Gardening at Nonnie’s House

My mom has a huge garden and vegetable patch at her house, and Sweetpea loves helping with the flowers and veggies. A few days ago, she went outside with my mom and my grandmother to help weed the flowers around the mailbox.

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Frolicking at the beach…

I’ve been terrible about posting, so here are some family photos at the beach this afternoon!





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We survived 31 hours of travel!

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It was an epic journey. Three flights, three continents, a grand total of 31 hours, door-to-door. And we survived! Continue reading

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Off to the US!

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We are on our way to visit family in the US for a few weeks – I am so excited! It has been well over a year since our last visit, and the first time we’ll be visiting in the summer months since 2008! Continue reading

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This month’s meet: August 2014

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We had our Thursday babywearing meet at Amani Ya Juu yesterday, and had a great turnout, with plenty of new faces, along with many regulars!  Continue reading

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How to: Getting a Kenyan passport for your child

We recently applied for Sweetpea’s and Sugarplum’s Kenyan passports. For any of you whose children have the right to Kenyan citizenship (baby has at least one Kenyan parent), here is how the process went for us. Thankfully, it’s more straightforward than the process for getting a Kenyan birth certificate!

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Homeopathic cold remedy

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We’ve had a flurry of illnesses strike our home lately, with at least two members of the family having an infection of some sort concurrently for the past three weeks. Obviously, all of our immune systems are a bit down around here, so I broke out the big guns this week – a homeopathic cold remedy, given to me by a pediatrician friend years ago. Continue reading

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A weekend in Laikipia – El Karama Lodge

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We headed up to Laikipia with a bunch of friends this weekend. We went to El Karama, and rented out the entire lodge for our group.

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Homemade rhubarb ginger jam

We have this amazing rhubarb plant growing in our garden that just produces like crazy. I love rhubarb, and grew up eating rhubarb pie, rhubarb crumble, and rhubarb jam. I have been wanting to make jam with the rhubarb growing in my garden since we planted it, but I couldn’t find gelatin in any of the supermarkets. Continue reading

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Hello weekend!

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Happy Friday, everyone! We are heading up to Laikipia for the weekend with lots of friends. I’ll tell you more about it next week when we’re back! Here are a couple of cool things we picked up this week… Continue reading

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