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 . . .
Since I've moved to Jakarta one of my main complaints is the dirty tap water, it doesn't help that we live in an old building and I get massive chunks of metal and stones in my faucet aerator. Eww. . . .
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 . . .
As I mentioned in yesterday's post (my first post in almost 2 weeks!) I kept busy while I was sick in bed and couldn't access my blog, by crocheting. I know it's so lola (grandma) but I have an entire . . .
A friend of mine, @alwaysthewinna, once tweeted me to ask about how I take care of my bags. She uses a bag tree like below but has a problem with molds. I used to use the same thing in Manila and . . .
My hubby is a simple guy with few and basic belongings. When we moved to Jakarta most of the shipment was mine (about 90%). So it's not that hard to clean up after him. Except for his work stuff. He . . .
I have a beautiful thick aluminum tray which I got in Bali (they have many cheap and gorgeous aluminum products for sale in Bali at a fraction of their Jakarta price). I used it for a while in our . . .
I've always thought that artificial flowers were tacky. Until I saw the artificial flowers from Vinoti Living in Jakarta. They looked so real, life-like and fresh that I couldn't help but let go of my . . .