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Happiness is….

by Kirstin McKee

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Tweet January is my least favourite month of the year. Actually, I tell a lie. February is. But still, January is a difficult month to get through. You have to seek out that happiness wherever you can find it. I find myself searching for sun, for the light; I’m not fussy, anywhere will do, which “Read more”

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Our Greek Odyssey

by Kirstin McKee 2 comments November 4, 2010

Tweet Ever since I can remember I have wanted to go to Greece, to visit the home of the ancient heroes and gods I enjoyed reading about as a child. Luckily, our daughter’s enthusiasm for all things ancient Greek, and that of her best friend Georgia, provided a perfect excuse for a trip.

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Lego madness and a cocktail…

by Naima Sanowar 1 comment July 11, 2010

Tweet The LEGO® Store Rockefeller Center New York City, NY, USA    620 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10020 (212) 245-5973     Store Hours: Monday – Saturday: 10am - 8:00 pm Sunday: 11am - 7:00 pm Karate Boy and I have been anticipating the arrival of the new LEGO Store that recently opened in Rockefeller Center. I “Read more”

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Karate Boy and the Karate Kid

by Naima Sanowar 2 comments June 13, 2010

Tweet Today The Epicurean Man and I took Karate boy to finally see a movie all three of us have been anticipating for months now…. Karate Kid featuring Jaden Smith. The last few weeks every-time a NYC bus drives by with the poster of the movie plastered along it, Karate boy insisted on freezing  in the “Read more”

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My Guiltless Wild Wednesday

by Naima Sanowar 5 comments June 2, 2010

Tweet Today I had a Wild, Guiltless Wednesday. The weather-man had been forecasting days ago how beautifully sunny Wednesday was going to be. This put my plan in motion.

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Street dancing, cousins, pool party, cup-cakes & cookies, star wars lego

by Naima Sanowar 0 comments May 31, 2010

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Simone de Beauvoir, ironing and a bowl of cherries

by Kirstin McKee 3 comments May 30, 2010

Tweet When I was sixteen my mother gave me a copy of The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir. It was a revelation. My mum studied in Paris in the sixties and knew about philosophy and feminism and I lapped up all her stories of jazz and Sartre. Three months after meeting my now husband, “Read more”

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Warships, Fighter Planes & Sailors

by Naima Sanowar 0 comments May 30, 2010

Tweet Yesterday The Epicurean Man and I took Karate Boy and Lego Dude (Jaden’s cousin Daniel) to  see warships at Fleet Week in the City, http://www.intrepidmuseum.org/Fleet-Week-Schedule.aspx. The boys got up close and personal with American Navy ships and sailors while they are stationed at the Intrepid. It was also us grown-ups first time at Fleet “Read more”

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Karate Boy’s Obsession With Scary Things

by Naima Sanowar 0 comments May 25, 2010

Tweet My adorable, loving Karate Boy at the tender age of four, has this sometimes unsettling obsession with scary things. So let me explain further. Karate Boy and The Epicurean Man’s bonding time  is spent  watching  SCARY MOVIES. I guess I should list them so you don’t think I am being “dramatic Naima” .

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Cafe Gitane – Fabulous Brunch & Kid Friendly

by Naima Sanowar 6 comments May 9, 2010

Tweet Here we are again and it is Mother’s Day. It still feels like such a strange day for me, even though it is my fourth. My heart is full of love and content at being The Karate Boy’s Mummy.