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How to Be a Blogger on the Road: Tips for Beginners

They say women are better than men at multitasking but, despite being a woman, I am a HORRIBLE multitasker! As a blogger who travels a lot, sadly, that means I am HORRIBLE at creating content while on the road. Today’s guest post, by Jack White, is as much for you as it is for me. Since some of you my readers are bloggers with a passion for travel too, today, let’s learn together how to maximize blogging productivity while we travel. I hope you learn something new. Enjoy! One of the biggest benefits of being a blogger is the flexibility. Bloggers … Continue reading How to Be a Blogger on the Road: Tips for Beginners

How to Make Your Mattress More Cool on Hot Nights

Some years ago, I wrote a post about how to make your mattress more comfortable with a mattress pad. Today, I bring you another post about how to improve the quality of your sleep by making your mattress just a little cooler, which is particularly helpful if you are experiencing very hot weather like we are right now in Dar es Salaam. This post is a guest post by Will. Enjoy! READ ALSO: Tips on Fighting the Flu & Treating It with Tamiflu Hot nights keep you awake, tossing and turning in your bed? I know the feeling too well! … Continue reading How to Make Your Mattress More Cool on Hot Nights

Cadbury Hot Chocolate Recipe: How to Make Cadbury Hot Chocolate

If you are interested in buying Cadbury Hot Chocolate, you can buy it online here. Otherwise, read on to learn a neat little trick I found to make your Cadbury Hot Chocolate drink as rich and velvety smooth as possible. When I was in primary school, my older brother and I always looked forward to our afternoon cup of hot chocolate. We’d make it with four cubes of sugar (without my mother’s knowledge) and loved to have it with buttered baguette. That was many, many years ago. Until recently, when I suddenly started drinking a cup of hot chocolate every day, hot … Continue reading Cadbury Hot Chocolate Recipe: How to Make Cadbury Hot Chocolate

African Tea Recipe

Ingredients 1 part water 1 part milk Spices or herbs of your choice such as ginger, lemongrass, tea masala, cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, and/or black pepper 1 teaspoon of loose tea leaves or 1 tea bag per cup of tea sugar to taste Directions  Mix milk and water in a pot. On high heat, bring the water and milk mixture to a boil. While the mixture is heating up, add your chosen spices and herbs to taste. Once the mixture boils (watch it closely so that it does not boil over), turn off the heat. Add tea leaves to the pot, cover, … Continue reading African Tea Recipe

Natural Pretty Nails: How to Get Pretty Nails

Wow! I don’t know what’s going on with my nails, but they are longer, stronger, and prettier than they’ve ever been. I lie. I do know what’s going on with my nails. Like many other things on my body (understand: my hair), I’ve decided to do away with all the fuss and artificiality with which we normally deal with parts of our body that we consider portrayers of beauty. RELATED: 6 Tips for Taking Care of Your Natural Hair For me, natural is easier and so is the way I choose to go. Honestly, I never intended this to be a statement of any … Continue reading Natural Pretty Nails: How to Get Pretty Nails