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Lena Burkut
Works at Way2GoodLife.com
Attended Gorky University, Yekaterinburg, Russia
Lives in Chicago, IL
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Guest Post Celiac disease is a digestive disorder that occurs when the body reacts to the gluten and protein found in grains, like barley, rye, and wheat. One in every 133 Americans has this disorder. These people have to live a gluten-free life. This…
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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SunsOutSpoonsOut #CollectiveBias Summer weekends in my family are busy! Where is the lazy summer I was looking forward to? What happened to it? It…
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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #savewithbubbles #CollectiveBias When I say “Guest Bathroom”, what comes to your mind? A bathroom for guests? A better bathroom than the one you would…
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #savewithbubbles #CollectiveBias When I say “Guest Bathroom”, what comes to your mind? A bat...
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Being the parent of a preschooler can be just as frustrating as it is rewarding. While your preschooler is busy exploring his new independence, he still needs plenty of attention and love. The ages between 3 and 5 can be difficult for everyone involved…
Being the parent of a preschooler can be just as frustrating as it is rewarding. While your preschooler is busy exploring his new independence, he still needs plenty of attention and love. The ages...
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Throw your middle child "Happy Minion Birthday!" party #SendSmiles #CollectiveBias #ad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SendSmiles #CollectiveBias Until very recently, my 5-year old son was a baby in the family.  He is incredibly stubborn and independent, but in reality,…
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Easy Gluten Free Chocolate Crumble is a delicious and easy to prepare gluten free dessert great to serve for dinner guests or as part of a family meal. This easy to make gluten free chocolate crumble is oat based so it is not only gluten free, but also…
Easy Gluten Free Chocolate Crumble is a delicious and easy to prepare gluten free dessert great to serve for dinner guests or as part of a family meal. This easy to make gluten free chocolate crumb...
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Marble The Brain Store sent us two of these games, so we can check them out and share the fun with you What do you love the most about summer break? I enjoy the absence of homework as much as they do (if not more), but I would hate for them to lose the…
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This post is promoted by The Museum of Science and Industry via Mode Media #msichicago #MSIrobot A few weeks ago we spent a whole day at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago and hardly covered a third of the exhibits. As the closing time…
This post is promoted by The Museum of Science and Industry via Mode Media #msichicago #MSIrobot A few weeks ago we spent a whole day at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago and hardly cov...
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Guest Post Almost every woman will suffer from fatigue during pregnancy. The changes that your body is going through can make it almost impossible to stay awake at times during the day. The need for a nap can be overwhelming, and is most common in the…
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Traveling with little ones this summer? It can be a bit scary, but enough planning and organization can really make a difference to a potentially awful and stressful vacation. If you want to make sure you have a great experience for years to come, read…
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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HydrationToGo #CollectiveBias Though breastfeeding is recognized as the best nutrition for your infant, as a new mother, I found that it is hard to…
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Fixed gear bikes are getting increasingly popular, with more and more people opting for them each year. Fixed gear bikes have several benefits – they have fewer parts than the multi-gear bikes, so they require little to no maintenance and last for years…
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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
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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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Check Out the UNICEF Market with a $50 Giveaway
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NOVICA now offers the UNICEF Market to help children and artisans around the world. Check it out and enter to win a $50 GC

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Enter to win products from Udderly Smooth in the #hoppinholidays #giveaway. Ends 12/28

Tips for improving meal prep time in your kitchen.
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Monroe and Main Holiday Style Giveaway
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How I go from Day to Night, Montana Style featuring pieces from the Monroe and Main Holiday Style Catalog

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

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Works at Collective Bias as Social Media Campaign Leader. Lives in Ventura, CA. Highly Energetic People Motivator

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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.

Whirlwind of Surprises: 5 #Tips for Preventing Pickpockets so you can en...
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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!

Teen Clothing for all Occasions - Helicopter Mom and Just Plane Dad
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Basics in your closet never go out of style. This is where you want to spend a little more for quality, wear-ability and durability. Colors