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    The Archives – Brunch Traditions in My House

    May 15, 2018

    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 remembered that my mom was always a star at hosting guests. My siblings and I would look in the fridge and complain about how there was nothing to eat, a guest would be on their way…

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    How to Grow Up African

    Growing up in an African Household in the U.S. was not all fun and games. My parents wanted to ensure that we ALWAYS remembered our roots and that were raised as Nigerian as possible.…

    September 2, 2017
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    This Diploma

    This Diploma is not a reward. Nor is it an award. It is a promise to myself and a responsibility to humanity. Never take for granted the power and privilege of an education. With great power comes…

    June 23, 2015
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    Finding Nkem – The Intro

    Everything you need to know about how this blog came to be.

    Omolayo Nkemakonam Anulika Christine Bosede Ojo.

    That's my full name. It's a mouth full but each one has a special meaning and…

    November 5, 2014