Hi my loves! I just came on here to inform you, in case you missed it; I moved my blog from WordPress to a personal domain. That means, I shall be blogging from what I like to call my new online home, http://www.chebetmakena.com. I really wish there was a way I could move with the… Continue reading We Moved| www.chebetmakena.com is our new home🤗
Hi my loves! Oh, it feels so good to finally say that again! It's been about 2 months since I published anything on my blog...and I'm finally (almost) back!!! From my previous blog post, I mentioned why I was taking a break; which I anticipated would take a month, but it felt right to have… Continue reading Look who’s back!!!
Hi my loves! May is off to a great start? I hope so! If not, can you do something about it? If you can please do, and all the best while at it; if you can't, learn from it! I come bearing news today; haven’t placed them as good or bad because I think they… Continue reading I’ve got news for you…
Hey my loves! I hope y'all had an exciting and fulfilling Easter weekend! I'm excited to share with you my experience; which also happened to by my first time solo on a trip! If you follow me on Instagram you’ve seen me refer to the place as an odd destination...you’re about to agree with me!… Continue reading My First Solo Trip|Easter Weekend
Hi my loves! Before you start, I'd recommend you read last week's post if you haven't, so that we're at per on this one... This weekend I went down to Karura Forest as part of the series I'm doing this month. Karura is popular for bike riding; where you hire a bike for 500/- but… Continue reading Tranquility at Karura Forest|April Special
Hi my loves! We're officially standing on the ground's of 2019 first quarter! Is it too early to say the year is going fast? I feel like it is. Anyway, happy new month loves, I hope you're experiencing good and positive vibes! Today, I wanna share some exciting information with you guys, about this month… Continue reading All about that self-love vibe|April Special
Hi my loves! The Assumptions Tag has been a trend on the internets, and for a while but I was trynna resist lol; mostly because I don't have a platform to upload a video. However, I found them very interesting to watch plus I thought, it would be interesting to hear people's assumptions about me🙈… Continue reading I have a boyfriend, I’m rich…reacting to your assumptions.
Hi my loves! Now that we know why solo dates are important, let's talk about how to plan for them. People go on solo dates for different reasons; you need to figure out what yours is before you're on your way! For me, apart from having a good time, a solo date is where I… Continue reading Before you go on a solo date…
Hi my loves! Before we get into it, let me say what I mean by solo dating; going (somewhere) out in the public, and spending time alone. Regardless of what you may be up to. S/O to one of you who suggested this post btw; I had scheduled a different post for today but it… Continue reading Here’s why you should make solo dates a thing…
So this is something that happened a while back. I was in a matatu on my way home from work and for some reason...
Hi my loves! Happy New Month. February felt like a walk-over month; not only because of the few days, but also the stuff that happened. Well for me, it was like first pass then I can go back to normal programming. It's been (still is) an emotional rollercoaster...but we’re here! I love this At The… Continue reading At The Moment|The Smiling Chapter
Hi my loves! 'The month of love' is coming to an end...thought I'd finish it off on that note. I'm curios, did you feel the love? Was it any different from January? (Apart from financial differences😅). Let me know! Today's post, is a re-blog; I published this article sometime back on another website. I took… Continue reading State of mind + six ways to keep your relationship exciting
Love does not make the world go round, it makes the ride around the world worthwhile. Hi my loves, Consistency is upon us! No, actually, shout out to my once-upon-a-time editor for suggesting this blog post. Do you have any topic you'd want me to write about? Reach out to me, it could be next😉.… Continue reading Valentine’s Day: Is it genuine or commercial love?
Hi my loves! Step in the name of love, step, step, step, step...this song has been on 'replay' in my head since morning, so I had to amend the blog post to begin this way, lol! The month of love is here! It's only fair we address matters pertaining love, yes? Well I thought so,… Continue reading Dear men, I thought you should know…
Hi my loves!First off, thank you for all the love you showed me on my previous post, I was honestly overwhelmed❤. Traveling is one among my favorite things to do; and this year, I want to be very intentional about it. Last year I traveled, but not as much as I would have loved to… Continue reading Make your 2019 travel list with me!
Hi my loves! I would call this the tribe has spoken blog post; I wasn't planning to write about my recent trip to Mombasa, but I love putting out content you request for- it means you would love to read it😊. I am torn about the title for this one, not sure if it should… Continue reading Travel & have the most of Mombasa on a ‘slim’ budget
Hi my loves! Happy 2019 ❤, I hope your year is off to a great start. If not, you can still make that happen. I've missed you guys, I can also see we have new peeps on board, a warm welcome to all of you! I thought I'd do the 'At The Moment' series for… Continue reading At The Moment|Here’s to 2019😊
Hi my loves! The beauty about blogmas, is that I get to do exciting tags. I found this one on Jenniely's blog, I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I'm sure I'll enjoy writing it. This year, I was particularly intentional about leisure reading, and I'm happy that I kept it going throughout… Continue reading #Blogmas 9: The Readabits Tag!
Day 350 something…The next few days there’ll be less traffic. Chilling, eating, Netflix-ing, spending time with family & friends…the Christmas cheer.Phew! School’s closed, work is done, I get to rest for the next few weeks as I add a few Kg's (it's December who cares for Kg's?) Oops, sorry my name is Mike Simba and… Continue reading #Blogmas 8: The year can now end, but first…
Realizing the Envisioned Africa, what comes to your mind when you see that statement? Spot the Kenyan flag! (Or your country's flag) For me, I see a ray of hope, allow me to explain... Africa has in the past been described as the dark continent, shithole countries, backward continent...I'm sure the list could go on.… Continue reading #Blogmas 7: Young African Think’rs Convention 2018
Hi my loves! Are you enjoying my blogmas posts so far? I really hope you are, as much as I am enjoying to develop ideas and actually put them down. If you have any post ideas that you'd love to see on the blog, let me know😊 Today's post is pretty chilled but exciting! I… Continue reading #Blogmas 6: Not your average ‘get to know me’ tag
Hi my loves! How many times have you come across a vote for me post? I bet countless, me too. Every time I'm about to by pass them the thought of "one day it could be you" crosses my mind and I take a few of my minutes, sometimes even seconds, to vote.I didn't have… Continue reading #Blogmas 5: Vote for me to be on Fashion Hero Season 2
Hi my loves! You're probably thinking, isn't it too early to do this tag? But here we are...I got these questions off of the internet, I really hope I enjoy answering them, and that you will enjoy the read! What are you doing/planning to do to get into the Christmas mood? You and I both… Continue reading #Blogmas 4: Why I don’t like Christmas, my Christmas wish and more!
Hi my loves! Shameless plug alert😄 I wanna focus on the blog posts I loved this year, in terms of how I felt as I wrote them, the feedback and analytics. Before I delve into those, allow me take you back, to how and why I decided to start blogging. Early last year, I experienced a weird… Continue reading #Blogmas 3: These are the ones I loved☺️
Hey my loves! I wanna to genuinely talk about something, not from a philosophical point of view, but from an experiential perspective. I had a problem, many times I would through stuff and my reflex response would be to turn to God, but angrily. Overtime, I thank God because I have been learning to change… Continue reading #Blogmas 2: When will it be okay?
Hey my loves! It's the first day of December which essentially means countdown to Christmas Day can officially begin, yes? No? As you may (or not) know, I am not a fan of Christmas; but I am so pumped about blogmas! Ironic huh? What is blogmas? It's a series that bloggers take part in, from… Continue reading #Blogmas 1: On the first day of DECEMBER…
Hi my loves! The title of this one might have given it away but stick around for the details😂. At least I can afford to laugh about it now, few weeks ago it was different. From a couple of blogs ago, you may remember I was considering a solo trip, fast forward to October when… Continue reading My Solo Vacay was an Epic Fail!
Hi my loves! I could confidently say I'm an experienced teenager, at least because I crossed that bridge a couple of years ago. Teenagehood is a very interesting stage of life, it's a period between being considered a "baby" and a dawn to being "free." If I was to have a chat with my teenage… Continue reading #HearMeOut: 5 Things I Would Tell My Teenage Self
Hi my loves! Today’s is a different kind of post, but shall we get soaked in the beauty of African print attires? I love how Africans (or Kenyans) identify with Ankara,especially when they’re abroad. Best example would be the first lady of Kenya Mrs.Margaret Kenyatta. Her clad when she’s visiting other countries almost always have… Continue reading Dripping in Ankara Finesse
Hi my loves! This post is sorta-kinda a follow up from my October edition of At The Moment, feel free to read it so that we're at per. Honestly, earlier in my life I didn't know self wellness was a thing until I experienced the flip side; my life was so dull for no particular… Continue reading Taking Stock|My Self-Wellness Journey
Hi my loves! What comes to your mind when you think about an ideal restaurant to visit? For me, it has to be a meal very rich in flavour, good vibes, a picturesque environment, you know...and POCKET FRIENDLY. Yes, I'm shouting that last point😂. If you follow me on Instagram I'm sure you can guess… Continue reading Are these restaurants worth the hype?
Hi my loves! Look who's back with a travel blog! A weekend getaway in Maasai Mara ideally begins on a Friday, so we traveled to the Mara from Nairobi through Narok. The journey, by road takes about 5-6 hours...and disclaimer my friends, the road from Narok to the reserve is horrible! I've been to the… Continue reading Weekending at the Maasai Mara National Reserve
Hi my loves! Let's talk... We cannot move away from the fact that the social media craze is here with us. We all enjoy scrolling away sometime online, often it feels like you know how your friends are fairing simply because you can keep tabs on their social media, but truth is, a lot goes… Continue reading Hear Me Out
Publicity is absolutely critical. A good PR story is infinitely more effective than a front page ad.
Hi my loves! I'm really excited about what's coming up on my blog, and I can bet you will be excited too! Allow me to be cliche and say it's getting bigger and better pretty soon! Away from that; before I spill the beans...let's get into this month's edition of, At the Moment I’m Currently:… Continue reading At The Moment|Self-Wellness
Procrastination. That's what it is! I've been 'avoiding' this post since I published the previous one, at some point I even decided that I wouldn't write it, but I put myself to the task, that's why you're reading it, I guess! Uhm, so, one reason I'm finding it hard to write this is because it's… Continue reading Either my way or no way. (I was wrong)
Zanzibar. My relationship with Zanzibar began last year, when I won a trip to the Island. The relationship ended shortly after, actually was there any? Winning the trip was deceptive, because I had to chip in so much for the trip to work, and it wasn't in my plan anyway. So I let it go!… Continue reading Exploring & Experiencing Zanzibar!
I recently had a "where have you been all my life" moment when I discovered Jay Shetty! You need to watch at least one video, bet you won't stop!
Mombasa has always been my go-to destination anytime I think about a vacation;
Hi my loves! What is this #Adulting101? When I was younger, I wanted to grow up so bad! When I got closer to the age where you either grow up or grow up, I started to rethink. Now that I'm here, the est I could do for myself is appreciate this stage of life and… Continue reading Adulting & all about it!
I graduated!!! Honestly I am still very stoked and it's gonna be like this for quite a while. My three and a half years in campus have been the best yet, I realized as I lived, I grew in all dimensions of my life...and, I was awarded the "power to read." As we figure out… Continue reading #Graduation: At the moment- July 2018
Hi my loves! I'm calling this a special blog post firstly, because you're probably reading it on a day that is so special to me, well at least that when I uploaded it. Secondly, it has been a very reflective post to come up with. I'll be sharing key lessons that I have been learning;… Continue reading Happy Birthday To Me!!!
IHey loves! Be in the know 😅. Here's June's edition of at the moment. I think anyone can do it, you don't have to blog; it stirs you to think and kind of keeps you on check. At The Moment I’m: Currently: looking forward to my birthday which is in a few days. Appreciating: the few hours of… Continue reading Birthday Fever|At the moment- June 2018
Hey loves! Thought I'd do a quick 'random facts about me,' post so that you get to know me better. Maybe I'll do a Q & A soon, just in case there's something you wanna find out about me that is not included below. Also, you will soon find out why I stuck with '23… Continue reading 23 random facts about me|Hello June!
Happy Menstrual Hygiene Day! Lol, is that even a thing? We're in the 21st Century, menstruation and the conversation around it is slowly changing, it's no taboo anymore, it's a normal occurrence, we (women) should embrace it! I'm gonna share my 'Menstruation Story' as I'd like to call it: when was it, how did I… Continue reading World Menstrual Hygiene Day|My Menstruation Story
I understand that we all have our life story, and most often, your story will not match someone else's, so I am appreciating and owning my story.
Till date, I have never understood the intensity of this...
From a previous post, you know I battled with a decision to quit my then job, which I did. Here I am, two months later, with a different story. I quit my job just before December, and I didn’t look for another job until recently. I didn’t want a job at the time; I needed… Continue reading I landed my dream job!
Hi there! It really is me, yes, you are not dreaming. After close to 3 months, I have resurfaced. Lol! You’re probably reading this and you’re like, “wait, had we met?” Maybe you had forgotten I exist, or this is just the first time we’re meeting. All the same, stick around. I am not planning… Continue reading Welcome back! It’s been quite a while … but here we are.