Thursday, 7 August 2014

Yummy & Delicious Pastries from FONDthat PASTRIES

FONDthat Pastries is your one-stop shop for yummy and delicious cakes, cupcake, muffins, chin-chin and other desserts; at affordable prices. Founded by the beautiful Amara .J. Ndukwe, a young and vibrant woman who pursued her childhood dreams of owning a bakery, even after a Masters Degree in Engineering Management from Coventry University. She speaks to Lynnille about her love for baking.

Growing up, my dream career was to own my own bakery. I made chin chin for home  use and baked my first cake at home in '99 (in my junior high) with a sand oven, which came out amazing. My love for food grew rapidly and though it lingered on my mind, never explored until after my Masters degree. During this time I felt so much regret for not pursing this passion early enough by getting my BSc or Msc in the Culinary School. I guess we all know the saying that, "everything happens for a reason". After my Msc, 

I immediately attended the Birmingham College of Hospitality and Tourism; and other PME courses in Nigeria.

As soon as my first son was about to turn 1, I baked my first commercial cake and ever since I have been back to my first love 'baking' with the support and love of my loving husband, mum,  Onle sister (Somy), brother (Chibuzo), my entire family; and some good friends. Baking to me is really exciting, every flavor, color, decoration and theme tells a story. It brings out the most creative & artistic part of me which is reflected in every cake I make. I'm challenged daily to improve my skills by critiquing myself, always wanting to learn more and improve on my next project.

Check out some of her beautifully designed cakes -












HAPPY CUSTOMERS




FONDthat pastries was registered in January 2013, located in PortHarcourt. The name was chosen to express the founder's love for art & creativity. FONDthat Pastries produces the finest and freshly baked goods delivered less than 15hrs of baking. We deliver within Port-Harcourt, Owerri, Umuahia, and Aba.

You can place your order using the details below; also follow FONDthat pastries on Instagram to get the latest updates on delicious pastries. Don't wait till there's something to celebrate, make everyday count and buy something to munch from FONDthat pastries.


Contact details:
Blackberry PIN: 7A4F97C0
Instagram: @FONDthat
Twitter: @FONDthat


Thursday, 17 July 2014

CREATIVE WAYS TO WEAR LEOPARD PRINTS


The dramatic shift in fashion means our styling has to keep evolving with time as new trends emerge. Therefore, in order to be unique and different with your style, you have to be innovative when pairing your outfits. One of the recent trends is the animal print and the most common is the leopard print which has warmed its way into our closet in the form of handbags, scarf, shoe, sandals, trouser, jewellery, belt, nails, tops, dress etc. Almost every fashion item has a leopard prints design such that it is very rare not to have one piece of this print in your closet; hence the need to be creative when pairing it with other outfits.

I can never really explain my love for leopard prints; I think I have almost every accessory in leopard print. So here are some creative ways you can wear leopard prints and look absolutely gorgeous.

Monday, 30 June 2014

Who Wore It Better - Cara Delivingne or Keke Palmer In Blue Tuxedo?

Fashion evolves and revolves with time and of recent, ladies have ditched the ball gowns and flowing dresses for a sexier look in a tuxedo. There's something about a lady in a tux - the radiance and charisma is just on a different level. Whatever the occasion, when a lady appears in a tux, she always makes a style statement.

Beautiful actress, Keke Palmer looked fabulous in a navy blue tuxedo with a plunging V-neckline at Debra Lee's BET Awards pre-dinner. She styled her looks with a simple gold earring, black pointy shoes and a black clutch bag; I love the simplicity of her total ensemble, which she completed with a dazzling smile.

Keke Palmer

Saturday, 28 June 2014

Saturday Styling - What To Wear For The Weekend


Hey lovelies, happy weekend, sure you are all having a great Saturday.

After the stress of looking for what to wear for to work, most people just don't bother about the weekend. But this is one of the days to play around with fashion because you get to hang out with friends and go on casual outings. So I put together a simple casual look for the stylish woman who wants to stand out in a crowd over the weekend. This look is simple, edgy but yet classy inspired British R & B singer Frankie Sandford.

Sunday, 1 June 2014

Kendra Thornton Fashion Challenge - NewYork City

Hey lovelies, HAPPY NEW MONTH OF JUNE. How was your weekend? Hope you had fun. Last week I was contacted by Kendra Thornton to participate in a fashion challenge. I'll tell you about her briefly..

Kendra is a travel expert and TV personality who appears on TV channels like ABS, CBS, NBC, CW, Fox News and other shows like Tyra Banks and Nate Berkus. She is heading to New York City in a few weeks with a group of friends and has asked me to help her put together the wardrobe that will complement her travel plans. So here's the challenge she sent to me:

It has been so much fun planning this trip and picking all the exciting things to do and places to visit. However, I am a little concerned with what to wear. Everyone knows that New York City is one of the fashion capitals of the world, and I want to stand out for my great outfits not my lack of fashion sense. As a mom with 3 children, I have not always kept with the latest trends. I am hoping with the new Kendra Fashion Challenge I will get some expert help that will leave me looking and feeling my best even in one of New York Cities top hotels, The Standard High Line.

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

The Official trailer for the movie "IN THE MUSIC" is here - Watch Beverly Naya & Bryan Okwara sing


Rising Phoenix Entertainment has finally released the trailer of their movie IN THE MUSIC, featuring Omawumi Megbele, Tomi Odunsi, Keira Hewatch, Bryan Okwara, Beverly Naya, Kenneth Okolie, Chelsea Eze and other up and coming actors.

Tuesday, 29 April 2014

HOW SWEET: 23-year old MIT Student Created Safety app to Keep Girlfriend Safe


Some things we do for love...but this right here is truly commendable. So there's a new app called KitesString. There have been situations where a friend, colleague or family member told us they were going somewhere and will be back at a certain time but never made it back, this app is created to know they are safe. It is is a "safecall" service that alerts your contacts if you fail to virtually check in at designated times after going out.The app is web-based, so anyone with a phone number can sign up. Accounts, which can be created on Kitestring's website, must be linked to a cellphone number.

Saturday, 12 April 2014

Meet Akintunde Ahmad, The Extraordinary Student with 5.0 GPA and 2100 SAT Score


Meet the 17 year-old Akintunde Ahmad, a student at Oakland Tech in Oakland, Calif., who achieved a 5.0 GPA and 2,100 on the SAT. He as been accepted to three Ivy League schools Yale, Brown, Columbia and other prestigious universities like  Northwestern, University of Southern California, UCLA, Howard, Chapman, Cal Poly and Cal State East Bay, and has been waitlisted by University of California Berkeley and Georgetown. He describes himself as an ordinary street dude but it is evdent that Akintunde is extaordinary.

Tuesday, 8 April 2014

THE COMPUTER GENERATION & HOW TECHNOLOGY (SOCIAL MEDIA) IS DESTROYING US


If you did not dance to “take some time to bubble and shuffle, after-all it’s hustle and bustle” by the 1980s pop-star Alex O; if you did not recite the multiplication table at the back of your 2A exercise book or use a brown note book, then you may not understand the angle I’m coming from. The computer generation is the generation where everything is done with technology; the generation where blackberry and apple are not known as fruits but smart devices - the social media generation. Back in the days things were not as complicated as they are today; Mama Obi and Papa Obi can fight over money for soup and settle afterwards without any gossip blog carrying the story and twisting it around. These days a simple argument between husband and wife has become topic for others to judge and give their opinions because the computer generation and quick access to information means that some tatafo neighbour somewhere will get their story and feed it to bloggers to build their content....

Thursday, 20 March 2014

16 Fashion Items A Lady Must Have and Why

1.     BIG HAND BAG: A good handbag cannot be over-emphasized as it’s in our DNA as ladies, to carry almost everything in our handbag – make up, hand-cream, phone.  charger, I-pad etc; you’ll need a big bag that can accommodate all your daily essentials. It is advisable to choose a good quality leather black handbag – black will compliment any colour of dressing you choose to wear.

2. CLUTCH BAG:  A clutch bag is a necessary fashion item for every woman when going for any occasion. This bag completes your glam look for the night and this time you don’t need to carry a big bag because you’ll only need your most important items e.g. phone, keys, lip gloss.

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