DIY Knit Blanket: Make Your Own in 45 Minutes

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The holiday season may have left us, but its chilly weather wants to stay just a bit longer. A DIY knit blanket is the perfect item to stay warm, but what makes it even better? A blanket that you worked hard to make and that saved you a pretty penny. Did you know you can knit these using your arms? […]

Alternative Nut Butter: A Healthy Departure From The Standard Peanut

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Photo courtesy: Alyssa | Simply Quinoa

Looking for a healthy alternative to peanut butter, or just a change of pace? Then alternative nut butter is perfect for you! Use one to make any peanut butter recipe a little healthier. Or, simply spice up your next PB&J. Either way, your choice of flavor variations are endless and variety is the spice of life! A Handful of Almonds […]

Puff Shoulders Keep You Falling in Love With Fashion

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Romance is holding the month of February ransom! Billowy sleeves and puff shoulders adorn street style goddesses around the globe. Silk blouses and cotton dresses are keeping the focus on the arms and shoulders. If you’re looking for a fresh Winter update that will work its way into Spring, this is the trend to look for. Deconstructed Puff Shoulders Anyone […]

Preserved Bouquets: Make Your Special Moment Last

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Valentine’s Day has come to an end leaving us with ardent memories and a bunch of flowers on the brink of death. Preserved bouquets are a way to make that beauty last. Moreover, even passed their freshness these flowers can still have much more to offer. Save the flowers and their sentimental value with these neat tips and tricks. Drying: […]

Mitski: In Need of a Good Cry?

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Looking for your next hook of melancholic music? Then Mitski Miyawaki is the perfect singer/ songwriter for you. Mitski is a unique indie rock artist whose songs deal with the struggles we face as humans. Her songs mainly focus on seeking a sense of identity. Through her lyrics, she seeks a place where she belongs. She longs for successful adult […]

Valentine’s Day Street Style Outfits: Wild at Heart

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Does anyone else like to go a little crazy on Valentine’s Day? Evidently, you’re not alone. Our favorite Valentine’s Day street style outfits totally throw caution to the wind. If it’s red or pink or has a heart, it counts! Who cares if anyone stares, this is self-love at it’s finest. Valentine’s Day Street Style, Baby Doll Take everything you […]

Pink Walls (Not Only For Wednesdays)

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Looking to add some color to a room that’s just lacking something unique? Pink walls are in and they are replacing drab plain white walls. Considering, the color pink invites a stylish playfulness into any room. Further, pink pigments can lead to a more intense or mellow vibe. Pink also brings out the most in colors; accentuating the ambiance they […]

Sugar Scrubs Sweeten Up Your Skin Care Routine

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After the holiday season more often than not we have the unwanted gift of dry skin. Sugar scrubs are the perfect remedy for this winter season blight. These scrubs get rid of the unwanted dead skin while boosting the regeneration of healthy skin. They have a list of benefits that some may not think of. We’ll show you the way […]

Top Handle Purses: Best of Both Worlds

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Tired of small purses that have as much storage space as your back pocket? Top handle purses offer the best of both worlds! These purses are stylish and unique. In addition, they offer all the functionality of a hefty handbag. They can vary in sizes and styles so you don’t have to worry about having something clunky or flimsy like […]

Rubber Plant: Trendy & Unique

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Photo courtesy: My Scandinavian Home

The time for plastic plants is over, it’s time for rubber plants to shine! Despite their name, a rubber plant is very real plant that take care to grow. Classy and modern, these plants look great in any home. If you care for your plant, you reap the reward of a brightened room. Sure, growing a plant as fussy as […]

Paris Ground Zero: Best Things to See + Do

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No matter what time of the year you visit Paris you are sure to have an amazing experience. This week, we are focusing on Paris Ground Zero – the central point of the city. If you plan your days around specific areas you will maximize your travel time. Make each arrondissement a fulfilling one-stop-shop and get your fill before moving […]

Winter White: All-White Outfits

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It’s the season of “trans”. The beauty of trans seasonal Winter white outfits is that they bring the hope of Spring! Trade in your black for a day and opt instead for wool fabrics in light neutrals. You will be a breath of fresh air to everyone you meet. Winter White Outfits Without the Labor First the staples. Go ahead […]