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How to Stay Organized in College

It’s a midterm season now at NYU where, as you know, I’m currently studying media and communications. Many of you asked me on Insta Stories and Snapchat if I can share any tips on how I’m staying productive while…

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Blogging

How to Collaborate with Influential Bloggers

Collaborating with famous bloggers is definitely something I’d love to do in future as guest posting and getting yourself out there on other people’s platforms is crucial for traffic growth and brand recognition. However, I didn’t have a chance to guest post frequently enough. I…

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If you are looking for a perfect summer soiree inspiration, definitely check out this gorgeous pink-white-and-blue Fourth of July party decor idea! I prefer tinted moisturizers and BB-creams in the summer as opposed to full-coverage foundations, and this ultimate list of BB…

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How cute is this DIY handkerchief project for upcoming Father’s Day? Even though Russians do not celebrate this holiday at the same day as Americans, I’m bookmarking it until February 23rd—Russian’s version of Father’s Day. Getting on vacation doesn’t…

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Great tips on how to organize your collection of photos (we are talking print photographs and videos). Upgrade your working space for free with these 12 free printable pieces of wall art. Are you thinking on launching a freelance…

Three Women That Changed My Life
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Women Who’ve Changed My Life

This post is sponsored by Zenni Optical. All opinions expressed herein are my own and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Zenni. When people talk about powerful women who’ve influenced their lives, names like Beyonce Knowles…

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Check out these tips from a food photography pro and put your Instagram food shots to the next level. Did you know that you have five happiness muscles and you can exercise them? Learn about each and every festival happening in…

Cucumber Coconut Lime Popsicles
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These 13 popsicles are so instagrammable! What a perfect food to celebrate the long weekend! If you are staying this long weekend in the city, these tips on how to look good when it’s very hot outside might become handy. Have you…

Lifestyle

Charities That I Support

You might be surprised to learn that in Russia where I’m originally from volunteering and supporting charitable organizations is not as popular as it is in the U.S. There are various historical and economical explanations that come into explaining…

Lifestyle

My Home Office Makeover

Ever since I started working from home I realized that making my workspace comfortable is one of the keys to make me more productive. As a writer, I was always taught that a neat desk is one of the…

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If you are like me and love collecting beauty products, check out these tips by Kate La Vie on how to organize your makeup collection. Sea salt hair treatments could be expensive, especially when you realize that you are…

7 hacks every blogger should know
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7 Hacks Every Blogger Should Know

Perhaps, every blogger has a set of little tricks that helps to improve productivity and make blogging process much more effective. Over the past few years I learned a few strategies that help me keep the blog flowing. Today…

The ultimate guide to the best restaurants in Paris
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Planning on visiting France? Bookmark this ultimate guide to the best restaurants in Paris. If you are blogging or working for a PR company you must read this post about why bloggers do not respond to PR emails. Did you…

The Ultimate Guide to Blogger Linkups
Blogging

The Ultimate Guide to Blogger Linkups

Among all the tools in a blogger’s arsenal, linkups are probably the most underestimated. However, linkups are a relatively easy way to introduce your blog to the world and build connections with the community. Today, I’m going to break…

COLOR BLOCKED CHOCOLATE BARK WITH EDIBLE FLOWER SPRINKLES
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I had fun going through this list of 20 signs that you should live in New York. I have to admit that I qualify to be a real New Yorker! Vegetable-based castile soap is one of the best natural…

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White sneakers are so on trend now, but how to clean them? This mini-guide by Racked provides some great tips on how to make your sneakers look brand new again. I loved this detailed article by Emily Henderson and…

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15 Summer Getaway Ideas

Ever since our latest trip to Belize, I’ve realized how important it is to take a proper break and completely disconnect from the world for a little while. Yes, long weekend trips to the Hamptons are great, but I…

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Perhaps, I should not blog while being hungry, but these hot spots for brunch in NYC look so delicious! As I said in one my recent beauty review, I am all about exploring new organic and natural skincare products.…

Fitness

My Favorite YouTube Workouts

adidas Gymbreaker Bounce Trainer / Spoga Yoga Mat / Tone Fitness Dumbbell Set The other day I was trying to figure out why I have been skipping workouts so often and finally figured that bad weather is big part of the…

City Guide: the Best Macarons in New York
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City Guide: the Best Macarons in New York

Continuing with the topic of gluten-free desserts, I have to admit that nothing makes my heart beat faster than a few tiny sweet confections known as macarons. Made out of almond flour, egg whites, and sugar, these naturally gluten-free…