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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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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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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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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I’ve Officially Begun the Blog Following Experiment

I thought long and hard if I should invest the time and effort required to do this, and the answer is ‘Yes’. A while back, I was quite frustrated because so many of the blogs I follow just seem to drop off the face of the earth. No explanation, no nothing. Sometimes a blogger will…

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Random Factoids 28.12.2017

In 2010, a black widow suicide bomber planned an attack in Moscow on New Years eve. She was killed when a Happy New Year text message from her phone operator, detonated her bomber belt, hours before the planned attack. She was the only victim. *Source Stranger than fiction, for real! Happy New Years, and I…

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Minimalist Wardrobe Challenge #2 – Items & I’m So Mad!

I’m so mad, I’m so mad, I’m so mad!!! OK, basically I’m mad at myself. I’m super frustrated & I don’t know what to do. I’ve been working on post #2 for my Minimalist wardrobe challenge. And although I really didn’t have that much to begin with, it was taking me forever to categorize &…

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Random Factoids 28.11.2017

‘In New York, its illegal to sell a haunted house without telling the buyer.’ *Source So much for those lovely historical buildings, I guess πŸ˜‰ -Mliae

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My Almost Minimalist Closet Just Got More Minimal

Remember me writing about my sort-of minimalist closet challenge? Well, my already quite small wardrobe has just gotten a bit smaller. I’ve been working on categorizing what I do have, so I can show you everything. But today, I lost my jeans. 1 pair of skinny jeans I have that I live in, and now…

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I Am So Tempted….

I follow a lot of blogs. A LOT. It’s part of being an active part of the blogging community. This is not a problem, as I never have a lack of blog reading material. I also learn a lot. However, I’ve noticed that I have to purge my followed blogs on a very regular basis…

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Sorry!

I was having some technical issues last night and it seems I managed to lock down the entire site in the process. My apologies, we’re up and running again now! If you don’t mind, please let me know if you can view the site or if I’m still on private mode. Next time, I’ll send…

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A different type of hoard

Hi there πŸ™‚ As many of you know, when in need of some serious cleaning motivation, I watch hoarders (or a derivative thereof). Usually it only takes about 10 minutes for me to jump up and start frantically cleaning. Today was no exception. However, this episode was so different than usual, I actually watched the…

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Random Factoids 28.10.2017

‘A human will eat on average 70 assorted insects and 10 spiders while sleeping.’ *Source Oh, ugh, Nasty! Happy Halloween to you gross loving fiends out there ;P -Mliae

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Random Factoids 28.09.2017

‘A broken clock is right two times, every day.’ *Source I like that, it means some of these facts might be right too! πŸ˜‰ LOL -Mliae

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Is it just me, or do you currently dread reading the daily news too?

Hello there sunshine-y people πŸ™‚ I am generally a pretty happy person. I’m slow in the mornings, but I have a routine that helps me get both eyes open. I wake up, stumble into the kitchen for coffee (which my hubby lovingly has ready and waiting…Love that guy!) I sit at the table and sip…

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Random Factoids 28.08.2017

‘There are over 20 000 species of edible plants in the world. However, just 20 species provide 90% of human food.’ *Source Hmmm…food for thought. Literally! I wonder if these other 19 980 species of edible plant would help to solve the worlds food crisis as opposed to lab made frankenfood. Thoughts? -Mliae

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Amazon, WTF?! #weird

Good day πŸ™‚ I hope you are all well! Most of us have a habit of scrolling through the internet when we get a bit bored. My weakness is online shopping. Not just because I love to torture myself with all the beautiful things I cannot have, but because I have a true interest in…

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Random Factoids 28.07.2017

‘Figs are not always considered vegan. When a fig is pollinated by a fig wasp, the fig flower traps the wasp and then the enzymes in the flower digest the wasps corps.’ *Source Ooookkkkaaayyyy, that went a little Adam’s Family, didn’t it? -Mliae

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Married Life Faux-Pas #1 (Of many…)

When you feel the iron pull and your heart drops a little. I did this. Just now. Playing happy home-maker for the weekend, this stoopid chic decided to do a months worth of ironing in one go. This was my first item. Then I decided maybe a break was best, since the iron got so…

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Random Factoids 28.06.2017

‘Dr. Ruth was trained as a sniper by the Israeli military.’ *Source No shit?! Wow…go Dr. Ruth! -Mliae

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Getting to know you 15.06.2017: Fashion

Why is it that even horrible fashion eras like the 80’s, keep repeating themselves in modern day trends? I mean, the whole Victorian era – gothic repeat, I totally get that. But I don’t understand, when those of us who managed to survive the 80’s nearly unscathed are still among the living to bear witness…

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Slightly embarrassing yet totally humiliating moment

When your speaking to your future father-in-law in English to avoid language confusion and you get tongue tied when wishing him good luck with a renovation project on his way out, and accidentally say ‘Good luck on your dick digging!’. There is no coming back from that. He left without a word & I almost…

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Random Factoids 28.05.2017

‘That thing you use to dot your lowercase ‘i’ is called a tittle.’ *Source ‘i’ had no idea… -Mliae

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Back to Basics

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

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Oh no! I can’t fit into my dress!!

OMG, OMG, OMG… I am SO MAD at myself right now! It’s been 6 weeks since major surgery and I am still not allowed to do anything. Seriously, nothing. At least until my physician gives me the green light. And with 6 weeks of minimal movement & the food that accompanies, I’ve gained at a…

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Fun and Random Factoids 28.03.2017

‘Glitter is so unique it can be used as forensic evidence if matching glitter is found at the crime scene and on the suspect since glitter often goes unnoticed by the suspect.’ *Source Strip-club goers beware πŸ˜‰ -Mliae

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Getting to know you 15.03.2017:Another WTF moment- Social Fail

That moment when someone you don’t know so well does something nice for you and you geek out (Like- OK, Thanks! Thank you πŸ™‚ Bye!) and then worry about it All. Day. Long. Then make yourself look like an idiot for worrying about it. Social Fail. Why do we do that?! Anybody else with me?…

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Getting to Know You 02.03.2017: Blogging Turn-Off’s

What are some of your biggest blogging turn-off’s that make you hit that un-follow button? My answer: Blogs that still sport WP templates (i.e.; ‘This is where your feature post is displayed’) on their pages is the biggest. Having to search difficult to navigate home pages in order to find recent posts is another turn-off….

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Getting to know you 15.02.2017: Timing

Why is it, when you have time to do things – nothing is going on…but when you have 1001 items on your to-do list, everything has to happen – at that moment? Or is it just me? -Mliae

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Blogging in the Twilight Zone: Am I the Asshole?

When your need for dignified blogging lands you in a comment war with a teenager. Yes,Β I realize going into this that it’s probably going to be a shit-storm. I also know that I am not alone. So, speak up, people! I don’t want to sling mud, so the blog I’m referring to will remain anonymous….

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Getting to know you 15.11.2016: Memory

Why is it, when you have a great thought – Β it only lasts long enough to remember where you put your pad and paper? That’s so frustrating.

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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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What’s with all the Turkey Posts today?

Good morning, all! As I was scrolling through my email, instagram and followed blogs this morning, I began noticing a common theme: Turkeys. Turkeys?!? Why? Did I miss something or somehow otherwise pull a Rip Van Winkle last night? You know, go to bed in October with all the ghouls and spooky stuff, Wake up…

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That moment when…

… You decide to edit and customize your blog page, only to revisit and discover you have posted tagged posts as features instead of moving them into the new page you created. And you never even knew you could do rolling features on the front page header menu! So, just in case there’s anyone out…

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