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Happy New Year!! πŸ˜€

I trust everyone had a great holiday, this January harmattan makes waking up difficult doesn’t it? It should have been this cold during the holidays but still grateful for the cold otherwise heat would have started early this year!

I spent most of my holiday in Lagos, at home most of the time. The idea was to have a nice quiet holiday with very little activity: cook, eat, watch movies and sleep, very short list, lol.

Sometime during the break one of my cousins with fine nose calls and invites us to a beach resort. It sounded like fun so my husband and I agreed and were infact excited. On Sunday the 28th I woke up and changed my mind! The idea of going to the beach resort via speed boat terrified me, Lol…can’t blame a Nigerian gal! Only problem was how to call my cousin and cancel knowing that plans were made with us in mind, with encouragement from my husband, I decided to be brave. We had such a great time I’m glad we went.

26th of December was my Father-inlaws birthday so we spent the day with him, my Mother-inlaw, brothers -inlaw and sister-inlaw. Naturally there was alot to eat and drink.

Here’s the rest of the story in pictures…

What we ate on Christmas day…

Baked fresh wheat rolls first thing

Baked fresh wheat rolls first thing

 

I had mine with freshly made goat meat pepper soup. ..

I had mine with freshly made goat meat pepper soup. ..

While my husband had his an a beef burger

While my husband had his an a beef burger

Hubby had his pepper soup with eko/agidi

Hubby had his pepper soup with eko/agidi

Had grandmas rice with steamed vegetable for lunch

Had grandmas rice with steamed vegetable for lunch

And later relaxed with Isi-ewu

And later relaxed with Isi-ewu

I baked banana coconut fruit cake

I baked banana coconut fruit cake

With lots of ice cream to go round

With lots of ice cream to go round

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Fried chicken...

Fried chicken…

On the 26th, for our family party…I made

Shredded beef and green pepper sauce

Shredded beef and green pepper sauce

Served with special fried rice

 

On the 28th of December, Β I embarked on a courageous journey πŸ˜€

Hubby and cousin in the boat

Hubby and cousin in the boat

After the courageous journey

After the courageous journey

POP Beach Club

POP Beach Club

The pool

The pool

Our poolside beds

Our poolside beds

The beach

The beach

Our cabanas

Our cabanas

View from my room

View from my room

Had a delicious lunch

Had a delicious lunch

Had ribs and grilled chicken

Had ribs and grilled chicken

Had to drop my camera and dig in lest I carry last…lol!

Played beach volley ball

Played beach volley ball

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The next morning…

We took a stroll down the beach

We took a stroll down the beach

We were not alone on the beach

Crabs! Enjoying the water too

Crabs! Enjoying the water too

Caught a curious little baby crab

Caught a curious little baby crab

Some of the beach houses..

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Formed I could swim

Formed I could swim

Hubs and Peju played some table tennis

Hubs and Peju played some table tennis

Ate some tender beach coconuts

Ate some tender beach coconuts

Relaxed on the hammock

Relaxed on the hammock

All in all it was a great holiday!

All in all it was a great holiday!

What did you do with your holiday? Would like to know…

Have a great and wonderful year!

Azuka..