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Unique Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

When it comes to celebrating Valentine’s Day, it’s so tempting to pick an easy route and stick to trivial flowers and chocolate gifts. Don’t take me wrong, there is nothing more enjoyable than to have a scent of freshly…

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How to Dress Up Champagne for Holidays

If you read my post on Russian winter holiday traditions, you know that New Year’s Eve is the biggest holiday of the year in Eastern Europe. People are getting together and party all day and night long. Somehow it’s…


Where to Order Holiday Photo Cards

You’ll be surprised, but there is no such tradition as sending holidays cards in Russia where I’m originally from. People just call each other or send text messages and exchange presents around the New Year’s Eve. Ever since I…


Helen Ficalora Giveaway

It already became a tradition to gift my mom and a sister jewelry charms for winter holidays. Last year, I gifted them charm bracelets that they wore all year long and this season I’m planning on picking a cute letter…


Prom Lessons Learned the Hard Way

I talked about my prom story on the blog way back in 2015 where I shared with you some of my hair styling tips for your big night. However, my epic prom failure didn’t stop with that. Somehow, I…


Mother’s Day Gift Guide with Uncommon Goods

You probably never heard about it before, but March 8th is one of the most important holidays of the year for Russians. Called an International Women’s Day, it’s a celebration of mothers, sisters, daughters, wives, co-workers, and other women in…

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Homemade Valentine’s Card Ideas

This year, I decided to prepare for Ben a very special Valentine’s Day present. I picked some art supplies and started experimenting with handmade cards. A few crafting evenings later, I have a collection of DIY cards and tons…


New Year’s Eve Party Essentials

Whether you are hosting a New Year’s Eve party at home or helping with decorations at your friends’ house, you can’t go wrong with gold and glitter. Sparkly table accessories bring a festive mood in your house and immediately put you in…

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Gift Guide: Beauty Sets For Under $25

I am a little late with my gift guides this season, but it’s simply because I wanted to select only these products for you that I tried myself or plan on purchasing this season. #1: THE BODY SHOP Nutty Body Butter Sweethearts ($18) —…

Papyrus Christmas Cards 2015

Russian Winter Holiday Traditions

You might be surprised how different Russian and American holiday traditions, especially when it comes to winter holidays. I was born and raised in Russia where we celebrate New Years as the biggest holiday of the year. Even though…


10 Ways to Feel Cozy

Apt. 9 Cashmere Sweater (c/o; sold out for just $14.99 at thredUp) / Burberry Brit Pants (on sale) Jay M. Doctor Bag / Romwe Structured Vest / Nursace Ankle Boots (similar) With the weather changing for the cool, it is time…

10 Unexpected Gifts for Bestie

10 Unexpected Gifts for Your Bestie

Starbucks gift cards, makeup palettes, gloves… Your bestie will most likely receive those cliché gifts from her other friends and family. Why don’t you pick something completely different this year and choose an unexpected gift that she will really like? Let’s…


Giveaway: $300 Worth of Makeup & Beauty Products

This holiday season I decided to treat you, my dear readers, with something very special. It’s a package of makeup and beauty products that I will give to one random subscriber to my weekly newsletters. If you are already receiving my Friday’s…


12 Ways to Elevate Your Thanksgiving Table Settings

  Whether you are hosting a Thanksgiving dinner at your place or just set up a casual snack bar, you want your table decor to be on point. Start from these elegant centerpieces and table accessories as those eye-catchers will definitely bring…


Not Too Spooky Halloween Decorations

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays, but I rarely go all the way in with decorating my apartment. I prefer effortless spooky touches here and there that you can use year after year. Here are the nine not so scary Halloween…

Valentine's Day Presents for Him 2015

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him

It is not an easy thing to find a gift for a man, especially if he is the love of your life. You want to pick a present that is very special and cute at the same time, while he…

Ultimate Guide Holiday Gifts 2014 by StyleSprinter

Ultimate Guide: Holiday Gifts

Sometimes it can be difficult to pick the perfect gift for those that we love. While looking for a perfect gift, it is easy to pick what you like as opposed to the taste of the gift receiver. To avoid…

Holiday Gift for Her Under 25 Dollars 2014

Holiday Gift Guide: Under $25

Continuing the topic of holiday shopping, I would like to bring to your attention these inexpensive but very cute gift ideas. People say that the most important thing about gift giving is not the price of the present but…

Holiday Gift Guide Under 100 Dollars 2014

Holiday Gift Guide: Under $100

Gift-shopping process seem like it should be simple, but in reality it is pretty complicated. Here in the United States many people exchange gifts only for winter holidays and thus want to find not just any but a perfect…

Christmas 2014 Gifts for Women

Holiday Gift Guide: Under $50

Winter holidays are around the corner which means that it’s time to start shopping for presents. This is the first post in the Holiday Gift Guide series that I will be posting over the next couple of weeks. I am planning to…