Hi, I am Rochelle. I am an entrepreneur that runs a small art loving business called Hobby House Qatar. I am also full time mama to 2 beautiful girls named Amélie and Alexie and wife to my flying Dutchman, Thijs. We are just a normal nomad expat family who live, to travel and eat around the [...]
A pintrest board inspired wedding.
As a working mum of a toddler and fresh out of the oven infant, time is of the greatest essence right now and yet so very scarce. Between nappy changes, feed times, sleep times and play time there's always a ton of home chores to complete let alone the additional work of replying to queries [...]
It was Arab Mothers day last week and I thought there was really no better time for me to write a piece about motherhood than now. As a fairly new mother of a year and half toddler and soon to be mum of a second baby girl I know I’ve only just begun my journey [...]
With spring break right around the corner I know most of you are either eagerly awaiting that planned getaway or are scrambling to find some place close and convenient to head out to for a few days with the family. Although my little one is not yet part of academic life and all its stresses, [...]
I can think of a zillion perks of life as an expat in one of the richest countries of the world. But if you ask me, what’s the one big down fall to it all? I’d have to say, missing out on quality family time with the extended family of course. Worse then if you're [...]
It's not often that I get to hang out with my girls. With my daily routine taking up pretty much most of my time it is hard to find a quite afternoon away from being mommy / blogger & entrepreneur. There's always some responsibility that trumps taking some time off and so it's mostly routine, [...]