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Prague, Czech Republic Day #2

It had never occurred to me that zoos in different parts of the world would hold varying animals. In the United States I had been to zoos in New York and Washington D.C. and the animals they housed did not differ too much. Only when I walked into the Prague Zoo did I realize how… Read More Prague, Czech Republic Day #2

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Chicken Tikka Masala with Coconut Rice and Kontos Naan

Being away from London for a few weeks has already made me nostalgic for the city and its food. I stumbled across a can of Tikka Masala sauce while in the grocery store the other day and decided that paired with Kontos Naan, it would be the closest thing to what I learned to make… Read More Chicken Tikka Masala with Coconut Rice and Kontos Naan

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Prague, Czech Republic Day #1

While making a list of tentative places I would travel while abroad in Europe, Prague was always at the top of my list. I had been drawn to visit Prague for a variety of reasons. It was the capital of the Czech Republic, a beautiful country whose name featured the awfully inhibiting “Cz” spelling that… Read More Prague, Czech Republic Day #1

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Dark Chocolate Dipped Orange Wedges

Orange ya glad it’s summer? Finally! Today marks the second official day of the hottest, happiest and most relaxed season. I’ve been focusing eating a balanced diet – meaning sometimes it’s good to make yourself a cheat treat! – and have been creating some super easy recipes that curb my sweet tooth cravings without the calories.… Read More Dark Chocolate Dipped Orange Wedges

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Edinburgh, Scotland Day #1

Going into my study abroad trip, I was under the impression that I would be traveling mainly by train and bus. Once in London though, it wasn’t long before I discovered Skyscanner and the beauty of convenient and cheap flights via Ryan Air and Easy Jet. Most of my travel was by plane, Amsterdam by… Read More Edinburgh, Scotland Day #1

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Okay Ladies, Now Let's Get In Formation

If you really want to lose weight and get fit, the most important factor is discipline. It’s crazy to think that every morning you will wake up at 6:30, put on your gym clothes and get your workout in before class and work. Each day will be different, some mornings you will have more energy,… Read More Okay Ladies, Now Let's Get In Formation

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Be The Best Version of You #liveLIVELY

These past few months I’ve become way more active and appreciative of the wonderful natural activities (and food!) that the world has to offer. Even if it is just going for a quick walk in the park, working out in my my apartment or taking a pilates class I have put in a conscious effort… Read More Be The Best Version of You #liveLIVELY

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Barcelona, Spain Day #3

It was not until my trip to Barcelona that I realized the incredible beauty and influence that Antoni Gaudi brought to the city. It is because of him that Barcelona is more than just a lovely Spanish beach town, his contributions to the city – La Sagrada Familia, Gaudi House and Parque Guell – give Barca a… Read More Barcelona, Spain Day #3

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Boost Your Mood This Summer + Giveaway!

Stress-relieving and meditative coloring books have been a big part of pop culture this past year. Apart from yoga and meditation, this is one of the first widespread mindfulness tactics that a significant part of the public has taken part in – which is awesome! Tapping into a mindfulness practice can sometimes be what helps… Read More Boost Your Mood This Summer + Giveaway!

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Go (Coco)nuts for Tropical Hawaiian Hydration

The weather is finally nice out and it’s time to break out the summer clothes. As the sun starts shining brighter and spring turns into summer (in just a few days!) we are going to start spending more time outdoors. Before we know it we’ll be flaunting a springtime glow and a carefree summer attitude. Weekend… Read More Go (Coco)nuts for Tropical Hawaiian Hydration