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If you grew up in a village like yours truly, you will laugh and laugh at the honesty of this sweet Social Media Story told by Nigerian lady Ella Umeh. She described her Christmas preparations growing up. You will sure relate to so much and know that the kids today are Living The Life even though they do not know it. Back in the day, kids got new clothes and shoes only during Christmas. Find ways to show off new outfits to friends and desperately countdown to Christmas Day, lol.

Enjoy her story..
By this time many years ago, Veronica my mother would just be starting her Christmas shopping....all our Christmas clothes that will be over size enough to last us the next 5 years....

It is a top secret mission. Her choice. Your opinion does not matter. Our color choice is immaterial. She is oblivious to the style of the season and the fact that beautiful gowns will enter the market in november, is none of her business.

No, she doesnt need our mea…

How to decorate your Christmas tree in 10 easy steps

Christmas tree decorating season has begun and the reason mine is still waiting is because the girls are not yet back from boarding school to do the decorating. But is there a right way or a wrong way to decorate a Christmas tree, and how can you make yours look fit for a Harrods window display? Telegraph UK has spoken to experts at John Lewis for some help. Here is their 10 step "treetorial" on how to decorate a Christmas tree like a pro.   Step 1 - Pick a locationReal or artificial, you need to think carefully about where to position your tree, especially if space is at a premium in your home. Ideally it will be near a plug socket, to avoid the need for unsightly extension leads, or perhaps near a window so all your neighbours can admire your handiwork. Re-arrange furniture if necessary and try not to block any thoroughfares. You don't want

Best Christmas gifts for mums and Mother in laws that have everything they need

Well, in life, no one ever has enough and those people who we think have everything are the ones who really appreciate receiving gifts because they are used to people collecting from them and not the other way round. When it comes to giving Christmas gifts, it doesn't have to be exotic, expensive gifts. There are really cute gifts that can be bought without
SEE ALSO: 25 Best Christmas gifts for a Nigerian husband

breaking bank. There's options for all budgets, from gift ideas for your mum under a tenner, to statement presents that require a slightly bigger budget. If it's ankara wrapper you want to

35 Nigerian Christmas Recipes To Try This Christmas And New Year Updated


You can find your favourite Christmas and new year recipes on these food collages.  What's your favourite Nigerian Christmas Recipes?  If it's not here, let me know and I'll give you a link to find it. From these images,  I'll link only the ones that I  think Nigerians love to serve and enjoy at Christmas and New  Year. Try any recipe here and watch your guests luck fingers and plates.

Try All our Rice and Gravy Recipes

See How to make fried Rice Sauce wives connection
1. Jollof rice and beans with carrots 
2. Pan grilled fish dinner with rice
3. King prawn fried rice by Lizzy Obaze
4. Rice and baked beans stew
5.  Fried rice by Sisi Yemmie
6. Vegetable fish sauce with rice

7. Titus fish stew
8. Fried rice mix in the making.
To follow step by step 
cooking of all these rice delicacies, from number one to 8, click on allricerecipes and some more rice recipes and much more rice recipes