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Further Reduction

Everything must go! Recently, my mother sold her flat – I’ve been staying there for the last 20 years and had to move out within months. The sales transaction happened so quickly – an agent friend listed the unit at a paid property website on a Friday night. One viewing was arranged immediately on SaturdayContinue reading “Further Reduction”

Recipe: DIY Toothpaste

with just 3 simple ingredients! Baking Soda (Refillable at any package-free store) Coconut Oil (Refillable at any package-free store) Essential Oil such as Peppermint, Spearmint, or Thieves oil blend Ratio 1 : 1 and add 10 drops of any EO choice Mix all ingredients in a small bowl with a teaspoon or tablespoon until paste-like.Continue reading “Recipe: DIY Toothpaste”

Repeating Outfits

If Michelle Obama can wear the same dress for her important meetings, so can I. Once upon a time, in the limelight of the fashion and creative industry, I used to think one cannot be caught wearing the same dress twice! Says who? It was a standard I set for my vanity, at the costContinue reading “Repeating Outfits”

Recipe: DIY Coffee Scrub

from used coffee grounds, using 3 simple ingredients. I’m an avid coffee lover. I loved it even more when I discovered various ways to repurpose used coffee ground, such as making coffee art, fertilizer, and beauty products like soap or body scrub. Coffee has high antioxidants, and it’s beneficial for our skin. Before you tossContinue reading “Recipe: DIY Coffee Scrub”

Rot and Return

nutrients to Earth. When we rot or make compost from organic waste such as veggie scraps, fruit peels, dry leaves, used coffee grounds, tea leaves, hair, nails, and paper, they break down naturally and return as nutrient-rich soil that grows our food. The wonderful circular design of Mother Nature. I am mostly out and aboutContinue reading “Rot and Return”

Repair, Re-gift, Repurpose

before recycling. Repair was the norm during my mother’s generation. We would bring our electrical appliances, be it a walkman, a radio, a fan, a TV, a VHS player, to a repairman around the neighborhood if they stopped working. For clothing, my mother would hand sew loose buttons, mend holes and they are good toContinue reading “Repair, Re-gift, Repurpose”


I used to be a shopaholic, a hoarder, and a collector. Had a walk-in wardrobe filled with clothes but nothing to wear. Now, I have less but all of what I need. ‘If less is more, maybe nothing is everything.‘ ~ Rem Koolhaas Before, having more stuff made me feel somewhat important, accomplished, successful. Now,Continue reading “Reduce”


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