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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 cleaners. This post by Mother Nature provides 8 ideas on how you can use castile soap in your household (spoiler alert: it’s more that just a hand soap).

People make mistakes, especially at the beginning of their careers. My Domaine features 10 successful business ladies and their early career failures.

how to make avocado roses

How cute are these avocado roses? What a fun idea to make your everyday veggies more fun!

Don’t know where to start with your apartment renovation project? The New York Times recently wrote about a new online home decor service that offers affordable decor services. The claim is that Homepolish helps to transform a trivial living space into a dream home.

Starting on October 1st, New York based stores will start charging $0.05 fee for plastic bags at supermarkets. I’m super excited about this legislation as it will encourage people to bring disposable bags from home and reduce the negative impact of plastic on environment.

how to make a small space look bigger

Vogue interviewed top interior design influencers on how to make a small space look bigger. I found these suggestions are very handy, especially for people living in New York City.

Great tips on what to do with post-acne, pre-aging skin by Into The Gloss.

Mother’s Day is a great occasion to make a donation to one of the charitable organizations that are doing wonderful things for mothers across the globe.

beautiful sunset

Blogs I found this week: The Dash of Darling, Bisous Natasha, and The Chriselle Factor.

Vegan recipe of the week: Black Bean Quinoa Veggie Burgers.

Recent beauty find: Jurlique Rose Love Balm ($10).

Currently reading: Essentialism by Greg McKeown.

Latest home decor finds:

Photos via Camilla Pihl, Paper N StitchGary Pepper, and Hall of Homes.