The ultimate blogger checklist: things to check before and after publishing a post + Free Download

It dawned on me a few weeks back that I’ve been in the blogging game for over seven years!

When I look back at my early blog posts from my loveyourtresses days, I semi cringe at how poorly written they were! Those days I had no clue, I was proud of my posts and loved blogging so much, that nothing could deter me from it. Of course in hindsight those so-called ‘poorly written’ posts, were what helped me to build a platform in the first place, and what I have to thank today for the progress I’ve made over the years.

If there was one thing I wish I had access to in my early days of blogging, it would be a resource that would guide me on how to create the best content possible. Back then I knew nothing about SEO, rarely linked to relevant blog posts, and was clueless about so many other amazing blogger tips and tricks.

Whilst I’ve still got a way to go with my blogging skills, I can definitely say I’ve come a long way, and one resource in particular has helped me.

For my fellow bloggers both new and old, below is a blogger checklist that I use before and after publishing a blog post. I would highly recommend this if you are passionate about taking your blog to another level, and hope it will help you as much as it has me!

Free download: Ultimate blogger checklist

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How to make Nigerian Puff Puff [Recipe + Video]

Two weeks ago I posted the photo you can see above on Instagram. I had my older sister around and we spent the afternoon together, cooking, laughing and being silly as usual! We were both craving a little something sweet, so decided to whip up a bowl of Puff Puff. I shared the process on Instagram, and let’s just say the love was real! So many of you asked for my recipe, and I promised you exactly that!

Puff Puff is very easy to make, and is the ultimate definition of delicious! Definitely a winner if you’re hosting guests, but beware this stuff is addictive, and should be consumed with caution!

Here is exactly how I make it.

NIGERIAN PUFF PUFF RECIPE
3 Cups Plain Flour
3/4 Cup of Sugar [alter to your liking] 3.5 tsps dried Instant Yeast
Pinch of Salt
Optional: 1/4 tsp of Nutmeg and 1/4 tsp of Cinnamon
Cooking Oil

Do let me know if you try this recipe, I’d love to know!

Hiding my natural hair – My battle with hair loss/excessive shedding

No doubt one of the most difficult things I’ve had to share during my blogging journey, but it had to be done.

I recently experienced my first major setback since starting my healthy hair journey seven years ago. I promised myself that once I had figured out what had caused me to lose handfuls of hair during wash day, I would share a video on my channel to help those who may be going through something similar.

Below are three videos sharing… View Post

These oat & banana breakfast pancakes are sooo darn good + healthy! [Recipe]

Exactly a week ago today I took to my Snapchat and Instagram Stories, and shared my absolute favourite breakfast pancakes recipe. I recorded every step of the process, and promised a few of you that I would post a full recipe on the blog.

Well the day has finally come!

These pancakes are my definition of breakfast heaven. Not only are they are delicious, they are quick to make, and unlike your average pancake, these are super duper nutritious. In just one serving there are approximately 14g protein, 14g fiber, and 75g slow releasing carbs [thank you MyFitnessPal for making nutrition tracking so easy!]

So without further a do, here goes the recipe.
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Five tried & tested time management tips for maximised productivity

In my last post, I gave you the scoop on one of my most effective time management tools. I was pleasantly surprised by how many people downloaded the free template, and think it’s fair to say that time management is something many of us are struggling with!

Today I want to take things a step further, and share on four additional tools and techniques, that have helped me to master my time, and boss up on my productivity game.

Let’s get straight to it.

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