Getting to know you 15.11.2017: Superpowers

If you could choose one superpower, what would it be and why? My answer: Invisibility! I actually wrote a post about it – forever ago. It can be read here. -Mliae

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Book Review: Three Million’s a Crowd by Leenna Naidoo!

Hi there! I am really excited about today’s post 🙂 I am reviewing the book ‘Three Million’s a Crowd’ by our own Leenna Naidoo! Leenna is the blogger behind In betweener and she is a well accomplished author! It is a privilege to have the opportunity to review her work. I had the pleasure of…

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Quirky Quote 07.11.2017

“But who is ever fair in an argument?” -A.B. Shepherd, Lifeboat *Photo credit: Appalachian LeadershipAcademy

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The Recycled Book Reading Challenge: Terror’s Cradle by Duncan Kyle

The 1970’s seems to have been a great period for the adventure & suspense novel. This book serves as a prime example. I purchased this book at a used book store for about .10 cents. I love finding books in English around places like these because they don’t sell so well, only the rare customer…

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Some Thoughts on Crazy-Making Blog Formats

Hi there 🙂 So. I’ve been on a blog reading binge this week. (More so than usual.) And I have a few suggestions. This is kind of a bitching post, but mainly I’m just trying to help….and save my own sanity. There are several things that one must consider when creating a website of any…

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Recycled Book Reading Challenge Post will be Delayed a Few Days

Hello everyone 🙂 My sincerest apologies, but The Recycled Book Reading Challenge that I always post on the 1st of every month will be delayed a few days. We’ve been on the go quite a bit this month and I have not had enough time to read through thoroughly. The post will be up on…

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Happy Halloween, World!

Happy Halloween, all! 🙂 I’ve been so excited about this ghoulishly fun holiday coming this year that I just couldn’t take it! Now we’re here! The decorations are up, the food is being made – hello pumpkin shaped cheeseball and spider web died eggs! We are ready for Halloween! Unfortunately, we don’t have trick-or-treaters. I…

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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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Halloween: The best excuse to buy fun shoes!

Hello my fellow shoe junkies! 🙂 OK, so I’m admittedly having a difficult time not wanting to hoard incredibly sexy shoes while doing my minimalist thing. But it doesn’t mean I can’t look…right? Besides, our Halloween party is coming up and I have the witches outfit but nothing to wear on my toesies. Until now,…

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Pumpkin-Shaped Cheese Ball ala Bobbe!

Originally posted on My World (and recipes too):
In honor of Halloween coming, I thought I’d share one of the most fun recipes in my arsenal. I’m sure a lot of you are either hosting or going to Halloween parties this weekend. If you need to take a really fun appetizer, this cheese ball is…

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Sweet Potato Gnocchi with creamy Mushroom Sauce

Originally posted on eZENtially Fit:
I am a big fan of using “leftover” ingredients from my pantry. In fact, whenever I want to cook a certain recipe, I rarely have all the ingredients needed. Besides, I really like simplicity when it comes to cooking. What is better than playing with only few simple ingredients to…

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Quirky Quotes 22.10.2017

“When your head is about to explode, you shouldn’t dare call in a psychiatrist because you’re about to bring new ideas to a world that will later label you a freak.” -Michael Bassey Johnson *Photo credit: Appalachian LeadershipAcademy

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2 Year Blogaversary!

Hello everyone! 🙂 I got a WordPress notification today that I was having an anniversary. 2 years! Can you believe it?! When I started this blog, I hesitated because I wasn’t sure I had any place here on the blogosphere. As it turns out, I got quite comfortable here, and quickly! I have had an…

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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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Getting to know you 15.10.2017: Pet Peeves

Of all your pet peeves, which is the strangest? My answer: (Oh, I am so embarrassed to say this) When people clip their fingernails in any other common room except the toilet.  I don’t really know why, but it just grosses me out completely. -Mliae

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Comfort Food – Vegan Cabbage Rolls

After hovering around 20°C (68°F) for the past few weeks, winter has decided to return.  And with a vengeance, I might add.  I’m over the snow and sick of winter cooking.  Don’t get me wrong, I love the season and all of what it brings.  But after a taste of spring, and for the duration…

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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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Tomato Soup

Originally posted on The Ephemeral Bee:
I am still harvesting tomatoes from my garden on an almost daily bases, and my countertops are overcrowded by bowls filled with fresh tomatoes just waiting to be devoured.  Now that the weather has turned, and our days are gradually becoming cooler, it seemed like the ideal time to…

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Quirky Quotes 07.10.2017

“There are only three things women need in life: food, water and compliments.” -Chris Rock *Photo credit: Appalachian LeadershipAcademy

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Birthdays are for….

…CELEBRATING! Birthdays are for celebrating!! It’s a BIG one this year and I wanna party like I’m not old yet! (or not old soon either) 😀 Which is why I’ve decided to celebrate as much as possible for the entire week. Yeah, you heard me…how often does the decade-o-meter flip over?!? So let’s do this……

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Fun Halloween Must-Haves!

I love Halloween! While we’re not in a country that really goes all out on Halloween stuff, we love to browse the online stores and daydream about all the cool stuff we would love to put up around here to have some fun or really freak out the neighbors. I keep fantasizing that I will…

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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! 😉 LOL -Mliae

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Hot Hot Mustard

Originally posted on brownies and beer:
My husband had a craving for habanero mustard. He remembers traveling when he was younger, and this one stop selling the best Habanero mustard he has ever had. I took his craving for a challenge, and I think I came up with a good recipe! He certainly has gone…

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Waiting for My Mall Box Package!

Hello there 🙂 As the gift giving season is fast approaching, I thought it would be a good time to review a new service I stumbled upon. I can’t review it yet, because I have not had my package sent. But I did want to let you know about My Mall Box and walk you…

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Quirky Quotes 22.09.2017

“The pen is mightier than the sword, and considerably easier to write with.” -Marty Feldman *Photo credit: Appalachian LeadershipAcademy

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Requiem For a Sweater

My old friend. How happy I was to pull you from the wardrobe today. It was my horror to find a hole in the front of you. We discussed sweater surgery, but you were beyond repair. So it was my sad news to have to throw you in the refuse. I will miss you my…

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Getting to know you 15.09.2017: A million in money

If you inherited or won 1 million (in whatever your country’s currency is), what would you do with it? My answer: Pay off and fix-up my place! Upgrade to a newer auto, take a small holiday, invest a bit for the kids in the family – then save the rest in an interest bearing account (if…

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

Hello there sunshine-y people 🙂 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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