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Lifestyle, Mommy Musings

Athleisure & Movies

March 17, 2017
Lilmissbelle- movies

Last Friday at around 6pm, Xena and I dressed up and headed to the Junction to catch a movie, something I intend to make a ritual. Side note-dressing for us lately means throwing on some sweats and a T-shirt. Unless…

Fitness, Inspiration, Lifestyle

What’s your tonic?

February 28, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Running

Lately, I have come to the realization that there are four things I need to thrive. Writing is my purpose (or so I convince myself), family the epicenter, fitness my linchpin and travel my cathartic release. Had you asked me…

Fitness, Lifestyle, Mommy Musings

When the odds are against you

February 9, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Running

This morning, I did the running community and my orange shorts great injustice. It wasn’t my fault though and here’s why. On Saturday at around 10.00am, I drove down to Gilgil for a friend’s ruracio. Almost all the youthful attendees…

Fitness, Lifestyle, Mommy Musings


January 30, 2017

Had you told me 15 years ago that running would be a sacrosanct part of my life at some point, I would have laughed in your face. I would also have asked you to try your hand at a different…

Lifestyle, Travel


January 23, 2017

The best thing about taking a four-year-old on vacation is the fact that the memories stay with them. Since we all need a little (or maybe a lot) of validation occasionally, every time they recount an experience reassures us that…

Books & Toys, Lifestyle, Mommy Musings

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

November 3, 2016
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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…

Kenyan Kids Fashion, Lifestyle

50 Days of Kenyan Kids Fashion-Day 5

July 19, 2016
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Would you believe me if I told you that you can get your child’s hair plaited from when they are as young as 6 months? Of course, it all depends on whether they have any hair in the first place (my ten month…

Fashion & Style, Lifestyle

Mommy 101-Ebru Africa

June 30, 2016
Lilmissbelle-Ebru Africa  1

Yesterday at around 11.00am Xena and I were honoured to be featured on Brenda Wairimu’s Mommy 101 show that airs on Ebru Africa on Sundays at 8.00pm. When Brenda texted me about two weeks ago inquiring whether this was something that would…

Fashion & Style, Lifestyle

Twinning Tuesdays-Pink Pastels

May 17, 2016
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The best thing that  happened to Xena is getting herself a sister, while the best thing that happened to me is seeing them get along so well. I know it’s still early stages but my prayer is that the bond…

Fashion & Style, Lifestyle

Twinning Tuesdays-In my boots

May 3, 2016
Lilmissbelle-In my boots 1

I think it is safe to say that we are now officially in the cold season in Nairobi and as such, our closets need to reflect the same. Assuming your closet space is as limited as ours (a girl can…


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