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Birthday ideas Advent calendar for the birthday month

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I had been saving up a surprise for my daugther’s 13th birthday for last few years, something unique to make her feel special on her arrival to the ‘teens’. It was to hand make a personalised advent calendar for the month of her birthday! Guess what? I couldn’t wait another year -which is when she actually turns 13- so I decided to surprise her this year when she turned 12 instead. The advent calendar gift …[Read more]

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Events Pesta Ubin 2017 – Explore Palau Ubin on foot, cycle and kayak (or even pram!) as it readies for a hive of activities

Pesta Ubin 2017

Palau Ubin is Singapore’s favourite green escape from the city – lush greens and rugged paths, unkempt meadows and unswept roads… and unbelievably just 15 minutes by boat from Changi! So there’s no excuse to miss Pesta Ubin – a “open house” style festival celebrating the island’s ecology and its natural environment. For 10 weeks – 10 May to July 16, 2017 –  Palau Ubin will host a range of activities that are designed to …[Read more]

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Tips How to have a big, fat, green wedding!

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In case you are wondering where I am coming from…I am that “just married” girl who had a crazy awesome wedding recently. Like everyone else out there, I have so many wonderful memories of the D’ day to cherish and a few glitches here & there. The post-bridezilla phase has arrived & the ever critical M.B.A. grad in me urged for a retrospective analysis of the whole event. So here we go.. The Stats: Indian …[Read more]

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EcoBrands Prama Bhardwaj of Mantis World-A change maker in the Fashion industry

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As part of our tribute to Fashion Revolution, Secondsguru caught up with Prama Bhardwaj, the founder of U.K. based ‘thinking’ fashion brand, Mantis World. She set up this award-winning clothing firm which sells sustainable and ethically produced garments for men, women, kids and babies nearly 17 years back. When she started out, she assumed ethical working conditions are a given in the fashion industry. Soon after she realised that the reality – particularly in fashion- was far removed. That …[Read more]