In honour of me stumbling upon Eat Real crisps yesterday, I've created this list of vegan options available at one of the most popular supermarkets in France: Carrefour Carrefour is your best friend when it comes to finding pretty much everything you need to live a happy veggie life. Prices tend to be cheaper than "specialized" … Continue reading Where to buy veggie products in France (1)
Hi Everyone, Today I have something different for you. You know how obsessed I am with true crime and horror stories. I have never been able to get into audiobooks but I like a little bit of background noise when working (out), cleaning and cooking especially. About a year ago or so (I know, I'm … Continue reading Best True Crime Podcasts & Youtube channels 2018
Hi Everyone, This is not really a post. This collection of headlines/drafts is pretty representative of the three months away from my beloved blog. I remember logging in, opening a page, writing the headline and closing the tab. Until I find my mojo back, enjoy my failed attemps at writing! ____ Living the vegan lifestyle … Continue reading This post is all about my drafts
Hi everyone, I don't even know how to start this post really. I could apologise for being absent and shutting down the blog for a while but the truth is, I needed the break. If you follow me on Twitter, you probably already know. I'm moving back to Paris. This decision, whilst very sudden, was … Continue reading A new beginning?
Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing fantastic. How was your weekend? How was Black Friday? If you are not familiar with my blog, I do this thing where I pick one big makeup retailer, go through all the brands available and let you know which brand is safe (cruelty-free/vegan/vegetarian) to buy. After Selfridges, … Continue reading Selfridges list of cruelty-free makeup
Hello everyone, I know it's been a while since I've posted but life is catching up with me. I had to cancel two Halloween posts which I thought were boring and since then, I haven't had the chance to write (this is me trying to apologise for my absence, how am I doing?). I guess … Continue reading Running again & Happy November
Hi Everyone, I hope you are doing well. I know I said it before but I finished uni and I am finally looking for a job in London. It has been two very exciting years of non-stop working, studying, writing and I am more than ready to embrace new challenges. I will (hopefully) be on … Continue reading 4 cruelty-free blushes
Hi Everyone, I am back! After 2-3 excruciating months of dissertation writing, I finally have time to write for the blog. I want to thank all of you for answering the survey and not giving up on me. It may not mean much to some of you but the fact that the blog still gathered … Continue reading Is Fenty Beauty cruelty-free?
Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing okay. I am so sorry to finally get back to you with a request but I truly need your help. As you know, I am three weeks away from turning in my masters dissertation. However, in order to hand it out, I have to get answers to … Continue reading I need your help!
Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing well. Here I am, with another recipe. For this one, you will need: White peaches (I used 5) 2 red apples Half a bowl of strawberry A spoonful of lemon juice Shortcrust pastry (1) Optional: a spoonful of cane sugar Cut all your fruits, it doesn't need … Continue reading One Sweet Sweet Summer Tart
OMG you guys, I know it took me so long to get to it but everything is finally on its way. If you don't know, I reposted the poll results on the blog a day or two ago and you guys voted for a cruelty-free makeup giveaway. So on my way back to Barcelona, I … Continue reading NYX, BarryM & SleekMakeUp giveaway
Hi Everyone, I hope you are doing okay. I love horror movies. You must be all sick of hearing me talk about them but I just have to share. Whilst some of them are very good, most suck and do not deserve your time. So let me help you out and show you the movies … Continue reading Horror Movies I just watched
Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing amazing. I am currently in Paris visiting my family and friends and I thought that it was the perfect time to finally announce when the giveaway would be happening and give you a chance to choose (from the list of items I have talked about before on the … Continue reading June & the Blog: Picking items for the Giveaway
Hey Everyone, I hope it is not too late to make a little spring makeup essential. I have been working on reducing the amount of makeup (and packaging) I wear. I want to focus on skincare more as summer is approaching (too fast) and the sun will damage my skin big time (just doing … Continue reading Spring 2017 MakeUp: Keeping it simple
Hi Everyone, How are you today? I was sitting at home trying to write my essay when I got distracted. You see, I love everything horror related and Guillermo Del Toro has always given me what I wanted in terms of visual effects, storylines, characters, etc. He creates such beautiful movies that I would like … Continue reading My favorite Guillermo Del Toro movies (directed or produced)
Hi Everyone, How are you? Last recipe for a little while. I hope you like them. Let me know which one is your favorite (if you have one). For this recipe, you will need: Tofu Sweet peppers (two) Mushrooms Buns (brioche buns were the perfect fit) Cheese (optional, I grabbed my favorite vegan cheese, garlic&herb … Continue reading Tofu Burger Recipe
Hi Everyone, I haven't done a playlist in such a long time! You know how obsessed I am with music and the other night, I had a karaoke session with my Snapchat. So I've decided to share with you, my 100 top Karaoke songs. I'll include a complete list of the playlists I've already done. … Continue reading My Karaoke Playlist
Hi Guys, I hope you are all doing okay. When I was in Bournemouth, I needed a quick lipstick to go to dinner and I honestly didn't feel like spending an enormous amount of money (not that I usually do but you know what I mean). I went to Superdrug and almost bought another Barry … Continue reading Is Primark make up cruelty-free?
Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing okay. I wanted to sit down and talk to you about the coming months on the blog. I will give it to you straight: I will have to take some time off. I wanted to schedule posts to keep the blog alive but it's gonna depend on … Continue reading April Poll and An update
Hi Everyone, How are you all doing? I said that I would do another PYB so here we are. The last "Promote your blog" was awesome. I got a bunch of comments, I met my first guest poster and followed some awesome new bloggers who I wouldn't have met without the post. So as you know, … Continue reading Promote your lovely blog
Hi Everyone, How are you? I said I would have this post up by the end of the week and I do! I finally managed to find time to sit down on Friday night and gather all the pretty pictures I took last weekend. Bournemouth was actually a surprise from me to my boyfriend. … Continue reading A day and a half in Bournemouth
Hi Everyone, How are we doing? Did you like the 7 days challenge? I honestly am glad it is over. Blogging is definitely a weekend thing for me. Before I publish my monthly update article with our little poll, I thought I'd show you what I got whilst I was in Bournemouth (post coming about … Continue reading A tiny Flying Tiger Haul
Hi Everyone, It is finally here. The day I reveal some of my secrets to you guys. I honestly don't know where to start. Does it have to be serious? Can it be about anything? Do you guys want to know specific things about me? I'll just write down 5 things I think are very … Continue reading Last Day of the challenge: The confessional
Hi Everyone, The end of the challenge is near! I will have to take a week of or two after this one because I'll be studying non-stop for my essays and final exams. I will still be active on Twitter tho so don't worry. Dozens of you have already joined me on there and it … Continue reading Day 6: If I could, I would
Hi Everyone, I have to apologize for yesterday's post going up so late (in London it was almost midnight when I published it). I had a challenging day at uni and when I got home, I went straight to bed for a nap but ended up waking up 4 hours later. Today we are talking … Continue reading Day 5: The things I wish I had done differently
Look at little 19 years old me, so naive and stupid. Hi Everyone, day 4 is finally here! I am running out of pictures for my thumbnails as you can see. I am generally grateful for a lot of things but I've decided to tell you what I have been grateful for today. The family … Continue reading Day 4: I am grateful for
Day 3 of the 7-day challenge is here! Since it is hard to spot exactly what are your best and worst habits, I have asked my friends and my boyfriend to tell me what they think mine are. Here is what they said: Burping (guilty) Leaving the hoover unplug Dropping stuff in the shower (dropping … Continue reading Best and Worst Habits
Hi Everyone, Day 2 of my challenge! I went to York last week and I thought that It was more interesting for you to read about York and the perfect hotel I stayed at rather than read about one of my typical day at uni. I went to York for a day and a half … Continue reading A day in my life: York
Hi Everyone, Well, this is weird, finally doing a get to know me better post, after over half a year of blogging. Let's just get into it! I never know to talk about myself so please bear with me. I think It is fair to talk about where I come from first before we get … Continue reading Day 1: Get to know me better
Hi Guys, So this is gonna be interesting. I am not a regular poster. I try to post two/three times a week but I never keep a tight schedule and upload whenever I think is ..best? I was challenged by the lovely Amanda to post every day for a week. I realized that I haven't … Continue reading The 7 day blog challenge
Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing fantastic. I didn't stay long in Brighton. The trip was very last minute as we wanted to get away from London for a night. It was my first time in Brighton and whilst I didn't see much, I appreciated the seaside, the fresh air and loved the hotel. … Continue reading A night in Brighton – Drakes Boutique Hotel
Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing great. It is time for our little monthly poll. It gives you the chance to tell me what you want to see on the blog and gives me the opportunity to get closer to you guys and get to know you better. The blog is growing organically … Continue reading Little Life Update and our monthly poll
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 … Continue reading 10 Totally achievable goals – 2017
Hi Everyone, Do I need to say more? Or should we just get into it? More than a cheesy playlist for Valentine's Day, it is also a playlist for you guys, to thank you for all the support you've given me. spotify:user:alicia.nadia:playlist:0H1yDuICz83Geji7XiQH25 Lots of Kisses Alicia
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 … Continue reading Horror movies to be excited about this year
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 … Continue reading I Failed Veganuary already
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 … Continue reading Best of cruelty-free sparkly glitter dust (2016)
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 … Continue reading Merry Christmas !
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
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 ! … Continue reading Christmas Shopping on Etsy for under £15.00
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 ? … Continue reading I really want to get to know you !
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 … Continue reading THE BODY SHOP HAUL – LIPS & HAIR
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 … Continue reading How to flirt with a Food Lover
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 & … Continue reading Quick Veggie Burger with Pepper Steak & Gorgonzola Sauce
Hi Everyone, This post is going to be a quick one. As you know my blog is about my vegetarian lifestyle. I focus on cruelty-free makeup or products worth talking about, vegetarianism & veganism and veggie recipes. I will be running a poll on my blog (it should be on your right, on the main … Continue reading Moving Forward ?