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What I Like To Focus On

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It's Friday! How has your week been? Mine has been good not too bad. I am thinking about going to Rålis tonight and watch Dirty Dancing. That depends on the weather though. It's not looking up right now. If it clears up then maybe.

With my workouts there are four things that I like to focus on; stretching, cardio and the butt and thighs. That's why you have been seeing a lot of those kinds of workouts this week. I can only do this from my own point of view. I am sure that a lot of you will get just as good of a workout as I am so don't be afraid to try them out.

Todays' video is a 10 minute butt and thigh workout from FitnessBlender. This video may be short but it has a high tempo so you have to focus. Kelli is very great a explaining the exercise beforehand (as always). I am confident that you will have no problem with doing this workout




your writer, Erika

Stretch It Out

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Hello! This morning I thought I would share a yoga video from GymRa. I do this video three times a week. I love it because it's so calm and easy to follow.

I read the comments to this video on youtube and some people were complaining that it is too fast and that the poses/ exercises are not explained beforehand so it's hard to follow. Someone said that they had to pause they video so that they could finish their breath because the video is too fast. It's not yin yoga. But hey every one's different and that what makes everyone so great. I love this video and have never had any problems following it. Not only do you get a really good stretch you also build some muscles using your own body weight.



Comment below (or hit me up on twitter @erikaworld) what you think of this video. Is it too fast or is it just right? Have a great day!


your writer, Erika

Pamela Reif For Hunkemöller

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Well, that two and half hours of my life that I'll never get back. I just updated my computer to macOS Sierra (yeah I should have done this a very long time ago but at least I am on track now - better late than never) and it took freaking two and half hours. Also now my computer seems to be slower than ever. So annoying!

On a happier note, Pamela Reif's collection for Hunkemöller got released today!


I love Pamela so just had to check it out. I can tell you that the whole collection is amazing! I want it all. I thought that I would narrow myself down and pick out my favorites and show you. You can check out the whole collection right here. Below you can see my favorites.

picture source: https://www.hunkemoller.se/se_sv/53-formpressad-bygel-bh-karina-blogger-pamela-rf-rosa-117513.html / Bra / Brazilian breifs /
picture source: https://www.hunkemoller.se/se_sv/53-body-aimee-blogger-pamela-rf-rod-117232.html / Body /
picture source: https://www.hunkemoller.se/se_sv/53-topp-satin-lace…

HIIT IT GIRL

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Hello! Yes it's Wednesday which means you'll get another workout video. This is a short but intense cardio workout that includes a warm up and cool down from FitnessBlender. You will get a good exercise from just doing this video once. If you want great workout do this video twice or do this video and the pilates workout that I posted yesterday.




your writer, Erika

The Devil In Disguise

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Good morning and hello! Have you had a good nights' sleep? I have because I have this really big and super comfy duvet that is twice the size of my bed. I love to just wrap myself in it. Especially in the winter. Now during the summer it's almost too hot. Almost, I keep it because I like the weight of the duvet.
The second workout video this week is also from FitnessBlender (I told you that I love them). The first time that I tried it I loved it because it was only 15 minutes. Don't be fooled and think that those 15 minutes won't give you anything. I thought that this workout was brutal the first time that I tried it! But I love when a workout is brutal because that means that I am challenging my body and that it's going to give me something.


Have a nice workout!

your writer, Erika

New Portrait

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Hello! I shoot with a new photographer - Mats Vassfjord - a few weeks back and I wanted to share a picture from that shoot. It is one of my favorites that we shot that day.



your writer, Erika

Sweat It Out

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So yesterday I told you guys that I am going to post at least one workout video every day this week. I thought that what better way to kick it off what a bang?! Today I am sharing a cardio workout with focus on the butt and thighs from FitnessBlender. (Most of the videos that I post this week will probably be from FitnessBlender, but I just want you to love them as much as I do). Try it out and write your thoughts about it in the comment section!



Have a great day!


your writer, Erika

Working My Ass Off

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Hello! So what's up? I am sitting here on my balcony not enjoying the weather at all. I am actually freezing and thinking that maybe I should go inside.

Okay so I have been thinking lately that I really need to up my workouts. What I mean is that I need to switch it up and make it a little bit more difficult. I am thinking that maybe I should join a gym or maybe I should buy some dumbbells to have at home. I am leaning towards joining a gym. There actually are few gyms in my neighborhood that are cheap. I am going to check them out.

So in the meantime when I am trying to decide which gym to join, or if I should even join a gym at all I thought that I would help you all with your workouts. Every day next week I am going to post at least one workout video that I have done and has really helped me. They are all going to vary in length and in difficulty.

I thought that I would kick off this thing today so you are actually getting your first workout video right now. This first video is…

Diamonds Are Forever

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I am so annoyed about the weather this summer. I mean, it has never really been hot and it's never really been cold (not that it's supposed to be cold during the summer - just trying to make a point),. It's just been something weird in between. I mean we have had hot days but not consecutively. Well, I live n Sweden so what did I really expect? I had hopes but those got crushed. I do really hope that I get the opportunity to go somewhere for my birthday next year. I am so going somewhere hot, with a lot of sun and where maybe I can surf. I have never surfed before and is something that I would really like to try.

I exchanged some earnings today at Dyrberg/ Kern. I bought them back in May and about like a month ago they broke. The little thingy that you put through your ear fell off one of the earring. Don't know why but so weird. Today I finally got my ass out of the wagon and exchanged them. I really like Dyrberg/ Kern so I am glad that they would let me exchange them…

Is It Too Soon To Talk About Halloween?

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Hello! So summer is almost over which is sad but that means Halloween is around the corner. I know that I might be a little early when it comes to talking about Halloween but I have been excited about this years Halloween ever since Kylie Jenner rocked that Christina Aguilera outfit last year. I mean when I saw her outfit I was like "Damn why didn't I think about something that cool?!". Thats why this year I am going to bring it!

picture source: http://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/kylie-jenner-gets-dirrty-star-9156388
I have a few ideas of what I want to go as. Maybe Christina Aguilera (but I also feel that has been done already), Ariana Grande or cat woman. I don't know, I haven't decided yet. Hey maybe I should revamp my outfit from when I went and saw Ariana Grande on The Honeymoon Tour. Remember that? But I'll probably buy nude pumps to match Aris outfit more.

Ariana Garnde My Everything concert picture source: http://www.gotceleb.com/ariana-grande-p…

Time For Some Renovation

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I so wish that I had enough money so that I could afford to buy my own apartment. I have decided that when I finally move from where I live now is when I will buy my own apartment. When you own your own house or apartment you have so much more freedom incase you want to do some renovation. Okay sometimes you have to get permission from the board but you still have more freedom. For example if I want to do some big renovation in my apartment I have to change it back to the way it was before when I move. That's just to much of a hassle and a waste of money.

Last fall when I came to the realisation that I want to buy and not rent anymore I started looking at places that don't need a lot of fixing up (aka where little to no renovation is needed). Recently I saw an apartment that I totally loved but I wanted to changed everything about it. I had all of these great renovation ideas. I was totally fine with the idea that it would cost me as much as the deposit. Oh well! I know that t…

Love Is a New Pair of Jeans

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Hello! I just wanted to show you guys my new jeans. How gorgeous aren't they? They're from Diesel but I bought them at Zalando. You would like your own pair you can buy them here.



your writer, Erika

Luck x2

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Oh hello! How are you? I am in such a good mood because me new jeans that I ordered from Zalando fit perfectly and are super duper comfortable. Second, I had such a great time with my mom at Gröna Lund yesterday.

I don't really like Gröna Lund because I to worked there for one summer a few years back (so I have had to much of it) and I really don't like going on rides anymore. I just get nauseous and get a headache. My mom and I had a great time yesterday.




We didn't do much. We bought a couple of lottery tickets and we actually won twice. We also went on like two rides. That was enough for us.


It was my moms' idea to go there and I was like why not. I asked my friend Patricia (who works at Gröna Lund) if she could give us some entrance tickets and I remembered that I still had a bunch of ride tickets from when I worked there. So we really didn't pay for anything. Except for a few lottery tickets. All in all it was a great day.

My favorite memory from working at Grö…

I'm Going To Maui

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So next year I want to take a big trip. Preferably around my birthday. Yesterday I went and saw Everything, Everything with my friend Le Ly. In the movie they go to Maui and that got me thinking that I want to go to Maui or just any of the Hawaii islands. Just look at these amazing pictures! I want to go there now!







your writer, Erika
picture sources: http://travel.usnews.com/Maui_HI/http://www.funjet.com/destinations/mauihttp://www.prideofmaui.com/blog/activities/top-10-maui-attractions.htmlhttp://www.hiltonhawaii.com/islands/maui/https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/destinations/2017/02/15/maui/97899636/

I'm Featured In Allure Magazine

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Hello! So have you seen the pictures from my photo shoot with Pelle Larsson that I posted this morning? What do you think? In case you missed them just click here. I really enjoyed working with Pelle. He's a very talented photographer. Don't worry I will soon post more pictures from our photo shoot.

So what's on the agenda for today? I am going to clear my apartment from some clutter and that means more stuff up on blocket. I mean why throw away perfectly good stuff just because I don't want/ need them anymore? Selling them is way more environmental. I am also going to prepare a few posts for next week. Later tonight I am going to go and see a movie with my friend Le Ly. That's my day. Pretty nice and chill.

Yo! I almost forgot to tell you guys that I am featured in Allure magazine. Or not me personally but a picture that I took is featured in an article on their website about The Perfect V. Pretty cool huh?! I am so excited. Click here to read the article!



your wr…

First Look

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Hello and good morning! Here are two versions of one picture as a first look at my photo shoot with photographer Pelle Larsson.



Follow Pelle on instagram @pellegoteborg :)


your writer, Erika

I'm Vegan

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Hello! OMG I was so tired yesterday! I don't why, it's not like I did anything in particular to tire me down. I had a very chill and nice morning. Then I worked out, went to 7 Eleven and bought the new vegan Ben & Jerry and that was like it. I had no energy to do anything else. I suggested to a friend that we could meet up after she got off work but I regretted that later because I was so tired. I guess it was just one of those days.

I spent most of yesterday inside my apartment. The weather was so bad thought that I really didn't care. It rained so loudly that I couldn't hear the TV while I was working out. It was crazy! Sometimes I actually do think that summer rain can be kind of cozy. Just laying in bed all day watching your favorite shows.

But back to that vegan Ben & Jerry though! Delicious! Love it! I only bought one flavor because didn't know if it be good or not. Plus some of the comments on B&J's instagram weren't that favorable. I jus…

Pia Mia - I'm A Fan ft. Jeremih

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This song is my new obsession! I don't share music that often anymore but this one is too good (and Pia is too talented) not to be shared.




your writer, Erika

No Man's Land

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Hello my dearest! So you know how I a couple of weeks ago talked about getting a domain for my blog? Maybe it was last week, anyway still no luck. Everything is taken it is so freaking annoying! I don't know what to do about that. I have been working on building a cooler blog/ website for you but how can I launch it without a domain?! Huh? I mean I still can and it actually is live (I need to change that) but no that is no fun. Plus it won't be taken seriously without a domain. Well I am going to keep working on it.



your writer, Erika

It's About Being Cost Efficient

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I have found a new favorite face mask! Sense beauty blackhead peel-off facial mask with charcoal extract is my new favorite thing. I have heard and seen what charcoal face mask so when I saw this at the store I just had to try it. I really loved it. Yes, just like any other charcoal face mask it hurts a little when you peel it off. The results afterwards are amazing so it's worth the pain.

I love peel-off masks because your skin feels renewed afterwards. You feel so refreshed. I have oily skin and peel-off masks removes the excess oil and makes my skin look matte and fresh.


It has been out of stock in the store where I found it the first time. So today when it was finally back in stock I just had to buy three packages (each package contains five face mask). Yes I could have just ordered it online before but it costs about 80kr online and that's without shipping. At ÖoB it costs 12kr. So you see, I could have bought six packages for less than the price of one. The choice is obv…

Abbot Kinney's

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Hello! You know that I love everything vegan and organic and always willing to try new products when I see them. Today I saw this organic vegan yoghurt with a coconut base. You just know that I had to try it! It was good. It tastes exactly like coconut milk. The brand is called Abbot Kinney's. Check out there website here for more information about their products.



your writer, Erika

The Secret To Being Healthy

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Hello! New week, new day but still the same me. Today I have quite a few thing that I need to fix around the apartment. I am trying to get rid of stuff that are just laying around and collecting dust. I mean I don't use them so why should they take up space that I could use to store other things, right?! I also have to go to the pharmacy later. I had the chilliest Sunday yesterday and when I got around to start my day everything was closed.

I know that I say it a lot but it's true. Being healthy is really easy. It's not that being unhealthy is easier. It's all about a choice. You either choose to be healthy or unhealthy. I believe that being healthy isn't just about eating right and always exercising. It's about finding a good balance for it all. Like yes by all means you need to work out and eat healthy (that's part of being healthy) but if you feel like eating that brownie, or you want some pizza, or whatever your heart desires - Then do so! Find that bal…

One More By Dawid Garwol

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Hey! I thought that I would share one more photograph from my photo shoot with David Garwol.



your writer, Erika

Miracle Worker

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Hello! How are you all? You know what... I am actually really good. That new moisturiser that I bought earlier this week is amazing. It was kind of expensive so I am glad that it's really works. But Dermalogica have a reputation for being really good. So if you are thinking about trying one of their products do so! What you can do if you think that the price is too expensive is that can go to a store that sell their products and ask for a free sample. That way you can try it out and see if it really works for you without actually having to pay a lot of money for it for something that may not work for you.

But for the Dermalogica oil free matte spf 30 you don't have to ask for a free sample because you have me. Just in a few days the acne that I had on my forehead has disappeared. The Dermalogica oil free matte spf 30 is a day cream that help to prevent impurities and keeps skin moist and calm all day long. Plus it really keeps your skin looking matte instead of oily. I am so h…

Pregnancy Cravings

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Hello everyone! I'm just sitting on the couch watching Hart of Dixie. Quite a nice chill day. I was at Sollentunavallen earlier for a little promptu photo shoot. We got some really cool shots but the i started to rain. It's nice to shit here on the couch now and just chilling.

So I was having a small argument with a friend earlier. She said that she really wants sushi because she is having such a craving for it. So I jokingly asked her if she was pregnant. She told me that you can't have sushi if you're pregnant. So I hit her back with facts because she didn't want to listen to me first. The truth is that you can actually eat sushi while you're pregnant. You just have to make sure that the fish has been frozen first so that the bacteria is dead. Well. I hope that this settles it. Have a nice evening everyone!



your writer, Erika
source: http://www.nhs.uk/chq/pages/is-it-safe-to-eat-sushi-during-pregnancy.aspx?categoryid=54

Working Out At Home

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Hello! So I love working out everyday. But I don't go to any gym. I workout at home in my living room. It's cheap and efficient. This way I can workout whenever it fits me and I don't have to think about the gym being open or not or any machines being taken our not. This way I get the exercise that I want. Plus as I said it's cheap because I don't have to pay for any membership. Just my regular rent and internet bill.

Working out at home is not for everone. But it really fits me because I have a lot of space in my livingroom. So why would I go anywhere else? In the summer when the wheather is nice I do like to go for a power walk in the woods. Sometimes I borrow my sisters dog because it's nice to have some company.

When I workout I do follow videos on youtube. I have Apple TV so I just use youtube through that and watch it on my TV. My favorite channel is Fitness Blender. They have a bunch of great videos with different exircises. Both for beginners and pros. …

Model Girl

Hello! Today's photo shoot was amazing! OMG we got some really amazing pictures. I can't wait to show you. It was so much fun! We shot at the skatepark by Medborgarplatsen. The photographer wanted to shoot in Old Town but then this morning I thought of the skatepark and then we agreed to shoot there.

I am always looking for new photographer to collaborate with. If you feel like we could do something awesome together just hit me up at eriikaworld@gmail.com. If you haven't seen what I have done before check out the links below:

https://eriikasworld.blogspot.se/2017/06/supermodel.html

https://eriikasworld.blogspot.com/2017/06/supermodel-pt-2.html

https://eriikasworld.blogspot.com/2017/07/dawid-garwol.html

https://eriikasworld.blogspot.com/2017/07/more-photos-by-dawid-garwol.html


your writer, Erika

Crazy

Hello! OMG this evening has been so crazy! I was in the city walking around and having a good time with my friend Patricia. She has just come home from a trip in Turkey. I wish that I get to go there some day. Seems like such a beautiful country. Patricia told me all about her trip and it sounded amazing.
When I got home I thought that I would do some yoga and clean my apartment before my food delivery got here and afterwards have some time to go to ÖoB and buy a face mask. Then I got a text from MatHem saying that they'll be 45 minutes late. So then I had to rush to ÖoB to make it before they closed. I got there in time but they didn't have what I wanted. So I got really annoyed.
I am so stressed right now! I wish that tomorrow was going to be calm but I have a photoshoot and before that I would like to squeeze in yoga session. It will be fine.

your writer, Erika

Beauty Secrets

Hello! How are you today? I am good. I finally ordered a new moisturiser last night. It was so expensive that my wallet is bleeding. Hahaha no but it was over 100kr cheaper online than in store. It was a oil-free moisturiser from Dermatologica. I will give you a review of it when I have tried it.

So what's on the agenda for today. Well, I have do some work for on the blog, I am going to order some food from MatHem, I am going to put some things up for sale on blocket, I have to go to ÖoB and buy some things that they only have there and then I am going to see if any of my friends are up for some dinner tonight. What are you're plans?

Before I leave you today I have to share this amazing beauty tip. Washing your face should be he last thing that you do when you're taking a shower. Why? Because chemical from your shampoo and conditioner will fall down on your face while you're rising your hair. If you don't wash face afterwards it could be damaging to your skin. The …

I Don't Do Sales

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So what's up today? The day has basically already past. Hahaha. It has been such nice weather in Stockholm today. I was walking around the city just taking it all in. When I got home I did a workout session. Afterwards the weather was still so nice so I decided to lay on the balcony and tan for a few hours but I don't know what happened because the sky became full of grey clouds. Now the sun is shining and it feels very warm and nice on my legs.

Right now there are plenty of sales going on. I have seen so many things that I want. But do you know what I have learned? I have learned not to shop things that's on sale. Why? Often when you see something on sale you're temped to buy it because of the low price. In reality it's not something that you like or fits your style. You only like the low price. I only shop on sale if it's something that I have had my eyes on for a while and then it's available for a lower price.

That being said I was going to show you my …

First World Problems

OMG! So I want to buy a domain name but apparently erikasworld.com is taken. Like WTAF?! But when I enter that domain name into google there is no site. So someone is just sitting there with it. I don't know what to do about that. What can I use as a domain instead?

Second I am on the hunt for a great oil free moisturiser with SPF. Everything is so damn expensive. Okay it's more that the one that I used buy costs like 10 dollars. So you can imagine that I kind of cringe when I see something that costs 50 dollars and more. Yeah. I was really happy with the one that I used before but the only problem was that it didn't have any SPF. I have just heard from everywhere that SPF is great for protecting your face. It used Neutrogena before and now I see on their website that they actually have an oil free SPF moisturiser. The only problem is that they don't ship to Sweden. But if they did with the international shipping plus tax it would probably add up to over 50 dollars any…

3 Delicious (And Super Easy To Make) Vegetarian Dishes

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So I have been sitting here for over an hour just staring at the screen not knowing what to write. It's really hard being a blogger sometimes. I understand why some bloggers don't update their blog every single day. I really do need to get better at preparing posts. When days like today happen I'll have something to post even though my mind really is blank.

Okay so what now? What am I going to talk to you about today? I thought that I try and inspire you all to eat more vegetarian. I would say vegan but I am not even vegan myself since I eat dairy. Really, that's the only thing the keeps me from going vegan, dairy. But I am going to order a bunch of food from Mathem this weekend so I am going to see what kinds of different vegan yoghurts they have. Mathem actually have a great selection of food. No matter what your allergies are or whether you're vegetarian or vegan I am you'll find lots of food that suits you.

I thought that I would try and inspire you with so…