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Lifestyle, Travel

Manda Island- Tranquility Redefined

April 10, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Manda Island

Prior to this trip, I had wanted to visit Lamu for about three years. Every year, whenever I needed a break I would imagine the sea calling out my name and teasing me with its undulating rhythm. I would end…

Fashion & Style, Lifestyle

Bake Award- Best Lifestyle Blog Nominee. Thank you!

April 5, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Deacons

Don’t you guys miss the days when letters were life? When we would actually take time to buy delightful writing pads and sharp-pointed pens (for those with horrible hand writing like me). The elements of an impressive letter were incomplete if…

Lifestyle, Xena's chronicles

Beauty & The Beast

March 24, 2017
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4.37pm I get back to my desk from the board room where we just had our weekly management conference call. Its timing is horrible as it’s obvious none of the participants, including those who set it up, are ever up for…

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

Running

January 30, 2017
Lilmissbelle-Fitness

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

Holidays

January 23, 2017
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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
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…

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…

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