Sparkle #181: Love and Longing for NYC

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My travel wishlist is forever growing. As I add on new destinations every year, I also keep some time to visit places which have endeared to me on my previous travels. As a traveler, you sometimes discover cities and towns which feel familiar,… 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

Sparkle #179: Pant Suits in Bright Colors

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Nothing says business quite like a tailored and well fitted pant suit! I am not much of a jeans/pants person – I prefer dresses over jeans any day. In fact it’s been a while since I brought a regular pair of… 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

Sparkle #178: Chocolate Chip Cookie Overload

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What is that one food item which you tend to indulge in when feeling happy, excited, nervous or low? For me, it will always be desserts – I just cannot say no to goodies from the bakery! And chocolate tops this list. I… 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

Sparkle #176: Make your Monday Happy!

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Happy Monday folks! I am not feeling very happy or excited this morning and could do with some sunshine to brighten things up. The year has started on a crazy note, a new job means lots of learning and hence most of… Continue Reading

Googlebun Fridays (Week 5)

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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! Vintage v-day cards | 43 travel questions | Mental health apps | Rainbow bagels | Hearts beanie | Funny tweets… Continue Reading

Sparkle #175: Fall in Love with Yourself First!

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February is here, the perfect month to look at everything with rose tinted glasses. Thanks to valentines day, there’s a whole lot of love in the air and I can’t help but smile at all the mushiness. While we are on the topic… Continue Reading

Googlebun Fridays (Week 4)

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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! Whipped sleepytime rub | V-day cookies | Unforgettable trips for 2016 | Natural body cleanse | Incredible TED talks |… Continue Reading

Sparkle #174: Rose Quartz & Serenity Mood Board

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Pantone recently released it’s colors for 2016, and I am delighted! Rose quartz and serenity make for a light and airy combination which can not only exist by itself, but also easily mix with other colors to create eye catching palettes. That sounds believable,… Continue Reading

Googlebun Fridays (Week 3)

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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! 30th birthday cake | Cocktails for your sweetheart | Sleep well tonight | V-day shopping | Yoga before you get out… Continue Reading

Sparkle #173: Travel Wishlist – India Edition

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It is so much fun to create a travel wishlist for the year. Last year, Paris was right at the top of my list, and I was so thrilled when that trip actually happened! So there is definitely some merit in thinking about where you want… Continue Reading

Sparkle #172: Inspirational Phone Wallpapers

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Happy Monday folks! Are you charged up for the week ahead or are you still dealing with Monday morning blues? It’s still January, so you are probably motivated enough to stay on track with your resolutions for 2016. I just published mine and I… Continue Reading

Googlebun Fridays (Week 2)

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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! Create better habits | De-stress after work | Travel books to inspire your wanderlust | Typography art | Ice-cream… Continue Reading

Sparkle #171: Daily Inspiration Jar DIYs

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January is a month for new promises, fresh starts and inspiration to be a better “you” in the new year. But as the months roll by and we get caught in the hustle and bustle of daily life, we forget these reminders / resolutions and quickly… Continue Reading

Googlebun Fridays (Week 1)

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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! Grilled cheese sandwich with a twist | Snowy Colorado (photo diary) | Face masks that work | Pomegranate kale balsamic Pizza | Free coloring calendar |… Continue Reading

Sparkle #170: Free Printables for 2016

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Happy Thursday folks, how is 2016 treating you? It’s still the first week of the new year, so I guess we can allow ourselves a little leisure time to look at some fun printables for 2016. I love collecting printables and planners, I… Continue Reading

Happy Holidays!

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Hello my lovelies! It’s the end of the year, so I am taking a break to relax, introspect and come back with new goals for 2016. Thank you for being a part of Pumpernickel Pixie and visiting regularly, I am so grateful for you!… Continue Reading

GoogleBun Fridays: Week 51 Favorites

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Happy Friday folks! Below are my top picks from the web for this week. What have you been reading? Have a good weekend! Sweet snow filled recipes. Paper snowflakes tutorial. Citrus detox smoothie. Candy wonderland cake. Holiday playlist. Natural skin luminizer. Drake on Cake!… Continue Reading

Sparkle #169: The Giant List of Christmas DIYs

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Are you looking for fun stuff to do by yourself or with your family this holiday season? What better way to spend time together then to indulge in some interesting holiday DIYs. I came across a couple of very interesting DIYs… Continue Reading

Sparkle #168: Embellished Statement Jackets

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Did you see my post on party dresses for Christmas and New Years? Well there is one more way to glam up your look for a night out – an embellished statement jacket! Just throw on one of these over your little… Continue Reading

Sparkle #167: Winter Wonderland in London

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London lights up like magic during December, it seems the city brings out it’s best for Christmas. One of my favorite attractions in London during this time is Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park – a Christmas fair which is open during the months… Continue Reading

Sparkle #166: Vintage Holiday Cards

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Happy Monday folks! It’s almost Christmas, and I cannot wait until the holiday season officially kicks in sometime next week. With less than 10 days to go for Christmas, I have been obsessed with finding the perfect holiday cards which I… Continue Reading

GoogleBun Fridays: Week 50 Favorites

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Happy Friday folks! Below are my top picks from the web for this week. What have you been reading? Have a good weekend! December romances. Whimsical Christmas decor. The year in #hashtags. New calendars for 2016. London Christmas Markets. Travel themed wedding.… Continue Reading

Sparkle #165: Christmas Tree Decoration Themes

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I like coming up with a theme for decorating my Christmas tree every year. It is no fun to pile on all the ornaments in a random fashion on the tree. A themed Christmas tree on the other hand is… Continue Reading

Sparkle #164: Gorgeous Party Dresses

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Parties and December go hand in hand! Whether it is a Christmas get together, a holiday party at work or a New Year’s bash – going out gets more frequent in December. And every evening out is an excuse to go shopping and pick… Continue Reading