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Are You Brave With Your Dreams In 2018

{Are You Brave With Your Dreams In 2018?}Hi and Happy New Year! “There was a time when we had thought that happiness depended on courage and hard work, but realised ‘making good things happen’ is still best when something was done with passion and calling.” It’s often hard to understand the particulars of a challenging… Read more »

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Why Journalling Enhances Your Health, Creativity And Well-Being

Why Journalling Enhances Your Health, Creativity And Well-Being Today I came across a quote by Henry Dobson which will qualify as one of those I’d like to tuck beneath my arm and ponder about as I go. Actually Henry (if he were still around) might be one of those guys you might deliberately avoid for… Read more »

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Good Morning Towel handcrafted tray: reader contribution

{Good Morning Towel handcrafted tray} On today’s post I can’t wait to show you a picture of the famously kitsch and iconic ‘Good Morning Towel’ made into an exquisite wooden serving tray. No, I hadn’t made it (I wish I did!) but it was sent to me by a very kind reader, Rachael O’Connor, who… Read more »

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Finding Our True Calling : Rated PG (Parental Guidance)

Creating a life that reflects your values and satisfies your soul is a rare achievement {Finding Our True Calling : Rated PG (Parental Guidance)}. I know I’ve had a great vacation, though brief, when I woke up yesterday all set to get back to my daily hustle. It feels good to be back at doing… Read more »

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For Anyone With Middle Age Birthday Blues

The day I sort of dreaded has come and gone like that second language exam I feared so much as a school-going girl growing up in Singapore. I prepared myself for it as best as I could and on the day itself there were the same mixed feelings: clammy hands, cold sweat, somewhat dreadful apprehension… Read more »

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Rest, Reflect and Re-boot for the New Year in 2017

The perfect time to re-invent ourselves is in the new year, where so much latent potential lies. If only we believed in ourselves instead of just dreaming it. Hello and welcome back from the Christmas chaos! Hope you’ve had the best Christmas. If not, there’s always a whole year to plan for a better outcome… Read more »

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Parenting Boys: An Open Letter & Summer-themed Boy’s Birthday Cake

So last week my boy turned six and I can’t remember much of the in-betweens. That would be the mysterious void between our first meeting at the birthing suite to last Wednesday’s few hundred snapshots of his boyish face. He was puffing out six candles to our joyous shouts of “Hip hip hooray!” Our unanimous… Read more »

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Taking A Blog Vacay

Taking A Blog Vacay – Blog Vacation Announcement Hi folks, I’m taking my annual blog vacay and will be back on this space at the end of September. Any new updates will be on our Facebook and Instagram feed. Meanwhile, am here having a blast exploring the sunny island of Singapore, my second home after… Read more »

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7 Ways To Find Your Creative Mojo

7 Ways To Find Your Creative Mojo When you’re a creative person, finding inspiration everyday comes easily. Or, not? For many of us, whether we’re a stitcher, yarnie, paperist, upcyclist, crafter, writer, musician, artist, sculptor, calligrapher, baker, photographer, stylist or designer—sometimes finding our inspiration goes out the window at times and our soul feels empty… Read more »

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Mother’s Day Giveaway: Minc Foil Card

Have you got a card prepared for mum yet? We have just the solution in our Mother’s Day Giveaway to promote comments on our blog. Our readers seem shy and I’ve been trying to channel more comments to blog posts rather than messages via our Facebook page! Mother’s Day Giveaway: Minc Foil Card Don’t miss… Read more »