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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Thank you For 1000+ followers!-Blogtober day 12

Hello My Darlings!Hope you are doing well.I just wanted to say thank you for following me and reading my posts.I can’t even imagine how many of you are here,It’s insane!THANK YOU SO MUCH.And thank you for all the facebook page followers(yes!I made a facebook page,so feel free to follow me there too it’s Anna’s Little Thing )

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Hope you are enjoying Blogtober this year,if you have a blogpost idea you want to see from me,leave it down below.

See you all tomorrow!

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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.

Devil Eyed Banana

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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September Favorites(2021 edition)-Blogtober day 10

Hello, My Darlings! How are you? It’s Blogtober day 10 and we are talking favorites(beauty, books, and Music), September favorites to be exact. Last month was full of trips, memories, and my birthday(post about it you can read here). My favorites are all over the place, let’s dive into it!

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Micellar Shampoo 5 Herbs Power Chistaya Liniya

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Super affordable shampoo that works. For 400 ml I paid 2.34 euro. And this smells amazing! Like sooo good, and my hair looks amazing after using it.Gentle shampoo(like super gentle), my hair color doesn’t fade after using and that’s always good. Would definitely recommend it.

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The Girls by Emma Cline

Most memorable book I read in September. And the cover looks very spooky.

My review you can read here

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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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Birthday Trip to Veczemju cliffs-Blogtober day 6

Hello, My Darlings! How are you all doing? It’s the 6th day of Blogtober and let’s talk travel. It was my birthday at the end of last month(I’m officially 26!) and still, with all the restrictions in place we were able to have a nice and memorable trip. So what we did was -hop into the car,drive for an hour and just turn to see whatever interesting thing we find down the road(thankfully every cool sightseeing object in Latvia is marked with road signs to easily find it even if you are not looking for it specifically).

It was such a beautiful day, yes it was windy but in the sun it was warm. Such a peaceful place,the only downside for me was how many people there were,but we did go on Sunday so what did I expect :D.

Had so much fun walking on those big rocks, and well…Got some cute pictures.

The actual Cliffs were a lot smaller than I expected but still very cool and interesting. There were some info boards on the cliffs and interesting facts, as a history junky that I am I was delighted.

Overall I had an amazing birthday and the trip was a treat(Thanks Babe).

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Fall Date Ideas(very Affordable)-Blogtober day 5

Hello, My Darlings!Hope you all are doing great. It’s day 5 of Blogtober, and we are talking Date Ideas. Some of those are my favorites, so here are some cheap and free date night ideas you can try today.

Scary Movie Marathon

Get Popcorn,candy,some cozy blankets. Turn on your favorite scary movies and enjoy the night.Easy to plan and very affordable.

Puzzle Night

Do you like puzzles? So why not do one together! Get a puzzle from your local thrift store or Amazon(here is a very cool puzzle with Hidden Images you can look after putting it together), make some coffee or tea and put it together.

Take a walk in the woods or local park

Do you have a forest near you? Or maybe a park? Take coffee(or tea) and go for a long walk with your beloved. Cheap, no prep and it’s always nice to get some fresh air.

Get Lost on a Long Drive

This is our go-to date night plan. It’s so fun to just drive and talk.You can have such deep and fun conversations this way(or have an epic karaoke battle). I do recommend this date night idea.

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Fall Bucket List- Blogtober day 2

Hello, My Darlings! It’s day 2 of Blogtober and we are talking about bucket lists. Do you make bucket lists for seasons? I usually don’t, but for Fall…I love doing it. Maybe because September is my birthday month, or I just love doing something more structured. Here is my list, feel free to join me (so we can do it together).

#Fall Bucket List

Read a Spooky book

Go On a Fall Hike

Jump in the Leaves

Go Apple picking

Try Knitting or something new

Have a Family Game Night

Roast Marshmallow by the Fire

Wear Fuzzy Socks

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Art Trail near Tukums-Hiking Adventures

Hello My Darlings!How’s your summer going? This summer I was blessed with lots of interesting adventures,one of them was Hiking all around Latvia. One of the trails I recently traveled to(with My amazing Boyfriend) was The Art Trail near Tukums .So Tukums is around 1 hour away from Riga,the road was good and it was easy to find. It’s such an interesting concept. Basically you go around a forest trail(2 km +/-)l,and thru wooden frames enjoy the scenary. It was such an interesting trail,the start of it was a little mehh…but after it we really enjoyed it. The weather was perfect for such a walk.

Hope You enjoyed the photos!

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My first time in Rundale-Visiting the Rundales Castle

Hello, My darlings! So I and my Darling Boyfriend are continuing to travel thru Latvia and this time we visited Rundale the famous Rundales Castle. It was my first time visiting and I loved it.

First of all, it’s so beautiful, yes…the tickets were on the expensive side but it was definitely worth it. The only downside was…rain and gray skies, so lots of rooms were darker and the pictures I took are not the best(so I’m sorry about it). It was so amazing to be at a place with such rich history and learn more about it. If you are planning to visit, be ready to walk A LOT. So wear some comfy shoes.

Brief History

In 1735 Duke of Courland Ernst Johann von Biron bought land in Rundāle with an old medieval castle in the territory of a planned summer residence. The old castle was demolished and construction after the design of Bartolomeo Rastrelli started in 1736. Construction proceeded slowly because part of the materials and resources were transferred to the construction of Jelgava Palace, a project which was more important for the duke.

Following Biron’s fall from grace in 1740, the palace stood unfinished and empty until 1762 when Biron returned from his exile. Under the supervision of Rastrelli its construction was finished in 1768. Johann Michael Graff produced lavish stucco decorations for the palace during this time. Ernst Johann von Biron loved the palace and moved there almost immediately in 1768. He often visited the palace and spent summers there until his death in 1772.

After Duchy of Courland and Semigallia was absorbed by the Russian Empire in 1795, Catherine the Great presented the palace to Count Valerian Zubov, the youngest brother of her lover, Prince Platon Zubov. He spent his declining years thereafter the death of Valerian Zubov in 1804. His young widow, Thekla Walentinowicz, a local landowner’s daughter, married Count Shuvalov, and the palace passed into the control of the Shuvalov family, with whom it remained until the German occupation in World War I when the German army established a hospital and a commandant’s office there.

During the French invasion of Russia in 1812, the palace was used as a hospital for Napoleon’s army. Several soldiers who died in this hospital were buried in the park of the palace. A monument has since been built there. At the end of the 19th century, the palace and park were restored and reconstructed.

The palace was dealt a serious blow after World War II, when a grain storehouse was set up in the premises in addition to the school. Later, the duke’s dining room was transformed into the school’s gymnasium. A school was located in the palace until 1978.

The Ball Room was my Favorite!

Another Interesting Room!

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