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life lessons

life lessons

I’ve been trying hard to keep my vibe high these past 9+weeks (I’ve actually lost count of how long we’ve been in the Corona cave)...  

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fresh flowers for mother's day!

fresh flowers for mother's day!

Send your kids or husbands down to collect a fresh posy in their choice of ceramic vase - the perfect, local, contactless Mother's Day shopping experience! Remember when back in the day, there would be a chap selling bunches of Carnations by the side of the main road,  over the weekend of Mother’s Day? You could pull over and in a big bucket there would be a heap of plastic wrapped, rather sad looking carnations to choose from. If you were lucky you may have scored some Gypsophila too. Well, I’ve got a rather upmarket, 21st Century version of that for you…...

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50 years of Earth Day!

50 years of Earth Day!

And so today, on the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, we can’t help but think about what steps we can each take to protect our planet and tread a little lighter. The current pandemic - whilst ghastly - has given us a chance to pause and reflect on what we may do differently once life returns to ‘normal’. What can we do without? Might I suggest that if you have the means, perhaps don’t purchase that $6 t-shirt from the discount chain, but instead choose to spend your dollars more consciously? Businesses such as Ethical Made Easy & The Conscious Space make deciding where...

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activities for our covid kids these school holidays

activities for our covid kids these school holidays

Embarking on nearly 3 x weeks of school holidays at home in isolation is enough to make most parents break out in a cold sweat.  And let's be honest, the kids sweat-o-meter is probably pretty high too. The wonderful parent community at my daughter's school, has been contributing to an activity / ideas worksheet to help fill the days. Next time you hear "I'm bored" or your kids' "screen time" quota has been reached, share this list with them.  And if you have any suggestions, hit me up below and I'll add to it. May you all not only survive, but...

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