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Drab to fab Reinvent preloved wood wares in your home

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It was time I got my act together. About time I worked on the ever-increasing list of wood items around my home that needed to be given a new lease of life, else they would have to head over to the incinerator and then to the Semakau Landfill. There were quite a few of them- that 12-years-old floor mirror acquired in Hong Kong, the 5-years-old step stool from IKEA, Singapore, the old planks of wood purchased …[Read more]

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Family Weekends Walk, swing or bug-hunt your way to explore nature at Bollywood Veggies!

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When was the last time you swung on slats roped to a tree? Came eye to eye with a butterfly? Plucked out vegetables to cook up a meal? Now let me guess – you are either smiling at a memory,… or sighing because you haven’t been able to do that in a long time! Whether it is playing wild on the grass or capturing calmness under trees, soil nourishes our soul. Green spaces give us …[Read more]

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Tips The guide to not getting the gift you never wanted

mindful gifting

I turned 40 last month. And as you can imagine, it was a time of much introspection… by which I mean introspection by my friends, who were scanning their memories for all of our shared histories to figure what I would love to get for my birthday. This was proving to be a tricky task for them because I was being “such a difficult person” (their words, not mine) and not telling them clearly what …[Read more]

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DIY Cool ideas to repurpose preloved games and stationary

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We have all played with and loved indoor games growing up. The small big problem with these games is that many a time, some pieces just decide to hide in the remotest corners of the toy cupboard or get mysteriously swallowed by your pet [younger sibling!], rendering the entire of the game, well, unusable! Think missing scrabble letters, monopoly cards, pieces from that Lego friends or star wars set, Jenga pieces, domino tiles. You are left …[Read more]