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15 reasons I love Finland


On Wednesday (06.12) Finland celebrated its 100th birthday – my Motherland has been independent for a full century and guys, that’s really awesome. We Finns are known for our somewhat lacking social skills, fecking cold winters and most notably Angry Birds but there’s so many more reasons to love the little country that gave you Nokia (among other things). I’ll…

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How to touch-up oily foundation


  You know how it goes – you work hard keeping those oils at bay and leave the house with your makeup a matte perfection… and then in a few hours you glance in a mirror and realise you’ve just arrived in shine-city, population one oily face.   It happens to me every day and it just absolutely sucks. Ain’t…

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How to pack hand luggage like a BOSS


  It’s hubby’s birthday soon and I’m trying to figure out where to take him! OK – that sounds weird without context. Let me elaborate.     Ever since I can’t remember when hubby and I have been taking each other out-of-town for our respective birthdays. Because it’s something special we can both enjoy. I’ll be honest, hubby isn’t as…

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How to be brave (and what does that mean)


Let me tell you a secret: bravery is not the absence of fear. While you let thank sink in, allow me to elaborate.   I fear many things. I fear rejection, I fear failure, I fear something terrible happening to me or my loved ones, especially right now with what’s going on in the world. I also have this weird…

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How to survive a hangover at work


  Oh don’t look at me like that – we’ve all been there. Maybe you had one cocktail too many (or in my case, five) or missed the last bus so you thought “well, since I’m gonna have to take a taxi anyway I might as well have one more glass of wine” and that turned into shots of tequila…

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