STYLE

MUST HAVE: BLACK OPEN SHOULDER TOP

May 26, 2017
Black open shoulder top

There is one trend I just can’t resist. I’M LOVING EVERYTHING OPEN SHOULDER, ESPECIALLY IF IT’S IN BLACK OR WHITE. When I was going through my purchases from last year, I realized that I bought so many open shoulder tops and dresses that I barely have anything else in my closet. Funny thing is I don’t usually do that. I’m not the type of person that will buy the same things over and over again. For instance, I wouldn’t buy one…

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SIPS

HOT PINK SMOOTHIE PACKED WITH ANTIOXIDANTS

May 16, 2017
Antioxidant hot pink chia smoothie recipe

Ok, I know. Another smoothie post. But hang in there. This pink smoothie is so much more than just a tasty drink. It is packed with natural antioxidants. IF SOMETHING IS GOOD FOR YOUR SKIN, COUNT ME IN. Antioxidants are major for your skin. Nowadays it is so easy to buy skincare products that contain antioxidants, there is still nothing better than feeding your skin from the inside first. So what’s so good about this pink smoothie? The ingredients. Raspberries are…

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LIVING

A LOOK BACK AT MY THIRD TRIMESTER

May 10, 2017
a look back at my third trimester

It’s time for the last pregnancy update – the third trimester. If you missed the previous posts in the series, check out the first trimester and second trimester posts as well. This last trimester was the hardest one for me. I hated that I could barely put on my shoes and I was out of breath after every little thing I do. Sleeping became quite challenging too. There was way too much pressure to sleep on my back, so I had…

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STYLE

BLACK AND PINK OOTD FOR FALL

March 27, 2017
Black and pink outfit of the day

Black and pink is such an unusual combination for me. With a few exceptions, you would rarely see me wearing pink. I do like soft and pastel pinks but I’m just not a huge fan of the bright and neon shades of the color. That’s why this sweater worked for me, the color is soft and delicate. The exact type of shade I like, a bit pink, a bit peachy. It also looks good on a fair skin like mine. On…

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LIVING

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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BITES

DARK AND WHITE CHOCOLATE STUFFED RASPBERRIES

March 16, 2017
Chocolate stuffed raspberries. Healthy treat

Anyone with a sweet tooth will love this easy recipe. You only need two ingredients to make chocolate stuffed raspberries – chocolate chip and raspberries. Simple and healthy. Rinse the raspberries, stuff them with some dark and white chocolate chip and put them in the fridge or freezer. A fresh snack to have at all times. You can offer chocolate stuffed raspberries as a light dessert next time you have a dinner party, and I’m sure everyone would love them. If you freeze…

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STYLE

WEARING NON-MATERNITY CLOTHES WHILE PREGNANT

March 13, 2017
Brown Ring Chain Accent Faux Suede Flap Bag

When I got pregnant, I was curious to see how long I can wear my regular clothes before having to buy any maternity ones. Honestly, the idea of purchasing maternity clothes seemed like a waste of money. So I wanted to find a way that I can be wearing non-maternity clothes during my pregnancy. During my first pregnancy with my daughter, I was not showing until the end of my 4th month, and even then it looked more like I…

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BEAUTY

BENEFITS OF GRAPESEED OIL FOR SKINCARE

February 6, 2017
Benefits of grapeseed oil in skincare

Have you started using oils in your beauty routine? Let me introduce you to one of my favorite oils right now – grapeseed oil. For the longest time, I used only coconut oil. I used it as a hair mask, lip balm, body lotion. Pretty much everything. However with so many amazing oils on the market right now, I wanted to try something else. First of all, my skin tends to get very oily at times, so I wasn’t sure…

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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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BEAUTY

4 MUST HAVE BEAUTY PRODUCTS FOR 2017

January 30, 2017
4 Must Have Beauty Products for 2017

2017 is about embracing your natural look, minimal makeup, and dewy looking skin. The first thing in achieving healthy and glowing skin is using the right products. Today I’m sharing some of my favorite must-have beauty products for 2017. LA ROCHE-POSAY MICELLAR WATER Micellar water is made of tiny micelles, which are oil molecules dissolved in soft water. The surprising thing is that it doesn’t leave your skin oily as you might think it will. Instead, it removes makeup and dirt, leaving…

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