breakfast was berry good!

hi, i’m alex and i love puns.

today’s breakfast was liquid form [no alcohol for a change!!]

  • 1 apple
  • 1 banana
  • 1 pear
  • 3 spoonfuls of frozen summer berries [raspberries, strawberries, redcurrants, blackberries, blueberries and cranberries]
  • quite a lot of soy milk um….tumblr_o9y1hby59p1qcn1apo1_540

this was delicious! the only downside was the seeds that i got stuck in my teeth. who else has a blend active? i got mine last week and it’s been an absolute star… read somewhere you can blitz vegetables and then transfer to a saucepan and heat up the soup??? not too sure about that one, but for now it’s excellent for shakes, smoothies and juices… if anyone has any recipes please do let me know πŸ™‚ #whatsinyourblender?

xoxo alex

B.youtiful

so today i had a look in Superdrug at their own brand makeup (called the “B. range”. my aunt, who is a vegetarian herself and has been for… basically forever, recommended their range to me, as they are suitable for vegetarians, vegans and are cruelty free…. they have the leaping bunny logo on all of their products for assurance πŸ˜€

my local store isn’t very big, and didn’t have a lot of stock in.. after speaking to one of the staff, they told me the range was going through rebranding, but I managed to find a few things from their leftovers….

there is a 3for2 offer on at the moment too, so the following items cost me Β£20.03p! that is a bargain — before i went vegan i used MAC, NARS, Charlotte Tilbury… and their foundations alone cost more than the SUperdrug items combined. my old MAC foundation was easily over Β£20 alone!

my finds were the following…

  • B. Even Coverage foundation in ‘Linen’ shade, Β£9.99
  • B. All Mascara – it adds length, volume, definition AND IS WATERPROOF!!, Β£9.99
  • B. Lipstick in ‘Doll’s House’ shade, Β£5.99 [as a huge fan of PLL I couldn’t resist!!]

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the photo below is of me [apologies!], but i am wearing the lipstick… as well as looking like trash and rocking my floral pj’s πŸ˜›tumblr_o9wqde1y2v1qcn1apo2_540i haven’t tried the foundation or mascara – i shall post tomorrow with a review, but for now the lipstick is incredible! it’s soft and creamy, is light and the colour is absolutely stunning… i usually go for darker shades of lipstick, my now-old trusty was Spice it Up from MAC, but I gave all of my MAC makeup to my mum [worked out it was over Β£150’s worth!!] so I am yet to find a dupe for it, but for now this change of brand, change of shade has been excellent.

have a lovely evening all,
alex xoxo

much needed update…

oh my GOD i cannot believe i haven’t posted on here for so long. sorry to any of you who missed me {lbR who is that ????} i have just been so… not busy as in work/uni, but busy just… being busy. apologies.

since being back home every single meal has been vegan. i have been a vegan for about 2 months now and i am loving it so much! my family have been so supportive and my mum has been a star… she’s even been trying my vegan meals.. last night we have lentil bolognese, absolutely no meat and she loved it… more than me i think!

i’ve joined loads of Vegan Facebook groups and everybody i have met have been incredibly welcoming, friendly and supportive.

yesterday in Nantwich was a real treat… went to Blooms Cafe with my mum and my nan and they had a vegan sandwich option (it was hummus, toasted pine nuts, sliced red pepper and carrots with a side salad of rocket, cherry tomatoes and balsamic vinegar… it was delicious!)

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hope everyone is doing well and are enjoying the summer…. i’m more of a vampire, i hate the summer and the sun and prefer to spend my summer [and every other day of the year to be honest] indoors, but enjoy it whichever you prefer ❀

xoxo alex