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Lena Burkut
Works at Way2GoodLife.com
Attended Gorky University, Yekaterinburg, Russia
Lives in Chicago, IL
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How can candy make you summer more festive? Check out these Celebration by Frey candy party ideas to make your next gathering AMAZING! #ad #CelebrationCandyBuffet

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This is a sponsored post. I wrote it as a part of #FightHunger campaign. The face of hunger has changed since the Great Depression.  The face is no longer a starved, gaunt one.  While many might believe that the hunger problem in America is something in…
This is a sponsored post. I wrote it as a part of #FightHunger campaign. The face of hunger has changed since the Great Depression. The face is no longer a starved, gaunt one. While many might believe that the hunger problem in America is something in the past, it does still exist today. Only now the face is different. Families who face this new food crisis are not ones who are living in the streets homeless. They live in homes, have cars an...
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Disney’s 1967 animated film, “The Jungle Book,” was the last film that Walt Disney oversaw. He passed away in 1966, the year before the film’s release. However, Director Jon Favreau was inspired by more than the 1967 movie. “When I think about Disney’s…
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  Welcome to BlogPOP Spring Fling – a really cool and fun event with a lot to offer! Each of participating blogs is posting a number of giveaways between March 27 and 30, with each going on for around two weeks. Come back often – enter every day! $40…
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  Welcome to BlogPOP Spring Fling – a really cool and fun event with a lot to offer! Each of participating blogs is posting a number of giveaways between March 27 and 30, with each going on for around two weeks. Come back often – enter every day! The…
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  Welcome to BlogPOP Spring Fling – a really cool and fun event with a lot to offer! Each of participating blogs is posting a number of giveaways between March 27 and 30, with each going on for around two weeks. Come back often – enter every day! Insect…
Welcome to BlogPOP Spring Fling – a really cool and fun event with a lot to offer! Each of participating blogs is posting a number of giveaways between March 27 and 30, with each going on for around two weeks. Come back often - enter every day! Insect Shield Gear - Outdoor Blanket and a Bandana Insect Shield® Repellent Apparel and Insect Shield® Repellent Gear are revolutionary products designed to provide long-lasting, effective and convenient p...
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Better Life Cleaning Products #BetterLifeLoves

This post has been sponsored by Better Life Company #BetterLifeLoves [bctt tweet=”A few years before our first child was born we adopted a dog and had to rethink the way we clean, but why?”] We all know that many of the cleaning products sold today are…
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Welcome to another awesome giveaway hosted by an amazing group of bloggers (including myself) for your chance to win $100 Amazon Gift Card However, before you enter, there are a few things you need to know: This giveaway is open to residents of the USA,…
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Did you decide to finally take your child to the swim school, because the summer is just around the corner, and you want him/her to feel comfortable in the community pool on the beach, we have a few suggestions you might find useful, like what do you need…
Did you decide to finally take your child to the swim school, because the summer is just around the corner, and you want him/her to feel comfortable in the community pool on the beach, we have a few suggestions you might find useful, like what do you need to pack for your first swim class. If your child has never attended a swim school and you are concerned about what to bring, we have the scoop for you to make sure you are ready for the before c...
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Being in debt can feel like you are in a box with no way to get out or to climb a mountain that you can’t see the top.  You try chipping away at it only to feel like you are taking one step forward but three steps back.  While it’d be good to have an […]
Being in debt can feel like you are in a box with no way to get out or to climb a mountain that you can’t see the top. You try chipping away at it only to feel like you are taking one step forward but three steps back. While it'd be good to have an easy solution, if you are genuinely trying to get out of debt it’s going to be hard work. But with some self-control and a great plan, it is possible. Imagine the freedom you will feel when you no l...
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Welcome to BlogPOP Spring Fling – a really cool and fun event with a lot to offer! Each of participating blogs is posting a number of giveaways between March 27 and 30, with each going on for around two weeks. Come back often – enter every day! Rosemary…
Welcome to BlogPOP Spring Fling – a really cool and fun event with a lot to offer! Each of participating blogs is posting a number of giveaways between March 27 and 30, with each going on for around two weeks. Come back often - enter every day! Rosemary Repel Line $65 value Fairy Tales Hair Care, the leader in affordable natural hair care products for families, introduces the brand new reformulation of the Rosemary Repel® range. With new stringen...
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  Welcome to BlogPOP Spring Fling – a really cool and fun event with a lot to offer! Each of participating blogs is posting a number of giveaways between March 27 and 30, with each going on for around two weeks. Come back often – enter every day! THREE…
Welcome to BlogPOP Spring Fling – a really cool and fun event with a lot to offer! Each of participating blogs is posting a number of giveaways between March 27 and 30, with each going on for around two weeks. Come back often - enter every day! THREE Grandpa Beck Games Grandpa Beck knows how to do Game Night Right... Feel Like a MILLION BUCKS with Cover Your Assets Start with a nest egg, Build up your Assets. Capture your neighbor’s assets. Cover...
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Social Media, Blogging, Graphics Design, Branding
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  • Way2GoodLife.com
    Editor, 2010 - present
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Chicago, IL
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yekaterinburg, Russia
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Keep family active without going crazy
Introduction
If you want to keep moving, join me and my family on our journey. Kids should not be slowing you down - they should motivate you to be active. I love riding my bike and I take my kids along. I make healthy food choices most of the time, and my kids know the difference between everyday food and sometimes food (most of the time?). Full-time working and blogging - I am working hard on finding balance Learn more about me. My favorite topics include active lifestyle, bicycle riding for families, easy recipes, girl to girl topics, and dealing with my sensory seeker-son
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Went from being a journalist in Russia to being a blogger in the States. So Delicious Milk Ambassador 2012, Huffy Moms on Bikes Ambassador 2013, Venus De Miles Women Bicycle Ride Ambassador 2014, FitFluential Ambassador. Featured by Dole, Monroe and Main and more.
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  • Gorky University, Yekaterinburg, Russia
    Journalism, 1993 - 1998
  • Oakland Community College
    Graphic Design, 1999 - 2001
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Enter to win products from Udderly Smooth in the #hoppinholidays #giveaway. Ends 12/28

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How I go from Day to Night, Montana Style featuring pieces from the Monroe and Main Holiday Style Catalog

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Super simple, non-toxic, baby oil free, colored cloud dough recipe.

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Add Northpole Magic to Your Elf on the Shelf Tradition
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If you are ready to up your Elf on the Shelf game then you have to check out how I am adding Northpole Magic to our Elf tradition this year.

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Review of Scottevest's Lola Jacket and 5 Tips for Preventing Pickpockets so that you can fully enjoy your vacation. Travel tips to set your

Colorful Deviled Eggs Recipe
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Make a statement with this Thanksgiving appetizer recipe of Colorful Deviled Eggs.

25 Thanksgiving Books for Kids
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Get your family in the holiday spirit with these 25 Thanksgiving Books for Kids!

Halloween Memories
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Halloween is one of my family’s favorite holidays. The weather starts to get cooler and each year we have the same conversation.

Double Chocolate Frosted Brownies Recipe
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This crowd pleasing Double Chocolate Frosted Brownies recipe is a chocolate lover's dream!