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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...

Fall moodboard + fall lover’s kit

Fall moodboard + fall lover’s kit

The temperatures are definitely dropping, mornings are misty and nights are chilly. The leaves are turning yellow, orange or red, depending on where you live, and I don’t know about you, but I just love it all! ♥ Such beautiful days, golden or grey they may be, inspired me to make this moodboard. I know I’m not the only one who loves Fall, so let me know in the comments what’s your favorite season, will you? Also, here’s a list of essentials that will allow you to fully enjoy the change of weather and make the most of all that Autumn has to offer – to stay warm and cozy...

Vegan “feel good” Summer morning routine

My feel good Summer morning routine - mind body and soul

Hey you, good morning! Today, did you already stop to consider how lucky you are to be alive? How cool is that we both live on a small blue planet rotating in the universe? If that’s not a miracle, I don’t know what is. Today I’m sharing with you my “feel good” Summer Morning Routine that will hopefully make you want to get out of bed every morning and face the day mindfully. I’ve been doing this for the past 2 months, and I can’t believe August is already upon us. Without some proper holidays, summer seems to come and go, but taking some slow time every morning feels like...

Doe Deere’s Daily Morning Routine

Doe Deere's Daily Morning Routine

Doe Deere, founder of Vegan makeup brand Lime Crime, has a daily morning routine that is healthy and stimulating. If you’re a fan of beauty, read along! Disclosure: I couldn’t wait to share this sponsored post with you.  When I’ve been asked to share Doe Deere’s Morning Routine, I was so excited because I knew that you would love it, too! :-) Photo: Courtesy of @DoeDeere Do you have a person who you idolize? In the world of beauty, Doe Deere is the perfect candidate. She’s a pioneer in the makeup industry; as a matter of fact, Doe Deere is the very woman behind the face of Lime Crime. Known...

5 amazing benefits of Himalayan Salt Lamps

5 amazing benefits of Himalayan Salt Lamps

We’ve just resurfaced from a short but noticeable internet downtime due to moving (yes, once again! We’re becoming pros). As we walked around our new home among unpacked boxes and well, the usual mayhem that follows a move, one of the first few things that we took out of its box and placed carefully was our beloved Himalayan Salt Lamp. Not the most useful thing in a new, empty house you might think? Well, you could be wrong, and this is the perfect opportunity to tell you why, and how a Salt Light can improve your life & home, too. What are Salt Lamps Salt lamps are not simply decorative...

Spring Pamper Routine – Vegan & Cruelty-free

Spring pamper routine

Some of my most highly requested posts are cruelty-free pampering routines – I’m glad more and more people are interested in Vegan & Cruelty-free beauty. So now it’s the perfect time to do a new one as Spring is here and I’ve changed quite a few of the products I love & use (also thanks to some massive hauls in the past few weeks). Today I’ll be pairing some old favorites with some newly found absolute must-haves. I try to do this pamper routine once a week, mostly on Sundays when I’m back from trail running. Usually I’m not this high-maintenance, I even have simple minimalist routines during the week....

5 tips how to stay focused and motivated

how to stay focused and motivated

There’s something about the beginning of a new year that gets most of us excited to get organized, detoxed, start new activities, challenges, miraculous (?) morning routines and possibly a new sport. Truth is, new year’s resolutions could be started just as well all through the previous or following 12 months, but our minds work that way (it’s a bit like “I’ll start the diet on Monday” kinda feeling) and if a state of mind can finally make us set & work towards achieving new goals, let’s take advantage of it! Clearly, if you work from home like me, it’s crucial to have self-discipline. So this is the perfect opportunity...