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Vienna Highlights

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Vienna has a lot of stairs

The video linked below shows highlights from the Vienna section of a cruise I took with Vegan River Cruises in 2015. The cruise went from Budapest to Munich along the River Danube. The ship, the Amadeus Silver II, was beautiful.  If you want to see the cabin, read Cabin Tour of Amadeus Silver II. A special joy of a river… Read more »

Peanut Butter Cake In A Mug

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Peanut Butter Cake in a mug

Short on time and need a quick cake fix?  I have the answer for you – a cake in a mug, cooked in the microwave.  This cake just takes a couple of minutes to prepare and one more to cook.  And it’s a Peanut Butter Cake with no added oil, no dairy or eggs.  All plant-based ingredients.  What are we… Read more »

Ice-cream Vegan Style: banana & peanut butter

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Banana Ice Cream Vegan Style

One of the nice things about being vegan and having a new blender, is that I can make up recipes and experiment a lot.  Ice-cream vegan style was pretty well guaranteed to be tasty because I know all the ingredients work well together.  I’m sorry I filmed this video in portrait mode – that’s what I use to take square photos… Read more »

Going Vegan: my first month

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So, I’m a vegan now.  Can I say that after just a few weeks?  Going vegan has been remarkably easy with no feeling of deprivation and is sustainable.  Whenever I’ve tried a “diet” in the past, it’s become increasingly difficult as time goes by, to stick to it.  Not so with this way of eating because I’m not restricting calories… Read more »

The Confidence Challenge: Is red lipstick magical?

Do you feel in  need of a confidence pick-me-up?  Feeling a bit sorry for myself because I have a heavy cold, and in need of a boost, today I decided to get up off the sofa and take up the confidence challenge – red lipstick.  The challenge is to wear a bold red lipstick for a whole day when you will… Read more »

Haul: Lush, Zara, Body Shop and Amazon

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I’ve done a small amount of shopping lately – in Spain, Ireland, at the airport and online (do you love online shopping?) because it was too rainy back in England to go walking to the High Street.  I only like to buy things I need and will use. Please note: the eyeshadow is used on my eyebrows and eyelids, not… Read more »