A Change of Diet + 3 Recipes

Hi guys! Welcome to a new blogpost!

The last few weeks I have been very frustrated with myself. I’ve worked my butt of (literally haha) and I’ve eaten a lot healthier the past few months and it has brought a lot of change, but it hasn’t changed in a certain area. I really really want to get rid of my muffintops and lower belly fat. It’s so hard for me to get rid of it because the fat has been there for such a long time and it just doesn’t want to disappear. After doing a lot of research I found out that If you want to attack that area of your body, you really need to cut carbs. This was devastating news for me since I’m a carb addict. But, I really want to reach my goals this summer and I figured that feeling good about myself is better than pasta and bread every day. So I decided to give HIGH FAT LOW CARB a try. It’s also called KETO DIET but I don’t like the word KETO and I hate the word Diet. Some of you guys might know this, but I’d like to see my eating as a healthy lifestyle that makes me happy and healthy, not as an obligatory diet. You guys might be wondering what is this?

Your body needs energy to survive the day. It needs energy to for example get your heart to pump. Most of the time your body gets it’s energy from carbs such as bread, pasta, rice,… But too many carbs are not good for your body and that means that your body won’t  burn the fat that you hate so much to produce energy. It has enough from the carbs that you gave your body. When you cut the carbs and eat good fats instead, such as salmon and avocado, your body won’t get enough energy from the carbs! It’ll have to look for another resource… FAT! Instead of eating carbs, you eat more protein and good fat. Your body will learn to turn fat into energy! That means that if you eat less than your maximum calorie intake (in my case less than 1600), your body will have to use the belly fat and all of the fat that you hate to turn into energy!! Calorie deficit => Body uses fat storage from f.e. muffintops => body has energy again!

I was very very sceptical about this at first but since I saw a lot of people recommending this and since you need to cut carbs to get leaner, I decided to give it a try. Abs are made in the kitchen after all aren’t they! Last week I started this experiment! I found a lot of fun recipes and started to not eat bread during lunch! The carbs were also nowhere to be found during dinnertime. Instead I ate more olive oil, avocado, salmon, chicken with mayo, cheese, … After only one week, I’m already seeing a lot of difference. I’ve lost 1 kg already and I’m not bloated anymore, just no bloating to be seen anywhere. :O I also feel very light and my digestion is a lot better. At first it was hard to not eat bread, but if you eat something nice instead it’s not that hard! it’s actually very delicious and I look forward to lunch a lot more than I did before because know I need to be creative with my food and I love that.

These are a few of the recipes that I tried:

LUNCH

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For Thomas I made a Salmon Carpaccio. This is what you’ll need.

  • a sufficient amount of salmon, smoked or not
  • 1 avocado
  • home made mayonaise (you can find a lot of recipes online)
  • 1 spoon of mustard
  • olie oil
  • apple cider vinegar
  • pepper and slat
  • a few drops of soya saus

For me I made myself some Mozzarella and tomato! Not hard at all!

  • mozzarella balls
  •  small tomatoes
  • 1 avocado
  • basilicum oil
  • apple cider vinegar
  • olive oil
  • pepper and salt

I also made this recipe! It’s a very delicious chicken salad! I also added mango to it, which is not seen in the photo.

  • 1 onion
  • 3 tablespoons of dill
  • 1 rib of celery
  • 200 g pp cooked chicken
  • homemade mayonaise
  • mustard
  • pepper
  • salt

This was very good! I recommend to grill the chicken instead of cooking it!

  • minced beef/pork mix (500 g for 2 people)
  • 2 bags of cheddar
  • taco seasoning
  • a tan of tomato cubes
  • 1 onion
  • 1 bag of cauliflower rice (Albert Heijn)
  • 2 avocado’s + salt + pepper => guacamole
  • salt + pepper for the minced beef
  1. grill the onion until they are golden
  2. add the beef
  3. add the tomatoes and the taco seasoning, let that cook for 3 minutes
  4. add the cauliflower rice and cook for 5 minutes
  5. put everything in an oven casserole
  6. top it all of with some cheddar and put it in the oven for about 10 minutes
  7. make yourself some guacamole to add to your dish

This was very good and I was very full very fast.

I’m looking forward to how this kind of eating will continue to influence my body.

My Fitness journey: Update#2.1

Hi guys

I told you I would give you guys an update on my Fitness journey every two weeks, so here I am! Today I’ll talk to you about what I ate the past week and what I did in the gym in general. I’ll also give you guys my muffintop workout. I still feel it on my sides while I’m writing this haha. I won’t be writing a lot about the first week because I had a lot of difficulties at the beginning. Thomas didn’t have any time to go to the gym and I didn’t want to go alone, but I was also very lazy. I also wanted to eat salty and fatty things constantly. Not good. The second week I decided to just go for it, and I did!

Fitness.
This week I went to the gym on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. 

Week 1 (Tuesday) Here I did a lot of cardio and some of the weight machines for my legs and butt. My entire routine is described below.

Monday: Today was a big cardio day. 20 minutes on the space walker ( this is what I call the machine because I don’t know what the real name is haha). If you want some more information on this machine go check out one of my previous blogposts. I killed myself on this one for about 25 minutes. I also tend to do little walks/stairs on the machine. When I do this I don’t move with my arms and push the machine downwards. As if you’d walk up the stairs. This really activates your glutes. After this I decided to attack my legs. I used every single leg machine in the gym and put it on weight +- 30 kg. 15 times and 10 tiny pulses each time. Then I wait for about 20 seconds. I did this 4 times in total on every machine. My favorite machine is the leg press! I also have a lot of leg exercises you can do at home and I’ll make a separate blogpost about this! After the muscles I did a cool down on the treadmill. I walked uphill (slope: 8) and with a speed of 5,5 for about 10 minutes.

Tuesday: Today it’s time to sculpt my butt. I have a very nice butt routine that I combine with the two machines they have for your butt in the gym. But first it’s time for a cardio session on my favorite machine: Space Walker. I did this for about 20 minutes. After that I started with my butt routine. I have an entire list of exercises that I go through and I do each one for about 30 seconds with a 20 second pause. I do it in a HIIT kind of way so that I activate my metabolism whilst training my muscles. I will describe this routine in my next blogpost since I will be describing my muffintop routine in this one! After that I do my ab routine. This routine I do like my butt routine, 30 seconds on 20 seconds off. I’ll be explaining my ab routine on my vlog very soon! 

Thursday: Time to shred those muffintops. First some cardio, as per usual, but after that it’s time to handle those love handles and muffintops. I also like to do this one 30 seconds on, 20 seconds off. I’m planning on leveling everything up to 40 seconds on, 20 seconds off though. These are the exercises I like tried this week and I have the feeling that they really worked. 

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  2. candle stick dippers: Really love this one! On each side 30 seconds on, 20 seconds off (or 40/20 is you want to go more advanced)
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  3. knee to elbow crunches
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  4. Russian twists with 2 kg weight (if you are a beginner I would start with 0,5 kg or 1)
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  5. heel touches
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  6. toe touches: But I like to do it a little different => in stead of touching both toes at the same time, touch left than right than back to left. That way you activate your sides more!
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  7. Dumbbell side bend (30 seconds on, 20 seconds off on each side)
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  8. side lying rotation 
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After this I did a 10 minute cool down as I described before. I ended with my ab routine! 
I also try to take the stairs as much as I can instead of the elevator! 

I’m planning on doing a blogilates routine sunday. I love doing PIIT videos. If you want more information on the videos I like to do go check out this video!

Food.
Food is the most important thing when you want to loose weight! 80% of your healthy lifestyle must consist of healthy foods. These are a few things I changed in my diet the past weeks. If you want some specific recipes go check out my youtube channel and my week vlogs. In these I show you what I eat in a day!

  • I stopped drinking soft drinks, that includes Cola Zero! I really don’t like the way my belly feels when I drink too much fizzy drinks and I get a very bloated feeling every time. I started drinking water everyday and I noticed my belly being less bloat-y and it made me drink even more water, which is very good for your diet! 
  • I implemented more proteins in my diet! I started to eat a lot of chicken and other ingredients with a lot of proteins in them. You can always look this up on google and find a lot of different kind of foods with a lot of proteins. These are good to build muscle and very healthy. In general that means that I eat HIGH PROTEIN, LOW CARBS! But not NO CARBS because your body needs energy that comes from carbs and it’s just not healthy to never eat carbs!  
  • I bought some Whey Protein and I’m going to start drinking a protein shake from time to time to get very lean and to not loose my muscles to fast! 
  • I started to eat ONLY whole grain versions of food. No plain pasta but whole grain pasta or pasta made from lentils! Whole grain cous cous and rice, … Your body needs to work a lot harder to digest these kind of products and that means your body burns more fat whilst doing it. It boosts your metabolism and you get hungry a lot less.
  • I started to take my apple vinegar pills again, every morning.
  • I decided to do some intermittent fasting in the morning. That means that you don’t eat anything until it’s lunch, for example. That way your body is going to use fat to for example digest your food instead of the energy from your breakfast. 
  • I try to calorie count my food intake. This way I can track how many proteins and fat my body gets every day. I track this with the app called “Food”. I eat about 1600-1700 calories a day MAX.
  • I stopped snacking after 20:00. 
  • I introduced a cheat day to each week. This day I can eat whatever I want. This tends to boost your metabolism and that means you burn more fat. This week my cheat meal was a big bowl of BOCCA PASTA. SOO GOOD! 
  • I’m also planning on implementing more vegetables and fruit to my diet!
  • A VO CADOOOO  and other healthy fats such as nuts!
  • I’m planning on eating more greek yoghurt as a snack because I really like it and it’s so good for you!

In general:
As I said in a previous post, I try to see this as a new lifestyle instead of a diet. It’s just not healthy to see it as a diet and you won’t be able to continue this lifestyle if you see it as a restriction, not mentally and not physically. In the beginning I had a lot of difficulties. I craved so much fat, burgers, pasta, pizza, chocolate… But I just had to get through it. Sugar is an addiction and you need to not eat any to stop craving it.

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These are my very first before-after photos. As you might see my muffintops and love handles had decreased in size and my muscles are a little bit more visible. My belly fat is beginning to decline. My but is a lot more lifted since I’ve began fitness-ing again and I love it! In general I feel a lot healthier. My bowls began working in a healthy way again and I noticed that a lot. I feel very good mentally and I’m starting to get my energy back. I’m excited to see what the next few weeks will bring! 

If you have any more questions you can ask me on Instagram @lauralynnsworld or in the comments! 

Greets 

Laura

 

 

 

 

Must Do’s in Autumn!

Hi guys!

Very long time since I’ve been on here! That’s because I’ve been traveling a lot in summer and I didn’t find the time to write anything for you guys. I was mostly caught up on vlogging and editing and let this blog fade away a little. But those times are over! It’s fall and that means getting cosy in your sofa and THAT MEANS writing a blogpost now and then. 

Since Autumn is maybe my favorite season of the year. I thought it would be fun to write a Bucketlist for Autumn with all kind of fun ideas to do during this lovely season! So here we go! 

1. Go hiking in the woods or by the beach! 

There’s nothing more beautiful than the leaves changing color and being able to breath in some fresh air again. All of the colors and the animals during this season are just magnificent and it’s so fun (and healthy) to just go out and explore nature. Take your dog or your mom or your lazy bf with you and make a day out of it during the weekends. I guarantee you’ll have loads of fun! 

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2. Drink and eat Pumpkin Spice everything

I don’t think I’m the only person who is addicted to the Pumpkin Spice latte in Starbucks? It’s so delicious and it tastes like your drinking Autumn! Why not try and replicate it at home? Put it into cookies or hot coco? Experiment with this delicious spice and make other people happy with a little sip or nibble! Or drink/eat all of it yourself under your blanket in the sofa with a good Netflix series on! Speaking of which…

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3. Get your Binge on!

If there’s one season that’s perfect for some big Netflix Binge sessions… It’s fall! I don’t think I need to explain this to you guys. Just put on that series and enjoy it!

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4. Decorate and buy some pumpkins! 

If there’s one thing I love about fall, it’s the decorations. The halloween atmosphere and the orange&brown everything! Buy some pumpkins and maybe even carve them! Buy some scented candles and decorate your house with some witches and cosy fall decorations!

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5. Have a fall photoshoot! 

As I already pointed out, the colors during Fall are just the prettiest! That means that you just have to take your camera out. Go and have fun with it and take some beautiful pics!

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6. Make some Cinnamon buns on a lazy Sunday afternoon!

This is just THE BEST Autumn Dessert there is! It’s not difficult to make at all and it’s just soooo delicious! Enjoy it with some hot coco and you’ll feel so happy and cosy.

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7. Shop ’till you drop! 

I just adore FALL FASHION! I think it’s the most beautiful fashion season and that means that you just have to buy some pretty skirts and cosy sweaters, right? Oh, and buy a pumpkin spice latte as a shopping break 😉 

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8. Watch some halloween movies!

They don’t have to be extremely scary, but just watch at least one! It’s so fun during this time of year! There are so many movies to choose from. It goes from ‘the nightmare before christmas’ to ‘the conjuring’. Get creative!

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9. Make a delicious, warm soup!

Soup during a cold fall day is just the best thing! Make it and surprise your friends and family with a warm cup of creamy goodness.

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10. BONFIRES!

Invite some friends, make some hot coco and put on a bonfire in your backyard! This is THE SEASON for bonfires and friends and marshmallows and all of those fun things! 

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Autumn is such a pretty season and it’s over so rapidly. Enjoy it as long as you can and make the best of it! Autumn is a season in which you learn that it’s okay to let things go and to sit down and relax for a minute! I hope you guys have a lovely season! If you have some other fun Autumn ideas, tell me in the comments!

Road to my Dream Body: Update #2

Hi guys! I know that I should’ve given you an update a week ago, but because I was sick that week and I couldn’t work out I decided to wait one more week. Today is a special blogpost because for the first time I will share some before-after posts with you.

First of all I want to share with you my biggest before-after post. The first pic is a pic from 2 years ago. I wasn’t healthy AT ALL and I didn’t work out, like ever.

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As you can see there is a BIG difference between the both of them. I’m very proud and I feel a lot better and healthier. I’ve been destroying myself in the gym so it’s very nice to see that the hard work pays off.

There has also been a change in my weight over the past 3 weeks. It has dropped from 67,5kg to 66,2 kg. That’s still not a lot but because I train my muscles a lot and because muscles weigh more than fat, this could be expected. I AM very glad with the drop in weight though. It’s finally some proof that I am losing fat. But I still like to work more with before-after pics. Speaking of which. I have 2 more pics. One of them is a pic from December (the day I decided to change myself for the better for good) VS March. The other one the progress I made until mid February  VS my body in March.

December VS March

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February vs March

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As you can see there is a big change in my belly fat, saddlebags and muffintops. My legs are a lot leaner and they have a lot less cellulite aswell. You can’t see this in my pic but it’s happening guys. The cellulite is disappearing!

Now it’s time to talk to you about what I’ve experienced the past weeks and what I’ve changed in my workout and diet.

Workout

I’m still doing the same exercises for my abs, legs and butt as I described in my previous blogpost. BUT, I have discovered this new machine called a leg press. It’s very fun to use and my butt burns so much during these leg presses, OMG! I get the feeling that this is very effective. I also started using the other machines available for butt-training in my gym and the results of that are clearly showing.

I’m still walking, walking and walking (uphill) for 40 minutes but I’ve added another machine to my workout plan. A very deadly yet fun and effective one. I call it “the Space Walker”. It’s real name: Elliptical open stride.  

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With this machine, your legs will be ON FIRE. It’s super fun to do and you lose a lot of calories in a short time! I use this for about 10-15 minutes and I burn 130 cals on average! I love this machine because it does not only burn calories (and it lets you sweat like a pig), it’s also a great leg exercise!

I’m also going to the gym 4 times a week now instead of 3!

Food.

There are a few things I’ve discovered and that I’ve been adding to my diet lately:

  • If I have a craving for fat or candy, I tend to eat a piece of BLACK chocolate! A little bit of this is very healthy and it destroys your cravings! It also makes me drink more water, which is great!
  • I’ve been eating apples when I’m hungry. It gets your intestines working which gives your metabolism a boost which HELPS YOU BURN FAT FASTER! And it’s very delicious and it makes you feel like a healthy butterfly when you’re eating it.
  • I’ve also switched a lot of my coffee consumption to GREEN TEA with a spoon of honey. It’s soooo good and it has an enormous amount of benefits. It’s good for your health, for your brain, for your fatloss. It can precent cancer for god sakes. Start drinking it guys, just do it! Since I’ve been drinking it, it seems like I’ve been losing more fat (and kilograms on my scale). I don’t know if this is one of the reasons, but it can’t be just a coincidence right?
  • I’ve been eating a lot of healthy fats and I’m also going to start cooking with coconut oil instead of olive oil. Chicken is the main ingredient in most of my meals and I don’t have any problems with that because I’m addicted to chicken. I also eat a lot of Eggplant, the best vegetable in the world. Don’t believe me, try it.
  • ISOSTAR PROTEIN BARS with hazelnut flavor. I eat one of these after every workout. Extremely delicious and full of healthy proteins that help your body recover.
  • I’m still having one cheat day a week on average. I’ve had four big cheat meals the past three weeks: One pepperoni pizza, One evening of Spanish tapas, Five guys and Poule et Poulette burger. I’ve also eaten cake for my brothers birthday. So I’ve been able to enjoy life and food inbetween workouts with results.

In general

So. To talk in general about my diet and exercise. I’ve been noticing that my cravings are a lot less than before. I honestly don’t mind eating healthier and eating clean. I’m even starting to like healthy food more than fat food. I can’t even believe I’m saying this. I’m also really enjoying the gym. When I’m not able to go due to f.e. school, I’m a little pissed because I like it so much. I’ve also been listening to music a lot during my workout which seems to help me push myself even harder. I’m beginning to love this lifestyle and I feel a lot more energized! I haven’t had any big problems with living this new lifestyle and I’m not going to stop with it any time soon. I’ve also been noticing that the muscle training I do with my legs and butt are making my cellulite less visible, which is something that makes me very happy. I’ve been struggling with this for a long time and it’s finally going away!

I also quickly wanted to say that I’m not dieting to look better in the eye of society. I’m doing all of this for me. When I wasn’t working out and eating clean yet, I got “depressed” very easily. I didn’t want to go anywhere, I didn’t want to get out of bed (I sometimes just didn’t), I had a lot of back pains and I felt like a loser very often. Thanks to these workouts and this diet, I’ve been feeling a lot happier. Not only with myself but just in general. I have a lot more energy and I have a lot less problems with my little “depressions”. So, I’m not doing all of this to look good for my Instagram or something, I’m doing all this for me. I feel stronger, better and happier. That’s the reason for the journey I’m going through, nothing or nobody else. I don’t want to promote the ONLY SKINY IS PRETTY society bullshit. If you have curves and you are happy with yourself, don’t let society push you into workouts you don’t like doing. The most important thing is your happiness. This is just my experience with workout and diet, it isn’t what every girl should be doing. It’s just what works for me and what puts a smile on MY face. If you want to go through this journey with me, FINE. If you don’t, FINE. I’m just sharing my lifestyle, not promoting it. ❤

This was my second update. If you guys have any further questions, you can send me an e-mail : lauralynnjoosten@yahoo.be or you can contact me on Instagram. Keep going babes, you can do this! 

 

My Christmas Family Tradition | 12 Days of Xmas #DayEleven

“On the Eleventh day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
Eleven Pipers Piping
Ten Lords a Leaping
Nine Ladies Dancing
Eight Maids a Milking
Seven Swans a Swimming
Six Geese a Laying
Five Golden Rings
Four Calling Birds
Three French Hens
Two Turtle Doves
And a partridge in a pear tree”

Today I will be talking about my Christmas family tradition. Me, my parents, my brothers and my boyfriend always celebrate Christmas the day before Christmas Eve because I need to visit my boyfriend’s family on Christmas Eve. We open all of the Christmas presents on this day while the fireplace is burning and the christmas songs are playing. Just me, my parents, brothers and my loving boyfriend. So this is how every 23th of December goes, normally.

First of all, mom makes some delicious food. My mother is a cook so she loves cooking, but on this day we eat delicious food that isn’t to hard to prepare and that doens’t take to much time. Because it’s a family evening it would be sad if my mother isn’t sitting with us. Most of the time we eat delicious snacks from Delhaize to start. We always buy those delicious oven snacks that you can’t keep your hands off. Most of the time we buy a stuffed turkey in the supermarket and my mom makes a jaw dropping sauce and some crispy croquettes to go with it. To end everything on a christmassy note we normally eat some Christmas themed ice cream cake.

After this it is time for presents. Everybody opens their presents one by one. It is always so much fun! The christmas music sets the Christmas mood and it is the favorite time of the year for me. I love giving presents to others and seeing them smile when they see what it is! I enjoy it even more than getting a present myself.

After the presents are opened it is time for a Christmas Movie! We ALWAYS watch A Christmas Carol. Every Christmas we watch this movie and it never gets old. It is my favorite Christmas movie of all time.

After this it is off to bed because we are all tired of the package opening and eating.

This is the best time of the year for me and I love how my family is so close at this particular moment.

So! This is our family tradition! I hope you enjoyed my post and tomorrow the last post of the year will appear on my blog.

See you tomorrow!!

XOXO

Laura(Liciouss)

CHRISTMAS LUSH HAUL | 12 Days of Xmas #Day12

“On the Twelfth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
Twelve Drummers Drumming
Eleven Pipers Piping
Ten Lords a Leaping
Nine Ladies Dancing
Eight Maids a Milking
Seven Swans a Swimming
Six Geese a Laying
Five Golden Rings
Four Calling Birds
Three French Hens
Two Turtle Doves
And a partridge in a pear tree”

Tonight’s Christmas Eve!!! Yay, It’s Christmas in a few hours! The only sad thing about this is that it means that my 12 days of Christmas are almost over. This is the last blogpost. This is day 12 and that means that after this blogpost, Twelve days of Christmas is officially over. (crawls back into the darkest corner of the room and starts crying). But, there is still one more blogpost right here for you guys to read and you can always re-watch or re-read some of the things I made for you guys this year.

This is the day that I am going to talk to you about all of the Christmas Lush products I have already tried out this year!!!!! The most exciting post to end a very fun 12 days of Christmas. Let’s just begin with this amazing lush adventure.

SHOOT FOR THE STARS : BATHBOMB 

This bathbomb. There are just no freaking words for it. What The FCK. This is the best bathbomb I have ever seen. It has sparkles, blue colors, amazing scent (orange and bergamot) and it has yellow stars that take a long while before they dissolve. And the best part is that these stars are actually little bath oils and they treat your skin like a Queen. This bathbomb has everything you need to have a relaxing and beautiful bath! I give it a 10 out of 10. (you heard it right, the maximum score)

MISTLETOE : BATHBOMB

This is also one of my new favorite bathbombs ever. It has Glitter and it is PINK! I just love the combo of glitter and pink. It also smells AMAZING. It smells like jasmine and I didn’t want to come out of my bath until the water was cold. This is definitely worth a try. 9 out of 10.

NORTHERN LIGHTS : BATHBOMB

I bought this bathbomb because of the name. How promising is that name? I really want to see the northern lights one day and I just had to try this one. At first the bath looked like in the photo but after a while it turns green-ish. Just like the Northern Lights. The name is perfect for the bathbomb and I really enjoyed it. But I missed a little touch of glitter.It also had a very nice smell! I give this bathbomb a 8 out of 10.

GOLDEN WONDER : BATHBOMB

This bathbomb sounded so very promising. GOLDEN WONDER, WOW. I immediately began thinking of a golden bath with loads of glitter and an amazing smell. But sadly, this wasn’t the case. The bath turned green and the smell wasn’t all that amazing (just a basic orange scent). The only thing I really liked about it were the little stars. This bomb was a bit of a disappointment so I give it a 6 out of 10.

SO WHITE : BATHBOMB

This bathbomb smelled like heaven! It had this nice fresh apple kind of smell and I just loved it! And it also looks very nice!! I give this bathbomb a 8 out of 10.

FATHER CHRISTMAS

This is a bathbomb that returns every year and it is just really one you need to try. It smells amazing (bubblegum smell) and the bathbomb just looks magnificent. You almost don’t want to throw it in the bathtub. The only thing i’d like to change about it, is the green. I get why it is green (because of the color of the christmas tree) but i’d rather have a red-ish bathtub!! I give it a 7 out of 10.

So these are all of the products I have tried out SO FAR. My mom, boyfriend and brothers didn’t want me to buy too much maybe because I will get a Lush Present from them! if this is the case, I will update this blogpost with other reviews about the lush christmas products!

So guys, This is the last post for my 12 days of Christmas. I really enjoyed making all these videos and posts for you guys and I hope you enjoyed them aswel. I think I will do this next year aswel if I got the time. Thank you guys so much for all the support and all of the love. You make me write and edit and film better and you make me love making things even more. Thanks for being such loyal followers!

You won’t be hearing a lot from me for the next month but I am going to Berlin in February and I am going to make a lot of fun things for you guys about that adventure.

Have a lovely Christmas and Share the love!

XOXO

Laura(Liciouss)

 

Christmas Hot Chocolate Recipe | 12 Days of Xmas #Day10

Hi guys!

Today I am going to tell you my secret christmas hot coco recipe. It is so good and who doesn’t love to drink hot coco during the Christmas holidays! Here we go!

What do you need! (For 2 big cups of warm happiness)

150 grams of Milk Chocolate
500 grams of Milk
Half of a tablespoon of Ground Cinnamon
A Pinch of Nutmeg
Whipped Cream
Maltesers

How do we make it? 

First warm up the milk in a saucepan and heat it up until it is almost cooking. After this put in the chocolate and let it melt into the milk. Mix it al together and you already have a basic hot chocolate. To give it an extra Chrismassy touch add the spices and mix it all up. When this is all done, divide the hot coco over 2 cups. You can add some whipped cream to make it even better. And to make it the best Hot Coco ever, place some Matesers on the whipped cream.

Et Voila! It’s that easy!

So go on to the supermarket and make some delicious hot coco’s right now because Christmas is around the corner!

See you guys tomorrow on the blog. There won’t be a video because I didn’t have any time to make one more… But I will make it up to you after my exams by making a Berlin Vlog.