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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Four Things I 🖤 – 11th June 2018 | Gratitude Journal

  ⊱ཞ🖤 Random roadside pineapple plants  ཞ⊰ I spotted this pineapple plants on a kerbside garden as I was talking a walk…it was the most unexpected yet delightful thing!!! If you don’t know this already my love for pineapple is just as passionate as my love for mangoes! infact when I was preggers with my…

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Four Things I 🖤 – 28th February 2018 | Gratitude Journal

⊱ཞ🖤 No. 1: Coffee ཞ⊰ I Love my morning mug of coffee! and when I say coffee, I mean freshly brewed coffee…scratch that I mean freshly ground (I miss that band!) and brewed coffee. I admit I have disdain for that instant coffee ish that’s masquerading as coffee. I suspect it is held with contempt just about…

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Abida’s Kitchen | How To Make Matumbo aka Tripes

Diet Tip: Your pants won’t get too tight …if you don’t wear any! There are certain dishes that just get me warm and fuzzy! I think my problem is that I eat my feelings… if I’m happy- I want to eat, if I’m sad- I want to eat, if I’m not sure of how I’m…

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Four Things I 🖤 – 19th February 2018 | Gratitude Journal

⊱ཞ🖤 No. 1: Tooth ~ Fairy ཞ⊰ I cannot contain my excitement! I just pulled out my baby’s first tooth! So now she wants notes instead of coins for her piggy bank!!… how much will that be once we are done pulling out all the milk teeth? … and how much should it be per tooth?…

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Abida’s Kitchen | Cajun Cauliflower & Carrot Stir Fry

When you’re feeling as emotionally stable as an IKEA table… cooking cauliflower shouldn’t add to your stress levels! Peeps! I’m a sucker for anything that I can knock out in fifteen minutes or less (nooooo get your minds out of the gutter… that *wink* *wink*  THAT activity actually takes sixteen minutes or so… on a…

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