Treat yourself

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Because we’ve had terrible weather last week (-22°C real feel, brrr) and because my skin turns to sandpaper in cold weather – especially the hands – I’ve been looking for that perfect hand cream that will nourish my skin the way it needs to be nourished. After a quick research on the interwebs I found a list of the top 10 hand creams and chose Burt’s Bees because of its high percentage of natural ingredients.

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Spring is here!

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Well, it has been unofficially here for a week and a half now – spring, I mean – the weather is very nice in Romania, we had temperatures of over 10° C almost every day. But I’m talking about that feeling you get when you know for sure the season has changed, when you can smell spring in the air: the days are longer, you are more energetic and optimistic and ready for new and exciting stuff. That’s how I feel – today, more than ever. Because today is the little holiday we call Mărțisor, on which men give women brooches and trinkets with a red and white string attached – you can see below just what I mean – and the women have to wear these trinkets, or at least the string, throughout the entire month of March. It’s a very old tradition and it signifies the beginning of this beautiful season we call spring.Read More »