Update

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Hello everyone!

I wanted to take a moment to apologize. We have been extremely inconsistent with blogging recently and I'm not here to make any excuses but in all honesty, sometimes life can be uninspiring. I have been struggling recently with many things that I don't really want to get into but I know that if anything keeps my spirits up, it's blogging! I am so passionate about having a voice and being a positive and inspiring person and for that reason, I really care about what goes on this blog and what content we decide to put out! Especially with summer coming up, you all can look forward to (crossing our fingers) many new posts and tons of exciting content. We (Ivana & I) hope to post a couple times a week at least during the summer! We are staying in America instead of traveling to Europe this summer and though we are sad that we won't be seeing some of our family, we are looking forward to getting a job, hanging out with friends, and relaxing! 

On that note, we would really appreciate ideas from all of you about what you all want to see on the blog! I value each and every readers' opinion about the blog and I think that you all can offer some great input on the blog! Until our next post, I hope you all have a great night!

                                      

Links Loved | Vol. 1

Saturday, April 09, 2016

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Hello! Kalina here. This week seemed to drag on forever. Seriously. Now that the long awaited weekend has finally arrived, I feel as though I can take some time to relax. I was seriously considering meditation last night because I felt so stressed out, but opted to do some yoga instead. Sometimes, I feel like I don't allow myself to relax and recently I've learned the importance of just slowing down a bit.

Here are some things that have recently caught my eye:

Nathan Kress Wedding Video // Do you remember Freddie from iCarly? Well he just recently got married! Where has the time gone, right? This wedding video was so beautiful (I started crying at one point. No joke). So, so adorable.

Beaufort, NC // I want to live in Charlotte, North Carolina because it lines up perfectly with my future goals, career and life plans, and what climate I want to live in. That being said, I have always loved coastal cities. Seriously it's an obsession. Beaufort looks absolutely gorgeous and I think it's perfect for day trips or weekend getaways!

Lesser-Known Facts About Audrey Hepburn // I am a huge Audrey Hepburn fan! Her style, movies, career, and humanitarian efforts make her an amazing role model and beautiful person in my book! I stumbled upon this article about her and I knew I just had to include it here!

Parisian Style // When I was in Paris in August of 2012, I absolutely fell in love with the city. It was so beautiful, and the fashion-forward styles that the women wore were exquisite, almost as if they were set to match the splendor of the city (I mean no wonder they have cafes set up for people-watching). 


CHEERS TO THE WEEKEND!
                                           

Favorite Bloggers

Friday, April 08, 2016

Caitlin 



Who She Is: A North Carolina Fashion Blogger 

What We Love About Her Blog: Caitlin's style is just stunning! Her blog is gorgeous and her picture quality is out of this world! Caitlin always helps her readers stay on top of sales going on and she has this ability to make her blog an environment that readers want to come back to time and time again. We love Caitlin's blog and we know other fashion lovers will as well!

Sazan


Blog: Sazan

Who She Is: A fashion blogger based in LA

What We Love About Her Blog: Sazan keeps readers captivated with every single post! She really brings her personality to her blog which really makes it great and super fun to read! Sazan also has a YouTube channel which allows her readers to follow along with her on her travels and life! We absolutely love Sazan, as she is a phenomenal blogger! 

Carly



Who She Is: A fashion, lifestyle, and inspirational blogger based in Connecticut. 

What We Love About Her Blog: Carly brings the city to her blog in a captivating way! Every blog post on her blog is so incredibly insightful and a joy to read. She brings an awesome perspective and blogs about a variety of things! We love the space Carly has created on the internet! Her adorable dog, Teddy, occasionally makes an appearance on the blog as well! She blogs about the city, her life, fashion, things that she loves, and so much more! Definitely a wonderful blog to check out!

Julia



Who She Is: A lifestyle, fashion, travel, and wellness blogger based in Connecticut

What We Love About Her Blog: Julia's blog is absolutely beautiful- from her posts to her blog design it's quite the masterpiece. Her blog brings a sense of serenity and is perfect to read at any time of the day. The variety of topics she blogs about always keeps us interested as we await to read her posts! Bravo Julia!

xoxo

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Spring In Kansas City

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Kansas City has been experiencing some gorgeous weather recently (70's? Sign me up!) and Ivana and I have been utilizing it to enjoy a couple of laps around the neighborhood every day! Spring time offers a great opportunity to enjoy outdoor recreation, especially when the weather is nice! We spend most of our days in a classroom, so it is really refreshing to get outside and actually exercise a bit after spending 8 hours in school.


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The flowers are really pretty and it's really great to see so much color after the winter! I've always been a person for the warm weather (I want to live in the South) so I love seeing the weather turn warmer. Now granted, Kansas is notorious for its ever unpredictable weather patterns so not every day in the Spring is nice, but lately, for the most part, it has been very enjoyable! Other than the weather, my favorite part about spring is watching the flowers bloom! 

What is your favorite thing about the Spring?

Blog post by Kalina Popova

Spring Dresses

Saturday, April 02, 2016

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All of these dresses from Lulu's are super adorable! Upon seeing these, we got VERY hopeful that the weather would be warming up soon enough so we can wear and shop for dresses! If you are a dress fanatic, these dresses are super cute and not too pricey (although there are cheaper options out there ladies!). Our goal for this spring and summer is to wear more dresses, mainly because they are super comfortable and breathable! Just look at how cute all of these dresses are! Comment down below telling us what your favorite dresses for the Spring/Summer are!

*Collage created by Kalina Popova for simplysemisweet.blogspot.com

xoxo 

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