Honeymoon In Thailand

Phuket, Thailand was my first choice for our honeymoon. Trust me I went through ALL of the options. The major deciding factor for Thailand was the reasonably priced tickets, the travel time in comparison to other destinations (like Bali, The Maldives etc.). The only reason I was reluctant to visit Thailand is because John has […]

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My Wedding Party Dress!

My husband is Nigerian and one reason I was super excited to be his wife is because of the rich Nigerian culture. He was open to having an American or Nigerian wedding but with most of his family in Texas I didn’t have many resources here in SF to pull off an authentic Naija event. […]

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How you know you shouldn’t get married after getting engaged.

Every since John and I got engaged we’ve had so many people open up to us about their own awesome marriages, crazy engagements, broken relationships, and nightmare scenarios left and right. I’ve seen about a dozen women plan weddings over the past two years and I have learned a lot – good and bad. Trust […]

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My Budget Wedding Dress!

I don’t even know how to start this blog post because there are so many points I want to make and I am so excited to share this with you all! When I first started planning my wedding my budget goal for my entire wedding was $8,000. I soon realized that that budget was impossible […]

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Honeymoon Part I – Singapore

Singapore was the first and the last stop on our honeymoon since we had 24 hour layover each way. We flew 15 hours from San Francisco to Singapore, stayed overnight and flew to Phuket, Thailand the next day. There are a few things you’ll hear about Singapore and yes the rumors are true. Singapore is […]

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How To Save Thousands On A Wedding Part II

Now that I’m finally married I think there are a few significant ways to save money on a wedding that I couldn’t share before because I wasn’t done planning! I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again. Wedding days are so special and amazing but they are not the end all when it comes […]

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The Art of The Invitation

I loved my invitations. They were simple and elegant and really did what I wanted them to do. I wanted my invitations to set the tone for my event. The guests needed to know that the event would be pretty, simple, and plain in a way. I never ever wanted wedding colors. San Francisco city hall […]

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Wedding Week! 4/30 – 5/7

Hey there folks. It’s been  a while since I’ve blogged but for good reason! I’ve been off getting married and enjoying my honeymoon in Thailand. I want to share my learnings and my best moments from the past few weeks with all of the readers of BGPOV so we will have an entire week of […]

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The Best Face Mask On The Market

I am not really into masks because I find that they usually make much difference. You use them once or twice a week and the results are extremely temporary. That’s actually not the case for this mask. The Origins Charcoal Mask is amazing. I have eczema and some weeks I have amazing skin and other […]

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3 Tips To Saving Money

First off let me say I am no financial advisor. When I turned 22 I realized I had almost no money saved and $800 worth of credit card debt on my Victoria’s Secret credit card and I needed a change. It’s really hard to save money while you’re in college, but after school I knew […]

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