Archive of ‘Lifestyle’ category

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Top 5 Restaurants In Nairobi

I love to eat. It’s one of my favorite past times. Sometimes I just sit down and think about how wonderful food is. I was recently deep in one of my delicious food fantasies when I started to consider all of my favorite restaurants in Nairobi. It was downright impossible to form a complete list […] Read more…

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5 Fun Places To Go With Kids In Nairobi

So, it’s Saturday morning and your kids are already fidgety and whining that they’re “so booooored”. They’ve already had breakfast, watched a tv show, played on your tab, played on your phone and locked the sim (AGAIN), drawn all over your magazines and made you play a gazillion pretend games. And it’s only 9:52 AM. […] Read more…

WHO CAKES

Restaurants & Restless Kids

I love to eat. Ella loves to eat. We love to eat together. We especially love to eat together when it’s outside of our home. I don’t know if I unknowingly passed on my restaurant love to my child or if God in his infinite wisdom blessed me with a child that appreciates different kinds […] Read more…

Nairobi. Two months in.

Surprise, surprise… I didn’t post my update when I said I would. Sorry. Again. I feel like I’m always apologizing to you guys for one thing or another. OMG! Is this what husbands feel like?! LOL. Sucks to be them.   Can we just accept that I’m a mess? And have a standing forgive and […] Read more…

Happy New Year and Greetings from Nairobi!

Happy New Year and Greetings from Nairobi! Ok, I know it has been AGES since my last post and I totally understand if you think I suck at life for that …BUT! I have a good excuse! Well, sort of a good excuse…WE’VE PERMANENTLY RELOCATED TO NAIROBI! So you seeeeee, I’m not *that* bad. My […] Read more…

She Looks Up To Me

Having A Daughter Changes Everything

A little over a year ago I had a conversation with a friend about his daughter and her hair. She was 3 years old with a thick, healthy, curly afro. On multiple occasions, he had watched her pretending that instead of the curls on her head, she had a long, straight tresses flowing down her […] Read more…

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MILFs, Boobies, etc.

My heart got broken last week when Ella decided that she’s done with breastfeeding. Just like that! Done! My emotions are so jumbled up about it – sometimes I want to burst into tears because a very special stage in her development is over. Other times, I want to run down the street, screaming for […] Read more…

The internet is a scary place

The internet is a scary place. Here are some of the search terms used to find this blog recently. Please note the third item on the list. WHY? Please, somebody tell me, WHY? I mean, I understand why the internet was the only place that this very disturbed soul could explore this…ummm… interest but surely, SURELY, there […] Read more…

Thank God for Tonsillitis #readingrevolution

This post was inspired by The Kenyan Reading Revolution, a praiseworthy campaign to encourage a strong culture of reading in Kenya. Please read more about it and register here. Tonsillitis. This was the disease that introduced me to the magnificent world of reading. You see, at some point during my early childhood, I learned that […] Read more…

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