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Week in review: 11 – 17 February 2019

Hi from Las Vegas! It is 10 p.m. here and I am totally knackered. I mean it is already three hours later at the East Coast. We arrived here yesterday evening and enjoyed our first full day of vacation today. We ate a lot, walked around and went to see a Cirque du Soleil show […]

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Beauty: A Week of Lips #1

I have a huge makeup collection. And even though I do not feel like reducing it, I think I should use all products more regularly instead of always just the same ones. I really like Dani’s Beauty Blog where she has posted about her weeks of lips for several months now. So I also want […]

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My Winter Vacation Plans

Do you know what one of the most pleasant feelings for a teacher is? The last day of school when a break starts. You have the evening off, you do not have to work, and the whole break is still ahead of you. It is simply wonderful. I have this feeling right now since a […]

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Recipes: My 5 Favorite Turkish Dishes

For a very long time I almost only went shopping in Middle Eastern food markets in and around Boston and almost only bought Turkish foods. I missed Turkish food that much. Over time I adapted more to the food culture around me and I would say that I now eat a mix of different cuisines, […]

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5 Netflix Series I Recommend Right Now | janavar

5 Netflix Series I Recommend Right Now

I am, just like most of you probably, waiting for the final season of “Game of Thrones”. But I actually also enjoy many other series and thought I’d present the ones I have recently watched and would totally recommend to you. For today I limit myself to Netflix – the U.S. version. When I was […]

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