Things I’ve been most grateful for in 2017

As we go into the new year, I’ve been thinking about how quickly this year has flown by and how grateful I am for so many things; 1. First and foremost and above all else, HANDS DOWN would obviously be my daughter, Olive Chemeli Karanja-Mutiso born march 6th 2017 (2017!!!! who’s born in the 2000’s??!!…

Christmas

This year christmas did not quite go as planned,  it was not as big as we usually do it as a family, our plans were very last minute and especially as it was O’s first year and I had very big plans! I wanted there to be HUGE celebrations and LOADS of decorations, in my…

Recipe: Potato, leek and celery soup

I wanted to make some soup for dinner that both Olive & I could eat- this is what I went for! It was super tasty, really easy to make and also quite fast! I used Leeks, potatoes, garlic, onion, chicken broth and some salt. 1- Cut, chop & wash the veggies 2-Bring everything to boil…

Photoshoot Antics

I had this thought of beautiful pink dresses in a magical garden that is our garden but I was hit with the hard reality that we are in fact not an editorial and it didn’t turn out like that at all haha, I had so much fun doing it though! O was just not in…

Recipe: Sweet potato, carrot & broccoli purée

1. Wash and chop up veggies 2. Boil or steam the veggies 3. Blend the veggies to a purĂ©ed consistency that works for your baby. I blend mine with a tablespoon of ghee to add healthy fats to her diet. You can use olive oil or unsalted butter. 4.Voila-Ready! Serve some and out the rest…

Recipe: Potato, carrot & Sukuma purée

Olive loves this one but I honestly think I love it more, I literally eat half of her food that Wayne asked me “is this her food or yours”? 😂 I make this recipe with and without the carrot. It’s so simple to make, Here’s how; 1.Wash & chop up the veggies 2.Boil the potatoes…

Inauguration day

The inauguration of Uhuru Kenyatta took place on the 28th of November 2017 and while people were glued to the news, I decided to to take O out for a swim. It was a beautiful sunny day and I pretended we were going to the beach so I dressed us up accordingly and headed out. We met…

O & The Prezzo

Olive casually discussing very important matters of State with the President of Kenya, Just another casual Saturday for O…  

#OOTD

It’s never too early to rock a stones tee!  

#OOTD

It has suddenly gotten so cold here in Nairobi again, the rain just comes and goes at any time of the day so i’ve been making sure to keep Olive nice and warm in some comfy & super cute clothes from Ella’s Baby Store! I love these 2 sets I got from them, granted some…