Design Hadithi | How To Hang Up a Gallery Wall

OF COURSE I TALK TO MYSELF. sometimes I need expert advice! If you have a ton of pictures, artefacts and the wall space then you need to put up a gallery wall like yesterday. Step one of how to hang up a gallery wall is get inspiration… pinspiration to be exact! This is the point…

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Four Things I 🖤 – 3rd July 2018 | Gratitude Journal

⊱ཞ🖤 The journey ཞ⊰ Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection ~ Mark Twain. Hello my name is Abida Buoro and I am a recovering perfectionist (and brass jewellery addict…but that’s a different 12-step program…). As part of my recovery I am constantly reminded that the only way to get better at anything is to…

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Abida’s Kitchen | Garlic Butter Naan

Yesterday I wanted a naan, today I’m eating garlic butter naan … follow your dreams ~ Abida. If you are not familiar with this Indian flatbread then I suggest you find a little India near you (is there such a place? or are the Chinese the only ones who make little China’s pop up in…

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Design Hadithi | Crave Kitchen ~ Kikuyu

In character, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity ~ Henry Longfellow   Guys! I’m soooooo excited about a series – not the acting kind although there was a time when I had convinced my self that I could be Jack Tellers T.V wife, pray tell why is no one bringing back…

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Four Things I 🖤 – 26th June 2018 | Gratitude Journal

⊱ཞ🖤 Sauti Sol & Nyashinskis’ Short N Sweet ཞ⊰ I know I’m really late to the party so please excuse me but I just discovered Sauti Sols’ Short N Sweet song (my poor highschool teacher Mr. Mbatia, if only he could read this he’d be like ‘she had so much potential… now look at her she…

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Abida’s Kitchen | Chocolate Brownie

When it comes to chocolate, resistance is futile. ~ Regina Brett I had a come to Jesus moment when I took the first bite of this brownie, for in that instant the stars aligned and all was well in the universe … until I realised that I wanted to wolf down the whole thing by…

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Design Hadithi | Personalised Artwork

There is no such thing as a new idea. We simply take a lot of old ideas and put them into a sort of mental kaleidoscope.” – Mark Twain As a creative I’m sometimes a tad bit hard on myself when it comes to content creation because it feels like every great idea has been…

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Four Things I 🖤 – 18th June 2018 | Gratitude Journal

And so the off-white couch adventure begins ~ Abida ⊱ཞ🖤 I’m finally getting my white pinterest-bound couch!! ཞ⊰ I love that I have finally committed to re-upholstering my couch… yep! My friends and family are probably rolling their eyes as they read this, because I have had this conversation with them uh, only about 1000000,00009000989787879…

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Abida’s Kitchen | Beef Biriyani

If you are looking for a  hearty, creamy, mildly spicy, filling – crowd pleaser, then this is the recipe for you! It is quite time and labour intensive, certainly not a dish I churn out on the regular, but I suppose that’s all part of the allure. There’s a certain nostalgia and romance in a…

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Design Hadithi | Mercado Mexican Kitchen & Bar

Everything is designed, few things are designed well ~ Brian Reed. I have to say, today’s Design Hadithi Feature was designed beautifully! Last year a couple of friends and I had a white elephant gift exchange dinner at the Mercado Mexican Restaurant and the moment I walked in I fell in love with the interiors,…

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