One month without coffee

The last month I’ve been without coffee, which is the one mainstay in my life – here I’m sharing my thoughts and how I feel about being sans café.

Why You Should Use a Cobbler

Do you have a cobbler to help extend the life of your shoes? Today I’m writing about why we should use a cobbler to give our footwear the love they deserve.

How I clean my white sneakers

As part of the process in building a slow fashion, sustainable wardrobe, it’s also important to take care of shoes so that they last the test of time, without having to buy a new pair every couple of months or so because of damage or dirt. When King Ranch Saddle Shop asked how I cared for my leather shoes, I thought…

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The Konmari Method and Jewellery

As I’ve mentioned on the blog before, one of the things that prompted my interest in minimalism was the book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo.

Home inspo: The home office

Currently my home office is a piece of wood next to the kids’ play area. The table is basically a wooden plank covered in colourful duct tape laid across two side drawers, with a laptop, months-old magazines, children’s toys, husband’s wallet, keys, and paperwork, and the odd dirty coffee cup. Sometimes the home office is in front of the TV…

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Home inspo: play room

The play area in our home used to be our TV room so it’s now a place where the kiddos can play with their 1000 toys (and occasionally watch TV if mummy is feeling particularly frazzled), as well as where hubster and I retire after the bedtime battle. One day I’d like to have the two rooms separate as it…

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