Enjoying Dublin!

Hello everyone and greetings from Dublin! 🙂 We are having a blast, and have a full day ahead of us! I wanted to check in and show you some of what we’ve been up to. We found ourselves in an awesome AirBnb located near the canal and we realized that we are able to walk…

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Link Your Halloween Recipes!

Hello there 🙂 It’s been awhile since I’ve posted a link-up, and they’re always so much fun! However, I wanted to do something a bit different this time. You see, I need your help! With all the noise I’ve been making about Halloween, I finally decided to do it. I’m throwing a Halloween party! There…

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The Minimalist Closet: An Intro

Hello there 🙂 This is my closet. You’ve seen this pic a few times, especially after I decided to keep only my natural fibre or sustainable clothing options. I’ve decided to start a new experiment series regarding the minimalist wardrobe. I browse the internet… A LOT. I’ve noticed that minimalism and the capsule wardrobe have…

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What Makes an Old House a Historic Home? Guestpost by Gary Ashton

I am very pleased to introduce you to Gary Ashton. He is the CEO and owner of The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Advantage in Nashville, Tennessee and I am thrilled that he was willing to share some of his expertise with us! As many of you know, I myself purchased an aging home…

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I Found a Great New Food Channel on You Tube!

Hello all 🙂 Sometimes cruising Youtube can be….monotonous. But you watch and you watch and sometime something magical happens. You watch a video, and then another one & then when youtube suddenly flips to another channel, you desperately hit the back button to find the station you were just watching. This is one of those…

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The Time is Now! We are Decorating for the Wedding! :)

Here we are! It’s almost tiiiiimmmmeeee! 😀 We have been preparing for this day for almost 1 year! We opted for a version of a destination wedding. Basically, taking ourselves somewhere we thought was absolutely gorgeous and inviting those closest to us to join us. It will be small, but it will be ours! As…

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5 Great Uses for Household White Vinegar

When we think of vinegar, the image that usually comes to mind is cucumbers soaked in the stuff and an odiferous smell. Well, white vinegar is actually great for a multitude of uses. I am a big fan of having anything in my home which serves more than one purpose. Here are some of the…

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Wedding Cake Topper Decision

Greetings earthlings 🙂 Well, we’ve finally decided how to do the cake! If you read my post about finding all the most hilarious wedding cake toppers, you know that I really craved something that show-cased our odd sense of humor. (OK, MY odd sense of humor. His humor is a bit less twisted.)  If you…

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Back to Basics

A rant on today’s economic turmoil in a consumer driven society

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Desperately Seeking Sustainable Style

Originally posted on Haute-Mind:
 “Looking back in History, we see that the origins of fashion portray the character of a world built by manual techniques and natural fibers. Design was carried out as a reflection of culture and society. These are the images of an extinct world we need to recover.”   – Adriana Marina, Founder…

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Back to Wedding Planning!

Hello! Although I’m still in recovery for another couple of weeks, my brain has awoken and I realized… ‘OMG! The wedding should be in several months and we had to take this huge break from getting anything done! OMG, OMG, OMG…..’  So yeah, about that. Today, there are 2 items on my agenda that MUST…

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Tossed Egg Noodles with Pan-fried Shrimp Dumplings

Originally posted on Jn Cooking Channel:
It can’t get any simpler than this – Tossed egg noodles with pan-fried shrimp dumplings. Don’t be intimidated because of the wrapping of the dumplings. Have fun and get creative. After all, we do eat with our eyes first. But for beginners, just do the simple wonton fold, which…

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Super Sustainable Wardrobe Clean-out!

OK, I did it. And you would not BELIEVE the size of the discard pile! Many of you know that I have made a promise to myself, and to you, that I would not purchase any items this year that are not made of 95%(difficult to find elastin-free items)-100% natural fibre. That means: Cotton (the…

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My Lust list

I’m not sure why, but I felt the need to share some of my faves for this season. I try to stick to a simple capsule wardrobe, but it doesn’t mean that I don’t spend boo-koodles of time on the net drooling over fashions I would love to see hanging in my closet. Here are…

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Best Milan Secondhand/Designer Shopping: Bivio!

Originally posted on Codename Couture:
I cannot express how fortunate I was to stumble upon this amazing little shop while on my way to the market of all places! Located but five minutes from my apartment, Bivio is a goldmine for all fashionista’s. It houses everything from vintage to lightly used Zara and extremely well…

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Health Nut French Macarons (Gluten-free)

Originally posted on Sweet Delights:
For those of you who eat gluten free, diary free, grain free, low carb and soy free things (one or all of the above), HAVE NO FEAR! There are such macarons. All thanks to the young and talented Alessandra Peters. You have no idea how talented she is! She started…

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When your couples workout fantasy doesn’t go as planned.

Yes, I gave it a go and found myself looking like a wimp. My fiancé is a beast. The man works out and works out hard. Since we enjoy doing basically everything together, we had discussed how nice it would be to do a couples workout together every now and then. I’ve really wanted to…

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Getting to know you 02.02.2017

Do you prefer a night out, or a night in? My answer: Night out! I love it 🙂 I also love Netflix and chill. But, I think night out wins 😉 What about you? -Mliae

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I FOUND MY WEDDING DRESS!

Wooohooo! I found it! I found it!!! You are now looking at the proud owner of a beautiful wedding dress…and just in time, too! For those of you reading who haven’t been following the wedding saga, I realized last week that ‘OMG! If I don’t pick a dress soon, I’m not going to have one…

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Final Wedding Dress Shopping Tomorrow!

I’m late! I’ve been just taking my time with everything, thinking that I could pick out a dress and have it in and ready to wear in 3 months time. How wrong I was! I had no idea how long these dresses take to make, and fit, and alter, and fit…and hope its right on…

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Product Review: Filmora Video Editing Software #Filmora

Hi there 🙂 Today I wanted to talk to you about video editing software. I know that quite a few of you also have video blogs  or vlogs. So I figure this might help navigate the waters a bit. If you are anything like me, trying to find an easy to use video editing software…

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My Sustainable Fashion Crush is Now Offering FREE Shipping Worldwide!!

Yeah, Baby…YEAH! Thanks to Twitter, I’ve been made aware that Shift to Nature is now offering FREE GLOBAL SHIPPING on a trail basis. As most of you know, international shipping is a real bug in my brain sometimes. So, as you can well imagine, I’m hanging from the chandeliers over this deal! If you haven’t…

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Getting to know you 02.01.2017

What are your favourite things to do on a cold winters’ day? My answer: Play in the snow, light a fire and drink some hot cocoa! What about you? -Mliae

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A Little Christmas Surprise

Merry Christmas eve to those who celebrate! Apparently I’m doing a bit of a different post this year. Hope its not too personal. As most of you know (how could you not, I’m posting about it constantly..hah), I’m engaged to be married. I’ve always loved lacy, silky secret things for myself. But I realized recently…

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5 Hidden Abilities of Highly Successful People (2 min read)

My first published post on Millionaires Digest! I had to share this, I hope you enjoy! Millionaire's Digest Written by Millionaire’s Digest Team Member: Mliae A. Founder & Owner of: Life Experiment Blog Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor and Travel Writer Ever wonder what attributes highly successful have in common that set them apart from the rest of…

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Say Farewell to Traditional Wedding Cake Toppers and Hello to Some Fun!

Today, I found myself on a wedding planning streak. And then, it happened…I delved into the world of cake toppers. Quite honestly, this is something I have really been putting off because I don’t really want the normal bride and groom propped next to each staring straight ahead, glassy eyed, at their future. Surprisingly, I…

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My Guilty Secret: Weekend Cleaning Motivation

Welcome to my weekend 🙂 I don’t know how many of you out there are familiar with the show hoarders, or the UK version – The hoarder next door.  But these shows are…horrifying…and disgusting. And the best possible remedy for this lackadaisical cleaner – ever. I don’t know what it is. But if I sit…

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Sustainable Fashion Feature: Shift to Nature

Greetings all! As many of you know already, I have been on the hunt for friendly, fashionable, sustainable, fashion houses with great customer service which utilize sustainable business practices. And I found a great eco-fashion start-up that goes by the name of Shift to Nature, in Australia. They are awesome! Truly, super-cool and incredibly friendly and…

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It’s here!

I had to share this with you 🙂 I purchased this hand-woven rug during a trip to Morocco. It isn’t huge, because they were so expensive…more than I had on me, for sure! But the handicraft is beautiful, and since I limit myself to ONE purchase in each country, per trip (I’m not a souvenir ladened…

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Seasons changing

I wanted to share this photo. I love it, I love the scenery. Sitting by this lake was a joy and I will miss it terribly as I watch the snow drift in and the sunshine diminish. Until next time, old friend – now its time to slumber and sparkle wondrously under the ice covered…

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DIY Wood Cutting Boards

Originally posted on Jill Absten Cox:
Like most brides, I wanted to go the extra mile to set the scene at my wedding. As a kid, before my years as a florist and an interior decorator, I worked for a catering company. I suppose I was over-exposed to the standard catering set up, bar trays…

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Does my choice to wear natural fabrics, really dictate my fashion options?

…Sometimes, it really seems that way. I am frustrated. I spent a large portion of my day doing some Christmas shopping online. Take, Zalando, for example. A website that is full of designer labels, clothing and accessories for the entire family. I scrolled and scrolled through for hours today. Literally, hours. Every time I found…

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