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
Lilmissbelle- Hong Kong-11-2017-09-29-31
Travel

Hong Kong in Five Days: Part Two

If you did not catch the first part of my adventures in Hong Kong, I suggest you start by covering that here. Otherwise reading this feature will feel like trying to find your way out off a dense forest at midnight (not sure…

January 15, 2018
Lilmissbelle- 2018
Mommy Musings

Adding Chaos To My Life

On my last night in Vietnam last year, I walked into my room on the 15th floor of Diamond Sea Hotel at 6:30pm and literally ran to the balcony. The porter was right behind me, briefing me on the amenities…

January 8, 2018
Lilmissbelle- Kisumu
Travel

The Perfect Day in Kisumu

While half of Nairobi migrated to the coast, we spent Christmas like we have done in the past five years. In Kericho at Xena’s paternal grandfolks home, surrounded by tea, trees and love, the weather unusually warm and rousing and…

December 27, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Picazzo Restaurant
Lilmissbelle 12 Days of Christmas

Day 12: Picazzo Restaurant

Whoop whoop! It’s day 12 guys!!! This has been  the most hectic December in my entire life. Usually, I am always about chilling and taking it easy. But this time round, I took cognizance of the immense growth that my…

December 23, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Eka Hotel
Lilmissbelle 12 Days of Christmas

Day 11: Eka Hotel

Between picking up the shoot items in Westlands and picking up my ride or die (Xena) from home, I found myself running late by an hour! I ended up leaving my house at 1:00pm for a meeting that was scheduled…

December 22, 2017
Lilmissbelle - His & Hers Scents
Lilmissbelle 12 Days of Christmas

Day 10: His & Hers Scents

Several times, I have walked into an empty lift at 7.30am at work into this musky and exotic scent. It always makes me want to hang around there longer than I should. More importantly, it bugs me that I have not been…

December 21, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Kids Couture
Lilmissbelle 12 Days of Christmas

Day 9: Kids’ Couture

Growing up, I remember how shopping for Christmas clothes was something that my siblings and I looked forward to. We would catch a matatu from a place called Davishon in Njoro to Nakuru, an 11 kilometre journey that took about half an…

December 20, 2017

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