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LIVING

6 Easy Ways To Reduce Your Ecological Footprint

1. Eat natural Ever hear the saying ‘You are what you eat?‘. Eating fresh, seasonal, real and organic foods is like consuming premium fuel for your body. Not only does it taste better, it can also improve your body’s immunity leading to a longer, healthier life. Choosing organic produce supports …

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LIVING

The Pantry Farmer’s Market at Dempsey Hill

I finally visited The Pantry Farmer’s Market this weekend. And what a delightful visual and gastronomical feast it was. Held at the premises of The Pantry at Loewen Gardens is a collection of table-stalls vendors manned mainly by expats. There is a wide variety of unique and natural produce to relish. …

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LIVING

Social Painting

The last time I picked up a paint brush was….I cannot remember. Drawing scares me, painting…even worse. Once, I was asked to draw an unicorn for my little niece. What ended up on paper was more like a hairy dog with wings. She laughed. I sulked. That was a long …

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DIY & CRAFTS

Upcycled Craft: Grow Your Own Terrarium

Isn’t it interesting how weekends never seem to last long enough? Yet, when there is time to relax, I am suddenly…bored. So if you are like me, here is a beautiful and simple project you can do at home to keep the weekend blues away. And really enjoy yourself ♥ …

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LIVING

Epsom salt vs. Bath salt

When salt, that is not salt, is called salt…it is Epsom salt. Epsom salt is actually a pure and natural mineral compound, also known as magnesium sulfate. It derived its name from the town of Epsom, Surrey in England where the compound was first distilled from Epsom’s spring waters. Magnesium …

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DIY & CRAFTS

Egg White Mask

Occasionally, my mother will sleep over at my apartment. This weekend, she brought with her a little container of egg white, and said with a big smile, ‘My new mask‘. I peered down the container and saw a yellowish jelly-like liquid with specks of what looked like dead skin of …

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FOOD

Going Nuts Over Chestnuts

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping at your nose… A famous Christmas holiday song. But did you know when chestnuts are literally roasted on an open fire, it will…explode. So unless you have proper roasting equipment with a cover, you might be subjected to an interesting experience …

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