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Box of Joy Share the love, bring a smile

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A smile has the power to raise one’s spirits and help one bounce back from the lowest low. What if the smile is on someone else’s face and you are the reason for it- even better, right? Join us in our “Box of joy” initiative and let us bring a smile on the face of a child – as we come together to share the love from our homes with a little person who really deserves to be happy. About Box of Joy: …[Read more]

Kids Crafts Make an egg-celent succulent with cartons!

Egg carton craft | Do something different this Easter! Use egg cartons to create a succulent for your coffee table

Hello everyone, it’s Juhi, and I am back with another upcycling [See the previous DIY Christmas tree project] project using egg cartons. I really like succulents; they make for great home décor and what’s more, they are great back drops for photographing my cards (I am primarily a card maker, in case you weren’t aware). Planting real succulents is not really an option for me as I not very good at gardening and we keep …[Read more]

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Scene Around Town Go Green – a recyclables costume party at St James’ Church Kindergarten

KIndergarten kids rocking costumes made out of recycled materials. How cool are these spacesuits!

One evening, a couple of years ago, as we sat down to dinner, my daughter remarked, “Mama, we left the TV screen on. We need to off it.” With dinner already running late, the TV screen was the least of my worries. So, I explained to my then almost-4-year-old twins that this was dinner time and we would turn off the TV as soon as we were done with dinner. Not one to be easily …[Read more]

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Tips Use less plastic next time you go grocery shopping

eco friendly fabric bags for vegetables and fruits shopping

I have plastic nightmares, I do. The rampant and callous usage of plastic in the world really bothers me. I get appalled when I see people in super markets picking bag after bag for every item they’re picking at the check-out kiosk. I am disturbed when youngsters walk into a coffee shop, take coffee in a plastic cup, and then ask for a plastic bag and straw to go. If one is drinking it, why does one need …[Read more]