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Speaking with an accent

Hello my friends.

I speak with an accent. Of course, I do. I am Russian and do not have linguistic education or specific talent. My husband tells me, “If you get rid of your accent you will loose your charm”.

I try hard to sound right but often get the questions as “What nationality are you? Or where are you originally from?”. It’s quite normal in my situation. Continue reading “Speaking with an accent”

Как вернуться в детство?

Каждый из нас время от времени хочет вернуться в детство. Как это сделать? Просто приготовьте что-нибудь по маминому рецепту. В моем случае – это рыба.

Что нужно?
  • Минтай
  • Смесь муки с солью и перцем ( в последний раз я использовала сухари)
  • Растительное масло
  • Репчатый лук

*Количество ингрелиентов по вашему желанию

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How to return to childhood?

Probably each of us from time to time wants to return to childhood. How to do that? Well, in my case just cook fish according to my Mom’s recipe.

What do you need?
  • Pollock
  • Flour, mixed with salt and black pepper (last time I used Bread Crumbs)
  • Vegetable oil
  • Onion

*number of ingredients according to your desire Continue reading “How to return to childhood?”

Simple and natural mask for beautiful hair

What could be more beautiful than healthy hair? Healthy hair is the best decoration for a woman.

In different countries, there are different methods of hair care.

Personally, I strongly believe that eating nuts helps my hair grow. 😁

And I love making this hair mask:

  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp vodka
  • 1 tsp olive oil or castor oil
  • 1 tsp honey
  • Aloe juice (option)

All ingredients are mixed and applied to the hair. Massage the scalp a little bit.  Cover the hair with plastic, and the top can be wrapped with a towel. At the ends of the hair, I recommend applying natural yogurt. Continue reading “Simple and natural mask for beautiful hair”

East Meets West

There’s an expression: Men love their country not because it is great, but because it is their own.

When you live in your country, you take everything for granted. You admire nature, beautiful buildings, proud of the achievements of compatriots. And you know you’re the part of your country’s history.

But why do foreigners love Russia?

Recently I’ve learned why at least from my Australian friend’s point of view.  Obviously, she was interested in Russia. That is why she contacted me a few years ago on a social media website. We became friends very quickly. Two young, ‘relatively young’, women may have much in common. At the same time our lives were completely different though. Time flies, life changes; we are still friends.

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The Fifth Anniversary of Arrival, looking back

Is 5 years a short or long period of life? It depends on many factors. Maybe there’s no right answer or in other words, all answers are right.

On October 20, 2013

I crossed the border of the country, which became my new home. Brave I was heading towards my new life, and was not afraid at all. Thinking I knew English and would be able to adapt quickly.

In fact, it turned out that I understood only every third word, I didn’t know the names of the products, I didn’t know how to cook American food and in general …..there was no buckwheat in the stores and butter tasted like margarine.

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Немного о видах “рабочей” одежды в США

Устраиваясь на работу в Соединенных Штатах, можно столкнуться с необходимостью ношения определенного типа одежды, что обычно прописывается в договоре. 

Здравствуйте, друзья.

Сегодня утром во время закупа продуктов на неделю я получила комплимент по поводу своих …брюк. Это брюки фирмы «Кархарт». Я их называю «рабочими».

Вообще в Америке почти каждая профессия подразумевает определенную спецодежду. Поневоле вспомнились русские магазины спецодежды, которые я не посещала, и поэтому не могу сделать сравнение с американскими.

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Питомцы в Америке.

Что меня удивило и обрадовало в Америке – здесь нет бродячих собак, по крайней мере там, где я живу. Но здесь в городе можно увидеть опоссумов, бездомных кошек, белок, диких индеек и гусей с утками, ну и конечно чаек (огромных чаек).

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My “different” day.

How would you describe your day? Name your past day in one word. My word is “different”.

My morning was a little bit upsetting. I went to walk-in hairdressing salon, and didn’t get any service. Well, it happens. But I found another place, which is closer to my home, and even made an appointment. Moreover, it’s supposed to be cheaper. We will see.

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Sweet Dreams: believe or not believe

The ability to interpret  dreams can help to know what to expect in the coming day. There are some proven ones by Siberian women who hardly sees dreams. So, don’t take them seriously.

Hello my friends.

Do you dream, do you believe in them, can you interpret?

I have dreams very rarely. When I was a teenager (14-16 years), I believed in dreams. Then I’ve grown up and stopped having dreams. I didn’t really want. The thing is while you are in bed, you remember your dream.  Then you forget and worry: if it was a prophetic dream and I don’t remember. Anyway, I see dreams not often, but can share some knowledge in the interpretation of some of them. My husband usually laughs at me: where did you get it from? And I answer: from life. He tells that Russians are superstitious and he is right.

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