Tag Archives: do-it-yourself

Life clean-up, part 3: The DIY life, and balancing Want vs. Need

I recall someone telling me that their notion of simplicity is being able to have enough cash to spend on things they want without having to worry about the cost. That was 11 years ago for me and, somehow, it … Continue reading

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Hair: Back to basics (plus other uses of apple cider vinegar)

I’ve mentioned that back February, I started on following a baking soda wash + apple cider vinegar rinse regimen. I had wanted to write something for the first month (around March 5), but I was preoccupied so! Have something a tad more … Continue reading

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Hair: Back to basics

I was one of those kids who drew envy in my schools in Nairobi and Paris, just because I had long, black, straight hair that was both soft and shiny. That was easy because my Mother and Grandmother didn’t like … Continue reading

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