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The Last Minute Sustainable Gift List

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Gift lists are not really my thing. Yet, once I began looking for sustainable gifts for my loved ones, I came across some great products. So, I thought this was too good of a list not to share. Therefore, this is a last minute sustainable gift list I put together, of really mindful gift ideas,…

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Fun Reading for a Fabulous Weekend

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This is a much awaited long weekend (for us living in Greece) and it is finally around the corner. Some of you will be lucky enough to travel to the…

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Velvet in an alley at Plaka Athens.

Fun Reading for a Great Weekend

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The weekend is finally here. Elisabeth and I will be attending a Greek designers’ event on Saturday, the Pop Up Project: Under the Greek Sun. Jewelry and fashion designers will…

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View of a vignette with a vintage desk, table lamp, magazines and decor. Image by Velvet.

Weekend’s Fun Reading

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The weekend is here. I don’t know about you, but this week was very stressful. I’m in the middle of a home improvement project: building a new tiny en-suite bathroom…

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Reflection on 2016

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Another year has come to an end. It was a year filled with hardships and problems yet, it was not hopeless. I feel that this year was a turning point…

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A Christmas Note

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In times of uncertainty, overall turmoil and distress, I find it comforting, soothing and healing to spent holidays with my family. I think almost everyone feels the same way. Getting…

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