.I'm trying to learn from last week and taking it easy on my body this week, so I only have 3 runs lined up ....more

The 411: Weekly News Update

Happy Sunday beautiful people! It’s sunny and bright on this side on the blogosphere, Spring’s officially here, and I’ve got a pep in my step with all this good weather (yes, and my weekly news update is late too, I apologize)…So before I go ahead and jinx all this weather and mood goodness, here are […] ...more

Swatches: AFK Cosmetics A Goddess?!, Clean Freak & Mikasa

press sample I have a few shades from AFK Cosmetics Fight or Die collection! Sadly when I was swatching these I accidentally knocked Clean Freak off my table and spilled nearly the entire jar on the floor and my chair. I am so sad ....more

#NigeriaDecides 2015 Nigerian Governorship Election Results: Winners & Losers React

29 states participated in the governoship elections yesterday and so far about 10 states have their official results announced. In Oyo Ajimobi has made history as the very first governor to be voted in for a second term due to the popular saying that Oyo people do not serve one person twice, but Ajimobi broke the jinx pulling in 327,310 to emerge victorious. For Ogun, APC's Ibikunle Amosun who also returned elected ....more

Grilled Artichoke, Smoked Trout and Charred Green Onion Salad with Chive Honey Vinaigrette

Hi guys! Happy Greek Easter! I spent all morning baking cakes for our friend’s celebration tonight (they are all gluten free, vegan and made with beet sugar- we will see if people notice!) they are all recipes from my cook book I am finishing up and I hope that everyone enjoys them ....more

Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon

I went to dariuscooks, my favorite blog to go nowadays if I need simple recipes and found this three ingredient salmon recipe. There’s nothing fancy about this dish, it’s just salmon fillets, seasoning salt and brown sugar. I paired them with some roasted potatoes and my family and I had a simple and delicious meal to enjoy ....more

Omawumi's Baby Shower - Pregnant Tiwa Savage, Waje, Toke Makinwa, Chigurl Attend

Singer Omawumi and her husband, Toyin Yusuf are expecting their second baby together. Friends gathered today to celebrate the heavily pregnant mummy and she couldn't help shedding tears of joy at the event. Omawumi's bestie and fellow singer Waje, Tiwa Savage, Munachi Abii, Toke Makinwa, Chigurl, Olakunbi and stylist Toju Foyeh were all in attendance ....more

"They Aren't Watching You"

My youngest loves running, and she's so excited about Track and Field. She's nervous, however, about the track meets because, as she says, everyone will be looking at me.We call the Wise Big Sister (an elite runner and state cross country champion who earned a college running scholarship) for advice. What do you do when you love what you do but don't want people watching you?She tells my daughter the plain truth of the matter: Nobody is watching you.She explains, "The parents there are watching their own children, and no one is focusing on you except people who love you ....more

A Life in Status- January #1, 2015

It’s okay to laugh. Everybody does. (Find me on Facebook and Twitter) “And Mom and Dad can hardly wait for school to start again” ....more

My Disabled Sister is a Person Too, Even in Quebec

I remember clearly when my sister Sarah was born. I was thrilled to have a little sister. I remember my brother bursting into my room and announcing “Mom had her baby!” then miserably add, “It’s a girl” ....more