Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Gbemi's got her cooking mojo on overdrive... and some fab dresses too :o)

So here are the pics I promised :o)

Here's my "Gbemskiluzi" special "obe ata dindin" inspired by 9jafoodie
So, she said to add basil leaves to the dish and when I got to the store, I didn't remember what leaves she said, so I bought parsley *hides face in shame*... just kidding :o)
I garnished the rice with the parsley and steamed some broccoli... Believe me, I enjoyed every bit of it. I usually serve my food with a salad plate so that even with a small portion, the plate looks really full... this helps my mind think I've had a lot. I still went for a second helping though :P


So D didn't want rice, so I boiled him some yam :D... I think I got a pass mark cos he went for more too...
Seeing as this blog's focus is not food, (sorry, fellow foodies)*insert wicked laughter here*.... Here are a couple of pics of yours truly rocking gbemisoke... You remember the dresses I made for the twins for our friend, Ro's wedding? You can find that post here. Well I didn't finish my own dress in time for the wedding, and I promised to post pics later. Today is later :o) It's a tulip dress with pockets. Yeah, I love pockets :o) The sleeves are overlapping and I embellished the shoulder area with some crystals... I love this dress and I've worn it over and over and over and...(ok, you catch my drift)... hehehe. My point is, clothes are solutions. I make pieces that solve problems, so if you ever need a solution provider for custom made clothes, think GBEMISOKE :o)
Here's another dress I really love. We handstitched about 20 dozen crystals around the neckline and pockets. The result, a simple bejeweled shift dress that had me feeling like a million dollars. Feel good clothes are my forte. When a woman looks good, she feels good...so in my own lil' way, I'm making the world a better place, one gbemisoke wearing woman at a time.
PS After I wore this dress, I realized that it was about 2 inches too long!! I have since fixed that 'issue', with the full support of D (my accomplice) *grinning* and will be rocking it soon. Good thing the cold's going away fast :o)

Thanks for coming again and again.
May your dreams come true xoxoxo




16 comments:

  1. ...Yum yUM Yum.... The obe ata looks amazing!!!! .
    hoooo.. I love your dresses. I might have to commission you to make me 2 ankara dresses for the summer!!! *wink*

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  2. My mentor! Coming from you, that's an A+... It would be my pleasure to hook you up! drop me a line... gbemi@gbemisoke.com :o)

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  3. HAHAHAHHA...I am loving this!!! So 9jaFOODie is gaining disciples for "cookidom" ehn?! Omy, I like the dress with the hand stitched embellishments... really nice! Plus that food looks yummy o and very palatable...is the recipe on 9jaFOODie's?
    plus i dnt think you can ever go wrong with parsley! I am telling you!!!

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  4. Yeah! soon we'll have some sort of club going on...I suggest we meet up at a gym though :P
    Yes she's got the recipe.
    I'm glad you like the dress. Well worth all the man-hours. You could order one, you know... *hint*

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  5. From HoneyDame and here too, you people will not kill me with food o, lol. Wish I were in your area, I'll surely ask you for some commissions.

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  6. Gbemi! Gbemi!! Gbemi!!!
    Making me hungry again? That ata dindin looked inviting.

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  7. Gbemisoke!
    This ata dindin is inspiring O!
    Try having the ata dindin plus steamed broccoli with the boiled yam. Really tastes good. (My Dad's favorite)
    I will send u my pics rocking my orange dress soon.
    Thanx a bunch!

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  8. 9jafoodie! you are causing a revolution in the kitchen o!..hahahhaa...broccoli?.. no be me & you shaaa..but i like the obe ata ooo..hehehheee...ohhhhhhh..just look at the shift dresses!..so simple & elegant!..a classic anyday,& time.. you are damn good sistah!

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  9. OMG my mouth is watering already you and 9ijafoodie won't kill us with food. Love both dresses, those embellishments are really great. Good job

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  10. food and dresses look good. I LOL @ the parsley instead of basil. It's like it didn't matter in the end. The food looks appetizing...

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  11. @Myne
    I'm sure I can post you something

    @ PET
    Sweeeerat!! come and eat joor ;o)

    @Lanre
    Thanks for stopping by. I'm looking forward to that pic xxx

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  12. @ NG
    9jafoodie is my mentor oh! Her presentation skills are great. I'm learning a lot from her
    lol @ d broccoli comment
    Thanks xxx

    @Aminat
    Thanks dear. Your niece is inspiring me gaan!

    @Prism
    Thanks. All's well that ends well :o)

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  13. lol.....Y'all are hilarious. we are for sure starting a food revolution....It's time for African food to show it Logo :D
    Gbemi mehnn.. I will email u. do u have skype?

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  14. lolzzz... I see TV in our future!!
    I'll email you my skype ID
    xxx

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  15. You have style and the food looks so good. lol

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