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DIY Easter in a Jar

Easter goodies in a mason jar! A step-by-step guide for a gift / centrepiece

Come November and the shops are chock-a-block with Christmas lights, decorations, ornaments and table cloths. Although there are plenty of decorations you could easily make yourself, shopping malls and Mom & Pop shops house everything we could possibly want or need; so why bother, right? When it comes to Easter on the other hand, the most we can expect from the shops are seasonal flowers and an abundance of chocolates in the shape of eggs, …[Read more]

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Spring Fling Home-made potpourri

DIY project - PotpourrI

The first weeks of March may still be chilly as I write this down in Spain, but I can already see the manifestations of Spring all around me. The grass is finally settling back into a luscious green, trees and flowers are ready to sport their summer colours and the days are finally getting longer. Going on long walks during this time of the year pulls us out of our winter blues and readies us for …[Read more]

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Kids Craft – Recycle toilet paper roll to make wire organizer

Toilet Paper to wire organizer, Shoe box to storage box, Kids art and craft

Last week when going through my 6-year-old son’s weekly class blog, I came across a fantastic idea which echoes very well with the value system of Secondsguru. The idea of initiating little people when they are really little into thinking about the benefits of recycling, saving the planet and telling them that the choices people make impact living things in the environment. To get the point across, the kids had been shown videos at school about sea turtles who are sadly choking to …[Read more]

Upcycle T-shirt to create a stylish Yoga outfit!

Upcycle old T shirt to make yoga wear

Yoga has absolutely nothing to do with fashion but let’s face it – we all like to look good whether in our Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Dog pose), Virabhadrasana (Warrior pose) or Vriksha Asana (Tree pose). The fashion industry has definitely picked up on the worldwide yoga craze and we can feel it in their wide line of yoga apparel at steep prices. Look around in the stores or online for a pair of comfortable, colourful …[Read more]