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Creativity Where Are Thou? And A Sugar- and Dairy- Free Chocolate Milk Recipe

Elina December, SelfCare

Even with the prompt sometimes my creativity is just absent. I draw and draw and nothing. The image just looks flat and lifeless… Meh… is the better word for it. And although I felt like that I still pushed on and drawn this illustration. I love hot chocolate. But now I eat sugar and dairy-free it’s a challenge to make …

let it snow

The No Poo Experience, Cutting Hair And Ikea

Elina December, SelfCare

I’m pretty much obsessed with getting my hair into a somewhat healthy state. Last time I wrote about my hair I told you that I’m doing a no-poo challenge for a year. So no harsh chemicals on my hair for a full year. Today marks a 30-day mark for that year.  One month without shampoo. I do still wash my …


Self-Acceptance And A Cozy Nook

Elina December, SelfCare

December so far is filled with tiny magic moments. I’m so grateful for it. I’m basking in it each and every day. I can’t believe that it’s the middle of December already! Time is going so fast. I can’t help but compare it with December last year. There was a frantic/manic energy and I was going and going afraid of …

jingle bells

Boring Saturdays and Endelflower Lattes

Elina December, SelfCare

Today I have the house all to myself. Technically, the house is just an apartment and I still have Maya with me but those are just silly details. Husband and son are away at grandparents’ house and I’m free to roam the apartment and do whatever I please. ‘Whatever I please’ means uninterrupted time drawing and doing laundry, a long …

winter wonderland

Henna, Frustrations And A Cozy Blanket

Elina December, SelfCare

Another day and another drawing. Honestly, this one was a bit frustrating to do and it didn’t really turn out the say I wanted it to. There are a lot of tiny details to fuss over and fuss I did. But somehow it didn’t want to bend to my will… It just is what it is. The prompt of the …