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Inspiration, Lifestyle

More of and Less of in 2019

January 6, 2019 | No Comments

This post is inspired by one on A Cup of Jo where Julia Rothman came up with a simple and elegant concept of laying out our wishes for each year. What do you want more of and what do you want less of this year? It’s so much easier to jot these down as they flow into our minds, compared to typical resolutions in sentence form, which feel so formal and tend to be harder to keep. I’m going to tape this list above my desk once it’s written, so I can be reminded of it each day: Continue Reading…

Beauty, Lifestyle, Parenting

Good Gifting with Faithful to Nature

September 18, 2018 | 3 Comments

Written in collaboration with Faithful to Nature

It’s been a while since I even went to a baby shower, let alone attended my own. But I do remember that when Rachel was still in my tummy over eight years ago, and my baby shower was happening, parents-to-be didn’t tend to have registries at all. I told a few people what I needed, but that was it. So on the day of my baby shower I got a lot of tiny shoes, some super cute outfits, quite a few duplications, and then some other stuff that I didn’t end up using at all (it got donated). Continue Reading…

Lifestyle, Toys

Being Reminded that Stars Twinkle

April 2, 2018 | 5 Comments

I had a brief moment of guilt this long weekend when I kept thinking: “I should be blogging. I should be blogging”. But it passed quickly enough, because I realised that by staying away from the screen, I was refilling the well, as I’ve written about before. I’ve been working really hard in my day job recently and once again, this is an example of how days and days of creating a whole lot of fresh content can really take it out of you. Creating is exhilarating but also exhausting! And I needed this time for my creative resources to refresh and refill, before I could squeeze anything new out once again. Continue Reading…