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All I want For Christmas... a life changing credit alert! Duh! 

Hi everyone! Merry Christmas. It has been six months of consistent ( well, almost consistent) blogging. Thank you guys for sticking around.

Now that I think about it, I've never actually been able to say what I want whenever the question (what do you want) is posed. I'd end up with replies like " more love and attention". No. don't awwwn ans aahh. I'm not low maintenance, I'm just silly.

This post was originally scheduled to be a Christmas inspiration cum look book but lets be honest, if you guys are anything at all like me, then you already have your Christmas outfits figured out, pressed and hung out. Yes?

The trick is to keep it simple however. Nothing too much or too shiny or too bright. A touch of Christmas colors (if you absolutely have to) here and there and you're good to go.

So, for my first Christmas look, I have on a green TNL dress which I got as a gift sometime last year. It retails at Leyi Ush Style House, here. I added a pair of red sandals to make it even more "Christmassy".

For my second look, I decided to be a bit more traditional in my Hoola Wrapper set. You can find them on Instagram, here. I switched up my red sandals for a pair green suede poms and Ho! Ho! Ho! Merry Christmas!

Naturally, Christmas is my favorite holiday.The feeling of joy and love is almost palpable. You can't help but be excited and when you get to spend the holidays in Calabar (like I absolutely intend to), there's almost always something to do. From the carnival to the night shows and of course, the jaw dropping Christmas decorations that the city of Calabar is known for.

I was talking to my sister just the other day and we realized that a lot of people don't put up Christmas decorations in their homes anymore. We spent some time reminiscing on how we used to look forward to our Christmas decorations when we were younger. Year after year, same decorations, but nothing was more fun than seeing the house light up in green, red and gold.

We remembered wistfully how we saved our fireworks for the 31st night. We'd sneak out, right after cross-over service and blow them up around our estate.

Honestly, those were such fun times.

So, guys, what are your favorite Christmas memories? Do share with us in the comment section.

Merry Christmas & Happy new year,
It's Tee


  1. Both outfits are absolutely gorgeous, dear. We still put up some Christmas lights here and there but no major decorations anymore.

    1. Thank you B. I know right! Nothing as mega as it used to be back then.

  2. Nice nice as always. Beautiful pictures.

  3. Dope.... Christmas is majorly a period of reflection for me, so no special memories to share.

  4. One of my favorite Christmas memories include making Chin chin with my mom and siblings on Christmas Eve, though we don't do that again as we're now older and unbothered. I love look one, that off shoulder and print girl. Such a versatile set.
     Princess Audu 

  5. Really really nice Tee, there's something about that cold-shoulder attire. Superb! And yes, that life-changing credit -alert. I. Want. Too. Lol

  6. Both looks are so pretty, love the feel of christmas they give without it being all up in our faces lol. Girl Christmas has always been blah for me no decorations, every normal day.
    This year it doesn't even feel christmassy at all.

  7. i wishi could have one of these for my Christmas. Really nice Tee

  8. Love the green dress and the yellow tipping truck.
    The photography is on point too.
    New reader, discovered your blog through your collaboration with Sarah.

    Tuke's Quest

    1. AHHH! Welcome Tuke and thank you. I'm an ardent reader of your blog.


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