a winding path

My Dear Higher-Self…

I am writing a letter to you because, you know, you haven’t been very clear… just needed to say it!

The mighty Laundry Ball

The mighty laundry ball

An unassuming purchase which makes a huge difference… At least in terms of plastic waste!

2020 sewing achievements - face masks

My ridiculous year of sewing

my wardrobe isn’t overflowing with the incredibly beautiful, original creations I thought I would be sewing all year long. I have zero new dress and no puffy sleeves. No sexy deshabille either, just a couple granny panties… and these do not even match my face masks!

Merry Chirstmas

Have a safe and green Christmas

It is time to do things differently and embrace sustainable practices to celebrate this Christmas

Witch puppet from Prague

Darn… It’s all because I’m French!

Apparently one’s cultural upbringing has far more impact on one choices, one may dare to admit. So, let me try to tell you what it means to be French!

Working hard... sometime it looks like this

Saving money isn’t enough

You have to earn more as well. For the past 5 years, my income has consistently increased by 15 to 20%, without following any of the advises I received along the way.

Tea time

How to prepare for the next wave

It might be a good idea to prepare for what is coming. To get certain things done, to be ready, to face this winter like a pro, in a safe environment, with everything you need.

Buying a home! OMG

Buying a home! OMG

It all went to fast, I didn’t have time to really think of the consequences…

Upcycling Henri II chairs - a non guide

Upcycling Henri II chairs

You may have noticed the top of my fancy chairs in some of the pictures you can see on this blog. These are chairs I upcycled a while back, and I’ve been meaning for so long to talk about them, because, well, I think they are pretty!

Things we should have learned during quarantine

Things we have learned during quarantine – part 1

In this first part, I’m focusing on the things we have learned from the quarantine, on a personal level. This will be follow up by at least one other part, which I will link to here, when ready. As mentioned previously, a lot of articles have been published with the promise that the pandemic we…

Castle game - name all the part of the castle - letter US format sheet

Castle game!

A little confinement game to spend time! because who doesn’t like medieval castles?!

No Buy Year challenge follow up

No Buy Year challenge follow up

Yes I bought a few things, but so few that it feels like this no buy year challenge is going to have even more consequences than I thought it would…


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