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3 Ways to Make Monday Better

3 Ways to Make Monday Better

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1. Feeling stressed already? According to Fast Company, all you need is 60 seconds and one word to help.

2. Take a minute and listen to Keira Knightly and Adam Levine’s lovely duet from Begin Again (and then make sure to see the film!).

3. Read a love story from The New Yorker’s archives.

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5 Ways To Have A Well-Crafted Weekend

5 Ways To Have A Well-Crafted Weekend

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1. Go Greek with this delicious recipe.

2. What’s your summer jewelry style? Find out here.

3. This sounds like a kid’s dream.

4. Take a real break this weekend.

5. Spend some time in The New Yorker’s archives (and here are 14 great recommendations).

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Bite Me More: Cowboy Blondies

Bite Me More: Cowboy Blondies

Yeehaw! Chef Lisa has taken the traditional Cowboy Cookie (usually a dry and boring desperado-of-a-cookie) and turned it on its saddlebag with her easy and original Cowboy Blondie Recipe. One bite of these moist and delectable Cowboy Blondies, loaded with chocolate chunks, oatmeal and coconut, and drizzled with a candied pecan topping, will leave you thanking Lisa, the old galoot.

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A Made in NYC Summer Giveaway

A Made in NYC Summer Giveaway

At BRIKA, we value shopping local and supporting artisans who craft their own goods. Not only do we love learning the story behind how each item comes to life, but we think it’s so important to support local industries. That’s why we’ve teamed up with Bow & Drape and Oak73to bring attention to the Made in America movement, with particular emphasis on the sustainment of New York City’s garment…

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Trouvé Magazine: A Creative Office Space

Trouvé Magazine: A Creative Office Space

In Trouvé Volume 01, one our favorite features is “A Day In The Life of the Creative Type” where we hear from an actor, photographer, blogger, and musician and learn how they each go about their day as a creative.

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Each person’s day is different, and filled with unique tasks, but the importance of a calm workspace/home environment is of the upmost importance to each.

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Inspired by this article,…

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5 Ways To Have A Well-Crafted Weekend

5 Ways To Have A Well-Crafted Weekend

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We love a neutral space with tons of colorful accents!

1. Small space? No problem!

2. 10 cool things to make this weekend.

3. Now this is some fresh wall art.

4. What’s your ‘spot‘?

5. Who exactly is the American Girl, and what does it have to do with selfies?

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GIVEAWAY: Win a Musical Prize Pack

GIVEAWAY: Win a Musical Prize Pack

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Love new music and great food? Then you’ll love Turntable Kitchen for discovering the newest bands and innovative food and drink recipes. We’ve teamed up to give away a musical prize pack, which includes:

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Enter below (bonus entries for sharing…

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Looking for something?

First Row: Vase  |  Necklace  |  Print  |  Bowls Second Row: Bracelet  |  Ring  |  Bag…

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Looking for something?

First Row: Vase  |  Necklace  |  Print  |  Bowls Second Row: Bracelet  |  Ring  |  Bag…

5 Ways To Have A Well-Crafted Weekend

5 Ways To Have A Well-Crafted Weekend

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It’s all about pineapples these days!  

1. Feeling down? Remember these 7 things.

2. Put down your phone and pull out a pencil!

3. A yummy (and healthy!) recipe we can’t wait to try.

4. An awesome infographic about creativity.

5. Taking a trip? Read this first.

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The Refinery: Accessorizing a Simple Summer Outfit

The Refinery: Accessorizing a Simple Summer Outfit

Personal Style Coach Wendy Woods is fiercely committed to busy women who want an effortless sense of style. Her down-to-earth method encourages acceptance and understanding while creating a personal style that makes her clients look and feel beautiful. She sends free style advice every week. Head to www.therefinery.ca for more. Below she shares three ways to dress up a classic summer outfit.

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Jul 9th at 4PM / tagged: Accessories. BRIKA. style. summer. / reblog / 1 note