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Year: 2016

Fashion & Style, Inspiration, Kenyan Kids Fashion

Childhood Memories

December 20, 2016

If not for anything else, the prospect of getting new clothes made December holidays worth looking forward to all year-long. December was like that tall swarthy boy with piquant vybes you mooned over at school. You could not wait for…

Fashion & Style, Kenyan Kids Fashion

Dare to be different!

December 2, 2016

At 11.45pm, a faint knock on my bedroom door chills me to the marrow. I am lying on my back, head propped on a pillow folded into two for extra elevation. My phone is in my hand and has been…

Mommy Musings

Mommy Musings- The Runaway Nanny

November 9, 2016

Three hours later, I am still shaken. My hands feel weak and my fingers lifeless as I fumble with the keypad trying to type away a harrowing experience that shook me to my core. At around 6.00pm, I had just…

Books & Toys, Lifestyle, Mommy Musings

Mommy Musings- I refuse to keep my child at home this holiday.

November 3, 2016
Lilmissbelle- Young engineers 1

Has your child ever uttered a word or spewed out a stream of consonants that made you want to entirely dissociate yourself from them? Especially in a public place. Like the supermarket. Picture this. You are traipsing along one of…

Mommy Musings

Mommy Musings Monday- The stranger in your home.

October 31, 2016

There are mind-numbing heart-wrenching stories and then there’s what I read on one of my WhatsApp group chats on Wednesday evening. It cast a dark cloud over my soul, leaving a haunting poignancy that I am yet to recover from,…

Mommy Musings

Mommy Musings- Of Damaged Men

October 17, 2016

Thursday, 5.00pm. I am at Kempinsky for this Bloomberg forum on Forex. The room is a fusion of modern and medieval architecture.  A thick blue Persian rug with yellow prints akin to the Brush Script MT font (does anyone ever…

Mommy Musings

Mommy Musings Monday- Why turning 30 is absolutely exhilarating

October 3, 2016

If you think my dental formula is crooked, you clearly did not know me in my teenage hood. My teeth were an eyesore then. As a result of resisting having my milk teeth pulled out and sucking my thumb until…

Fashion & Style, Xena's chronicles

My second studio experience (NTV AM LIVE)

September 23, 2016
Lilmissbelle-Xena & Kobi

Days of the week are finally beginning to make sense to me, thanks to my new teachers. Today is Tuesday. I wake up from my afternoon nap to a pleasant surprise. Grandma is perched on the couch with a glass…

Mommy Musings

Mommy Musings Monday-Getting Back Up

September 19, 2016

What would you do when on a Wednesday morning you go through your 4 year old daughter’s school bag and find pending assignments that were sent home last Friday? Worse still, you flick through the diary and find a reminder…

Fashion & Style, Inspiration, Kenyan Kids Fashion

50 Days of Kenyan Kids Fashion- Day 25: Blogging basics and collaborations

September 9, 2016
Lilmissbelle-Blogging 3

Let’s get this straight. I  do not think of myself a guru in blogging and neither am I adroit at brand management and securing collaborations. Nevertheless, I believe that over the last 15 months of running this blog, I have…


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