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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

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Sunday Morning Hygge.

I just got back from a run and am feeling good! The weather is somewhere between a storm and a sunny day so I went out early to avoid being blown away. I have decided to have a cosy day, (finally) lit my Bath & Body works candle from my lovely sister in law, and… Continue reading Sunday Morning Hygge.

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Rainy Day Hygge in Hong Kong.

Today was another rainy day, marking the end of a rainy week. We had a little adventure in Tseung Kwan O, as I wanted to see an illustration exhibition that had popped up. We walked around and the mall was super crowded. At least ten different tour groups were milling about. We tried for an… Continue reading Rainy Day Hygge in Hong Kong.

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DIY a Hyggekrog in your apartment.

  Firstly, you may be thinking what is a hyggekrog? I’ve talked about the Danish word Hygge in my previous posts. This usually means “cosy time” but can extend to self-care, relaxation, down time etc. Hyggekrog refers to a “snug place” (source: wordhippo.com). Disclaimer: My Hyggekrog is not as suave as the featured image. Sidenote: My… Continue reading DIY a Hyggekrog in your apartment.

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Enjoying a rainy day. Storm crafts.

The rain continues in Hong Kong today, and the government have issued a Red Rain Signal and Typhoon Signal Number 3. These are moderately serious but most schools are closed and some offices. As we live far out I am officially working from home, but unofficially relaxing. When I was young, my parents coined the… Continue reading Enjoying a rainy day. Storm crafts.

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Lagom. Not too little, not too much.

I recently heard the word Lagom floating around Instagram. I decided to explore. I found that it means “not too little, not too much”. Roughly translated from Swedish. It is the idea of living within your means. As someone who suffers with anxiety, I have rituals about spending and saving money, which gives me reassurance.… Continue reading Lagom. Not too little, not too much.