Lilmissbelle- Christmas
Lilmissbelle 12 Days of Christmas, Travel

Day 3: My Kids Couture

Over the weekend, I travelled to Nakuru for an extended family gathering that was taking place at my folks house. It was just myself and the younger one, Xia. The older one -Xena- and the dad were in Mombasa for a friend’s…

December 13, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Toto Wraps
Lilmissbelle 12 Days of Christmas

Day 2: Toto Wraps

My kids have been quite independent right from birth, in the sense that except for the few days they suffered from colic, they did not need to be constantly swayed or carried on the back. Nonetheless, there have been many moments when I…

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

Day 1: His & Hers Scents

The year was 2012. It was a random Saturday afternoon and I was hanging out at my then boyfriend’s place. We were sprawled on the couch, watching the movie Pearl Harbour. About ten minutes into the movie, this guy wowed…

December 11, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Hong Kong
Travel

Hong Kong In Five Days: Part One

Friday, 24th November  14:56: A wonderful scent wafts through the air, redolent of rice and noodles. It reminds me of my favourite Chinese restaurant back at home. Ironically though, most of the staff have masks covering the lower half of…

December 8, 2017
Lilmissbelle - Hong Kong
Travel

Repose: Postcard from Hong Kong

It’s 11.00am in Hong Kong. I woke up about 45 minutes ago, dashed downstairs for breakfast which was quite prosaic. But even if they had a buffet befitting a queen, it would have been wasted on me because I am suffering a bad…

November 27, 2017
1284E59B-F1A1-40DD-887A-94A77F22850B
Travel

Travelling Light

I am no guru in this field, in fact I struggle with traveling light more than I struggle to open a Dasani water bottle. However, I learnt a few tricks recently. I really wished I could only travel with carry…

November 23, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Toto Wraps
Mommy Musings, Xena's chronicles

The Inn Keeper

If you ask me about my greatest fear in life or my most dreaded moment, I will answer without batting an eyelid. It has to be a phone call from Xena’s teacher or Xia’s nanny. However, this has not always…

November 20, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Dar es Salaam
Travel

Postcard from Dar es Salaam

When I decided to try out solo travelling in Dar as a preamble to my upcoming maiden solo trip in two weeks’ time, I had no idea that I would have such a scintillating experience, both in the figurative and…

November 13, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Kampala
Travel

Postcard from Kampala

I had the weirdest dream last night. A friend’s sister (Nina) was busted by cops for..well the crime was not revealed in my dream. But the funny thing is that the cop, an 85-year-old granny wearing bright red lipstick and…

November 6, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Kenya Police
Mommy Musings

Kenya Police

You know that lately I have adopted a semi clean eating regimen, right? And by semi, I simply avoid carbs as much as I can and will only consume them in the form of oatmeal and granola (which I recently…

November 3, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Ruhi
Inspiration

Ruhi

In the blink of an eye, life can change drastically. Besides death and karma, nothing else is guaranteed. We sail through life by faith in God. We go to sleep and thank God for good health, food and shelter, then…

October 30, 2017
Lilmissbelle-End Month
Lifestyle, Mommy Musings

End Month

This year, I have found myself increasingly veering off the norm every so often, a norm that I have worked tirelessly to establish. I am talking about the normalcy around my emotional, physical and mental space. It suddenly occurred to…

October 23, 2017

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