Author Archives: Shea

8 Green #DIYProjects – Gift Inspirations You Can Make With Love

Creativity is Intelligence Having Fun Albert Einstein   DIY Projects are consistently one of the most viewed categories on the CWMS website, which just goes to show, our community is a group of creative, frugal, eco-conscious and thoughtful individuals. People who enjoy spending time filling their personal space with unique creations and/or appreciate the sentimental … Continue reading »

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3 Reasons Why You Need To Go On A Road Trip To Fujairah

“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” Anonymous   There are seven Emirates in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Fujairah could well be one of the most underrated of them all. Initially it was the promise of diving into the azure waters around Snoopy Island, at Al Aqah Beach, which enticed us to explore this area. Yes, here in … Continue reading »

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Effective Natural, Organic Skincare Overhaul: Interview with Green Chic

The goal is to inspire people to learn more about natural products and show that natural beauty is mainstream, contemporary and delivers results.

 Vila Vasoodaven, Green Chic   We certainly are spoilt with choice these days as promises of ‘natural’, ‘organic’ and ‘green’ can be found branded across a large portion of skincare products which … Continue reading »

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An African Safari in the Greater Masai Mara – With Kids

“Take Nothing but Pictures, Leave Nothing but Footprints, Waste Nothing but Time.” Unknown According to the itinerary, our immediate plan was to head directly to our accommodation. “It could take 15 minutes or two hours to get to camp” says our Masai Mara Guide, “depending on what we see!” And just like that; our family … Continue reading »

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Rekero Camp Kenya: Escape On A Once In A Lifetime Eco Safari

Ecotourism is now defined as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment, sustains the well-being of the local people, and involves interpretation and education”.  Education is meant to be inclusive of both staff and guests. (TIES, 2015)   Rekero Camp is located in the heart of the Masai Mara, Kenya and this year … Continue reading »

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Your Sustainable Lifestyle Checklist – A Universal Perspective

“Small positive acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world.” Anon   A sustainable lifestyle certainly is possible for those who have chosen apartment living and also for adventurous families who reside and travel between countries and cultures. Those whose life is full of unpredictable variables, in countries where sustainable awareness is still … Continue reading »

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