Tag Archives: handmade

We love our kitchen helper tower!

Claire loves to help in the kitchen. Our amazing fundi, Willis (of Claire’s art easel fame), helped us to make a fantastic kitchen helper tower that we use every day.

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Ring Slings 101: my favorite ring sling video tutorial…

There is a definite learning curve when starting to use your new ring sling. When I bought my first sling, I came home and read everything I could find on the internet about how to use a sling, and practiced … Continue reading

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A day at Lake Naivasha: Fired Earth and Elementaita Weavers

We went back to Lake Naivasha this weekend with my parents, who are visiting from the US. While we were there, we went to visit the local artisans at Fired Earth and Elementaita Weavers.

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Mama Mgeni ring sling giveaway!

It’s giveaway time! Do you want to win a FREE Mama Mgeni ring sling? I am giving away one free ring sling on the Mama Mgeni Facebook page! To enter, simply follow this link, “like” and comment on the contest post … Continue reading

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We love our easel

Not long after Claire started standing and walking independently, we decided to get her an artist’s easel. I wish I could say it’s solely because I value her creative development, but it’s also because I really wanted something to distract … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to me: Rift Valley Leather

Remember when I told you about the Nairobi Christmas fairs? Well, this year, I bought myself a little present… (Shhh – don’t tell hubby.) I’ve been wanting a nice weekender bag forever, and have been coveting the gorgeous bags made … Continue reading

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I love our Advent Calendar

Last year, I bought an Advent Calendar at one of the Christmas Fairs, and I love it. It’s made by Nasha’s Creations, a women’s empowerment organization based in Narok, Kenya. (Incidentally, Claire has started to ask me every day if … Continue reading

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