REVIEW: SOFT MATTE LIP CREAM, NYX

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Imi plac la nebunie rujurile, iar cele din seria Soft Matte Lip Cream de la NYX m-au cucerit din prima. Prefer aspectul mat celui lucios, desi e si un mare dezavantaj: uneori aceste rujuri usuca buzele. Va puteti feri insa de problema aceasta daca folositi inainte un balsam de buze. Pentru ca ma rodea curiozitatea am cumparat un set de rujuri, pe care il voi descrie mai jos: I love lipsticks and the Soft Matte Lip Cream collection from NYX was on my list for a long time. I prefer a matte look as opposed to the glossy one, even if there’s a big minus: sometimes you can get chapped lips. You can avoid this by using a lip balm before. I was very curious, so I bought a set of lipsticks that I’ll describe below:

 

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REWIEW: TRATTORIA BUONGIORNO

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Incet-incet descopar ca imi place foarte mult sa va scriu despre … mancare. Asta si pentru ca sunt gurmanda de cand ma stiu. Cu greu ma convingea mama in copilarie sa nu mananc toata ciocolata intr-o singura zi si sa pastrez si pentru restul saptamanii. Principiul e simplu: “Traieste clipa”. Ma bucur pe moment de ce am si daca nu imi ramane si pentru mai tarziu … pai atunci asta e. Macar am fost fericita mai devreme.

Sa trecem deci, la fapte. Saptamana trecuta mi-am delectat papilele gustative la Trattoria Buongiorno (de pe Lascar Catargiu).

Am incercat Ravioli rosso con Buratta in traducere libera: Ravioli proaspete, muguri de pin, smântână dulce, parmezan. Buuunnnn rau de tot, iar sosul de smantana a fost perfect, nu a ingreunat deloc preparatul.

I’m just realizing that I love to write for you about … food. It’s because I’ve been a food lover since I can remember. In my childhood, my mom could barely get me to save a piece of chocolate for the next day. It’s really easy actually: I prefer to live in the moment and enjoy what I have now. If I don’t save some for later … it’s not a loss. At least I was happy while it lasted.

Let’s get down to business. Last week I’ve delighted myself with some delicious food at Trattoria Buongiorno (located on Lascar Catargiu Street).

We’ve tried Ravioli Rosso con Burrata: Fresh ravioli, pine nuts, cream, parmesan. Reallyyyyy tasty. The cream sauce was just right, not heavy at all, just a delight with the rest of the ingredients.

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REVIEW: DINING AT SAINT GEORGE, BUCHAREST

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Cand nu am timp sau bani sa calatoresc, imi place sa ma simt ca in vacanta in Bucurestiul meu. Asa ca la fiecare pas prin oras incerc sa gasesc frumusetea ascunsa a locurilor prin care trec. Ca sa nu ma plictisesc niciodata, imi place sa ies in locuri cat mai diverse, si sa incerc lucruri cat mai diferite. E valabil si atunci cand vine vorba de o cina in doi. Din cand in cand, mancarea gatita in casa nu e de ajuns, ai nevoie doar de un locusor linistit, unde sa bei ceva si sa mananci ceva bun. When I don’t have the time or money to travel, I like to take a moment and feel like I’m on vacation in my Bucharest. I try to find the hidden beauty of the city with every step I take. I don’t like to visit the same places every time, it would be boring, so I try to mix it up and try different things. This also counts when we’re planning a dinner out for two. From time to time homecooked meals are not enough, all you need is a quiet place to drink and eat something tasty.
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YUMMY PIES IN BUCHAREST

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Mereu merg cu placere sa mananc La Placinte; nu am incercat pana acum ceva din meniul lor care sa nu imi placa. Evident, preparatele de baza sunt … placintele, care vin in multe forme si cu arome diferite. Ultima data am incercat invartite cu cartofi si branza de oi, dar la fel de bune sunt cele cu branza de oi si verdeata, pe care le comand mereu cu incredere. Daca nu aveti chef de placinte, apoi, aveti de unde alege, iata ce bine arata puiul invelit in bacon, care vine impreuna cu salata de varza si un sos delicios. Sau un alt preparat nou care mie imi place mult – taitei de casa cu branza de oi. Deserturile sunt toate la fel de bune, fie ca vin sub forma de placinta sau alte bunataturi. Si pentru ca a venit frigul, puteti sa asezonati totul cu un pahar de vin fiert aromat. If I’m in the mood to eat something delicious, then La Placinte (Pie’s place) is a sure bet, you can’t leave disappointed. Obviously, the main dishes are the pies, which come in many shapes and flavors. Last time I tried one with potatoes and sheep cheese, but the ones with cow cheese and herbs are as tasty if not even more so. If you’re not in the mood for pie, you have many other dishes to choose from, the chicken wrapped in bacon is very tasty and it comes with cabbage salad and a delicious sauce. I also love the homemade noodles, that go great with sheep cheese. The desserts are even better, either in pie form or other tasty treats. And because the cold weather is here, you can also order a delicious mulled wine to go with all the goodies.

 

 

 

 

SWEETEST THING

Sometimes you need to stop and enjoy the good things in life. One of my favorite dessert places is Cremeria Emilia. You can taste a delicious ice cream and other tasty specialities.

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LET’S PLAY!

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Review: Play By Givenchy

In caz ca va intrebati care este parfumul perfect pentru vara, vin eu cu o propunere: Play for Her, de la Givenchy. If you were wondering what’s the perfect fragrance for Summer, here’s my answer: Play for Her, by Givenchy.

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MY OBSESSION

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Review: CK Obsession

Cu siguranta stiti deja ca am o pasiune nebuna pentru pafumuri. Iubesc aromele si senzatiile pe care le transmit, fie ca e vorba de un parfum mai scump sau de unul accesibil tuturor. De curand am revenit la o dragoste mai veche, CK Obsession. Este un parfum extrem de puternic si dulce, de aceea trebuie aplicat cu atentie si in doze mici. Il folosesc cu drag iarna, vara evit sa folosesc parfumuri foarte puternice. Nu a fost dragoste la prima vedere intre mine si CK Obsession. Imi amintesc ca l-am incercat intr-un magazin si nu mi-a placut deloc; ajunsa acasa, dupa ce mirosul l-a asezat pe pielea mea, aroma m-a cucerit instantaneu si a ramas unul dintre preferatele mele.

La capitolul noutati se incadreaza Davidoff – Cool Water.

For those of you who are constantly reading my blog, my love for perfumes won’t come as a surprise. I love a good scent and the vibes that come with it, no matter the brand or the price. I wasn’t feeling in the mood to try something new so I chose an old love: CK Obsession. A very strong and sweet scent; I apply only a drop and I wear it mostly during the colder months. It the summer the sweetness would be overwhelming for me and my nose. It wasn’t love at first sight; I first tried Obsession in a store and hated it. After I arrived home, I suddenly loved it and it’s one of my favorites now.

And if we’re talking about new entries, I’m also trying Davidoff – Cool Water.

 

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