Eco Gift ideas for her 2016/17

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After the resounding success of our 2015 edition of eco gift ideas for her, we are back with the curated list for 2016/17 . You can use this list to pick the most appropriate eco and sustainable present for the special girl in your life- she can be your best friend, partner, mother, or sister. Whether you are looking for a landmark birthday gift or a Christmas gift or something just to say you love her, we …[Read more]

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Kids crafts Make a mini Christmas tree out of egg cartons!

Kids Crafts | Create a miniature Christmas tree out of egg cartons! A fun holiday activity this Xmas season

It’s the season to be jolly, and also the season to start stressing on what to fill the days with  when your kids start their holidays! Some of us will definitely be overdosing on egg-nog to deal with family time 😉 while others will be baking through the month to stock up gingerbread – either way, it’s great coz you’ll have all you need for this crafts activity which is a prefect project for Christmas! …[Read more]

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The Gifting Culture A few too many gifts?

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Gifting has always been around, but when I was growing up, I remember receiving gifts only around a festival or on my birthday. The scenario today seems very different. All of us seem to be in a frenzy of gifting as there are multiple occasions to give and receive gifts. First there are the regular (and very enjoyable) teas/ coffees /lunches one attends, then there are kids birthday parties, 30th/40th/50th birthday parties, housewarmings, farewells and of course let’s not forget …[Read more]

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Raye Padit Singapore, come let’s support this fashionable green warrior

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When it comes to the green warriors leading Singapore’s eco-friendly brigade, the list isn’t complete without Raye Padit. As an entrepreneur, he runs PeyaR , creating bespoke apparel using pre-consumer textile waste and providing upcycling services. As a voice for conscious fashion, he co-heads Connected Threads Asia, a platform that connects fashion designers, manufacturers, suppliers and consumers, to build a conversation around sustainable fashion choices. His soon to be launched endeavour – Swagalls – is now on Kickstarter, …[Read more]