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Summer essentials (Vegan & Cruelty-free)

Summer essentials (Vegan & Cruelty-free)

Hello my beautiful friends, welcome back to SevenRoses, I hope you’re having a fantastic day! Today we’re going to chat about some of my Summer Essentials… it’s already mid-June, I can hardly believe it, and Summer is basically here :) These are the things I can’t live without during the Summer months, when we are outdoors most of the time, hiking, running, having picnics, riding our bikes, visiting & sightseeing, going to the lake, reading a book under a tree, you name it. So let me tell you about my Summer Essentials but I would actually love to hear what are some of the things that are essential for *your...

5 tips for teaching mindfulness to kids

5 tips for teaching mindfulness to kids

Guest post by Samara Hello my beautiful friends! Today we have a special guest, Samara the creator of TinyFry. She’s a wonderful, loving person and I’m so happy she decided to share with SevenRoses’ readers a very interesting post about teaching mindfulness to young kids. So if you want to learn a few easy strategies to teach appreciation for the present moment to your little ones, please welcome Samara as she shares her 5 Tips for Teaching Mindfulness to Kids with us! Photo by Bruno Nascimento on Unsplash I used to be a very anxious person and certain situations just wreaked havoc on my body: being in a toxic relationship...

Peek inside the All Around Vegan Box + 10% off

Vegan Box review

Whether you’re a new Vegan, a committed activist or just Veg-curious, here’s my All Around Vegan Box review, a carefully curated mix of food, lifestyle, beauty AND activism items unlike any other box you’ve seen Hello my beautiful friends! If I said “please raise your hand if you’re a fan of subscription boxes” chances are, 98% of the people reading this would raise their hand. And how to blame you, subscription boxes are so irresistible :) They definitely are the most convenient way to explore and discover a wide array of products and brands according to your interests and taste, each month delivered to your doorstep at no extra-cost. I’m...

5 Simple tips to boost health and immunity (Science-Based)

5 Simple Tips to Boost Health and Immunity

Guest Post by Alex We could all agree that being ill sucks, right? Even something as benign as a common cold can spoil the mood, leaving us housebound. If only we could be fit and healthy all the time! Well, here’s the good news: Just incorporate some good habits (and ditch the bad ones) and they will probably help you ward off the majority of common health issues. Sounds too good to be true? Honestly, some may have a hard time embracing these habits. But if you are reading this blog, you probably are already health-conscious and care about your wellbeing. These 5 simple tips should help to boost your...

DIY: Skin-loving coconut body lotion bars

DIY coconut body lotion bars

These easy DIY coconut body lotion bars are a game-changer if you want to make your own skin-loving, gentle bodycare. And they look so cute, they might just be the perfect gift for Mother’s Day, Galentine or any other sweet occasion ♥ Hello my beautiful friends! Today we’re making an easy, cruelty-free, Vegan DIY. Because of its rich ingredients, namely the coconut oil, and the coconut and shea butters, these little coconut body lotion bars can be used both as solid body lotion bars and as bath melts as well! They will melt slowly at the touch of your skin, or in a hot bathtub, spreading colorful and scented flower...

Avoiding A Food Feud: Catering For A Vegan Party

Avoiding A Food Feud: Catering For A Vegan Party

Special contribution by Jackie What is life without family and friends? Everyone knows the importance of setting time aside to spend with those closest to us. However, as soon as you add food to the mix, socializing can become a whole lot harder. Despite the benefits of a vegan lifestyle, it is estimated that only roughly 1% of the global population follow veganism. Therefore, it’s pretty likely that at least some of your nearest and dearest might not share your diet! On the other hand, veganism is a growing movement, with the number of US consumers identifying as vegan growing by 5% since 2014. This makes it more important than...

Spring moodboard + Spring lover’s kit

Spring moodboard + Spring lover’s kit

Hello my beautiful friends! Spring is the ideal time for fresh starts and embracing new activities and habits, setting new intentions and goals, and dedicating more time to yourself. But it’s also the beginning of festival season, going on adventures, spending more time outdoors and enjoying late sunsets. With time I’ve changed and Spring has become very dear to my heart. Here’s my Spring Moodboard to express how good Spring makes me feel, and a visual bucket list of things I want to do… Let me know in the comments what’s your favorite season, will you? And for all you Spring babes, here’s my Spring Lover’s essential kit to make...

3 easy ways to incorporate Turmeric into your life

3 easy ways to incorporate Turmeric into your life

Hello my beautiful friends! Finding plants which grow naturally in our world and discovering their incredible healing properties, is truly thrilling, not only for us Vegans, wouldn’t you agree? Our favorite exotic spice right now is turmeric. If you are not from Southeast Asia, you may not have grown up hearing about or using turmeric. Or you may have noticed this striking spice both for its color and scent but not known what to do with it. Turmeric is actually the name of the plant whose underground stalks contain the edible ingredient of curcumin. Its various healing properties date back as far as the Middle Ages. This humble and vibrantly...

15 unique mugs for Cool Moms

15 unique mugs for Cool Moms

Hello my beautiful friends! If you’re looking for a Mother’s day gift for the cool mama in your life, then you NEED to check out this list of #keepinitreal mugs. Whether she’s into coffee, tea (or wine) ;-) whether she likes her coffee-to-go or in bed, I’m sure Mom will appreciate! Also, all these mugs have been designed by fellow artists so each purchase actually helps a small independent Artist ♥ 1. I Run On Coffee, Chaos & Cuss Words (Ultra Violet) by CreativeAngel – what keeps your cool mom fueled? 2. Badass Mom by TheTeeMachine. How to spot a real badass Mom? A badass stays true to herself, always....

Tips to switch to Sustainable Fashion

Sustainable Fashion

Guest post by Cassi Today I have a special guest post by Cassi, the creator of CuratedCassi, sharing with SevenRoses’ readers a very interesting post about Sustainable Fashion. So if you want to find out how to make more eco-friendily fashion choices, please welcome Cassi as she shares her simple tips on how to shop sustainably with us! The environmental movement has been picking up momentum in the past several years. In an effort to help the planet, people are turning to renewable energy, going zero-waste, and eating more eco-friendly diets. But did you know that your clothing could be ruining the environment? The fashion industry accounts for 8% of...

20 daily Gratitude & Abundance Affirmations

20 daily Gratitude and Abundance Affirmations

20 daily Gratitude and Abundance Affirmations to start your journey to a more abundant, grateful life Hello my beautiful friends, today I thought I’d share with you something that has changed my life for the better in the past couple of years. Too often we get caught into our daily lives and start noticing only the negative aspects while overseeing all the good that our lives are filled with. For me, it all started with a “Yes, thank you” mantra during my morning bed-yoga mini routine (I talk about it in my Feel-good Summer morning routine if you want to read it). Adding these simple words to my days, as...

Top 5 essential oils for Winter

Top 5 essential oils for Winter

Hello my beautiful friends! Today I want to talk more in depth about those essential oils that will help you to survive Winter without any of those “seasonal ills” like the cold, fever, flu and even S.A.D. aka the Winter Blues. I’ve been using essential oils for quite a few years now to fight off and soothe such ills – if you want to know which oils to use, just keep reading! My Top 5 essential oils for Winter Essential oils are very useful when it comes to soothe and even protect you from winter ailments such as colds, sore throats, coughs, sinusitis. How do they do it? Some essential...

5 ways to maximize your closet space

Five ways to maximize your closet space

Guest post by Zowie As winter is upon us and many of us are living in cold climates, a perfect way to spend a rainy or snowy afternoon – if you don’t want to be outside – is to make your “nest” even more pleasant tackling some tasks around the house. Think of those things that you wouldn’t be doing normally if the sun was out and calling your name. Today I have a special guest that will tell us how to get our closets in tip top shape. Whether you are a minimalist or a shopaholic, I’m sure her tips on how to maximize your closet space will be...

The most popular posts of 2017

The Most Popular Posts of 2017

Hello my beautiful friends! First off, I want to express my gratitude for all of you who have visited my site, read the contents I’ve put out, and just been a part of this adventure. It was a big year here at the SevenRoses HQ. This year we’ve moved from an apartment to a beautiful house, we adopted Zen – a 6-year-old dog, we traveled to Rome and Berlin, we got new meaningful tattoos and wrote & created more than ever before. I’ve compiled a list of the 10 most popular articles of 2017, those you loved the most, based on the number of page views. Thank you! 1. Rich...

Winter moodboard + winter lover’s kit

Winter moodboard and winter lovers kit

Hello my beautiful friends! Do you love or loathe Winter? I personally love this time of year: the first snow, the gray skies, the early sunsets and the desire to be stay warm and cozy – and if all this makes you think of Hygge, you’re right! I know some of you dream of a perennial summer and palm trees all year long, but trust me, after spending one whole year with only one extremely hot & humid season on a little island lost in the ocean, I can tell you the arrival of Winter is one of my favorite moments of the year. So here’s my Winter moodboard that...

Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping Ideas for the Holidays

5 Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping Ideas For the Holidays

Guest post by Ashley Hello my beautiful friends! Ready or not, Christmas is just around the corner. That’s why today I’m happy to have a guest post from Ashley at VeganCookBook.com – she compiled the ultimate guide to Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping Ideas for the Holidays ♥ I’m sure you’ll love this post :-) So please welcome Ashley as she shares her tips with us! 5 Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping Ideas For the Holidays The holiday season is fast approaching. Are you taking steps to lower your carbon footprint? Months of parties, presents, and glittery outfits might make for lasting memories, but it also creates an incredible amount of waste. Gift giving...