This is not, strictly speaking, a DIY project because I didn't print the book myself, however I did wade through thousands of photos (and "developed" them) in the midst of packing out of Jakarta. I . . .
One big differences between living in Manila/Jakarta versus Berlin, is the abundance of toilets flats. In Asia there was a 1:1 ratio between rooms and bathrooms. In Berlin most of the flats we saw had . . .
A cast iron pot or pan is a lifetime investment. This matters a lot to me because I try to live as sustainably as I can. This means that I try to choose high quality things so I only have to buy them . . .
"Dehumidifiers changed my life" is exactly what my best friend, Jenn, told me after I recommended them to her. No more moldy/peeling bags and shoes and no more moldy closets! It's definitely something . . .
I never thought anyone would ever invent a tool, that would make Grooming my dog a fun experience for me. I am allergic to dust and many other allergens and I have asthma. Grooming a dog can lead to . . .
One thing that I haven't been able to live without since getting posted to Jakarta is Allercon Dust Mite Spray. It is regularly sprayed on our bed every few days and I bring a small bottle of it . . .
I hate waste and I have a tendency to be a pack rat. But I find, if I turn unusable items into something I can use or if I sell them on my online garage sale, it's so much easier to let go. Do you . . .
With the amount of traveling we've done (too much if you ask me!) I have given up on scrapbooking. I'll just be happy to have all my little bits of paper, information or calling cards in an easy to . . .
I've been relatively happy the first 2 years of living in Jakarta. I've gone from party girl to homebody (with the occasional dinner & drinks with friends, tennis nights and diplo parties). . . .
My first TDW (The Diplomatic Wife) original artwork is finally hanging over our bed. I love waking up and seeing it above my head first thing in the morning. It's simple, gold and white and is SO . . .