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  • an optimist is someone who figures that taking a step backward after taking a step forward is not a disaster, it’s more like a cha-cha

    Monday Musings: Be A Practical Optimist


    How do you react to an overwhelming situation? Are you one of those people who throw their hands up and walk away a hot mess? Or are you one of those resilient people who don’t…

    August 3, 2015
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    July Wishlist 2015


    Besides from the relentless spending on lip care, I would classify myself as a fairly frugal woman. It’s not that I don’t want anything, but because I usually leave the store telling myself to think about whether…

    July 26, 2015
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    31 Days a Pescetarian


    Today marks the 33rd day of my almost meat-free diet and I admit it’s been a struggle even though eating a pescetarian diet allows me to continue eating seafood. My decision to go meat-free started out as a…

    July 19, 2015
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    Why homophobia is well and truly alive


    There have been some small but significant changes to how civil unions, specifically for same-sex couples, are registered in the eyes of the law starting with Ireland’s acceptance by popular vote followed by the United…

    July 16, 2015
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    The Me Time Tag


    It was by pure chance that I’d stumbled across this tag (created by Essiebutton and amelialiana) on Dame de Rose, a blog worth checking out if you’re looking for more inspiration for natural beauty products.…

    July 15, 2015
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    Vegan Eats: Nourishing Quarter, Redfern


    It’s been a little over 2 weeks since my meat ban and it’s been a struggle but it’s given Chris and I the opportunity to dabble in some very rewarding vegetarian cooking. Besides furthering our culinary…

    July 4, 2015