Archive of ‘Crafts’ category



It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! We finally got to putting up our tree and all of our Christmas decorations – Ramzzy made some pretty cool stuff out of old bottles and tins. We carried on with this festive spirit by visiting the Kilimani Organic Farmers Market to make clothing donations (and drink […] Read more…


Arts, Crafts & Us

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not an artsy person. I have never been. In fact my dad loves to remind me of that one time in kindergarten when I had a nervous breakdown because my homework included one simple instruction: to draw a pig. I was 5 years old and convinced that […] Read more…


You thought I didn’t do it but I did! Photo Update!!! : August Holidays Are Here! (Oh No…)

Remember my post about the August school holidays and the fact that children need scheduled activities even during holidays because otherwise they become ungovernable anarchists? Well, a couple of Sundays ago Ella and I embarked on the “daily activities chart” project. And here, ladies and gentlemen, is the result! Her schedule includes: TV time, homework […] Read more…