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  • Finding your tribe…

    August 3, 2020 by

    It’s a nice feeling when you find like minded people and an inclusive environment isn’t it? In the past year of my creative journey I have been lucky enough to have found a few of these on Instagram. Strange that I should find it on social media of all places, considering that I am not… Read more

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  • The Buzzz

    May 4, 2020 by

    Many of us are still in “Lockdown” due to COVID-19 and are adapting to a new way of life. As all non-essential businesses are not opened and we are more than two months in,my hair has been driving me crazy! If you follow my Instagram then you most likely know that recently I decided to… Read more

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  • Groundhog Day

    April 21, 2020 by

    7:35 am Get up. Let the dogs out to relieve themselves. Feed dogs. Grab a glass of water. Shoo dog off bed. Make bed. Watch dog jump back up and mess up the blankets. Get dressed for the day. Watch the morning news. Vacuum and tidy up house. Every. Single. Day. For those of you… Read more

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  • How the COVID-19 pandemic made me turn green

    March 24, 2020 by

    No worries, I don’t mean I literally turned green as in Kermit, but it made me consider further changes in how I use, clean and make better decisions regarding Zero waste product options. If you are new here, I have been writing and sharing my Slow living and Zero waste journey for a bit now… Read more

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  • I did the research for you!

    March 12, 2020 by

    The internet is a wealth of resources but it can be overwhelming if you don’t have the time or know exactly where to look. There is also the matter of “greenwashing” to consider. I have been researching Zero Waste products for a few months now and came across a few places where you can start… Read more

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  • What a waste!

    February 21, 2020 by

    It’s no secret that the Zero waste and Sustainable Living movement is starting to gain traction. There are countless articles and websites dedicated entirely to the subject. In a nutshell Zero waste is about producing less waste and using less harmful chemicals as ingredients which in turn not only cause damage to the environment but… Read more

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  • What do you see?

    February 8, 2020 by

    When you look at the people pictured here, what do you see? Do you see happy, healthy and active people? People taking risks or those that stand out from the crowd? Maybe you see adventurers: those doing things that you yourself wouldn’t do? Perhaps you’ve wanted to try surfing, skateboarding or express yourself in a… Read more

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  • It ain’t easy being GREEN 🌱

    January 25, 2020 by

    In a follow up to my earlier blog post about my word of the year “Intention” this post discusses one of those very Intentions- my effort to be (more) Green. Eco-friendly, Environmentally friendly, Organic, Sustainable, Earth friendly, Eco-conscious…there are certainly no shortage of “marketable” terms out there for it. There really is no avoiding the… Read more

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  • What’s in a Word?

    January 16, 2020 by

    Well Hello there. It’s been a bit, eh? I haven’t been active much on my blog as of late but my intention for this New Year is to write and blog more. I had plans of doing just that before the holidays but I just kept putting it off and putting it off and before… Read more

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  • Interior Design tip No.2 (A series)

    November 2, 2019 by

    Scale Let’s talk about Scale or Proportion. This is something that a lot of people struggle with when decorating their homes. Often times you go to a Home Decor store, buy something you love and when you bring it home it looks all wrong. It may be too big or too small for your space… Read more

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  • Interior Design tip No. 1 (A series)

    October 29, 2019 by

    Lighting Lighting is often overlooked and not given a second thought, but it is one of the most important features in a space. Proper lighting can make or break a mood, theme and feel of a space. Think of lighting as the accessories to an outfit, it enhances and puts emphasis what is already there.… Read more

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  • You get to tell me what to do…

    October 1, 2019 by

    If you follow my Instagram page you will know that I LOVE putting myself into imaginary worlds and scenarios all with the help of Photoshop. I am particularly fond of creating stories and recreating scenes from my favourite books and movies. If you checked out my Edits page there are a few examples there as… Read more

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  • Introverts are taking over Social Media!!

    August 29, 2019 by

    Sounds crazy, right? Imagine all those shy, awkward, tongue-tied people you know ruling the landscape of Social Media? If you are a regular user of Instagram then you most likely have stumbled across a few of the really, really big accounts (of your average people). I’m talking accounts with 100k followers and upwards. And if… Read more

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  • The Confusion and Chaos behind Minimalism

    July 13, 2019 by

    Betcha that title caught your attention? Confusion? Chaos?…..Minimalism? Not words we would normally associate with one another, right? In today’s fast paced, consumer driven, mass produced environment the word Minimalism seems to mean something different for everyone. It would appear (in contrast to the very basis of the Minimalism movement- according to The Minimalists )… Read more

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  • You are enough (without all the extra)

    June 25, 2019 by

    Let me repeat that- YOU are enough, just as you are. Now, let that sink in for a minute. You don’t need that lipstick to make you feel better. You don’t need to say Yes to whatever is asked of you. You don’t owe anyone anything. Most importantly of all just be you, do not… Read more

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