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Indie shopping at Modishoppe

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If you like all things handmade, you gotta check out this spanking new Modishoppe

I was really glad to have stumbled upon Jena’s indie shopping blog, and to find out about this e-boutique which houses a collection of handmade goods made by some incredible independent designers.

Check out the accessories, the apparels, the jewelries, the bags, the home and paper goods.  Some of them are gorgeously boho chic.  I love them!

And yesh, they do ship international!

Drink soup to lose weight fast

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I’ve been putting on quite a bit of weight around the waist and tummy.  Thanks to overeating and not exercising at all.   But I’m not too concern about those extra inches.  If I really want to, I can actually lose them in days. 

How?

I skip dinner for a couple of days and just drink soup.  No rice, no other dishes.  Just clear soup with some vegetables and maybe a bit of meat.  It kills the hunger pangs and I get some nutrition at the same time.  Easy peasy.

DIY sushi mat earrings holder

424951018 c791639eb7 m DIY sushi mat earrings holderHere’s an ingenious tip from Stef of da*xiang for those who have many hanging earrings and don’t know how or where to store them.

Use a sushi mat!

Well, what Stef did was she bought a big sushi mat, hung it up in a clip hanger and then put all her hanging earrings on it.  This way, she not only can access her earrings easily but she’s also able to place a couple more of these mats in her wardrobe without them taking much space. 

Hormone skin patches nay or yay?

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In my earlier article about wild yam creams, I mentioned that I would rather seek alternative treatment than accept the synethetic estrogen or progestin prescribed by doctors under the HRT.  This is because there has been a lot of reports regarding serious side effects such as breast cancer, heart attack or stroke risk on women who have used such pills.  And most recently, this was confirmed by a French study.