Lilmissbelle- Timau
Lifestyle, Xena's chronicles

Hilarious Rejoinders From An Opinionated Five Year Old

The first time she saw me in a long black dress, which was as rare as a leopard sighting given that I love my dresses knee length “Wow! Mama, is today your wedding?” I hear her small steps pattering up…

April 24, 2018
Lilmissbelle- Samburu
Travel

Samburu. A slice of heaven.

The night before, I had half a mind to sleep in the car. Not because of the excitement around the trip, but because I have had such bad luck with keeping time this year. The problem, however, is that I…

April 17, 2018
Lilmissbelle- Seychelles
Inspiration, Travel

33 on 33

1. Love is a burden. A beautiful burden. You glow, you bleed, and then you glow some more. And you grow too. 2. Roaming is the quickest way to go broke-I incurred 350 bob RECEIVING a call for 45 seconds in Seychelles…

April 9, 2018
Lilmissbelle- Kabeyu
Fitness, Inspiration

Kabeyu the fat slayer; From size 16 to 8 in a year.

To lose 20 kgs is commendable, but to lose 20kgs in five months and stay on track is exceptional. And no, 34-year old Kabeyu Ng’ang’a did not check herself into a secluded wellness centre to achieve this. She was at…

April 3, 2018
Lilmissbelle- We Need To Talk
Mommy Musings

We Need To Talk

As we waited for the Askari to open the gate, my friend made a comment about how easy it was to locate my home. “I know, right?” I exclaimed! “Would you believe Uber drivers still get lost?” “I am not…

March 19, 2018
Lilmissbelle- Eva Biegon
Inspiration

Eva Biegon-The Unconventional Woman

At half past one, I dart past Fairview Hotel’s quintessentially British reception. I then make a sharp left turn -almost skidding on the tiled floor-as I scamper through the marble walkway. It is punctuated with palm trees and a million…

March 12, 2018
Lilmissbelle- Shopping
Daddy's Musings

A Man’s Nightmare

There are many things I despise and I must admit that top of the list is shopping. Worst is shopping for the missus and or, with the missus. Yes, I said it, I hate it. I always tried to avoid…

February 26, 2018
Lilmissbelle- Running
Fitness

Of Runs, Cops and Dopamine

The thing about running that gets me out of bed in the morning is its ability to clear my head. Usually, I get distracted easily. It’s extremely hard for me to focus on one thing for more than ten minutes. Say…

February 19, 2018
Lilmissbelle- Valentine's Day
Lifestyle

Gifts For The Entire Family This Valentine’s Day

The mister and I have never been big on celebrating Valentine’s Day. In fact, we’ve generally never been big on commonplace. Please do not mistake this for a snobbish attitude. All I am saying is that we prefer to go…

February 12, 2018
Lilmissbelle
Xena's chronicles

When your child’s comments numb you

The most profound thing I have learnt about extroverted toddlers -from raising a highly opinionated five-year old girl- is that one can never anticipate what comes out of their mouths whenever they decide to speak. The mister and I are…

February 5, 2018
Lilmissbelle- Collabor Active Wear
Fitness

Get Up & Get Moving

The hardest bit about engaging in any fitness activity is not enduring the arduousness of it all. It is getting up and getting moving. If you prefer to work out in the morning like I do, convincing yourself to get…

January 29, 2018
Lilmissbelle- Daddy Daughter
Travel, Xena's chronicles

When The Cat Is Away

***In today’s feature, Xena’s dad narrates his experience going on vacation with Xena, just the two of them. Thanks Renato for stepping in. I honestly had no idea what I was going to put up this Monday!*** Your kids will teach you…

January 22, 2018

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