July TBR (New YouTube video)

Hello, My Darlings! How are you all doing? How did the week start for you? I wanted to share my new Youtube video with you. Today we are talking about my July TBR (to be read)! Do you have a to be read pile for this month? Or any reading goals? Leave them down below.

Let me know what you think and don’t forget to subscribe!

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This or That Book tag(New Youtube video)

Hello, My Darlings! How are you all doing? How did the week start for you? I wanted to share my new Youtube video with you. Today we are doing “This or That” Book tag.

Let me know what you think and don’t forget to subscribe!

 

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Tell me in the comments, Where do you like to read?

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Let’s talk Book Covers! (Latvian VS US book covers)

Hello My Darlings!How are you all doing? How’s the week going? I wanted to share my new Youtube video with you. Today we are talking about Book Covers Latvian VS US . We are looking at book covers like Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell!

Hope you enjoy it and definitely tell me what you think!

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Tell me in the comments, What’s your favorite book cover?

That’s it from me

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Well, I did something crazy…

Hello, my darlings! I hope this week started amazingly for you. Well…I did something crazy… I MADE A YOUTUBE CHANNEL!

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Don’t worry I will not stop blogging here(I have seen some girls do that after opening a Youtube channel), because I do love to write and share my thoughts with you all. So if you are interested to see my face more then usual, feel free to subscribe (I will love you forever!) Hope You enjoy my first video ever(don’t mind my awkward face in the thumbnail)!

 

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Creepypastas to listen on Halloween-Blogtober day 27

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Hello, My Darlings! How are you all doing? Are you in the Halloween mood? Today I want to share with you all my favorite creepypastas.

What is CreepyPasta?

Creepypastas are horror-related legends or images that have been copied and pasted around the Internet. These Internet entries are often brief, user-generated, paranormal stories intended to scare readers. They include gruesome tales of murder, suicide, and otherworldly occurrences.

Let’s dive into it!

 

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Tell me in the comments, Do you like Creepypastas?

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Want to learn a New Language?Here are some *Free* resources

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for pinterestHello, My Darlings! How are you? If you are new here My name is Anna and I’m a beauty and Lifestyle blogger from Latvia. One of mine New Years resolutions was to Learn Spanish and after many hours of googling, I found some resources, but not just for Spanish. And I thought why not to share it with my followers, Maybe some of you would benefit from it . Let’s dive into it!

 

Coursera 

Every course on Coursera is taught by top instructors from the world’s best universities and educational institutions. Courses include recorded video lectures, auto-graded and peer-reviewed assignments, and community discussion forums(you can access them by paying for a certificate, totally optional in my opinion). This is a great free resource for learning almost anything (I’m right now taking The Bible’s Prehistory, Purpose, and Political Future by Emory University and I love it). And the Language courses can be a great way to learn basics.

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Some Great  Language Ones from Coursera 

First Step Korean By Yonsei University(I’m taking this one )

Spanish Vocabulary: Meeting People by the University of California, Davis(I’m taking this one)

Chinese for Beginners by Peking University

Language Apps 

Apps are a great way to learn and practice a language at any time or place, you just need Wifi. Here are some of my favorites that I had used. They are both free and that’s always a plus.

Doulingo 

Learn Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, Turkish, Dutch, Irish, Danish, Swedish, Ukrainian, Esperanto, Polish, Greek, Hungarian, Norwegian, Hebrew, Welsh, English, Swahili and Romanian.
Practice your speaking, reading, listening and writing skills while playing a game! I think everyone knows about Doulingo, it’s a free app that can help you to learn the basic vocabulary. Would totally recommend for quick and easy word review.

Google play/App store 

Duolingo

 

Busuu

Join 90 million Busuu users waiting to help you learn a language!

Become a member of the Busuu Community and have your speaking and writing exercises corrected by native speakers. Plus, you can help others in your native language! Currently offered: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Polish, Turkish, Russian, and Arabic.

I’m using this one right now and enjoying it. It’s very similar to Doulingo in Lesson plans and overview

Google play/ App store

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Textbooks /Online Lessons

Here are some Lessons I have tried and loved, and some new stuff I found while looking for materials for learning.

Full Japanese lessons – Easy Japanese 

I have tried this one and I love it! It’s such a good introduction to the Japanese language, easy to understand and great for self-learners.

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Basic Online – Ukrainian Lessons

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As someone who speaks Ukrainian, I can say these small vocabulary “lessons” are very well made and easy to understand. I wouldn’t use them for the whole curriculum(if you are trying to get fluent) but as an introduction and supplements – AMAZING!

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Korean Textbook(PDF) + Audio – Korean from Zero 

You can buy a printed textbook on book depository 

I have this one and can’t wait to get started. It’s very textbook-based, so if you are a visual learner try to look for something else.

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Textbook – Basic Spanish(PDF)

You can buy a printed textbook on book depository (second edition)

I got this one too, and I really love it. I’m already using it (on the 2 Lesson )and it’s so easy to understand. I don’t know any Spanish, and this program starts with the most basic (like family members or around the house ). Love it!

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A Basic Modern Russian Grammar (PDF)

Just a basic Grammar PDF, a great supplement if you are learning Russian.

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Youtube 

Ah Youtube, you can find everything on it! And Language lessons are one of those things. It’s a great way to really hear the language and pronunciation.

Basic Portuguese

Basic Latvian (Nice to Meet You)

Basic Korean 

Basic Spanish

Basic Estonian 

Hope you find it helpful

Tell me in the comments, Are you learning any new language right now? 

That’s it from me 

Till next time 

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Festive nail ideas-Blogmas Day 7

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Welcome back, my darlings! It’s the 7 day of Blogmas (and 13 days till Christmas)are you excited? Because I am! Today I want to talk about my favorite festive trend…Festive nails! Nothing puts me in a festive mood like fun nails. Here I put together my favorite (and easy)nail designs that you can easily recreate .

Let’s start!

 

Snowman nails – Nothing screams more like winter than Snowman!I love how easy is to do it yourself, even if you are a total newbie(Me!) in all this nail art thing. And doesn’t it look adorable?! Just goals!

Snowflake nails – If you want something “not in your face festive”, this mind be for you! Snowflakes are another classical winter symbol, and you can easily draw it yourself.

 

Santa and  Reindeer Nails -This is more for someone who wants everyone to know that it’s Christmas season! Those super cute nails are a must if you are obsessed with anything and everything Christmas(and they will look amazing with any outfit) !

 

Christmas tree nails – This one is for like an accent nail (or do all your nails like that, no judging here! You do you Boo!). I think they all are pretty easy to recreate, but my favorite is the first one ! I love how it looks.

 

Tell me in the comments, Do you like festive nails? And what was your favorite nail design?

That’s it from me 

Till next time

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5 Youtube Channels to check out!(+ 400 followers!!!)

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LE94Hello, my darlings! First of all, I want to thank you for  400 followers!!! I just can’t thank you enough for the support you show me!I feel so blessed to have you all in my life. Okay, let’s get back to the post… Today I want to talk about Youtube(I’m like really obsessed with it, but shhhh don’t tell anyone), and to be exact about my favourite Channels to watch. I have very “all over the place ” taste when it comes to youtube(so get ready ).

Let’s start!

 

Sam & Mickey

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Have you ever thought what does Barbie do when she isn’t in commercials or movies? Well, now we know Thanks to Sam and Mickey. Sam and Mickey is a Grown-up channel (+16)that makes Barbie parodies in Stop motion. I love how much work they put in each video and the way they use my childhood favourite toys to tell stories. And sets are just gold!

Binging with Babish

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Do you want to know how to make an authentic Krabby Patty from Spongebob or Michael Scott’s Pretzel from The Office? Then you have found the right channel. Binging with Babish is a cooking channel where your favourite food from tv shows and movies gets recreated, like The Adventure Time sandwich or Goodfellas Prison Sauce. Overal a great channel if you like to watch others cook. It’s my go-to channel when I’m sad and need a little pick me up.P.S Don’t watch any cooking videos when you are hungry, or you will get even hungrier.

Clare Siobhan

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Have I told you that I love Sims? Well, I do, a lot. And right now I’m simply obsessed with Clares Sims let’s plays. It’s just soo good. Check her out, she is amazing!

BEAUTY NEWS

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Co-created by Hailey (Just Buy The Makeup) and Kat (KitschSnitch) Beauty News is a channel..about Beauty News basically(and sometimes they destroy makeup in The makeup breakup). All the Beauty world news you can find here with some fun commentary. Recommend if you are a makeup junky like me!

This Gathered Nest
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Lately, I am really enjoying Family Vloggers and one of my favourites channels is This Gathered Nest. A Family of 9 just sharing everyday life and the joy and struggles of life. Watching them always puts a smile on my face and I learn a lot about the American way of life (like how Homeschooling is different from our way of Homeschool etc.).

 

Tell me in the comments, What is your favourite Youtube Channels you watch all the time?

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5 Scary stories for a cozy Halloween night

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Happy Halloween to everyone who is celebrating!In Latvia, we don’t celebrate Halloween, but we do love to dress up and have a great time on this day.This year I didn’t have any plans for this day. Maybe watch some scary videos on youtube and then  I decided to share some of my favorites scary stories(or just plain creepy ones) out there(I do like them not only on Halloween), If you are like me and don’t have plans today, then get ready some popcorn or some warm tea and enjoy!

1.The Black Eyed Children by Kendall Rae

 

2.7 Chilling Tales: Chepstow Castle & Unseen Creatures | SUBSCRIBER STORYTIME #16 by Cayleigh Elise

 

3. SCARIEST INTERNET MYTHS by shane

 

4.”I Used to Run a Halloween Store” Creepypasta by CreepyPastaJr

 

5. 10 True Scary Halloween Stories (Scary Stories) by The Creepy Fox

 

Hope You enjoy!

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A little bit of makeup history…

Makeup.We see it everywhere, new trends, new products, and brands.But..how did we came to this point?How did makeup become something so vulgar(In Victorian era) to something so glamorous(in the Golden age of Hollywood)?Today I want to share some  YouTubers I discovered and their videos about this very interesting subject.

Let’s start with Lisa Eldridge, who is celebrity makeup artist and vintage makeup collector.

 

Next one is the Gorgeous Zabrena . She makes Historical Accurate makeup looks and talks about lots of historical facts in those videos.One of my favorite eras She did was 1920.

 

Another great YouTuber who does Historical/Vintage looks is Lilly Jarlsson.She lives the Vintage lifestyle and her makeup videos are really informative and interesting to watch.

Tell me in comments, What is your favorite Makeup era?

That’s it from me 

Till next time 🙂

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