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Blueberry Muffins | Vegan Recipe

Hey, I’m still on the baking streak! Another succesful batch of yumminess has emerged from the oven at Loepsie headquarters. This time I wanted to make something fresh and summery for the hot weater, so I headed over to my favourite vegan baking blog Chocolate Covered Katie and searched for a recipe for blueberry muffins. I adapted it slightly according to what I had in my kitchen, and because my hand slipped when I was adding the blueberries. As Bob Ross would say, this was a “happy little accident”, no regrets here whatsoever. Look at that amount of blueberries per muffin, haha! They turned out great so I definitely wanted to share the recipe with you guys.

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Tea Festival, Weddings & Nights Out | Loepsie’s Life

Hello to you all on this lovely Monday afternoon! We were so lucky last week in the Netherlands, a heat wave came and we’ve had amazing weather all week. It’s been a great week for me, packed with lots of really fun activities. I went to the movies, shopping with Robbert, to a concert, and sold Tea Garden at the Dutch Tea Festival. Let’s take a look at all the photos I took!

The ratties love pasta. Intensely. You should see their reaction when someone walks by with a plate of pasta, haha! They always get one or two pieces and they’re over the moon with them 🙂

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Pale Olive Undertone Struggles

Confession: I’m a licensed makeup artist and I just found out whether my skin’s undertone is warm or cool. At 24 years of age. A fact that is highly embarrassing as I should know this stuff. In fact I do, I’m able to colour match other people very quickly and well, I’ve just always had a problem with identifying my own undertone. You know how there’s all these tricks you find online that are supposed to help you determine your skintone? They always cause more confusion than clarity here. If the veins on the inside of your wrist are green, you’re wam toned, if they’re purple or blue, you’re cool. Mine are either or both, depending on when you look. If gold looks better on you than silver, you’re warm toned. If silver looks better on you than gold, you’re cool. Neither really looks good on me, to be honest, although I think silver clashes with my skin a little bit less. So am I cool, then? My brown hair and hazel eyes would say I’m not, as they’re generally ascribed to warm skin tones. As is the fact that I tan in the sun rather than burning, which is generally what cool toned skin does. But I look horrible in orange, gold makeup is the worst possible thing I can do to myself and foundation is very often too yellow for me. If I pick up cool foundation however, my face turns a very distinctive pink that stands out from the rest of my skin. Neutral foundation is hard enough to find as it is, but it’s not right on me either.

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