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Omolayo Nkem

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How to Create & Crush Your Summer Goals

Happy new month, & happy almost summer (but as far as I’m concerned, it’s already summer!) I’ve always loved summer because these three months have always been full of endless possibilities. With long days, gorgeous nights, less responsibilities and a chance to craft the…

June 5, 2018
Nkem Story

The Archives – Brunch Traditions in My House

This Mother’s Day, I put together and orchestrated a menu for my mom and aunt that I was extremely proud of. I’ve slowly been enjoying hosting and putting together delicious spreads more and more. Reflecting on how it came to be this way, I…

May 15, 2018
Travel

Chasing Christmas in Geneva – A Swiss Weekend

In the spirit of cutting the crap and just getting work done, I’m trying to be more intentional about putting out the blog posts I’ve been sitting on FOREVER, and stop waiting for the PERFECT time. So bringing you all a little Christmas in…

April 20, 2018
Education & Career

5 Ways to Sneak More Reading into Your Day

I don’t know about you, but my reading list feels infinite at this point. Here is just a snippet: Biographies/memoirs of awesome people like Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama and The Work: Searching for a Life That Matters…

March 27, 2018
Nkem Story

10 Things I Don’t Miss About Living in Nigeria

I’ve been back in Nigeria for 6 weeks now and I’ve talked about the things that I’m missing, like family, friends, spontaneous and insightful conversations and mango season. Now I want to talk a bit about the things I most definitely do not miss.…

March 23, 2018
Travel

Pilgrimage to Washington DC and How to Finish Lent

Often, when we think of pilgrimages we think of traveling to the Holy Land or heading to a location where a miracle happened – for example, pilgrimages to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City. But a pilgrimage is actually any journey…

March 22, 2018