If you aren't Filipino, you will first ask me, "What is a Parol?" I did an unboxing on my IG because I was really happy with it's packaging that had very minimal plastic plastic and high . . .
If you saw my earlier post about Creating a White Tropical Christmas and even my Christmas Decor in Berlin, I was able to totally curate our Christmas decor all these years to white and gold. Now . . .
I was not so finicky about bacteria before, but during this pandemic COVID is a really scary thread to our health and our families'! So I love that I found a bed, couch, upholstery and curtain vacuum . . .
I'm allergic to dust, dustmites, cockroaches and many other things. It's important that we regularly clean our beds. Though we have a bed vacuum for deep cleaning, it's too big and bulky for regular . . .
Though I have plastic tape, I try my best to avoid wrapping with it because it's single use plastic that never gets recycled. One of the ways I do this is to use the least amount of washi tape . . .
The amount of waste produced during Christmas is staggering so I want to share some ways we reduce our waste after opening Christmas presents! Even though our building recycles, we know that not . . .
This was first posted on minimaluxe.com in December 2018 Have you ever tried to open a present and the bow was tied so tightly that you gave up and just snipped it off with scissors? The result . . .
If you really must use tape with your gift wrapping, then I recommend using the minimum amount possible, which is my experience is THREE! I recommend using paper or washi tape over plastic tape, . . .
Last Christmas I started reusing brown paperbags and even shopping bags for gift wrapping, because I realized that the holiday season creates a lot of waste, and I would love to be part of a movement . . .
Say bye-bye to tangled Christmas tree lights! I learned about this technique from a book called Real Simple Solutions. This is a great book that I bought in Jakarta many years ago when we were . . .