A vintage thrift a(fair)

I never thought that I would be selling pre-loved clothing at an outdoor market. Never did I imagine that I would get up at an ungodly hour to drive to a location, help to set up a stall, unpack a lot of stuff and be a vendor for a day. Just to reverse the whole process again in the late afternoon. How did all this come about?

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Thrifting – Ethical Shopping vs. Cheap Shopping

By Belinda I started thrifting at the beginning of the year, and have already written a post titled, “My Journey to Thrifting.” What I’d like to focus on today, is whether thrifting, really is all those good things we think it is… Ethical, sustainable and conscious? I am by no means and eco-warrior, but you […]

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“Wearing it twice” challenge. . . again

Belinda already had her say about this challenge we did for Instagram and now it is my turn. The idea behind the challenge is to wear an item of clothing two days in a row.

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Almost fifty

I intend to stay alive until I am at least a hundred and sixteen years old. This statement may seem silly to you, but to me it means that I will be halfway through my life at fifty eight. In ten years time I will still have fifty eight years to live, really live.

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“Wearing it Twice” Challenge

If you follow us on Instagram, you will know that Matilda and I are fond of doing challenges. We love to push ourselves where fashion is concerned. Neither one of us, has any kind of training or history of working in the fashion industry. We are just a couple of moms who got bored with life and decided to join Social Media, and share our journey with fashion very publicly! Scary!!! We know, but we’re anything but shy of a challenge, so the challenges we set out to do every month on IG, reflect how we feel on the inside – Doing it afraid!

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Self-Compassion

Self-compassion isn’t a term that I was familiar with until it came up in my Instagram feed. I was intrigued immediately. I have practiced self-love and self- care , but self-compassion is new territory for me.

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Weight Gain and Menopause – What to do?

About five months ago, my life was turned upside down. There was no sweet introduction, just a BIG BANG! Literally, I started to experience the symptoms of menopause within a few days. I should say, a few hours, but in order to keep this post believable, I’ll tell a little, white lie.

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French Toast Our Way

Growing up, we used to eat French Toast with marmite and tomato sauce or syrup if you fancied something sweet. Yes. We had no class at all. I didn’t even know that cream cheese existed until I was about twelve years old. My children don’t like any of the classy or less classy condiments that can go with french toast, but they love it our way.

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We are dating again…

Have you ever been oblivious to a distant hum, for example, a lawnmower being used in the distance, and it suddenly stops, and you become aware of the blissful silence? This is how I am feeling.

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