How to start a budget for Christmas(FREE PRINTABLE)-Blogtober day 14

Hello, My Darlings! It’s day 14 of Blogtober…Yes, yes you read it right we are talking Christmas budget and how to save money(it’s never too early). “Thanks” to the pandemic I don’t have a stable income anymore, so budgeting is important and very needed. Here are some tips and tricks that actually work(and at the end of the post you will find a free pdf).

Start buying stuff Now! YES NOW!

You see a great deal on candles? Buy some! You go grocery shopping and find a cute blanket at a discount your aunt would totally love? Get it , It’s easier to spend 10 euros every month now than 30 euros in December. What will you feel more?

Decide what you want to buy to buy and google it

You decided on these cute socks for your boyfriend? Don’t buy the first ones you find, Google it. There is a very good chance you will find it cheaper. Do your research.

Handmade is always a great idea!

Handmade gifts(or something handmade to put too your gift) are always a great idea and usually really affordable. Get inspired, look on Pinterest, and get creative.

Don’t overspend

It’s so easy to just go on and buy more and more, not stopping. So make a budget and stick to it. Feel free to download this free printable to make your life easier this festive season.

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The Autumn Tag-Blogtober day 11

Hello My Darlings!Hope you are doing amazingly and the weather is good were you are..It’s the day 11 of Blogtober and we are doing a tag.What’s a Blogtober without a tag?!Am I right!This Tag I found on That Weird Girl blog.Let’a dive into it!

What Signifies Autumn to You?

When leaves change colours,it’s always makes me feel like autumn is here.And of course my birthday(at the ned of september).

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What Is the Best Way to Spend a Rainy Day?

Read a good book,snuggled in blanked with big cup of tea.

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What Is Your Most Fond Autumn Memory?

To be honest tons of memories,but the most recent one was my birthday trip to veczemju caves(you can read about it here).

What is Your Favorite Autumn Scent?

Sandalwood and Vanilla candles.

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What Are You Most Excited About This Autumn?

I was very excited about Blogtober and of course Sweather weather.

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What Is Your Favorite Autumn Song?

Becouse Autumn is Halloween month,Monster Mash is such a classic.

What Is Your Favorite Autumn Movie?

It’s not really “Fall”,but I’m loving the TV show “Peaky Blinders”.

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What TV Show Are You Most Looking Forward to This Autumn?

We are watching Peaky Blinders season 4 right now,and I’m loving it.

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What Is Your Favorite Autumn Color?

Yellow and Orange,

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What Is Your Most Loved Outdoor Autumn Activity?

Hiking in the Woods.

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What Is Your Favorite Autumn Fashion Trend?

Big chuncky sweaters and vests.

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If You Could Have a Familiar/Spirit Animal, What Would It Be?

An Owl

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Name One Place You Wish You Could Visit During Autumn?

Would love to go too Sigulda,it’s so beautiful in this time of the year.

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What Is Your Favorite Photo You Took Last Autumn?

Last autumn I made lost of photos for my bookstagram ,and here is of my favorites.

What Are You Being This Halloween?

To be honest I don’t celebrate Halloween(it’s not a celebration in Latvia),so I don’t plan anything.But maybe will do something fun with my boyfriend.

I Tag…

*beautiful-inspiring-creative-life

*beautyandthebookshelves

*journalofabibliophile

*onethousandandonebook

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3 Ways to Edit Your Photos for Newbies-Blogtober day 8

Hello, My Darlings! It’s day 8 of Blogtober and we are talking Photo editing. Have you ever struggled with photo editing? Or you don’t know anything about it? Here are some easy-to-use apps and programs. Hope you find it helpful

Use Presets for Lightroom

This is my new obsesion ,so easy to use and your photos always look AMAZING.So what’s a preset?It’s a pre-made lightroom app settings for your photos. Very easy to put in your app or on computer. You can buy really cheap presets on Etsy (I got mine under 1 euro)or you can find some free ones on the internet.

Free Program PhotoScape

This is still my go-to for photo editing! It’s free, easy to use, and has lots of good settings to play with. Fun fact -this was my first program where I made my blog banner and signature card. You can download it here free.

Snow or Facetune

I use Snow for my bookstagram, it has so many fun filters and settings. You can even edit short videos with it. It’s free and easy to use. Totally recommend. Facetune is pretty similar, but not as fun. So try both of those to find the perfect fit.

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*I’m doing Blogtober 2021*

Hello October…or should I say Blogtober(see what I did here). I’m sorry I was missing for some time (see the day for more info and some fun news), but I’m back and doing Blogtober. So what is Blogtober? It’s a blogging event in October where you post everyday content. That means you get LOTS of fun content from me(and some free printables, so definitely follow if you haven’t already). Can’t wait and thank you for taking this journey with me and see you tomorrow!

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Life Update!-Yes, yes…I’m back writing

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Hello, My Darlings! How are you all doing? So life was busy(like REALLY BUSY). First of all,I applied for a job in a bookstore, had an interview, and got the job. Parallel to that, it was my boyfriend’s birthday and vacation, so we spend a lot of time together(going hiking and surviving the heat, by the way, a post about it will go up tomorrow). So back to my new job, sadly after my first official workday, my health declined. Yeah,my first and last workday overall was good…just my health didn’t agree with it. That’s basically my June and the start of July in two sentences.

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I’m trying bullet journaling…(again)

Hello, my darling! How are you? How’s November treating you? So…I’m trying bullet journaling, yes, it was a mess last time(here is a post about)…but I’m learning from my mistakes and I’m doing it again. Let’s see my spreads for the month.

Disclaimer – I’m bad at art

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Title Page

For the theme, I decided to go with Rain. I could go very patriotic for November(It’s Latvia’s independence day in November), but I’m not good at drawing so decided to go with something more…easy.

 

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The Spread 

Decided on boxes for the weekly spreads with little clouds on them….Isn’t it cute?

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Instagram spread

This is not only for November, but this year(and maybe the next). It’s a growth tracker for Instagram(my bookstagram you can find here).

 

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Kdrama-Tracker

If you didn’t know, I love Kdramas…and I watch a lot of them. This is a great way to keep track of everything I watch(and it’s cute…). It works amazingly and I love this idea.

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July Favorites(2020 edition)

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Hello Hello, My Darlings! How are you all doing? How’s the July treat you? My July was…eventful. Had a friend over every Tuesday, she had some business to take care of in my little town, so she stayed over(that was such a blessing, missed her so much). What else new…I tried a lot’s of new products, so stay tuned for some new reviews coming soon! Let’s dive into the Favorites!

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Hyaluronic Aloe Jelly by Garnier

I’m really enjoying this product right now. It’s so refreshing in this heat we have now in Latvia. My review of this product you can find here.

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A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses #3) by Sarah J. Maas

So I finished the last book (for now) in the ACOTAR series and it was good. I expected more but it was still really good. My review of the book you can read here!

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Obsessed with kpop in July and I regret nothing! 

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Super Junior made a success with their own short reality show SJ Returns back in 2017 and promised to come back as a fixed reality show. On January 2, 2018, a source from Label SJ announced that the group will be launching their own variety show titled “Super TV”.Season 1 aired from January 28, 2018 until April 13, 2018. The show went on hiatus after that and returned on May 29, 2018 with an earlier introduction on SMTOWN’s V Live channel.

 

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February Favorites(2020 edition)

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Hello, my Darlings. How are you? It’s so nice to see you on my blog. February was a slow month for me, I got sick and did stay in bed for the majority of the month. So, of course, I read a lot of books and watched some old tv shows. But I did have some favorites this month too…so let’s dive into it!

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Oriflame “Milk & Honey”Hand and Body cream

This is one of the best creams I have ever used(no joke)! Like it helps moisturize your skin but isn’t greasy. Has a light, but very lovely scent(I’m obsessed). I’m definitely buying more!

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Essence Prime+ studio Mattifying +pore minimizing Primer with black clay 

One of my favorite primers ever! This really helps with pore minimizing but doesn’t clog up pores. Would recommend!

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Avon True Supreme Nourishing lipsticks in the color Softest Peony

Our weather was colder in February, so I didn’t wear a lot of matt lipsticks. This one was my lifesaver, this is a hydrating but a long-lasting lipstick! Has a beautiful semi-sheer finish. I really like it.

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For this one, I have two books. Both made me very emotional, but in a good way.

The first one is The Bromance Book Club (Bromance Book Club #1) by Lyssa Kay Adams

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This was my DYRC20 pick for February (here is the full review). All I can say it’s an amazing book, and you need to check it out!

and the second one “Truce? Hating Elijah Monroe” by Amelia Kingston

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This made me cry in the best way possible, there will be a review next week. So stay tuned for that!

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Eurovision season is opened and I already have two songs I’m listening on repeat!

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The family at 1313 Mockingbird Lane is a little… different. Dad Herman looks like Frankenstein’s monster; mom Lily and her dad, Grandpa, are vampires; and son Eddie is a werewolf. Poor Marilyn, their niece, is the odd one out — she’s just a normal girl. And the family doesn’t like to call attention to her unfortunate looks.

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January Favorites (2020 edition)

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Hello, my darlings! How are you all doing? How did January treat you? I hope it was an amazing month with lots of great events. My January was eventful, had lots of guests (unusually so). We still have 0 snow and it’s super sad. This was the warmest winter I have ever seen, and it makes me very worried about the environment.

Let’s dive into my favorites!

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Purifying Gel wash with Organic Tea Tree & Lime

I got this one as a Christmas present from my friend. She always gives me amazing skincare/makeup items as gifts, and this was one of the most amazing ones yet! It does clean my face properly, I love the quality. I will tell a little bit more about this product in a bigger post, because I did get a lot of products from this line.

 

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Timotei Pure Conditioner for Normal to Greasy Hair

I LOVE THIS CONDITIONER! And I’m ready to shout from the rooftops about it. It leaves my hair moisturizer , but grease-free. It has an amazing green tea scent, I love it!

 

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Before I Go To Sleep by S.J. Watson

Great Book! Interesting story and amazing writing. I have a full review you can check out here : Before I Go To Sleep by S.J. Watson-Book Review.

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We reached 800+ Followers!

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OMG!!! We have reached 800+ followers on this blog. I want to Thank You all SO MUCH for supporting me by Liking, Reading and Following. You all inspire me to be a better person and a blogger. Again Thank you soo much and I really hope we will reach 1000 followers by the end of 2020!Cheers!

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