Hope you are having a great week!
I made up my own Red Coconut Curry with Chickpeas recipe to use up some of the items I have had for a while in both my cupboard and refrigerator. It was on the milder side of curries I usually make but I enjoyed it just the same. This makes around 3 servings and since I cook for myself, I had leftovers for at least two more meals.
ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil5 cloves of garlicginger (freshly grated or powder)1 & 1/2 tbsp red curry paste (I use this one here)1 can of coconut milk1 can of chickpeas1/2 cup of frozen peas1/2 cup of frozen corn 1/2 carrot stripsa stalk of celery cut in small pieceshandful of fresh spinach
optional spices to add: 1-2 tsp curry powder1-2 tsp nutmeg1-2 tsp turmeric
directions: heat olive oil in a pot on medium heatmince garlic & grate ginger, then add to pot to fry off until fragrant (usually 1-2 minutes)stir in red curry paste and any other spices (I used curry powder and nutmeg)add in coconut milk and chickpeas, coo…
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It is that time of the month again (not that time) - MONTHLY FAVORITES ♡
For the first time in a few months, I didn't even need to think about my favorites for very long because they all were so obvious to me!
Let's get cracking...
1 - Paris Amour Shimmer Mist from the Signature Collection from Bath & Body Works
This is probably one of my top five favorite scents of all time. It is just so lovely and fresh. The only downside is that I do not think that scent lingers for very long :( The Shimmer Mist clearly gives a shimmery/glittery effect on my skin when I spray it which I think is nice for summer.
2 - Revlon Lash Potion by Grow Luscious in Blackest Black
Okay yes I have already talked about this mascara before back in March in my Current Beauty Favorites post BUT I CAN'T HELP MENTIONING IT AGAIN! I have been getting lots of compliments recently about how my lashes look longer and very pronounced and yet NATURAL! It is all courtesy of t…
As my New Year's Resolution for 2017, I decided to "go cruelty-free". It's been nine months and I feel like I have accumulated some good advice so far from my experiences.
Going cruelty-free essentially means that you pledge to support and purchase the products of brands that are certified in not testing their ingredients and products on animals. That is the short explanation.
Here are a couple good sources of information and advice/reviews of cruelty-free brands and products:
Leaping Bunny is the global gold standard for non-animal tested consumer products. Their website is extremely helpful in providing a lot of definitions on the subject and if you see their logo, along with these other two below, you know you can trust that the brand has been certified as cruelty-free.
Cruelty-Free Kitty is an insanely helpful website that provides info on why you should go cruelty-free. It also provides you with everything from the leading certified CF brands, to shoppers guides …