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This is how messy my life is right now…

Sometimes life gets messy. It just wasn’t my day. First, I baked Claire’s birthday cake, and it broke apart when I tried to pop it out of the pan. (Yes, ANOTHER cake fail.) Later, I was making of my kids’ favorite … Continue reading

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Gone camping…

I don’t really do New Year’s resolutions, but this year, we’ve decided we need to go camping more often – a LOT more often. So this weekend we headed out of town, just the four of us, for a weekend … Continue reading

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Check it out: our newest Little Film!

Those of you who’ve been reading the blog for a while know that my friend Natasha made the most adorable Little Film of Claire a couple of years ago. Her films are a wonderful way to remember a moment in time when the … Continue reading

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A weekend in Naivasha: Lahai House

A few months ago, we spent a lovely weekend with friends at Lahai House on the north coast of Lake Naivasha. It was such a wonderful, relaxing weekend with good friends, good food, and plenty of good wine.

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Camping at Mount Suswa – reprise

A couple of years ago, we went camping at Mount Suswa with a group of friends.  Mount Suswa is a wonderfully remote extinct volcano in the Rift Valley, with spectacular views of its unique double-caldera .  We went back for a second trip … Continue reading

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Day trip: Mlango Farm

It is so nice to get out of the city once in a while and get some fresh air. This weekend we headed up to Mlango Farm with friends and family to pick some veggies, tour the farm, and enjoy lunch … Continue reading

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Eating out: Aero Club of East Africa

I’ve been hearing great things about the Aero Club of East Africa for a while now, and we finally went with friends and family this weekend. It’s a great place to go for lunch with the kids, with a garden, … Continue reading

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How to: Getting a Kenyan passport for your child

We recently applied for Claire’s and Heidi’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 … Continue reading

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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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Easy kid’s craft: leaf rubbings

Claire and a friend got together one afternoon this week to pick some leaves in the garden and make some fun leaf rubbings. Together, the girls walked around the garden, choosing leaves of different shapes and sizes. My good friend Natasha Sweeney came … Continue reading

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