Getting organised for 2018

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If you see my workspace, you’ll know straight away I’m an organised chaos kind of person. While I am slowly doing my best to declutter and start letting go of unimportant material possessions, I am insanely far from being a minimalist or having a Pinterest worthy space (and side note: I’m totally OK with that). Just like life itself, my desk and my mind can get a little messy at times. None of this stops me from banging out work to a deadline or remembering important things, but I do have to work at staying organised so that I have more time to focus on being creative and kicking butt at all the things I chose to do.

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The Retail Project: The Tasty Pear

If you’re looking for a one-stop spot to shop local, The Tasty Pear is the place for you.

This glorious treasure-trove of handmade goodies has a huge range from local and WA artists and creators, making it the perfect place to buy a gift or something special for yourself. It also makes shopping local super easy – it’s open 6 days a week, so you don’t have to hunt down your favourite artists at the markets or make guesses about the opening times associated with small shops.

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Shop local: candles

Small business is, in fact, big business. In WA, small businesses make up about 97 per cent of ALL businesses – proof that in the west, the #girlbosses, entrepreneurs, family-owned ventures, working mums and start ups are doing something right. But running a small business can be a LOT of hard work and take more than a little bit of blood, sweat and tears. So why not help a small biz out when you can and shop with them first?

As many of you know, I love coming home after a long day and getting cosy on the couch while a delicious candle burns nearby, so kicking off this shop local feature with candles was a no brainer for me! Why not support these awesome Perth makers by visiting them online, at a market or a local stockist stat.

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