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HOW WE LIMIT OURSELVES WITHOUT EVEN REALIZING IT

March 21, 2017
How we limit ourselves

Recently I came across a quote that stuck with me. “Your only limit is you.” It made me think how we limit ourselves without even realizing it. Our insecurities and fears are often the reason for our own setbacks. Yes, today’s post has nothing to do with style or beauty. It’s about figuring out our limits. A few weeks ago, I finished this book, and I highly recommend it to anyone who needs some motivation and positivity in their lives. It’s about changing your…

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LIVING

A Look Back at My Second Trimester

February 1, 2017
Look Back at My Second Trimester

As of today, I’m 28 weeks pregnant, and I have officially entered the third trimester of my pregnancy.  So this post is all about my experiences during the second trimester. Sweater; Jeans; Boots; Lipstick; Rings; FOOD First, let’s talk food. I have to admit that I have never before felt so hungry in my entire life. Food just tasted so delicious during my second trimester. Carbs have been my utter weakness, and even though I love fish, no meat during this…

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FOOD LIVING

Creamy Pineapple Coconut Frozen Dessert

January 25, 2017
Creamy coconut frozen dessert

Refreshing, delicious and creamy pineapple coconut frozen dessert. So today’s post started with the genuine intention to make a smoothie. I’ve been obsessed with smoothies, and I’ve been trying different variations that work best. Smoothies are a great way to add some fruit and veggies to your diet. My daughter has always loved eating fruits and vegetables, and I’ve never had a to force her to eat them (except for zucchini, but I’m working on that). To keep things interesting…

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DRINKS LIVING

Warm Almond Butter Hot Chocolate Smoothie Recipe

January 18, 2017
Warm almond butter hot chocolate smoothie recipe

If you love hot chocolate but you’re looking for a healthier alternative than the powder packages they sell in the stores, I got you! Today we’re making warm almond butter hot chocolate smoothie. I’ve tried this recipe a couple of times and this is just the perfect combination. Not too sweet, no added sugars. You really have to try it to believe me how good it is. It’s packed with protein, fiber, vitamin E, calcium, and potassium. So lots of good…

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LIVING

Best of 2016: A Year in Review

January 13, 2017
Best of 2016

It’s hard to think of one word that would describe 2016. There were just way too many things that happened in my personal life and I shared a big chunk of my experiences here on the blog. If you remember in the beginning of the year, I traveled back to the states to officially become a US citizen. Yay for that, right? I was postponing the whole process for last 4 or 5 years and now it just feels right.…

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HOME LIVING

12 Fabulous Home Decor Finds You Won’t Believe are Under $30

January 9, 2017
Fabulous home decor finds under $30

FEATHER-SHAPED PLATE | GOLD STAINLESS STEEL COASTERS | DENIM PILLOW | CONCRETE SOY WAX CANDLE | METAL WIRE BASKET | PHOTO FRAME | HEART DISH | STEMLESS WINE GLASSES | GOLD-SILVER SALAD SERVERS | WHITE GOLD TEALIGHT HOLDER | IVORY FAUX FUR THROW | MARBLE CANDLEHOLDERS | Not sure if I’ve mentioned this before, but I love home decor. If you follow me on Pinterest, you know that I’m constantly pinning interior design ideas. There is just something about home decor items…

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DRINKS LIVING

Carrot Mango Smoothie For Radiant Skin

December 30, 2016
Carrot Mango Smoothie for radiant skin

You know those days when you don’t feel like having a big breakfast. A smoothie is an excellent choice for those days. Light, full of vitamins and a great way to get your daily serving of fruits and veggies. This carrot mango smoothie has been one of my favorites lately. It’s packed with beta-carotin which is an antioxidant, good for your skin and eyes. It also has lots of potassium, magnesium, and fiber. So really, really good stuff for you. I’m obsessed…

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LIVING

A Look Back at My First Trimester

December 21, 2016
A look back at my first trimeste

As of today, I’m 22 weeks pregnant with our baby boy! In this post, I wanted to share everything that I experienced during my first trimester. When I was pregnant with Belle almost 8 years ago, we told people right away. So about a week or two after we found out I was pregnant, we shared the news. This time it was different. The only people we told right away was family and close friends. Then we waited until we…

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LIVING

An Announcement

December 5, 2016
an announcement

Some exciting news to share today! I’ve been keeping a secret and finally we’re ready to share it with everyone. Watch the video to find out what’s new and what’s coming in April 2017! Make sure to join my newsletter, as I will be mailing lots of fun things there.…

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Kill Some Time With These 5 Awesome Podcasts

October 30, 2016

Let’s talk about podcasts today. If you haven’t started listening to podcasts, it’s about time you do so. I found out about podcasts about 3-4 years ago, and it was an excellent way to pass the time at my old job. I worked on a computer all day, and I rarely had to communicate with others. Introvert much? Yep. Working on a computer can be quite tedious especially if you are doing the same thing every day. After a while,…

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