• DIY,  My Home

    How to have a functional and organized pantry.

    It’s a few minutes past midnight on 2nd January, 2019 and I have just watched the first episode of Tidying up with Marie Kondo on Netflix. A few days ago, I was rummaging through Pinterest looking for ideas on how to organize my kitchen and I came across a pin byย Katrina Hassan that said something like, ‘organizing your home the KonMari method’. I took interest in the pin because first, what is KonMari method? Secondly, my kitchen needs redemption. Don’t get me wrong, my kitchen is not that bad – I just have a lot of stuff and little to no space for them. So the KonMari method is basically…

  • DIY

    Creative ways to turn your coffee tins into spice jars.

    I have been looking for glass jars to store my spices for God knows how long. I wanted those fancy clip top glass jars but every time I saw some, they were too pricey and not on sale. So, on this particular day, my friends had visited from Nairobi and wanted to buy a few niceties from Marikiti (market). That is downtown Mombasa. While strolling around the place, a kind gentleman pointed out the shop and assured us that they had original spices. When you enter the shop, the aroma of the spices is what hits you. Thereโ€™s a gentleman who welcomes you and gives you a tour of the…