Of all the blog posts that I read, I am most fascinated by A Cup Of Jo’s Motherhood Around The World series. Each post features an American mother who has relocated away from ‘home’ and describes the intricacies of raising children in those communities. Learning about different cultures is alluring enough, but like an extension of … [Read more…]
Have you guys heard about the Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 lists released by the Environmental Working Group? Body + Soul published a great article about the merits of buying organic especially for products listed on the Dirty Dozen because these items tend to be laden with pesticides. You can also download the handy lists there. Dirty Dozen … [Read more…]
If there is one thing quintessentially Melbourne to complement the coffee culture (some may say coffee snobbery, I don’t entirely disagree.. she does serve the best brew *teehee*), it is brunch. Lazy weekend sleep-ins are almost always rewarded with an indulgent brunch, with the informality of this in-between meal luring us to the table with ample choices … [Read more…]
Unless I have horrid skin that is not safe for public viewing, I usually travel sans makeup. Personally, I can’t completely relax unless my face is clean. Know what I mean? I picked up a tip a while back to constantly reapply eye cream through your flight and this Caudalie Vinosource Eye Rescue is the … [Read more…]
You never have to guess which side of the car the fuel tank is located again. Just look at the fuel gauge. You will notice an arrow next to it – the direction the arrow is pointing indicates which side the tank is on. They should teach this life hack in driving school!
The Yarra Valley holds a very special dwelling in my heart because we tied the knot here a little over five years ago. It seemed somewhat romantic to spend the day revisiting and reminiscing these grounds. With so many beautiful and inviting wineries to stop by along your scenic drive, it makes for a great … [Read more…]
Brands that give back really resonate with me and it is my dream to one day too, own and run a business with a social conscience. TOMS has championed the ‘one-for-one’ model first with shoes, then eyesight and now clean water. I am truly inspired by doers with vision to create long-term solutions for the betterment of communities in … [Read more…]
When I woke up with an extremely sore throat a few days ago, I did not realise that it was a precursor to the next few days of achy, bodily pains and feverish disposition, only mildly soothed by constant popping of pills and unsettled rest. Dramatics aside, I’m finally feeling a lot better today, albeit not … [Read more…]