This year is really flying by – how is it July already?! The weather has been pretty terrible and wintery, so the heaters have been on, which always makes my skin so dry! So unsurprisingly, two of my favourites this month are for combatting dry skin and lips! Once again, I’m trying to buy less and work through my existing collection. Which has meant rediscovering a lot of old favourites.
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There is nothing like getting outside and exercising to brighten your day. Being outside always makes me feel just a little better. I especially like going for interesting walks. I’ve also been doing a little bike riding lately, but my butt gets SO sore!
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It’s July 1st today – okay, okay… So it’s not technically July 1st in Australia anymore, but it is still the 1st somewhere, right?! We are at the half-way point of the year, so it seemed like an appropriate time to reflect on how this year is going, a sort of ‘mid year resolutions’ if you will.
So here I am, back with another ‘5 thing’s Friday (err, Saturday..). Here are 5 things that I would like to do by the end of the year.
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I love a good DIY. I also love a good cup of tea – as evidenced by my last blog post! I also love cute storage. So what better to do than a tea storage DIY?!
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I really enjoy having a good cup of tea. I usually drink bagged tea, because I find that it is a lot more convenient than loose-leaf tea. That is, until I bought this amazing tea for one teapot/teacup duo. I recently stayed with my sister, and while I was there, I used one of her individual teapot/teacups. I am in LOVE! Not only is it absolutely gorgeous, but it is also incredibly practical. It’s lead to me trying more interesting teas as well. I got this one from T2, an Australian tea boutique that is starting to make waves overseas as well. I’m sure there are tonnes of other places you can get these sort of teapots, but the T2 ones are really well made and I think that the patterns are beautiful!
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I love things. I really, really do. I always feel euphoric when I rip into the packaging of a long-coveted purchase. It is a rush of blood to the head and it feels really, really good. I am a consumer, and you are a consumer, and Isla Fischer is a consumer (at least in her movie ‘Confessions of a Shopaholic’). And we do it because it feels good. Sadly, being a consumer is quite costly, it hurts our purse-strings, it hurts our environment, and at the end of the day, it hurts us.
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