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NIGERIAN WEB SERIES YOU SHOULD BE WATCHING | Damie Alabi

WHO INSPIRES YOU ?


It was a special friend's birthday a while back and I picked up my phone to say happy Birthday and pray for this person genuinely from the heart. Did I call? Yes, did I pray? no say or sing happy Birthday? Well, towards the end of the phone conversation I did. 

YOU ARE USING SOCIAL MEDIA THE WRONG WAY


Have you ever felt hunger to the level you begin to see a fly that isn’t there? Yes? NO? Well I have . This was back when I was serving in Jos and our Alawee wasn’t paid on time. Gosh I was broke but that didn’t make it to social media because no one wants hear that and I don’t want to be know for that. 

HOW TO PLAN MONTHLY BLOG CONTENT

As a Nigerian lifestyle blogger that takes time to create her content, it is important for me to plan ahead so you my beautiful reader are not left hanging when there needs to be a new post up on the blog. I shared my blogging process here a few years ago and this is more like an updated version to that as back then I didn't really plan out my content. 

LIFE LESSONS FROM KYNG DAVID

PHOTOGRAPHY BY RAPID FOTOS
I had a portrait photography session with Mr. Kyng David the photographer behind rapid photos and Just before the session we had chit-chat about life generally and he had so much tips ,expierences and life lessons to share that I begged him to let me put it in a blogpost.…

ANKARA + JEANS + SNEAKERS


Oleku was a big deal a few years ago, my question for you is now that it is not in season or a trend, "what have you done with your ankara Iro and Buba?" you have probably tucked it away.

HANGOUTWITHTEE EVENT REPORT

 
The 3rd edition of the Hangoutwithtee event was no doubt a success following testimonies from the participants. Over 70 ladies attended the ladies’ hangout which was held on Sunday, September 3rd, 2017 at the Firewood, Sabo Yaba, Lagos. 

ONE WORD CHALLENGE



There's a question about my favourite food, that explains the picture. I'm not a food blogger but from time to time I take awesome food pictures, so I decided to share one with you today via this post. 

HOW TO BEAD TURBAN| GELE SERIES by DAMIE ALABI

Beaded turbans are my current  favourite .They find a way to just add class to any look. One thing I love about beaded turban is it has no restriction i.e you can wear it to church, meetings, party you can even rock a beaded turban on red carpets.  I started a series called "Gele Series with …

CURRENT MAKEUP FAVOURITES

I was clearing out some of my makeup the other day and found that there were a few products I have used over and over in the month of September. I do not want to make this a monthly favourites as I might not have something I am in love with next month but for the sake of this post. lets call this a…

D.I.Y Ankara Pillows


Ankara pillows add a little bit of spice to any area or space and it also brings in the African/Nigerian feel to a space. Ankara pillows have been my favourite for a long time and when I got the oppurtunity to do it, I didn’t sleep on it.

WHY YOU NEED BLOGGER FRIENDS

L-R The Estephany , Damiesdiary ,The Lagos weekender, Enkay

Connecting with people via the internet can be very cool and fun but one can also feel very lonely and isolated at the same time.  Bloggers resume to Work like professionals in other fields but  for us work means login in on a social site on the internet. Sadly,  we do not have colleagues to give high fives in the mornings, chat about football /fashion or even chill with after work. This explains why I try not to miss an opportunity to chill or hang out with fellow bloggers.

HOW TO TIE GELE WITH PLEATS FOR BEGINNERS | GELE SERIES


Gele is an accessory that has gone beyond the older generation of mothers and Nigerian wives and now appeals to younger generation ladys in thier 20’s as it gives a glam look that no other headgear can.

HOW TO STONE ANKARA DRESS | FASHION DIY 2017

How to stone ankara, this one thing I have wanted to do since its invention or should I say existence. I stoned this ankara off shoulder dress and made a video check it here on my youtube channel to see the blings/stones in full glam. This dress was an Aso-ebi Fabric for a party in Ijebu, I docume…

WHAT INSPIRED ME TO BLOG AGAIN

You see the third blogger drinking fanta like it will disappear!, that's me. :) Before coming to my blog, I visited some of my favourite bloggers and bloggers that have been blogging for as long as I have and one phrase I saw alot on their blog is "I know its been a while I have been here…

Hangoutwithtee Ladies Hangout

Time for fun and learning: Hangoutwithtee Ladies Hangout
Hangoutwithtee on Sunday September 3rd for a lively, “let your hair down”, and unique ladies’ hangout.
The hangout will feature speakers and presentations aimed at inspiring women to be the best possible woman they can.
Speakers include: §Omilol…

MY YEAR SO FAR | LIFE UPDATE

I have been off the blogging scene for about a month and thought what better way to come back than with a life update to bring you in a little and not just give excuses as to why I have been gone. If you are new here, "Hi, I am Damie, you can learn more about me by visiting the about me page

WHEN IT RAINS IN LAGOS! | Damie's Diary Ep. 15

For a hot minute there I began to focus more on my YouTube channel , I apologize for that it wasn't a planned thing, it just happened but alot has been happening there and I recommend you subscribe so you don't miss out on the awesomeness.  This video is a vlog where I show you what life i…

8 YEAR OLD DOES MY MAKEUP | DAMIE ALABI

For a long time, Dara my baby sister has wanted to show off her makeup skills to a larger audience, I am not even joking. She has been going on and on telling everyone cared to listen that she was going to do my makeup. Not much harm was done, after the showed off her inborn talent if you ask me.  …

WORST JOB INTERVIEW EVER AND HOW IT CHANGED ME | STORY TIME

It has taken me months to share this story but I am stronger now and I have learnt alot. As a young lady with media studies ( Mass communication) as her background, its safe to say aspiring to be on Tv or behind the scenes isn't a big a dream.  This happened to me last year at a moment when I …

HOW TO STONE ANKARA DRESS | FASHION DIY 2017

Bejewelling Ankara fabrics /dresses is an unwritten standard for Ankara as it adds shine, sparkle and glam to a basic Ankara print or style.  This off shoulder Ankara dress was put together by @six2sixbrand on Instagram, for a full view of my dress check out my OOTD video here. When my dress was t…

I MISS THAT LIFE

Waking up around 4:00am , doing all my house chores in less than 1hour and rushing,rushing to do everything and get out of the house between 4:30 am and 5:00 am..... I miss that.
Now I understand why retires after years of service still live a routine life. We all complain while in service and gr…

Ankara off shoulder dress | Aso ebi 2017

(Dusts off the cobwebs on the blog) Happy saturday to the lovely people of the blog( looks around a little bit in fear) how have you been?  Its been a while I know, I won't make excuses but I'll come back in another post to address what has been going on. Last weekend, I made my way to a t…

How sisters behave! | Damie's Diary Vlogs

For the longest time I wanted to explore vlogging more and just documenting life, finally I am doing that.
In this vlog, I take  you through what life is like with my sisters, our day out (not really) our medical checkup day and I'll probably do a video soon on how discoveries from the medical …

AN OLDIE BUT A GOODIE | OOTD

Every blogger has that post that has been in the draft section for a very long time. Often times,we can't explain why they have stayed there for so long.These pictures were taken November last year . It was a moment of ultimate "fleekness" permit me to use that word as that is the p…

LIVE YOUR DREAMS AFRICA 5.0


Since the Live Your Dreams Africa Conference made its grand entrance in 2013, the universe has consistently conspired with thousands of young professionals to bring previously impossible dreams to reality.

HOW TO TEACH CHILDREN TO SAVE + A GIVEAWAY

Saving is an important aspect in everyone's life and the earlier you teach your child/children the better for them and the society at large. With the Nigerian economy at an unstable state, the last thing you want is to raise a child that is careless money.  Growing up, saving wasn't made a…

WEB-SERIES YOU NEED TO WATCH

When someone asks me what I am watching on TV, I  go blank 'cos I do not remember the last time I spent one full hour in front of the television.I have been watching a few web-series, I think you should too and I have decided to share them with you. 

I MISS MY YEARS OF IRRESPONSIBILITY | DIARY

Dear diary, its been a while.  Before I get into details about this stage of almost adulting, lets do a quick life update.  I left my job, yes I had a job. It was supposed to be a creative job as my job title stated "blog/media specialist" but it quickly became a whole lot of things tha…

REASONS YOU SHOULD KEEP YOUR RELATIONSHIP OFF SOCIAL MEDIA

Adesua Etomi and Banky W are currently couple goals as they kept their relationship a secret for the longest time and decided to share announce to the general public at the right time.  With social media taking over alot of things and breaking relationships, its often times to advisable to keep th…

THINKING OUT LOUD(REFLECTION)

Exams are creeping in on me and for the first time I am scared. I feel so blank headed even though I have been reading. I am creating blog posts for the next week so I do not have to open blogger or be distracted by anything.  I love blogging but it can be time consuming.   I came across this tren…