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December 15, 2017

How to make your own Herbarium

A herbarium is a collection of preserved plant and herb specimens. These specimens are typically used for scientific study, but for the everyday collectors, a herbarium can just be a unique decoration in your house. I’ll be honest, when researching, I initially thought a herbarium was like a terrarium but with herbs instead of usual plants like cacti. *cue laughter* Turns out it’s a collection of herbs in frames. So […]
December 12, 2017

5 Creative Ways to Reuse your Tea Bags

Did you know, tea bags were invented by accident in 1908? (Aren’t the coolest things created by accident! Potato chips, Penicillin, Post-its) Thomas Sullivan from the United States created small silk bags to give samples of tea to his customers but some of them thought they were meant to be placed directly into the pot, like a metal infuser, instead of being poured and emptied out. Thus, Voila! The invention […]
December 8, 2017

Beautiful Heart Shape Lemons (2017) Available Now !

In the colour spectrum, yellow is the brightest colour and the most striking to the human eye. That radiance and brightness can be found in one of the more detoxifying fruit: lemon. Lemons from nature Hailing from Setouchi, Nilufer Tea’s heart shape lemons are pretty on the eyes and healthy for consumption. The plantations that grow the lemons receive ample sunlight, water and lots of fresh air. As a result, […]
November 1, 2017

Your smartphone is killing the environment

For a change, instead of writing a health, food and fitness post, I’ve decided to address something a little more personal today. As a geographer myself, the issue of global ignorance is something that I feel, needs to be raised more to the public. You’d be surprised that the number of ‘well educated’ people in the world today (meaning holding a degree or more) are really just educated on one […]
November 1, 2017

5 easy-care plants for the irresponsible

As the world progresses and we’re constantly updating ourselves with technology, having plants around the house helps brings us back a step closer to Mother Nature. Though part of the progression also means spending more time on our iPads or Galaxy Notes and never actually having enough time for a proper meal, yet alone taking care of plants. Fret not! Listed below are 5 easy-care plants for the irresponsible – […]
October 16, 2017

5 eco-friendly ways to decorate your room at university

The hardest part of living away from home for university is adjusting to your new sleeping quarters. From my personal experience, this being my second year living away from home, I’ve found that making my new home feel like ‘home’ is quintessential to my comfort and reducing homesickness. I mean, I’m not one to get very homesick easily because I enjoy living away from home but along the way I’ve […]