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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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Hong Kong’s first MacMillan Coffee Morning.

So I held a MacMillan coffee morning at my place this weekend. I don’t believe it’s been done on Hong Kong before (please correct me if I’m wrong). It was held in honour of my Nan who battled cancer for many years. She was a beautiful lady and a beautiful soul. Here are the pictures… Continue reading Hong Kong’s first MacMillan Coffee Morning.

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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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Fall bucket list. Fall 2017.

Fall is almost here! Also known as Autumn to my British readers. I made a summer bucket list a couple of months ago. As Mid autumn festival approaches, I have decided to make a fall bucket list. All of the ideas are very cheap or free. Although we don’t get crunchy leaves, sweet smelling cold… Continue reading Fall bucket list. Fall 2017.