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Natural Beauty: The Wonders of Oil Cleansing

By On January 27, 2017

  Today I’m going to share my ultimate natural skincare discovery with you – and I promise, it’s not going to be some kind of fad. This one will be worth it: it’s… Read More

DIY Lust

Bathroom Cook: All-Natural Rye Flour Shampoo

By On October 21, 2016

Ever  since I can think of buying my own hair products I remember going from one product to the other, as nothing produced the desired results as I am really not blessed… Read More

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Our First Flow Hive Harvest

By On August 23, 2016

Here we are! Last month we finally dared the big step! We removed the Flow frames to harvest our first honey ever from the Flow Hive. As mentioned in our previous “Honey Flow”… Read More

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Travelling Differently: My WOOFing experience.

By On June 3, 2016

  I would like to provide a short introduction to explain what is the WWOOF (World Wide Opportunity in Organic Farm) to all those that do not know it. WWOOF is an… Read More

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Bee keeping made easy

By On May 27, 2016

  Over the past months Debora and I have participated in a Crowdfunding project called “honeyflow”, a new way of beekeeping. We received our Flow Hive early January but couldn’t set the… Read More

Conscious Foodie

Good Eats: Winter Granola

By On December 23, 2015

  Winter Granola is a treat that only bears qualities. It’s delicious, easy to do, healthy and a wonderful homemade gift for Christmas. Simply put, it’s the best way to stop giving… Read More

Mindful Life

The Winter Solstice

By On December 20, 2015

  As written in my one of my last post (you can read it here), we tend to forget our natural connection with Nature. For a couple of weeks already, shops have… Read More

DIY Lust

Eco-Homestead: Making glue with horse-chestnut (or not)

By On October 26, 2015

  It’s horse-chestnut time!!!! For my first Orla-post, I wanted to share with you my newly found knowledge about this fall staple: the conker. Fall is a beautiful season, the colours are just… Read More

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Bathroom Cook: How To Make Your Own Sunscreen

By On July 15, 2015

  You get it. Summer is synonymous with SUN. Here in Luxembourg, we have been quite lucky so far (let’s pray it stays that way, right?). So many things to be grateful… Read More

Conscious Foodie

Freedom Food

By On May 30, 2015

‘God saw all that he had made, and it was very good’ Bible quote I guess that in a ‘religious timeline’, the worlds’ religions would match the above quote to the time… Read More

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Green Lung: A free, organic supermarket in Luxembourg

By On February 26, 2015

A couple of months ago we read an interesting article about the fact that the human body is not really designed for being carnivore. Right. I do not have statistics or numbers… Read More

Mindful Life

Bright Luxembourg: “Bathroom Cook”, the 2nd series of workshops by Orla!

By On February 15, 2015

  Prior to last Thursday evening, I had never really thought about trying to make my own cosmetics. I always had this notion that it would be super complicated; require tons of… Read More

Healthy Folks

Mindful Consumer: the Dirty Dozen and the Clean Fifteen

By On February 6, 2015

Most of us know that buying organic is better for our health and better for the planet. Pesticides present health risks, especially to children and those with health concerns, and can include… Read More

Conscious Foodie

Bright Luxembourg: An Orla December

By On December 19, 2014

  You know this moment when you feel accomplished & rested from what just passed, yet excited and motivated for what might be coming next? Oh December, what an amazing month you’ve… Read More

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Bright Luxembourg: Wonderful Wandel.BAR

By On November 27, 2014

    A couple of weeks ago, David and I felt like trying out something new, and we had heard about an awesome new initiative called wandel.BAR. Wandel-what? As a social venture thriving… Read More

DIY Lust

Animal Foodies: Homemade Vegan Dog Treats

By On November 21, 2014

Eating healthy and living as positive as possible is a first step to live in symbiosis with nature and animals. That’s a great positive mental attitude , so think further , think… Read More

Mindful Life

Bright Luxembourg: Lëtz go Local

By On October 8, 2014

     Going local does not mean walling off the outside world. It means nurturing locally owned businesses which use local resources sustainably, employ workers at decent wages and serve primarily local customers.… Read More

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