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I’m Krystal the blogger behind the lifestyle blog, The Krystal Diaries. I was born in Brooklyn, raised in Queens now living in the ‘burbs. I’m a city girl at heart. I started my blogging journey in 2013 as a creative outlet and what a journey it’s been!

I don’t believe in niches because I’m a girl with many interests and I think that’s ok! I love sharing my travels, the books I’ve read, fun easy drink and dessert recipes, beauty finds and so much more. I like to spread positive vibes and empower women, not compete or be negative. 

More about me:

 Newly turned 30-year-old New Yorker living on Long Island
♥ I’ve lived in NY my whole life
 I love reading all sorts of books even though I don’t always have time
♥ Trying to live a healthy balanced lifestyle but I don’t believe in crazy diets
Coffee addict
Wine drinker
 Animal lover
Dog mother to a German Shepherd named Rocco
 Bachelor’s Degree in Language & Literature
 Brunch is my favorite meal of the day
 Working a 9 to 5 and dreaming of traveling

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  • Reply Jaz


    December 24, 2013 at 1:02 PM
  • Reply Parita

    Our blogs sound very similar! And I can totally relate to the everyday job not being fulfilling thing. I guess that’s why blogging is such a huge passion of mine as well. Well, I can’t wait to follow along!

    December 26, 2013 at 9:38 AM
    • Reply Krystal

      I was very nervous to start blogging at first but felt like I needed a creative outlet. I hope you enjoy following along!

      December 26, 2013 at 9:52 AM
  • Reply The Two Cent Chick (Justine)

    Hey thanks for subscribing to my blog! Just subscribed to you 🙂 Looking forward to more of your posts!!!

    December 29, 2013 at 6:05 PM
    • Reply Krystal

      Thank you 🙂

      December 29, 2013 at 6:10 PM
  • Reply myyalia

    Great Bio! I will be subscribing!!! 🙂

    February 15, 2017 at 4:53 AM
    • Reply Krystal

      Thank you!

      February 15, 2017 at 9:38 AM
      • Reply myyalia

        No problemo. Is it okay if I ask you a quick question? Is your blog self-hosted? I am currently working towards expanding my blog and I love the set up of yours…

        February 15, 2017 at 10:10 AM
        • Reply Krystal // The Krystal Diaries

          Here’s a post I wrote about the design of my blog – Good luck with yours! Let me know how it goes.

          February 20, 2017 at 5:34 PM
          • myyalia

            Thanks so much! Currently in the process of going from third-party hosting to self-hosting. Very excited about the transition 🙂 I’ll reach back so you can see the final results 🙂

            February 20, 2017 at 7:25 PM
          • myyalia

            Thanks Crystal. I am offically a .ORG.

            My site is RockYourLuv.Com. Please let me know what you think. Can’t wait to do more. I’m definitely going to be showing love to your site, always. xo Alia

            February 27, 2017 at 3:07 AM

    I finally started my own blog after thinking about it for so long. I’ve always had a passion of writing and I love reading blogs. Finding your page and reading your story is really inspiring and makes me feel better about actually starting! I know how it feels to work full time and have so much other stuff going on and still feel like something is missing.

    September 1, 2017 at 12:20 PM
    • Reply Krystal

      Welcome to the blogging world & I hope you have fun with it!!

      September 1, 2017 at 1:35 PM

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