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Category: living

Bidding Adieu to a legend

The 3 day long celebration of my grandfathers long life started with the slaughtering of cows and goats. These were gifts given to the family from various family members, in-laws and well wishers. In keeping with tradition the different parts of the cow is…

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Life hacks by me #2- cooking

I have a love-hate relationship with cooking. I really do love to cook, but what I resent is the amount of time I have to spend in the kitchen that I could spend with my family. Generally I am the one doing the cooking…

Taking stock

As 2018 comes to a close, it is a time to take stock of what you’ve accomplished and what you hope to accomplish in the new year. My year started with the celebration of a milestone birthday and ended with laying my 105 year…

Why do I Instagram?

Those who know me know that I am a very private person. I had to be dragged kicking and screaming plus a whole lot of peer pressure into the social media craze. I started tentatively with LinkedIn as this was professional, then ventured into…

Having it all

Can a woman have it all? Do you know any woman that has it all? What does it even mean to have it all? Well let me break it down for you. You have it all when you are on top of the world….

Life hacks by me -travel

As a working mom I am always looking for easier, less stressful, quicker ways to do things. We all know that time spent doing minutiae is time wasted that we will never get back. And that quality time with husband and kids is what…

When the cape comes off

What cape I’m I talking about? You all know the one. The same one you see on any standard issue Marvel superhero. I know this is an odd title for a post, but seems appropriate for my current situation. Most parents especially moms are…

The kids are gone, now what?

So the kids are gone and I have a new normal and they call it “empty nest“.  My husband jokingly calls it “full nest“. This is not necessarily a bad thing. Is it?  A big deal has been made by a whole lot of people about this…

Are you happy?

  I just saw something come across my email the other day asking “Is it healthier to be happy?” Intuitively I would say yes of course it is! It makes sense physiologically and biologically that when you are happy, you are not stressed. We all…

My summer reads

It was a busy summer, but somehow I found time for my favorite pastime- books. Seriously if you are a reader or a wanna be reader who feel they have no time, look into audiobooks. I love audible as it has changed my life…

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