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5 Exercises to Improve Your Body Posture

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Happy Monday everyone! The beginning of a new week means that it’s a good time for our fitness motivation. Today, Ifiyenia has prepared a short workout routine with five basic…

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Elisabeth and Velvet at Marylebone One in London for the Amara Interior Blog Awards 2018.

A Night to Remember :: The Amara Interior Blog Awards 2018

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Last Thursday, Elisabeth and I attended the Amara Interior Blog Awards 2018 ceremony. It was a night to remember for many different reasons. For starters, the event took place in London,…

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Go Here :: Art Exhibitions

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Visiting an art exhibition is like a little treat. If that exhibition happens to be really good, then it’s a big treat. In any case, there are plenty of them…

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A white chair with wooden legs against a white wall with a throw on the seat and a pair of black trainers atop.

7 Quick Chair Workout Exercises for People With Little Time

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Well hello there! It’s the beginning of a new week and I sure hope it’s a good one. I for starters am sore because I was doing Ifiyenia’s 10 minute…

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Three Odger chairs from IKEA in different colors.

Will IKEA’s Democratic Design Make a Breakthrough :: Personalized Style For a Mass Audience

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There’s one thing that we can all take for granted: change is inevitable. And change will be. Always. As such, a company like IKEA – the flat pack Swedish giant…

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School Uniforms :: The Forever Ongoing Debate

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One day before schools open officially here in Greece! Our school shopping list included all the books and supplies, a bigger backpack, laced sneakers and his school uniforms… A check…

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My Biggest Travel Flop

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Years back, while traveling to Santorini I happened to read a great article in a travel magazine but sadly I can’t recall its title or author. It was about the…

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Summer Holidays

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One of the best times of the year, my summer holidays, are finally here! Oh yes! The majority of the people in Greece take their summer holiday in August and…

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The Basic Tummy Firming Workout Routine

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Having a firm tummy is probably one of the things I wish to change about me (especially after having two kids). It’s not just about the way my tummy looks.…

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Working Out By The Pool

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Sunbathing and relaxing by the pool or a beach on a sunbed is always so deliciously fabulous! A little “me” time… But what if you can actually get fit (or…

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