Sparkle #236: Spring has Sprung!

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Hello beautiful people, are you ready for spring? I know I am! Today is the Spring Equinox, which marks the beginning of spring across the world. Today is one of the only two days in the year when the day and… Continue Reading

Sparkle #233: Hey 2017 – Let’s Do This!

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Happy 2017 to all you happy, shiny people! There’s something about 2017 that’s got me all excited and optimistic – this year feels like it’s going to be magical. Or maybe this is just the hope that kicks in with the start… Continue Reading

All is Merry, All is Bright!

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Hello lovely people, are you ready for the holidays? I know I am! 2016 has been one crazy year (I have a feeling I say that for every year), and I am glad it is coming to an end. This year just… Continue Reading

Sparkle #219: Bright Lights on my Mind!

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October and the cool fall breeze is making me happy-giddy! And I have got fun, family, food and festivals on my mind all of this month. Since the festival of lights is just round the corner, I have been browsing a whole… Continue Reading

Sparkle #205: Fourth of July Sparkler Photography

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The Fourth of July weekend is just round the corner, and if you have not planned a mini getaway, then chances are you are having a nice summer party at home! If you plan to spend your weekend chilling with… Continue Reading

Sparkle #204: Creative Room Decor Ideas – Part 2

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See Part 1 of this post here.  Hello folks, today I am wrapping up my room decor inspiration post with this round-up of ideas for bright, colorful and creative decor which complements the current set up of my room. Let me know what… Continue Reading

Sparkle #203: Creative Room Decor Ideas – Part 1

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See Part 2 of this post here.  Hello everyone, how has your week been? Mine’s been crazy as always, and I am so excited the weekend is just around the corner. This weekend, I will be spending some time shopping online… Continue Reading

Sparkle #202: Last Minute Father’s Day Ideas

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Hello folks, how is June coming along for everyone? I am sure most of you are mad at me for not posting as often as I used to. But the last couple of weeks have been a little crazy for… Continue Reading

Out With The Old, In With The New

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I am writing this post from a room which is bare, empty and feels cold, even though today is a particularly warm summer day. All the paraphernalia on my desk has been packed in boxes, and the pictures and postcards on the walls have… Continue Reading

Googlebun Fridays (Week 15)

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Happy Friday everyone! Below are my top picks from the web for this week, what have you been reading? Have a good weekend! Chocolate Berry Pavlova | Charcoal face mask | Veg Cheeseburger Pizza | Crafts for little Yogis | City lights… Continue Reading

Googlebun Fridays (Week 14)

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Happy Friday everyone! Below are my top picks from the web for this week, what have you been reading? Have a good weekend! 30 minute walking challenge | Pill capsule cookies | Crazy chic bun | How to style a red lip… Continue Reading

Googlebun Fridays (Week 13)

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Happy Friday everyone! Below are my top picks from the web for this week, what have you been reading? Have a good weekend! Banana coffee vegan smoothie | Spring sandal guide | 12 fashion books | Europe travel guide | Yoga and breathing |… Continue Reading

Googlebun Fridays (Week 12)

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Happy Friday everyone! Below are my top picks from the web for this week, what have you been reading? Have a good weekend! Gorgeous wedding dress style | Bali collection, Free People | 2006 vs 2016 | DIY 2016 festival makeup | Candy which… Continue Reading

Sparkle #184: Easter Traditions for a Fun Holiday

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The last week of March is such a fabulous week. The weather starts clearing up, spring is round the corner and all around the world people are celebrating fun festivals like Holi or Easter! I read somewhere that Easter is a… Continue Reading

Color Me Crazy: Holi Happiness

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Today is Holi – the festival of colors, love, laughter and merrymaking. The Holi festival marks the end of winter and is a great way to welcome spring. Holi is probably one of the most chilled out Indian festivals ever –… Continue Reading

How to Get Your Happy On!

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Spring has finally sprung (yesterday was the Spring Equinox) and today UN is celebrating the International Day of Happiness. If you click this link, you can actually download a free Happiness Guidebook which is packed with ideas to create a happier… Continue Reading

Googlebun Fridays (Week 11)

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Happy Friday everyone! Below are my top picks from the web for this week, what have you been reading? Have a good weekend! Aura photography | Paris through another lens | Do this yoga squat everyday | Daylight saving and surviving the… Continue Reading

Sparkle #182: Rainbow Recipes for a Lucky Day!

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day people! I hope the luck of the Irish blesses us all today and forever! I am a strong believer of living by intention, so the more you think about all the luck you already have in your life, the… Continue Reading

Googlebun Fridays (Week 10)

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Happy Friday everyone! Below are my top picks from the web for this week, what have you been reading? Have a good weekend! Chocolate peanut butter tart | Crochet pom pom tutorial | 2016 festival season | Amazing travel kits | St.… Continue Reading

Happy Women’s Day Ladies!

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Being a woman is a blessing which should be celebrated everyday, not just on 8 March! But since we got a day to ourselves, let’s take some time today and remember to: Be kind to ourselves and stop feeling guilty: we don’t have to… Continue Reading

Sparkle #180: Buddha Doodles

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Happy Monday my lovelies! It’s a particularly happy Monday for me this week, since we got our grandmother home today. If you read my post last week, you would know that my absence on the blog was primarily because my… Continue Reading

Googlebun Fridays (Week 9)

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Happy Friday everyone! Below are my top picks from the web for this week, what have you been reading? Have a good weekend! Workout motivation tips | Spring nail paints | Braided Nutella bread | 3 useful online courses | Frozen inspired beach wedding |… Continue Reading

Googlebun Fridays (Week 8)

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Happy Friday everyone! Below are my top picks from the web for this week, what have you been reading? Have a good weekend! Healthy lunches for work | The hottest jeans right now | Aloe & coconut oil moisturizer | Chicago food… Continue Reading

Googlebun Fridays (Week 7)

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Happy Friday everyone! Below are my top picks from the web for this week, what have you been reading? Have a good weekend! How to rock overalls | Refreshing salads | Applesauce carrot cake | Take control of your life | Products… Continue Reading

Googlebun Fridays (Week 6)

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Happy Friday everyone! Below are my top picks from the web for this week, what have you been reading? Have a good weekend! Portable breakfasts | Crochet slippers | Ikea’s valentine’s day | Kickstart productivity | V-day cocktails for 2016 | Garlic… Continue Reading

Sparkle #177: Valentine’s Day, 14 Ways

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Hello everyone, how is your week coming along? Valentine’s day is round the corner, and just like I promised, I am doing an interesting valentine’s day round-up for you this week. Valentine’s day is a day of love, not just a day… Continue Reading