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.

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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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CeraVe Eye Repair Cream for dark circles and puffiness-(mini)review

ABOUT THE PRODUCT:

When it comes to the skin around the eyes, puffiness and dark circles are some of the most common concerns. Fortunately, the right eye cream can help smooth and brighten this delicate skin to help you look your best. Look for an eye cream formulated with ceramideshyaluronic acid and niacinamide to deliver hydration while also restoring the skin’s natural barrier. It’s also important to use a product that is ophthalmologist-tested for safety, like CeraVe Eye Repair Cream, which is suitable for use around the eyes.

CeraVe Eye Repair Cream features a Marine & Botanical Complex to help brighten the entire eye area. Suitable for all skin types, our non-greasy, fast-absorbing, fragrance-free eye cream also contains three essential ceramides, hyaluronic acid and niacinamide, plus patented MVE Delivery Technology that releases of moisture for prolonged skin hydration

My Thoughts

This one was given to me by my friend because it didn’t suit her skin. I have heard many good things about the brand, so I was excited to try it. I’m using it already for around 2 months, and here are my thoughts :

First of all, the texture is pretty thick. It doesn’t really have a scent, and that’s amazing. I’m someone who has awful dark circles, So How does my undereye area feel after this cream? To be honest...I don’t see any big changes. Yes, my undereye area is much smoother…but my dark circles are still there for good.Maybe it’s better for puffy eyes, but thankfully I don’t get puffy eyes, so I can’t comment on that. Another not-so-great thing, when even if the little bit of cream gets into the eye vision gets pretty blurry for some time and that’s super annoying. Would I repurchase it? Nope. Would I recommend it? Not really.

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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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Sharing some of my favorites-July (2021 edition)

Hello My Darlings!How are you?How’s your summer going?July was A LOT(more about it here). Did some hikes(about one of them you can read here). And now,let’s dive into the post.I haven’t done this for some time but here we go…It’s MY FAVORITES OF THE MONTH TIME.

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L’oreal BB c’est magic cream

I got it from my friend, it was the wrong color match for her(in Latvia you can’t exchange cosmetic products) and she was like-You are super pale, here you go. And if you know me, I always love to try new products. So…I loved this one. It’s not oily and doesn’t break me out. The color is not the best match( I have Light), but in the summer it’s good.

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From Martin Luther’s Wittenberg Theses by Meika Roth-Beka and Klauss Enzikat

This was very interesting. It’s a short story of Martin Luther and his Theses that changed the Christian world. It’s a picture book, but it’s not for children(I would say it’s for ages 12 and up). It would be a good supplement for history lessons.

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Sisyphus: The Myth: Episode 1 Review – Dramas Over Flowers

Sisyphus The Myth

I have watched the first 4 episodes,and my mind was blown. It’s so good!Can’t wait to see were the story will go.

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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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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's_Super_TVSuper TV

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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