March 2, 2015

Berry Foodie Weekend

Hey y'all!

How was your weekend?! Mine was FULL!!! From Friday up until yesterday, it was out-and-about for me. I had fun though, and got home in enough time to not feel exhausted.

FRIDAY
On Friday, Cakes and I went out on a double date. Honestly, this is something I had wanted to for a loooooong time. I mentioned it casually to Cakes a few times since we started dating, but nothing ever happened. I'm very happy that his friend, Kash (whose wedding we went to in Abeokuta - remember our Olumo Rock adventure), brought up the idea. We planned to have a couples date night with dinner, drinks, maybe a movie and dancing. We were able to have drinks/dinner, and a movie. Maybe next time we'll go dancing.

We headed to The Palms Mall and ate at Double Four Restaurant. I think I have eaten there once before, but I don't quite remember.



I got a mojito. I wasn't sure about the color though. Aren't mojitos more green than anything?







The prawns were AWESOME!!!!! I wish I could have them every single day. Unfortunately though, we had to rush our food because our movie had already started. We watched 'Focus' starring Will Smith and Margot Robbie. First of all, Will Smith is SEXY AS HECK!!!! Margot Robbie is utterly beautiful and captivating!!! I really enjoyed the movie, and would like to see it again.



I really like this photo minus Cakes' face. What was he saying?



I got these shoes from The 5K Shop (everything is N5k or below), and I LOVE THEM. I've actually worn them everyday since Friday (hides face).




SATURDAY
On Saturday morning, I woke up bright and early to get my hair done. I wanted to get big havana twists, but what I ended up with, I actually hate. So no pictures for the next 1 month!!! I like big, full hair. How can I use 4 packs of Marley hair, and afterwards, the twists are thin?!?!?!?

Anyways, after the hair was done, I slept for 4 hours cos Cakes and I got home late the previous night. I woke up just in time to shower and head out for a late lunch with my friends at the newest, hottest restaurant in town, R.S.V.P. I only went there for the burger, because my friends said they have the best burger in Lagos. My friends got there before me and ordered appetizers - some Burrata (which I refused to touch because, CHEESE and RAW TOMATOES).



They also ordered a Chicken thingy (can't remember the name), and this one I loved!


Now... the burger.


I was NOT impressed. It wasn't as juicy as I was expecting, and it was quite salty too. I actually had to pour a bunch of ketchup on, because I really wasn't feeling the burger.

The owner of the restaurant stopped by our table and offered us Chocolate Vodka shots - LOVED THEM!!! Yes, I had 2, sue me :)

My friends ordered Bread Pudding and ice cream for dessert.

FUN FACT: Ran into Bella Naija herself (Uche Pedro) at the restaurant. We've never met before, but she came over to our table, said hi, and was really warm. She's such a lovely lovely person.

After our late lunch, it was almost 8pm and Cakes and I were heading to a Salsa Class, courtesy of the Couples Group at church.


 Erm, I don't like any of the pictures I was in, so pretend you can see us dancing :D

SUNDAY
On Sunday, there was a mini concert at the teenage church. The point was to show teenagers that you can praise God using any genre of music. I think they enjoyed themselves for the most part. I know I certainly did.

The top is also from The 5K Shop
After church, we stopped by the opening of the Luxe Beauty Lounge in Lekki. Remember, they had the Valentine's Giveaway right here on the blog. I was going to post pictures here, but there are too many, so there'll be a separate post on another day. But here I am with the owner, Blondie (and yup, that's her real name).

From there, we went to my one-time best friend's house for his birthday. I've known him since Nursery/Primary school and we've always been friends. I meant to take pictures of the food, but you know how sometimes you're maddeningly hungry? Yeah, that's what happened. Sawry.

After all the food I've eaten this weekend, I shouldn't wonder why the weight isn't dropping :( I'm still exercising at least 5 days a week, but the scale is not showing any progress at all. I might really have to do a detox for 3 to 5 days or 1 whole month!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What do you think?

Have a pretty week my darlings!!!

42 comments:

  1. Fret not! keep doing your work outs, the pounds will definitely drop in due time. Loved it. Interesting read.

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    1. My dear!!! I'm getting so frustrated. Going to try having VERY EARLY dinners for now.

      Thanks for stopping by :)

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  2. Loving picture and the one where you were getting your groove on!!! Go gurl!!...lol

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  3. All this food makes me dizzy.

    I want to see your hair. It can't be that bad. Is it crocheted?

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    1. Hehehe. It IS that bad. The girls that recommended her were even wondering what happened.

      They're twists with Marley hair.

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  4. bread pudding at rsvp..omgeeee! that was ond of my reccomendations! never thought it'd actually happen though! how was it?

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    1. They like bread pudding a lot, and I think had tried it there before our lunch date. They liked it.

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  5. Fun fun fun weekend, feeling inspired to plan a double-date cos I like the idea but don't always get round to it. Berry you are beautiful and I love your style! x

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    1. Thank you Nemi!!! Ugh, I wish we could come to England and have a double date with you guys :(

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    2. Or we come to Lagos and have a double date...Matt would love that!

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  6. I love your blog Berry! Lovely post as usual! x

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    1. Thank you Anonymous! x

      You're MY favorite Anonymous.

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  7. P.S: U inadvertenly posted a pic from sunday so we have seen the 'thin' hair!! The hair will bloom eventually - give it time. :)

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    1. Lol, I know. I just couldn't pass up the dancing picture. But still, BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO to the hair.

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  8. if that is the best burger in Lagos, then am shocked. you need some Abuja Johnny rocket burger in your life baby. cakes has added weight o, see groove. sure looks like you had fun, I like the salsa thing for couples. biko what church is that? no Abuja branch?

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    1. Well someone else said to try Johnny Rockets here in Lagos, so maybe I'll go there one day.

      It's The Waterbrook Church, under The Freedom House umbrella. Funny enough, there's a London branch, but no others outside Lagos.

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  9. your weekend was full of so much activity.i just clicked on the 5k shop.your blog has made me known lots of places.hahaha,thanks

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    1. Thanks Bunmi. Yay, I'm sure you'll find something nice there. The owner/founder, Sophia, is so nice. I'll make sure to announce whenever they have a sale.

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  10. I want prawns! This was the wrong time to open this post cos I haven't had a decent meal in almost 24 hrs...
    You and Cakes get around a lot, I think that's just beautiful.
    I like the shoes too

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    1. Prawns ALL DAY ERRDAY!!!!!

      Thanks for the compliments :)

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  11. Truthfully.. You look like u have lost weight, you look trimmer.
    Sometimes you just need to not worry about the weight and just keep working out.
    I

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  12. You make marriage look like so much fun Berry! This is to wish you many more years of bliss!

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    1. Amen, and thanks! We do have fun with each other, thank God.

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  13. Lovely lovely blog Berry! But I'm leaving here hungry now lol :-(

    www.akinfaminu.com

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    1. Akin! I love YOUR blog - just ran to it now and I'm so impressed!

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  14. To loose weight u have to consume lesser foods than your body expends..Basically counting calories(First off...u need to calculate ur BMR cz this wld give u an estimate of how much ur body expends when ur doing absolutely nothing,am guessing urs should be around 1700 to 1900.Once u get that all u need to do is eat lesser than that,then sit back and watch the fat melt off literally)u dont need to work ur ass off for the scales to shift..This is a resonating hallmark for any weight loss regimen.worked for me like crazy!!!

    U had a blast this weekend!Lagos is super fun,cant believe what am missing..

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    1. Got my BMI calculated yesterday, and will definitely be watching my food intake.

      Lagos does have a lot to do.

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  15. I think you should also take the measurements, the scale isnt always right. Areas to measure your arm, thigh, waist and bust. You can do this monthly or bimonthly. Review your workout, if you do more cardio and less weight training, try to introduce more of the later
    the food is the hardest part really but we all believe you can do it. Yes you can! Being conscious of what you feed your body is the 1st step...you look really good!

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    1. Thanks for the advice Nikki. I've introduced skipping and using the treadmill to my workouts, but I think the main culprit is food, so definitely watching that aspect.

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  16. I love your hair, your style and this blog!!!... Oh! And I'm totally hungry now as I type this haha!

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    1. Thanks a lot Yvonne! I'll email some food to you :p

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  17. You are living it up!
    Miss the prawns in Nigeria because they are the size of my fist! YUMMY!!

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    1. Kings Prawns make me excited. Like I literally bounce in my seat whenever I see them :p

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  18. I need your social calendar in my life...all I do on the weekends is cook, gym, and school work :-(

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    1. You have to just plan ahead, that's all. :D

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  19. The desert looks good and so does the chicken thingy. I like this hair length on you. It brings out your face and makes you look younger.

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