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Lose Weight Fast with the Military Diet | My 2018 Review

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Dear All,
Welcome back to my blog. If you missed my last post, you can click here to catch up. It's a rainy day here in Lagos, Nigeria. I hope you had the most AMAZING week. Grab some tea, and make sure you're comfy because this is a long post.
Weight loss is something a lot of people can relate to. At every given point in time, there is someone out there who wants/needs to shed a pound or more!
Now to the main reason you're here, the military diet. If you follow Lily of Nigeria oninstagram clickhereI'm sure you would have seen all my intastories and post referring you to this post(that's probably why you're here).
I was busy minding my own business and going through my YouTube notifications when a video of a woman who had tried the military diet popped up in my suggestions(sort of like the explore page on instagram) and you can bet that I clicked on it because I was curious.
Those of you who have followed me from my time at iBlogWithGracealready know me, your…

GROWING APART| Tips to Help You Fix Your Friendship

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Hello Lovelies,
Welcome to today’s post. It rained cats and dogs yesterday so the weather here in Lagos is subtle and cool. What’s the weather like where you live?


Today’s post is not a fashion post per se, it’s more of a lifestyle post. If you follow me on Instagram here (please go and do so now), you may/may not have seen my most recent post; where I gave you babes a heads up on today’s post. Please turn on post notification at the top right corner of my page so that you never miss another post from me, the new algorithm is a mess but there’s hope.

1.Call them: Try to reach out to them. Nothing brings back memories than hearing your friend’s voice. Distance should never be an issue in friendships that mean that world to you; unless you see this as an opportunity to cut off ties with that person.

2.Make A Plan To See Them Eye To Eye: You can pick a mutual location you both enjoy, or one you have been longing to visit and meet up there. TIP: You can write out a list of things you’d li…

GRACE AND BUTTERFLIES

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Quote of the Day: Many are the Afflictions of the Righteous, but the LORD Delivers Him from them All.- Psalm 34:19
You are highly welcome to today's post. After all the hard work I put into typing the first one, the stupid google application for Blogger I was using froze and deleted everything I had put together. I was frustrated, and decided to cool off. Thus, the time difference as promised here Most of you probably came here because of yesterday's Facebook, and Instagram post. Welcome, I recommend that you look around the blog, and read other posts as well after this one.
Sometime ago, my friend Ola and I met up. She had just come back from Russia and suggested that we meet up ASAP. I agreed, I was so excited to see her after almost six years. We agreed to meetup on a Sunday. I suggested a fairly secure waterside location in Victoria Island that we were both familiar with, and one that our parents were very sure of; one I had been longing to see for myself and Ola agreed.
I…

AN HONEST REVIEW OF ASWANI MARKET LAGOS- MY EXPERIENCE

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Quote of the Day: Seek ye first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all other things shall be added unto you.
Hi, dolls! Welcome to today's post. How are you doing? Forgive me for the long time no post here on the blog I've been very busy in the non-virtual world. If you follow me on Instagramyou would have noticed the hiatus there as well. It's been one thing or the other for your girl Lily of Nigeria, but our God is faithful to the pulling down of strongholds.


Aswani is one of the most popular second-hand market (aka bend down select) in Lagos. My curiosity about Aswani market began last year when someone talked about it in a passing small talk. It wasn’t the first time I had heard of the market. I grew up(for a while in FESTAC town) so I knew the market existed, but I had never been there. I made up my mind to go and see for myself. You know your girl is a curious-kitty with a heart that constantly longs for adventures. So, I discussed it with a trusted family m…

IS IT TOO LATE TO START A BLOG? 8 Tips for New Bloggers on How to Start a Blog and Take it to the Next Level

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Seest thou a man diligent in his business? He shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men.- Proverbs 22:29.

Hi guys! Welcome to today's post. Get some hot chocolate or a cold drink to sip as you read, it's a fairly long post.

When I started out blogging I was desperate for a creative outlet because I am passionate about the arts. However, with time and because I've invested a lot of time and money into this, I began to drift towards the concept that I can make a living out of my hobby(isn’t that everyone’s dream?) The question as to whether or not starting a blog in 2018 is late will have have a lot of answers from different folks.
I feel that starting a blog now is both harder, and easier. It is harder because the competition is steep, and you must stand out and be consistent in publishing quality content for your audience. It’s easier now because a lot of things have been simplified. And, there are a lot of bloggers out there willing to assist and give yo…

Latest Ankara African Prints Style | Chit Chat/Big Brother Naija Update

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Quote of the Day: Nobody sees the grind, they only see the shine. Hi guys! How was last week like for you? I'm here watching the weekly summary/eviction of Big Brother Naija aka BBNaija housemates(no, I'm not following the show). They just evicted Bitto, princess, vandora, dee-one. I've had this ankara material for about 3 years and decided to put it to good use and had it made into this gown I designed. It's a cold shoulder gown with a bad side slit by the left side. Oshe fashion designer in the making. Click to Follow Me on Bloglovin On a serious note though, what have you been up to lately? I published a post on Saturday, you should check it out ASAP. In other news, a lot of conferences and events are taking place this season for bloggers. One in particular I'm super pumped about is Social Media Week Lagos (SMWL). Yes, I will be going. I hope you are too. Say hi if you see me there, promise not to form. This weekend our own, BLACK PANTHER premiered across the wor…

HAPPY NEW MONTH EVERYONE

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Hello Children of God! Long time no post. I have been working Behind the Scenes to bring you great content here on the blog and on my social media channels. I know you've noticed my consistency on Instagram, here I kid you not, it's slowly but surely working out. Thank you for you for your likes as well on my Facebook page. I would not be a content cretor without your support. My vision for this Lily of Nigeria is that it continues to inspire people, and goes viral on the internet for good this year so that our family increases. 

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My first YouTube video for the year went up yesterday. It's a Mukbang video, so i am not expecting all of you to like it. But, just in case you want to take a peek (please help your girl by subscribing to my channel), I will leave a link below for you.
So, a mukbang is a video where people cook(sometimes), and eat. Basically you watch people eat large/medium amounts of food over the internet. Some take it to the nex…

Spring Outfit Inspiration Trend | How to Style Leggings and and Oversized Shirt

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After all, it is only the mediocre that are always at their best.-Jean Giraudoux
Hello beautiful, thank you for stopping by to read today's post, without your support I won't be a content creator. If you're a brand trying to decide whether or not to work with a Nigerian influencer/content creator like me, please take time to go through my media kithere
Spring is almost here. What flowers are your favourite? Mine are tulips and roses. Guys, I haven't been regular on instagram because I took some time off to go back to my drawing board. I felt as if I was gradually falling into the pit of being just another instagram blogger and i didn't like that. I was getting lost in the noise, and so I had to withdraw in order to remind myself why I really care enough to share pictures, and captions that mean a lot to me.
Anyway, now that I think I've found my voice I'll give it a go, please follow me here
One of the highlights of this week was when the Nigerian Bobsled t…