Author Archives : Jacqueline Teo

Selling at Weekend Bazaars


If you’re a small business with products to sell, the best way to reach audience to showcase your products is through weekend bazaars. Weekend bazaars are usually organized in neighbourhood malls, commercial buildings and even shopping malls.  You’re reaching out to the same crowds as the retail stores in the areas but without the commitment to all the time and…

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Making Money with Print on Demand Websites


Creativity sells. If you’re a creative person, you can make passive income by selling your designs on print-on-demand (POD) websites that allow you to upload your artworks and then have them printed on various kind of merchandises. You don’t need be a graphic designer or illustrator to do this although knowing how to churn out designs with Illustrator or Photoshop help…

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Whipped Body Butter Recipe


After trying many cream and lotion bought from the pharmacy to ease my eczema symptoms with no help, I stumbled upon homemade body butter from a vendor selling at a community bazaar. It was amazing and it helped me with my dry skins. Then, when I begin my Zero Waste journey, I came across a YouTube video of Lauren Singer…

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Starting a Home Compost


I’m only beginning to start a compost bin at home for the first time so this post is really about sharing my personal experience and what I’ve learned from experts on composting. Ever since I come across the Zero Waste lifestyle, I realize how much food waste we send to the landfills. In a household of 3 persons, we have…

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Making and Using Eco Enzyme


Eco enzyme is a dark brown coloured solution obtained from the fermentation of food scraps (fruit and vegetables only), sugar and water. Eco enzyme is developed by Dr. Rosukon from Thailand who has been actively involved in enzyme research for over 30 years. There are many beneficial uses of eco enzyme. You can use it as household and laundry cleaner,…

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My New Perspective on Life


I reflect on my life pretty often ever since I turned 30. I still remember when I had like a mild panic attack and started to speed up everything I do as if I was going to die the next day. Yeesh! It was bad as it stressed me up even more. Today I turned 35. Do I still get…

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Should You Go Full Time or Part Time?


Whenever we hear the word “entrepreneur,” we instantly think of someone who is full of ideas and willing to take the risk to begin any ventures. That’s not entirely true although those are the traits we commonly see in entrepreneurs. Take me for example. I’m a rather risk-averse person. While I do take risks, I only take calculated risks. I…

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5 Little Things You Do that Drive People Away


(This is an updated post. It was originally posted on February 24th, 2015.) Often we hear about the little things you can do to make someone’s day or your day better and generally these little things add up to the happiness you can potentially create for yourself and for the people around you. At the same time, there are also…

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