In Life

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001: Arrived to the US late Sunday of last week, which was something of a miracle, seeing as my original flight to Frankfurt was cancelled, and I had to be re-routed from Berlin to Copenhagen and then Copenhagen to Washington DC. I literally had to haul ass to the other end of the airport, which included me clumsily wheeling my shit outside of the main building and into another while cursing and dropping my jacket in the snow several times. I arrived with 2 minutes to spare, but hey, I made it!
002: Currently in Puerto Rico exploring the island and having the most incredible time, which as included a media stay at the beautiful Dreamcatcher Guesthouse. I have basically been stuffing my face with incredible fresh vegan food, made by local chef Jerome and doing incredible things like morning yoga on the beach. So blessed that blogging has brought me so many incredible opportunities. It just goes to show that if you work hard, you can make things happen!
003: Visited The El Yunque Rainforest with my family today as well, which has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life.

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On the web

001: Loving Cloistered Away’s recommendations for books on simplicity.
002: Did you know that shows like “CSI” and “Making a Murderer” are having a real-life impact on juries and jury selection?
003: Camille Style’s cheat sheet for 9 healthy ingredient swaps you need to know about.
004: Totally crazy about Passions for Fashion’s Greasy Veggie Burger recipe.
005: Need a boost of inspiration for working from home as a blogger? Brook has got you covered.
006: Chuck Ragan to receive Lifesaving Flannel Transplant. Satirical hipster-bashing articles never get old.
007: Councilwoman Destroys CNN Anchor for Rape-Victim Shaming. You tell them, sister!


001: Meet the Sponsors!: Andini and Lucy – Get to know the girls sponsoring LFB this month a little bit better!
002: The Devil is in the Details: Terrain – Mouth-watering interior design.
003: Globetrotting 020: Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens – Some photographs from my trip to Morikami last year.
004: Anatomy of an Outfit 028: An ode to single-hood … or: letter to my future boyfriend – The joys of spending time alone and a wintry outfit in Berlin.
005: With Love: 3 simple Valentine’s Day-themed DIYs – Fun DIYs for that special someone.
006: Hannah: Portraits of a Girl – some of my latest portrait work.

Nadine - portrait by Rae Tashman -

From the archives

001: Globetrotting 002: My Village Cafe, Camden – Some of the best vegan food in Camden.
002: Conscious Living 005: How to make your new year’s resolutions fit – Still looking for some way to make your new year’s resolutions last the year?

photography by: Cloistered Away, Passions for Fashion, Naturally Ella, and Rae Tashman

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Stay conscious, Rae


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Rae Tilly

Rae the EIC of LFB and YEOJA Magazine. She is also a photographer and social media influencer.


  • I love reading this kind of post. Thanks for sharing, I had a great read! Thanks for commenting on Qing’s Style. I
    hope you always keep in touch!

    • rae

      Thank you so much, Qing! So glad you liked this post!

  • Sarah Laird

    Fab roundup – I’d love to go to Puerto Rico, have an amazing time! x

    Viva Epernay

    • rae

      Thanks, so much Sarah, and hope you make it to Puerto Rico soon as well!

  • Morning yoga on the beach and fresh vegan foods both sound utterly idyllic! Your portraits of your friend Hannah are wonderful, by the way.

    Gabrielle | A Glass Of Ice x

    • rae

      Oh yes, it was absolutely perfect! And thank you so much! If you are ever in Berlin we should definitely do a portrait session!

      • That’d be amazing – how I wish I lived in Berlin! x

  • Sounds like an amazing time over in Puerto Rico, can’t wait for you to post pics of your stay there. Enjoy! P.S. I’m so into crime solving shows, and I can see how they can have an impact of real life cases. :))


    • rae

      Oh it was. I wish I could go back right now! And yes, there is something so strange and addicting about crime solving shows. I have been obsessed with them for years. And totally – It makes sense that everyday people now fancy themselves crime solvers which makes them look at how police departments handle cases more harshly than they really should.

  • Well I would love to stuff my mouth with fresh vegan food for life!!!! Pictures are always great!

    • rae

      Right!? Especially when it is as good as the meals at The Dreamcatcher! Thanks so much, Chichi!

  • lovely roundup! safe travels dear! (: ❀ xo

    • rae

      Thanks, Carsla!

  • Always love your roundups, it’s like a convenient snapshot of your week! Glad you were able to arrive safely, weather related flight issues are the absolute worst!!

    xo, Alice || a l i c e / T Y P E N U

    • rae

      Thank you so much, Alice! So glad you enjoy them! And yes they are, but better safe than sorry, if you ask me!

  • Flight issues are such a nightmare! Sounds like you’re having a blast in blast in Puerto Rica, looking forward to hearing about it!

    • rae

      Oh we had the most incredible time, seriously!

  • Ellese Launer

    loving this roundup. I have definitely been there cursing and dropping things will running to catch my plane. Your stay in Puerto Rico sound like a dream come true!! Can’t wait to see more photos of your stay. Thanks for sharing. XO, Ellese

    • rae

      Thanks so much, Ellese! And yes, I think we have all pretty much been there before, unfortunately! Puerto Rico really was fantastic, will be posting photos from my stay very soon!

  • I love saving articles to read later before bed, so now I’ve saved a bunch! Thanks! Happy weekend!

    • rae

      Oh great, so glad that this post could be useful for you then! Enjoy the reads!

  • oh my gosh what a huge round of trip to get to puerto rico! I hope you are having fun!! :D


    • rae

      Oh yes, Puerto Rico has been absolutely amazing! Thanks, lady!

  • Perfect put together! The rainforest experience must’ve been so fun. Thanks for a great round up!

    Stephanie |

    • rae

      Thanks so much, Stephanie! And yes the rainforest was absolutely incredible!

  • Siffat Haider

    Wow, Puerto Rico sounds amazing! On the other hand, the flight issues sound like a nightmare. I’m currently in transit in Hong Kong airport where all the private rooms are fully booked – the exhaustion is too real.

    • rae

      It really is! And yes, weather can often throw a wrench into traveling, but luckily it all worked out! And oh no, hope you get to rest soon!

  • Sounds like you’ve had a hectic week, but good came out of it all – I mean yoga on the beach?! That’s what dreams are made out of :) Loving the greasy veggie burger recipe x

    Pop over to my blog!