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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…

makeup storage ideas
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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
Blogging

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…

how to clean white sneakers
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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…

Norway Travel Tips
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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…

floral flatlay
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I am working on some apartment renovation projects (stay tuned as I am planning on sharing some before/after photos!), and one of them is a gallery wall project. The whole idea is a bit complicated, but it’s totally doable…

Lifestyle

16 Things That Will Make Your Kitchen So Much More Fun

This past weekend I’ve been working on a few kitchen organization projects and figured that I need to spice up my collection of boring appliances and plain kitchen tools with some sweet yet functional pieces. I started my retail…

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Have you heard about feng shui? Gala from Gala Darling explains how rearranging furniture can change your life. Love those actionable tips on how to make grocery flowers last. Are you using diffusing essential oils in your house? Those…

Fitness

My Everyday Fitness Essentials

Beach season is around the corner and I am trying to get in shape and eat healthier. While my recently discovered love for ice cream somewhat slows down my fitness goals, I still manage to hit the gym a few times…

recipe: ombre donuts
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Are you planning on starting your online store? Mackenzie Horan from Design Darling shares her tips and tricks on how to avoid common online entrepreneur mistakes. This floral bag by Gucci is such perfection! Sarah Vickers from Classy Girls Wear…

Holidays

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…

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I am not sure I can do it, but some people manage to eat healthy living in New York for just $5. Wow! Are you struggling with perfect shots? Do you feel that you never look good on photos?…