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Don’t be afraid.

I just watched two inspiring videos. One by Dave Ramsey about the financial benefits of being married and one by a YouTube I just discovered called Mignon Cobra. I always enjoy listening to Dave’s videos because they reaffirm a lot of my life choices and beliefs. I’m trying to live frugally to ensure I can… Continue reading Don’t be afraid.

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Cleaning up after guests and preparing for more!

Today I am tidying up after mother in law’s visit. Hubby took a trip to the UK last week and that left a wake of washing and gifts. Also my friend will visit in two weeks so the spare room needed tidying up.  As a fairly minimal person I don’t really buy a lot of… Continue reading Cleaning up after guests and preparing for more!

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Weekend typhoon Hygge.

Today there is a typhoon, signal number 8 in Hong Kong. We are hiding out in the apartment watching Gossip Girl and drinking tea. How glorious. It is most welcome after the week I’ve had running around working on various things. I hope you’re enjoying a lazy Sunday. I’m enjoying mine for sure! Thanks for… Continue reading Weekend typhoon Hygge.

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Fall Anti-haul 2017.

I recently started watching a really nice channel on Youtube, called “Abundantly Minimal”. It’s run by a lady Sarah, and her husband, who document their minimalism journal, as well as their vegan and frugal lifestyle. You can check them out here.   So Sarah documents “unhauling” items that she no longer needs. She states that… Continue reading Fall Anti-haul 2017.

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How to host a MacMillan coffee morning.

This weekend I held the Macmillan coffee morning at my home in Hong Kong. I don’t think people in Hong Kong know much about it. Basically the Macmillan coffee morning is used to raise money and awareness for Macmillan cancer research. I signed up for the party kit and it arrived a few days before… Continue reading How to host a MacMillan coffee morning.

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Giving stuff away in Hong Kong.

Today I am un-hauling a lot of stuff (as described by Abundantly Minimal on YouTube). I gave away some crafty stuff this morning and I’m now sorting through some bits to list on Asia Expat. Asia Expat is like Gumtree or Free cycle in the UK. We have a lot of stuff collected for “what… Continue reading Giving stuff away in Hong Kong.

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My new Minimalist Obsession

    Simple Life, Happy Wife. I have found an AMAZING new minimalist Youtube channel. The channel is called “The Messy Minimalist”. She has an amazing house and runs an Inn too! I find it so satisfying as she has SO MUCH STUFF. Self admitted hoarder and “Messy Minimalist” Rachel, takes us through her journey… Continue reading My new Minimalist Obsession