Random Factoids 28.04.2018

‘Handshakes were originally meant to make sure that the person you were meeting, wasn’t carrying a concealed weapon. The hand clasp proved that your hand was empty and Β shaking was meant to dislodge any weapons hiding up the sleeve.’ *Source I will never be able to shake hands again without reciting this, like a geek…

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My Spring Garden Wishlist

Spring has sprung and you know that with all the work we have to do here, browsing for garden options to make our yard beautiful is one of the first things I’m doing! If you are anything like me, I know that you are looking at all the beautiful ideas coming out this year and…

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Top 100 Fitness Blogs and Websites on the planet

I am SO HAPPY to share with you that Chape Fitness has been listed as one of the Top 100 Fitness Blogs and Websites on the Planet! How cool is this?! I feel so fortunate to have David training me πŸ™‚ He has made wonderful things happen, always. 1001 CONGRATULATIONS, David!!!! Source: Top 100 Fitness…

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Recycled Book Reading Challenge: Destination Unknown by Agatha Christie

Loved, Loved, LOVED this book! Agatha Christie is known for her excellent writing and descriptive mysteries. This book, was no different. One of the things I really like about Agatha Christie’s books is the language. English has so many variations. It seems the the older books are written in a clear and easy to decipher…

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Doors of Ireland

These are some of the doors I was able to capture during our trip! Have a nice day πŸ™‚ -Mliae

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The 2 Types of Shoes Women Should Never Buy

Hi there πŸ™‚ Today, I’m on a mission to save your money and your ankles. I’m sure that this will most likely result in a loss of any possible affiliate connections with fashionable shoe companies for the foreseeable future. But, to be quite honest with you, having a bit of dignity and a good reputation…

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Flabby-Assed to Fabulous With Chape! 2M 2W Update

Hello there, everyone πŸ™‚ A very HAPPY Saint Patrick’s Day! I’m not sure how everyone celebrates this around the world, but I do hope that if you are celebrating, that you are careful and have a fantastic time! Today, I wanted to give an update on how my weight loss journey is going. I’ve been…

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OCD or Just Particular?

Do you ever find yourself doing something in a very specific way and silently wonder if you might have a touch of OCD? Well, I do that – more and more often now. I’ve always been particular. When I was younger, it was the way in which I was particular in my chaos. I guess…

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One of my Lucky Readers is Getting Some Awesome Results With Chape!

Hello there πŸ™‚ I pose this question to my fellow bloggers: Do you ever get the feeling that people aren’t really reading or participating in your posts?? I had this feeling EXACTLY! And then, I heard some fun news: One of my readers enrolled in the contest at Chape and won 3 months of free…

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Monday Laughs

Mondays suck. To make them a bit more bearable, I’ve compiled some giggle-worthy material to start your Monday off with a smile! πŸ˜€ Is this you on Monday? Fear not, we’ve got you covered with some laughs to start your day!   Hope you got a smile today! -Mliae

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Significant Sunday – A New Theme?

Hello everyone πŸ™‚ Happy Sunday! Well, maybe not for everyone…you know what ‘they’ say: Going to sleep on Sunday, results in Monday. Anywhoo… I read a great post by Ali at the Mindful Gardener. In the post, the possibility of starting a new theme on WP is discussed. That theme being ‘Soulful Sunday’. Now, don’t…

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Random Factoids 28.02.2018

‘Since ancient Greece, the apple has been a symbol of love. The celts believed that the apple represented love because it lasted so long after being picked.’ *Source Hmmm…interesting πŸ™‚ I love apples! Anyone else heard this one? -Mliae

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Flabby-Assed to Fabulous with Chape! 1M 3W Update

Hi there πŸ™‚ I’m giving an update today re my last 2 weeks progress (and a MAJOR ooopsie) on my Personal Training endeavor with Chape Fitness. Today, I am SO HAPPY to report that I am under 69 Kgs! Just under, at 68,9…but when I tell you what I’ve done to myself, you won’t believe…

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Happy Valentine’s Day, all :)

Valentine’s day, Friend’s day….What do you call it where you are? It’s a celebration today. Wherever in the world you are, and whatever it’s called – it’s a day for appreciating those around you. I hope you have a happy day! -Mliae

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Monday Laughs

Happy Monday, all! πŸ™‚ I know, I know…everyone hates Mondays. Here’s a few memes to get your Monday started off with a smile πŸ˜€ Hope you got a giggle! -Mliae        

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Flabby-Assed to Fabulous with Chape Fitness: 1M 1W Update

Hello there πŸ™‚ I just wanted to share a little update with you on how my first week of month 2 is going. So far, so good! As you know, I’ve been working with David from Chape Fitness to get me back into shape. A much smaller shape, and hopefully I won’t be resembling fruit…

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I Respectfully Disagree.

I was reading up on chemicals in clothing and I found this article by Who What Wear. Now, I know that Who What Wear has like a zillion readers and an enormous fan base. I am aware that I will most likely be lynched on the internet for disagreeing – respectfully or not. But there…

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MINT CORIANDER CHUTNEY

Originally posted on Ruchi's Veg Kitchen:
This minty Spicy tangy chutney is super deliciousΒ  and one can use this chutney in Pani puri(For making spicy pani) , Kababs, Bhel, Raj Kachori, Papadi Chaat, Rajma, Chhole, Samosa, Kachori etc.. You name the dish and you can use this as an ingredient or side dish.. This…

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Flabby-Assed to Fabulous with Chape Fitness: Month One in Review

The first 31 days have passed. I wanted to review the entire month because it’s easier to see the ‘big picture’ that way. Let me begin by saying that this first month has been a rocky one. While my body was getting used to the new diet, eating schedule, amount of liquids and the exercise…

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Re-launching the Recycled Book Reading Challenge!

Hello πŸ™‚ How is everyone today? Today, I’m re-launching the Recycled Book Reading Challenge! I originally launched this challenge 2 years ago, and I was amazed at the results. The challenge originally ran for 1 year, but it kept going strong for at least a good 15 months! After a while, challenge posts began to…

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Random Factoids 28.01.2018

‘For every human on earth, there are 1.6 million ants.’ *Source I hate those bastards. Looks like we’re outnumbered. Damn… -Mliae

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The Diderot Effect

Hello there πŸ™‚ I’ve recently been having a bit of trouble controlling my impulses. As most of you well know, I’ve been going the minimalist route. A loose version of the colorful capsule wardrobe; AKA: I don’t have a lot of money, so I have very few quality pieces that currently fit. I received a…

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Flabby-Assed to Fabulous with Chape! Week 3 Update

Hi there πŸ™‚ Welcome to my week 3 update! This week, I seem to have sabotaged myself a bit. I am hanging at around 70kg. Still having the weight fluctuations, but not as severely as last week. Not to mention, David wrote an awesome post about it (Click HERE to read it) and it helped…

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Do Men Really Feel This Way About Women Over 30?!?

Hi there, I think I’m in shock, not really sure what to say but I definitely have to say something! I knew the internet was a bit of a ‘wild west’ but I’ve always lived under the assumption that people could conduct themselves with a bit of self-respect and act like adults who at least…

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Flabby- Assed to Fabulous with Chape! Week 2 Update

Hi there πŸ™‚ Most of you know by now that I’ve been working with my old buddy old pal David from Chape Fitness, to shed this extra winter blubber that’s been keeping me warm this year. Β Things have been going great! With the daily workouts, the nutrition help & knowing that my trainer is keeping…

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Wifi Crashes, Everyone Panics

What happens when the Wifi goes down? Life ends, of course. Or so one would think, anyway, if one witnessed the morose, nearly teary-eyed faces that are the result of a lost internet connection. I realized after several hours, that, the struggle is real. This got me thinking; Are we really so dependent on our…

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Win 3 Months of Personal Training!

This is pretty cool. I just wanted to drop you a line and let you know that Chape has just started this contest. Basically, all you need to do is follow THIS LINK and sign-up. The contest runs for the next 30 days. Its a great deal, as 3 months is valued at 450 Euros!…

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Flabby-Assed to Fabulous: Week 1 update.

Yoga dog says ‘You aren’t exercising enough, lazy girl!’…Haha, she’s my motivator. Apparently, if I’m not on the mat for too long, she makes herself a spot there. Always great to have a buddy to keep you going! πŸ™‚ As most of you know, I’m working with David from Chape fitness to get back in…

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