In Life

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Taken at The Michelburger Hotel during a goodbye brunch for my girl Carly and her family

001: Full of goodbye parties and brunches, the ITB Trade show, apartment hunting, photoshoot and blogging, this week was more than just a little bit hectic, which resulted in me getting extremely ill the other day, which is a reminder to me to step back and take a break sometimes. It can be hard to sit back and relax when you are founding a company of one, but you are of no use to anyone if you run yourself so ragged that you have to call an ambulance!

002: Had a lovely little party at my house with 6 of my friends last night in honor of my girl Betti getting a new job and biting just a wee bit homesick. The party was equipped with all things British, ended with getting drunk and watching The IT Crowd, and may or may not have included putting mustaches on my two cats. (Photographic evidence here and here.)

On the web

001: Ebba’s holiday photos make me want to hop on a plane and escape to tropical paradise right now! Good thing it’s slowly warming up over here in Europe.
002: Over 100 artists are working on a film about Van Gogh’s life and death told through moving oil paintings. Prepare to pick your jaw up from off the ground after watching this video introducing the feature film.
003: “Man who Downloaded $2.99 Meditation App Prepares To Enter Lotus Plane of Eternal Serentiy” – Onion, despite being a total fan of relaxation apps myself, I must say, you’ve outdone yourself once again. Brb, dying/feeling sorry for myself.
004: Being mindful of living an organic lifestyle goes beyond what put into our bodies and on our face. Using caustic chemicals for household cleaning can do a lot of damage, so opting for homemade cleaners is the way to go! Check out hello glow’s 10 Must-have Ingredients for Homemade Cleaners, and start taking care of your household chores while still taking care of yourself.
005: Check out these incredible photos of New York’s Puerto Rican community in the 70s and 80s taken by Arlene Gottfried.
006: Loving Izy Hossack’s recipe for curried carrot & courgetti soup in a jar.


001: Tunny Vision and Animal Rights – A public service announcement and a reminder to be kind
Standing up for what you believe in is important, but let’s all remember to do so with kindness and avoid nasty name calling or shaming.
002: How To Go Off the Grid – 5 steps for an off-the-grid weekend and why unplugging every once in a while is a good thing
It’s great to be ambitious, but remember to give yourself a break every now and then. Looking for some tips on where to start? Then this post is for you!
003: Chaia, DC – Globetrotting 026
Finding yourself in DC any time soon and need some recommendations for where to eat? Definitely stop by Chaia in Georgetown. You won’t regret it!
004: Tips for a Mini Spa Evening – How to unwind after a long day
Sometimes after a long week, we need to treat ourselves to something extra. With these tips, you will be off to spa-land from the comfort of your home in no time!
005: Artists and Their Artwork – Visual Stimulation 050
One of the most overlooked aspects of living a conscious life is to remain inspired. Take a peek at some of these incredible artists whose process, studios, and artwork is bound to inspire.

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From the archives

001:Bohemian Kitchens – In the Home 018
One of my favorite sources of inspiration takes the shape of interior design. Check out some of these incredible boho kitchens to get your interior design fix for the week!
002:Interview with Stephan of The Dreamcatcher
Still dreaming about my incredible stay in Puerto Rico at The Dreamcatcher. Catch up with one of it’s founders, Stephan, and read all about this incredible oasis in the middle of paradise.

photography by: Ebba Zingmark, hello glow, Top with Cinnamon, and Rae Tashman

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Rae Tilly

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


  • Carmen Jny (carmitive)

    Such a cool roundup! I loved the mini spa – I really need that and I will definitively try it out asap :)
    Have a great Sunday, Carmen –

  • Sorry to hear you were ill, hope you’re feeling better now! Good luck with the apartment hunting :)

  • That does sound like a hectic week! Hope you’re feeling better! Awesome photos and post

  • Really loved this post. I hope you have a speedy recovery, xx
    Rivania | The Glam Unicorn

  • I hope you’re feeling much better now, Rae. I can only imagine how hectic your schedule must be!


  • Hahah I laugh at the photos of the cats! They are super cute :) I hope you feel better soon!!

  • Great round up. I hope you are feeling better.

    Jenn |

  • Great round up Rae

    x Dayu | PR.JA

  • The header picture is absolutely amazing, like taken out of a fairytale!


  • Haha, that onion article. They always crack me up. Hope you had a lovely weekend!

    Enclothed Cognition/Bloglovin

  • You’re so right, it’s often hard to take a step back to just rest, but it’s so so important. Hope you’re feeling better! I’m loving your tips for a mini spa evening; definitely going to have to have one soon.

  • Congrats to Betti! Yaaay! What a wonderful way to celebrate! I hope you’re feeling better, just take a rest and get some good sleep then! <3

    xx Bash | H E Y   B A S H | bloglovin’

  • Oh man, getting sick is no joke! Had an awful migraine myself this past weekend, thought I was going to die. Hope you’re feeling better. Love the Van gogh movie preview, can’t wait to tell my friend about it, who is a major fan.


  • Haha, those catstaches made me giggle! I hope you’re feeling better by the way, I’m definitely guilty of not giving myself a rest sometimes too…

  • I love the soup recipe and omg, I totally get what you mean about those holiday snaps; luckily I’m off to Dubai in a week!!

    Pop over to my blog :)


  • Wow, that van Gogh movie looks like it’s going to be a masterpiece (pun intended!). What an incredible idea–I can’t imagine the time and effort that’s gone into creating it and will certainly have to keep it on my radar. :)

    Ah, I hope you had an awesome time with your party–congrats to Betti on her new job! And I’m sorry to hear you’re not feeling well; take care of yourself, and I hope you feel back to your old self again soon. :)

  • Sophie Lee

    All photos are so amazing, just love your style <3

    xoxo, Best Bags for Women and Men 2016