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You may remember our disastrous attempt at building a gingerbread house last year. We had a lot of fun with it, but it was NOT pretty. My friend Maribel saw our photos, and shared her brilliant gingerbread house hack. This … Continue reading
What are you up to this weekend? My dear friend Lindsay has been in town this week and I’ve soaked up every minute catching up with her. We miss her and her family so much! Jesse is coming back from … Continue reading
We took a family trip to the Children’s Theatre this week to see a summer production of The Golden Goose. Claire and Heidi love plays and musicals, and this was a really fun show for the whole family. (We’re still hoping … Continue reading
Claire is becoming quite the artist, so I recently decided to show her some drawings that I had made when I was about her age. My grandmother included them in this wonderful book she filled out for me, Grandmother Remembers.
I decided to treat the girls to cupcakes this weekend. Full disclosure – I did not make these! As much as I love baking, I’m in my second week of solo parenting, and my energy levels are pretty low. Since … Continue reading
I’m over at World Moms Network* today, writing about a topic very near and dear to my heart. History is being made in my country, and I am feeling incredibly PROUD to be an American right now.
It’s winter in Nairobi, and we’re all bundled up in boots, scarves, and wooly jumpers. Jesse has been making hot chocolate for the girls in the morning, to help warm them up. Unfortunately, the stuff we get in the store is loaded with added refined … Continue reading
I’ve been having tea time with Claire and Heidi a lot lately. My mom brought the girls their own tea pot and tea cups a few months back, and we’ve been making use of them almost weekly! What used to be … Continue reading
We did it. We hired a sleep consultant to help with Heidi’s sleep issues. We’ve been suffering with 4 AM waking, short or non-existent naps, and frequent hysterical wake ups for far too long. Heidi was clearly sleep deprived. Jesse and I … Continue reading
We decided to make cake pops to celebrate Claire’s birthday at school with her classmates this year, and they came out great! Cake pops are surprisingly easy to make, and Claire got to help almost every step of the way.