My favorite vegetarian/vegan snacks

Hi Everyone, I hope you are doing well. Today is just going to be a quick post because I felt like sharing what I’ve been eating lately. I will post a quick and healthy recipe soon but in the meantime, I hope this one gives you some ideas! I usually buy all my snacks at Tesco….

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Hi Everyone, It is Eating Disorders Awareness Week soon (Monday 27th February to 5th March).  I was diagnosed when I was 16. It took me around 5 years, two psychiatrists and countless therapy sessions to recover. By recover, I mean gain back the weight I lost and be okay with it. I will still have damaging thoughts from…

My favorite Central London vegan and vegetarian pizzas (so far)

Hi Everyone, Guess what? It is FOOD TIME. Yes!Finally! I had a great Veganuary, I cooked a lot and felt great. I have recently enjoyed my first pizza of February 2017 (because trust me, there will be many more) and I thought: “Hm, who do I want to share my love for pizzas with?” So…

10 Totally achievable goals – 2017

Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing alright. I was looking for an app for the gym, when I thought, what is so easy to do and easy to track? What is easily achievable for me this year? You are welcome to add on to the list, make your own and tag me! Drink more…

Cruelty-Free: Why does it matter?

Hi Everyone, Our first guest post is here. Kara from The Book and Beauty Blog, wrote an interesting piece on cruelty-free cosmetics and skincare. Take the time to check out her blog if you are interested in the cruelty-free lifestyle, beauty and book reviews.  Why does buying cruelty-free cosmetics and skin care products matter? Most…

Going dark for Valentine’s Day 2017 – Cruelty-Free Lips

Hi Everyone, Happy Happy Happy Valentine’s day (way in advance). For V-day, I will be in Brighton. I will take the time to relax but also, hopefully, get enough pictures to do a hotel review for you guys. I had my collection of bright red lipsticks out in order to make this post and in…

Promote your blog!

Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing fantastic. I thought I would give you a little update. Two things made me want to write this blog post: A comment about the brand Simple A comment about veganism Simple has always been an eco-friendly brand, promoting healthy looking skins and natural-ish ingredients. At least, that…

Horror movies to be excited about this year

Hi Everyone, How are you? I know this kind of post is not for everyone so if you do not like (or just don’t care about)  horror movies, I’ll be posting a Valentine Day/cruelty-free lipstick special very soon. I don’t know about you guys, but in 2016, I saw some terrible horror movies. This year…

I Failed Veganuary already

Guys, I fucked up. You see, I have this amazing new Nescafe Dolce Gusto machine, offered by my good friend for Christmas. I love my coffee, a cup of black Americano without sugar every morning is all I need to start my day. When I got the machine, I admit that I went a little…

My favorite cruelty-free skincare products (so far)

Hi Everyone, I want to do a full cruelty-free makeup routine soon and I thought, why not show you some of my favorite skincare products first. I wanted to include bath & body products as well but I have so many that I will write a full post about it (probably before February). Let’s just jump…

I tried a vegan Galette des rois

Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing amazing. If you don’t know, la galette des Rois is a tradition in France. We celebrate right after New Year’s Eve (another excuse to eat more). I tried to go to several French bakeries in London but couldn’t find anything. My original plan was to buy one…

Best of cruelty-free sparkly glitter dust (2016)

Hi Everyone, It feels good to be back! I haven’t taken the time to sit down and write a very long post so I am pumped. As you all know, I love love love makeup and transitioning to all cruelty-free was not easy at first. Now, I have to say, I don’t even question it…

What should we do next?

Hi Everyone, First of all, Happy New Year! I know it’s already January 5th but I wanted to say it on here. I hope you all had a great first week. I wanted to catch up a little bit and let you know what would be coming this month, on the blog. As you all know,…

My first My little Box – December 2016

Hi Everyone !! I am so happy! First I would like to know. How are you? What have you been up to? I am still in Paris and I thought why not write this post to keep you guys updated on what has been going on. I have always been a fan of My little…

Merry Christmas !

Hi Everyone, I know I am a bit late but I wanted to wish you all a wonderful Christmas. I had the chance to be with my family today and take the day off from work. I got some money to buy my first real camera so if it works out, I will definitely let…

My little Christmas Playlist

Hi Everyone, As promised, here is my Christmas playlist ! It includes Christmas songs of course but also songs that I have first heard around Christmas time. Songs about love, sharing & caring, kindness.. everything Christmas should be about ! Can’t wait to hear what you think of it ! Enjoy ! Alicia  

Cheeky Veggie Dinner Date for under £10.00

Hi Everyone, I know. Finally. A recipe. It has been so long. I have been so good at coming up with new ideas and uploading two times a week that I have forgotten to write down what I ate. Stupid me. Here is what we had for dinner a couple of days ago. It is…

Horror movies for Christmas ?

Hello Everyone, Finally, Christmas is here ! I can’t wait to cuddle up in bed with my cat and stuff my face. FALSE Right after I have opened my presents, you will find me in bed binge watching horror movies. Don’t worry, though. They are all Christmas-related. Gremlins Yep.. Never said my list would be…

Christmas Shopping on Etsy for under £15.00

Hi Everyone, I hope this post will not be published too late ! I still have a couple of gifts to buy and I thought why not check out Etsy and see what’s going on. I found some amazing handmade gift ideas for this Christmas and I thought that I would share everything with you !…

I tried the e.l.f Hydrating Bubble Mask

Hi Everyone, I thought I would do something a bit different today  beauty wise! I recently got a big e.l.f package in and I thought why not try the Hydrating Bubble Mask for you guys. I love masks and face treatments in general and I was very excited at the idea of having my face…

I really want to get to know you !

Hi Everyone, How are you ? Monday is here and I am writing this post from my phone. Finals are killing me and I thought I would talk to you for a bit before I go back to my boring study session. So let’s chat !  Tell me everything ! Where are you from ?…

Music to overcome self-pity

What a promising title I know. But really, it is that simple for me. When I start obsessing too much about my “problems’. When I get into this addictive self-pity  spiral, when nothing sounds like a good option to make me feel better ( I am sure you know what I am talking about ). I…

THE BODY SHOP HAUL – LIPS & HAIR

Hi Everyone, Christmas came early this year. As you all know, I am a post graduate student and I work at the same time. It is rare to find the time to spoil yourself when you are busy with uni and work but when I do, I go all the way. I recently got 40% off…

Can you stay body positive if you want to lose weight ?

Hi Everyone, Where do I even start ? Being body positive is loving your body at any size. It does not matter if you are skinny – thin – overweight or whatever. It comes from an understanding and a profound appreciation of what you got going for you. You can definitely love your body and…

MONKI MAKE UP – EYELINERS EDITION

I have to say, I had no idea MONKI actually had makeup. I always shop online on ASOS or go to the MONKI Store on Carnaby Street but I had never ever bothered looking at the “accessories” and beauty section. Before five days ago. So you know me, when I saw the eyeliners ( on…

23 feel good short sentences to start your day right

Today is Monday and we are all gonna have to face a new week. No matter what you do and where you are in the world, you need to know.. I feel you, man. You know what’s going to wake you up better than your first sip of morning coffee ? The list down below….

I need your help !

Hi loves, I hope you are all doing okay. I would really appreciate it if you could participate in the poll I created down below. I have been really interested in people going “dairy-free” lately and I was wondering if big brands like Nescafe Dolce Gusto could launch capsules with milk alternatives. Your opinion does…

What is the best policy when it comes to animal cruelty ?

Hi Everyone, I hope you are doing fantastic. I want to chat with you all about something that has been bugging me lately. You probably don’t know but I am a post graduate student in marketing and I love love love content creation and analyzing any content that comes my way. Whilst I am not…

How to flirt with a Food Lover

I don’t know about you guys but the only way to win my heart is with food. Cook me a meal, bring me a box a Macarons, pour me a chai latte… and I am all yours. I was on Twitter the other day and I came across the worst pickup line. I asked my…

Thank you !

Hi Everyone, I hope you are well. I just wanted to thank you for all the love the blog has been receiving lately. The blog has over 200 followers now and to celebrate, I bought a nice little theme to upgrade the interface. I hope you like it ! I am always looking for new…

Ride the tube in music

I hate hate hate forgetting my headphones when I have to take the tube. You are forced to look around or entertain yourself with your phone whilst being aware of the gum smacking lady in front of you, customer service announcements and doors closing and opening over and over again. I put this little playlist…

What is the difference between Vegan & Cruelty-Free MakeUp ?

Hi Everyone, I thought I would pop on here to share some important information with you guys. I know that some people think that because a product is cruelty-free, it is automatically vegan. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Cruelty-Free defines a makeup product which has never ever been tested on animals from A to…

Quick Veggie Burger with Pepper Steak & Gorgonzola Sauce

Hi Everyone, Another quick and incredibly tasty recipe for you. I just had this for lunch with a nice glass of red wine. I love love love burgers and this one gave me the best food orgasm. You will need : Quorn Pepper Steak or any Vegan/Vegetarian Steak Kale  Gorgonzola Cheese  Seeded Bread Salt &…

11 Vegan options from London Restaurants that are better than Sex

I was reading Grace Francesca  yesterday and I burst out laughing. Her post on 26 things better than sex was hilarious and way too real. I thought I would do the same with vegan food from restaurants in London which have given me some major orgasms over the past two years. ( I am not sponsored and I…

How to use Lush Henna – Caca Noir & Caca Rouge

Hi Everyone, This is not going to be a “use henna because it’s better for your hair” type of post. I have already done two posts on How I do my Henna which will be linked at the end of this one. Today we will only focus on the Henna from Lush as I have not…

Spending Halloween with Netflix 2 – Comedy Horror Edition

Hi Everyone, I just did a post on Horror movies to watch on Netflix this Halloween and I thought why stop there ? Why not make another list ? Do you want to get scared but not really ? Do you feel like only laughter can cancel fear ? Fear for more, I have the perfect list…

Spending your Halloween with Netflix

Hi Everyone, I thought I would do something a bit different today since it is almost Halloween. I know that most of you are counting the days until we can stuff our face with candies ( gelatine free of course ) and display our best Pinterest find costumes. I am a huge horror fan. I have watched…

Saucy Sausage Pasta ( Vegan )

Hi Everyone, I hope you are well. I am on a roll. Three recipes in a week. A miracle ! But also what most of you requested so I am more than happy to oblige. Today is going to be an easy one (no shit ) and a tribute to my Italian ancestors. For this amazing vegan…

Easy Vegan Rice & Vegetable Recipe

  I am back with another recipe ! And it’s easier than the last one ! If they keep getting easier each time, I soon won’t have enough material for an article. For this easy(ish) vegan recipe you will need : Rice ( Brown, Long, Short, White ) Vegetables ( your favorite )  Soy Sauce …

The Triple T : Tofu Tandoori Treat

Hi Guys, Guess what ? My laptop broke down. Right after I promised you I would post two to three times a week. I hope you are all doing okay. I had the chance to look at the poll and it is going great. I will include it at the end of the post so…

Let’s catch up !

Hi Everyone, How are you ? How did you like my rainbow tart ? I just wanted to give you a little life update. The blog has been doing very well lately and I have tons of ideas. As most of you have noticed, I still do recipes and cruelty-free makeup but I also want…

Rainbow pepper tart

Hi Everyone ! How was your week ? I haven’t been posting a lot because I have been busy with uni and job interviews etc..overall a busy but enjoyable week. I had my whole weekend planned, ready to be productive and enjoy the first days of fall, but I got drunk on Friday. It is so…

MakeUp & Fashion : Fall Inspiration

Guess what I grabbed today ? InStyle – Special Anniversary Issue. I have to say, InStyle is not my favorite ( I have a strong preference for Dazed ) but it was there, I was bored and I ended up finding some cool new stuff inside. Since it is a special issue, they also included a Hand…

Easy Lentil & Rice Curry

  I have been so inspired by Fall lately that I had to put together this quick recipe for you ! It is full of flavor, high in protein and will keep you full throughout the day. For this quick recipe, you will need : Red or Green Lentils Brown Rice Curry Powder Coconut milk Chili…

Body-Shaming Online

Hi Everyone, I wanted to talk about something a bit more serious today. Not that my posts are not serious in general but this one hits close to home. Body-Shaming Online. Being involuntary exposed to it on social media and guilty of doing it to myself from time to time, I feel like I need…

Amazon Pantry : Hit or Miss ?

Hi Everyone, I have something a bit different for you today. I ordered food with Amazon ! Not uncommon I know but I thought it would be a fun experience and I also wanted to compare the prices between my regular grocery shopping at Tesco and a regular grocery shopping with Amazon. To order with…