What I’m Loving Lately | Food, On Netflix, Skincare, Fashion

Call it cliche but sometimes the most mundane gives me utmost joy and satisfaction. For example, for the last two weeks I have been cooking nothing but healthy meals, making my own smoothie, baking bread, and even making dairy-free mango gelato. Quite a feat for someone who works a daily 10-hr job .

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You can see my vegan chili on this video. I have also caught up with Season 1 of Queen of the South on Netflix, I can’t believe I finished all of 13 episodes in two days! As soon as I am done writing this post, I will start watching Season 2. I can’t get enough of Alice Braga and Peter Gadiot, the emotions they evoke on-screen make my weekend binge-watching a truly pleasurable one. I am not going to spoil it for you but if you like action with a bit of drama doused in between, this series which was adapted from a novel detailing the rise and fall of drug cartel, will be worth your while. *PR sample below*

Cruelty-Free Beauty, Derma E Illuminating Rosehip & Cranberry Face Oil

I have been particularly careful when it comes to introducing new skincare products to my simplified regimen, that is after a nasty breakout brought about by my never-ending “try this and that, blogger-induced skin irritation”. I’m glad to say that my skin did not have any untoward reaction to Derma-E Illuminating Rosehip and Cranberry Face Oil. I use it two ways: either as final step to skincare (after moisturizer) or mix a drop or two to either of these moisturizers, Sulwhasoo or eltaMD Barrier Complex. I prefer to use it at night for extra hydration. It’s vegan and cruelty-free, plus it is decently priced for less than $20.

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Husband is currently feasting on leftover of this vegan zucchini bread. You will see how I made it in the upcoming video so please subscribe to my Youtube channel if you haven’t yet.

Lastly, I have also been incorporating more colors (to my predominantly black wardrobe) and dresses (to my otherwise boring same-ole-pants style). Talk about mundane because I derived inspiration from my lipstick stash, what on earth woman?!

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  1. August 21, 2017 / 5:22 pm

    I love this post! I am looking forward to trying that Derma-E oil! I am going to watch your zucchini bread recipe video! Funny that you should mention binging on Queen of the South! Just yesterday my mom told that I needed to read the book and watch the series ASAP!

    • August 21, 2017 / 7:11 pm

      Hi twinsy, I just bought the season 2 on ITunes, I am on episode 6 already. Hurry up, plenty of watching to do! I also started another Netflix series Ozark, have you seen it yet?

  2. August 21, 2017 / 7:22 pm

    That zucchini bread looks so good! LOL my wardrobe is mostly black as well – I just feel better about myself when I wear black!

  3. August 22, 2017 / 12:20 am

    I haven't seen that Derma-e facial oil but it sounds like something I would love. And speaking of love, I adore your wedgwood blue dress!

  4. August 22, 2017 / 1:45 am

    There's another color to wear besides black? If it's not grey, white, or blue I can't make myself buy it.

    • August 22, 2017 / 3:42 am

      I'm the same, even blue I just recently introduced to my scheme.But I'm learning to go out of my comfort zone. Yeah, today I am back to wearing black for work 🙂

  5. August 22, 2017 / 5:09 pm

    Derma e makes such great skincare! I have loved everything I tried from them!

  6. August 23, 2017 / 10:49 pm

    What a pretty dress! I'm trying to bump up my daily wardrobe too (at least a few days a week). Your bread looks delicious!

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