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Three ways to use a Lavalava

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Three ways to use a Lavalava

A lavalava is a piece of cloth used as clothing.  It is also known around the world as a sarong and pareau.  It is worn by both men and women at any time of the day.  It can be worn while taking an outside shower, going for a swim in the ocean, as pyjamas and even as an evening gown to a fancy party. While the most common use of a lavalava is as a piece of clothing there are other ways that you can use your lavalava.  Here are thee ways to use a lavalava. 1. Lavalava Throw Blanket Most lavalavas...

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Life with a One Month Old Baby

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Life with a One Month Old Baby

I recently wrote this on my personal blog and felt that it was necessary for our customers to know this story. Not many of you know that I spent my last year in Samoa on assignment as an Australian Volunteer for International Development. I have been lucky enough to be one of the Victorian State Reps for returned volunteers and was able to attend a workshop in Adelaide this past weekend. Part of the workshop included public speaking and me presenting a three minute presentation. As you all know I suck at public speaking but I was pretty happy with...

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