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March wishlist

With March already in motion, spring is just around the corner and it is time for spring inspired March wishlist.
Short sleeves, sandals and bare legs. Sunglasses and bright colors. Can`t wait for warm feel of sun on my skin, to paint my nails different colors of happy and bright.

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1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11

This wishlist is also available to check out on my fashiolista account



International Women's Day

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Happy International Women's Day

women`s day

I love what Lucy Hale said on social media:
"Happy International Women's Day. Today I'm celebrating myself and the strong women I'm fortunate to have in my life. This year lets be better to ourselves, judge a little less and lift each other up a little more.I hope today you appreciate the unique person you are and share a little love with the bad ass chicks around you."

As women we should empower each other, not bring each other down #InternationalWomensDay and it is sad that so many women "forget" that through the year. I am not much of a feminist but I am all for empowering people no matter the sex, age, color or whatever. We are all the same light.

Since today is #InternationalWomensDay I raise my voice to all the ladies around the world, strong and powerful, and to those shy and scared, maybe lost and for them to find their light and their voice. Every day of the year, not just today. And if you are the one that rules the world look around and take the others with you :)


Hello March

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Hello March!

I know I am few days late, we are already 5 days in the month but still I want to greet you dear sunny, spring month - so hello March! I wish for both of us for you to be nice and warm, with lots of sun and great spring outfits.

Dear (faux of course) fur coat, I love you but I think it is time to part ways for this winter and for you to transform to bright light jackets and blazers, and my dear rubber boots, my Uggs, it has been a lovely, moderate winter  - I will remember you fondly. Bye now.

hello march

wearing Zara canary yellow bow pumps (collection spring 2014), Calzedonia socks and Reserved skirt (collection 2014)

A lot has happened since you came, dear March. I went back to work, after 3 months of bedrest - and for real this time. The pain is gone (98% of the time) and I feel so much better. Being at home was an interesting experience which I would gladly repeat but not by being ill but healthy and kicking, and able to use the time off for interesting projects and creative work.

Being at home "sick" - I can`t come to terms with that word and what it represents mainly because I didn`t feel sick, I just had my back hurt and needed to rest until doctor gave the OK. I feel my situation was a small setback compared to battles other people fight so... It made me more apreciative of my health and my body, aware of the situation and how life changes and how one must accept the situation but still make the most of it while recuperating. It was very hard for me to stop training 6 days a week, it was hard for me to come to terms with all that in my head, my body needed rest anyway. It was strange and sometimes difficult to resist the call of working out and still is. Baby steps and I will get there :)

On a much happier thought - hair. I chopped it all of and now have a pixie. Photos will follow in a later post on some later date, but for now lets recap the last few looks. Bob. Bob. Oh look - bob again. Bangs, no bangs (ok, not no bangs but longer version). Bangs again. Too short. Ooopsie. Blonde. Copper. Brown. Natural. Sometimes I am amazed that I have any hair at all, with all that coloring and experiments. But I do. And thank you motheer nature for that.

I went super short this time because my little adventure in platinum blonde land did not go as planned and now I must pay the consequences. Cut my losses. Because it was a loss. The biggest ever. My hair was completely destroyed and with all the breakage and dryness and depigmentation the only sane move was to cut it. and for the first time in my life I am actually sorry for having to do it and I miss my hair teribly. To quote Adele one must "reap what you sowed." Not to get all dramatic and stuff but... "we could`ve had it all..."

Hello March, I hope you like my totally random and rumbling post. Be nice.


4 delicious stews

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Sitting at my desk and trying to narrow down possible topics for next post, my attention gets transferred outside the window to a cold, gray and gloomy weather and city - and it got me thinking how I can`t wait for spring to come. These days, although thank heavens there is not much rain or snow, it still gets so cold that I wonder is it possible to get any more clothes on, or is it just me? Tea! Give me hot, boiling tea to warm me up. Don`t care about burns, just get me warm. This silly strain of thought led from tea to food (of course) and to thinking about what to cook for lunch next week. I need something new, tasty but quick and easy to make. So this idea prevailed and I decided to browse pinterest (google, what is google? - a quick spellchecker if you ask me) for suitable and interesting recipes. And I narrowed it down to these 4 delicious stews, and I hope you will like them and that I will try to make at least one of them next week.

Winter is almost over and spring will be here in no time (YAY!). But while we wait for sun to finally take over and warmer weather takes charge, days are still a bit chilly and a good heartwarming delicious stew is perfect remedy for getting warmer. And well fed. All while being super healthy. Here are recipes/links for 4 delicious stews to keep last days of winter warm and tasty.

4 delicious stews to get warm

1. Homemade Minestrone Soup {Slow Cooker}

2. Spinach and White Bean Soup

3. Coconut Curried Sweet Potato & Chickpea Stew

4. Magical healing soup

I am currently on rotation with "kale & white bean with sausage" and "beef & carrots with gnocchi" stew every few days and breaking the pattern with different quick and easy dishes like enchiladas or chicken with rice/pasta and some sauce to top it with. That said it is more than obvious I need new flavors and new recipes and I think I have made an interesting list with these 4 delicious stews I have yet to try. Hope all goes well :)

If you have some recipes you love to cook and would like to share feel free to drop me an e-mail or leave a note in comments. I would love to hear your recommendations :)





Link love

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Thursday night means it is time for link love list. It has been a while and a hoarder in me has a pretty big list of interesting link,s but not all will make today's cut.

link love


  • If you are looking for a community to boost your blog or business, see what Sarah recommends and feel free to join. They are very helpful and as it seems very warm and welcoming. 

  • Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are is a simple mantra but also a title to an interesting and as it seems awesome book that you (and me) need to read.

  • THE BEST and my personal favorite tumblr that has ever existed! I am maybe a bit crazy about it but I can`t help all the beautiful imagery they post. I can`t even wait to finish this post so I can just glue my eyes to the screen...

  • Are you into sports? Who is not into sports these days, really? (me at the moment, duh!) But are you into circus kind of sports. Here is circus dictionary for you. Yup. You read that right. I`m sure 99% of people I know, or that visit/stumble upon this page will not need this info - ever. But looks fun, right? Yoga practitioners could try it out.

  • If circus is a bit much for you and prefer something more conventional like running, here are some useful tips on how to buy right running shoes. Up until I read this article my one and only requirement when it came to running shoes was if they were neon pink. Don`t be me and read the stuff.

  • Since we are talking footwear here is another useful source of information but this time regarding high heels.

  • And last but not least, blogging link - SEO for Bloggers: The Non-Techie Guide
    This guide is actually pretty amazing and helped me really understand some points of SEO that I was (still) a bit fuzzy about.


Mix and match: stripes and leopard print go together

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When I woke up this morning it was Monday again, another week of "house arrest" which in general is not bad and I kind of like it, but at times one can go crazy of all the TV and internet stuff. At times like these I usually read a book (or take a nap) or resort to crafting of some kind (I didn`t say I finish what I start) but today was not a day for books or crafts. It was a stripes and leopard print kind of a day.

It was a "I can shoot my own outfits, all by my self" kind of a day. No biggie. I can`t say that these photos are super quality but at least I had fun chasing our cats out of the "shooting area". Boys really are photogenic but they had their chance...

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That stripes and leopard print go together is a well know fact and one of my favorite examples of mix and match.

I can imagine few more fun mixes, like stripes with floral or with dots, but this one is really something special. And I am not sure if you will ever witness me wearing anything floral (I have a strange issue with flowery clothes) even if it were paired up with (my all time favorite)  - stripes.

And I am totally amazed how intensive my hair color is! I have to say I don`t see it that way in the mirror. Crazy hair. How do you like the color?

I am wearing a thrifted leopard print blazer/shirt, H&M striped tee & hat, Sisely jeans and F21 silver shoes, vogue eye wear.

Snowed in to-do list

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snowed in to do list

Snow is falling all around me, children playing, having fun ... and I am back in the holiday mood. It has been snowing nonstop for the past two days and all I can say is - I am in need of a serious snowed in to-do list! What to do? What to do? This snowed in to-do list is something I came up with because I have been on house "arrest" for past 2 months and I am kind of going crazy. Not that my days are any different with or without snow, but... making a snowed in to-do list was actually fun, inspiring and creative and gave me few ideas for next couple of days. And I can already cross some of them off the list. Like PJs all day, every day! But seriously, if you are being held captive by enormous amounts of snow and have a hard time finding out what to do with yourself, here is my error proof - in case of emergency - survival kit snowed in to-do list! Have fun and feel free to add your ideas to the list.


  1. Make a list

  2. Movie marathon

  3. Bake

  4. Sew/crochet/knit/CREATE

  5. Build a snowman

  6. Snowball fight

  7. Sledding

  8. Outdoor winter photoshoot

  9. Try new recipe

  10. Sleep in

  11. Spend the day in PJs

  12. Walk in the snow

  13. Take photos of snow

  14. Have a game night

  15. Have a romantic night

  16. Make snow ice-cream

  17. Make snow angels

  18. Make a snow fort

  19. Write a letter

  20. Clean out your sock drawer (or any other)

  21. Update/clean your address book and/or desktop etc...

  22. Have a candlelit dinner

  23. Wear a crown

  24. Dance

  25. Live in the moment

I am so looking forward to few of the numbers from the list! Don`t forget to tell me your ideas and how would you spend your snowed in days.