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Homemade, sugar-free hot chocolate

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

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Crazy easy cake pops your kids can help make!

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.

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Homemade ketchup that totally faked out my kids

I don’t know about you guys, but my kids are addicted to ketchup. I swear, Claire would dip apples in ketchup, if I would let her! (In the photo below she is dipping her scrambled eggs in ketchup. Don’t judge!) Our kids … Continue reading

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The most delicious homemade salsa

When I visit family in the US, one of the first things I always do is go out to our favorite Mexican restaurant, Little Mexico. The food is delicious, but what I really love are the complimentary tortilla chips and … Continue reading

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The great gingerbread disaster of 2015

This morning, at approximately 8:30 am, a devastating earthquake struck a quiet gingerbread village near the North Pole, completely destroying a gingerbread home. Fortunately, no gingerbread men, women or children were hurt, but their lives will never be the same.

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Getting festive: homemade paper star lanterns

The girls are so excited about Christmas this year! They’ve had so much fun decorating our tree, hanging our stockings, and updating our Advent calendar each day. I wanted to decorate the house with some beautiful candles, and I decided to make … Continue reading

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Kids’ crafts: How to Make Environmentally Friendly Birdfeeders

Claire and Heidi are really in love with the birds we have living in our garden. We’ve hung a beautiful Bakuli Blue bird feeder in the tree just outside the window in our dining room, and the girls love watching … Continue reading

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A fun (but ridiculous) project: 3D princess carriage cookies

A friend visited us from out of town recently, and she brought gifts for the kids. She handed them to the girls and whispered to me, “I hope you don’t kill me!” I was puzzled when I saw Claire open … Continue reading

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Homemade yoghurt

Allow me to take you further down the rabbit hole of homemade goodies. I’ve recently gotten back into making homemade yoghurt! It’s ridiculously easy to make, actually. I recently noticed that our usual brand of yoghurt had new packaging, containing 10% less … Continue reading

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Fresh from the garden: homemade chard and ricotta tart

We had a ton of rainbow chard growing in our garden recently, so I was working through every recipe in the book to make sure we used it all up! This was one of my favorites: chard and ricotta tart.

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