Weekend Reads

sangria cocktail

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. That’s why I was super excited to read these tips on how five natural beauty gurus take care of their skin.

There are so many apps and tools that help you to keep track on your taxes that sometimes I feel a bit overwhelmed. I do have a system in place, but I can always use some tax organization tips—especially if these come from my favorite blogger Jen from iHeart Organizing blog.

flamingo wall

I am not a fan of jeans in general, but this denim guide made me think that maybe I just didn’t know how to pick the right style.

It gets more difficult to make friends when you are older, especially if you are relocating to another city. These tips on establishing meaningful connections are worth checking out if you feel lonely in a new city.

I love facial oils and I am totally sold on this awesome DIY makeup remover wipes recipe by Hello Glow.

If there is one exercise I can’t stand is a plank (for real, I’d better do 200 squats than one 60-second plank). However, I do realize that it’s one of the best moves for my body and thus seriously consider going though this 30 day plank challenge. If everything goes as planned, I’d be able to do a three-minute plank at the end of the month.

korean beauty

Are you still looking for a Mother’s Day present? I think I know where to find the most perfect gift for her: these gorgeous rose jewels are every mom’s dream come true.

I continue working on decorating our apartment, and there is still a few things that have to be done. For instance, I am trying to figure out how to hide TV and cable box cords. This step-by-step tutorial by Young House Love seems like an easy to implement solution.

Coachella has passed, but it doesn’t mean that the festival season is over. Check out this top 10 festivals list by the Blonde Salad and plan your outdoor activities for the season!

DIY Spiralling Rug

That’s a big one: Independent Fashion Bloggers shared my guide to NYC’s best macaron cafes together with my outfit photos! I am so thrilled to be featured by IFB together with other bloggers from across the globe. Find these links below:

Sponsored by Shopbop: Wildfox, Love Sam Dresses, KENDALL + KYLIE Shoes, blank canvas, Viva Aviva, Love Binetti, Day to Night Dresses, Denim Shorts, Slide Sandals, Men’s Chamula.

Photos via One Sweet Mess, Brit & Co, and The Chriselle Factor.