Cute Kittens!

I don’t really have a post today so here’s a picture of kittens!

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The TRUTH about animal derived ingredients!

Just wanted to share this with you guys because it’s important to know what you’re putting into your body.

Last week I did a poll on Instagram asking if you would rather see a video on cruelty-free dupes OR animal derived ingredients, and about 90% of you chose ingredients, so here we are! When I first started looking into cruelty-free beauty and animal testing, I wasn’t looking into ingredients, but it wasn’t long until the nasty truth came out. What are these ingredients that we are putting all over our faces? I found the top 10 most popular animal derived ingredients, and I am definitely going to be more conscious of what ingredients are in my makeup and skin care!

COCHINEAL DYE (also known as CARMINE) – this is literally crushed up beetles. These beetles feed on cactus plants in Central and South America, and the females eat red cactus berries, and when these beetles are crushed a bright red dye is produced. If your makeup is red…

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Please Help Stop Vast Pollution and Destruction from Mining in the Amazon! Sign the Petition!

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Please help protect the Amazon from irresponsible large-scale mining! It is highly polluting and destructive!

Please sign the petition and send it on to friends.

To the investors of Belo Sun’s Volta Grande project in the Amazon and their shareholders:

Your commitment to sustainability is meaningless if you invest in projects like Belo Sun’s mining project in Volta Grande, in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon. As citizens of the world, we call upon you to use your power to withdraw all your investments from this crazy venture, which threatens to inflict irreversible damage to the environment and the local indigenous communities. It is not too late to make it right.


Brave indigenous tribes are fighting a Canadian mining giant that plans to open a toxic gold mine in the heart of their sacred Amazon lands! One tribe is facing extinction if this disaster goes ahead — now grassroots groups are asking for our help!

The…

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Great News – The Banning of Ivory and Tusks from Being Imported Into the U.S. – Change.Org

Finally some good news!!

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Ban elephant ivory and tusks from being imported into the U.S.

1M supporters


Petition update

Victory!

Kathleen Martin
Vancouver, WA

28 Jan 2018 — After months of limbo, the Trump Administration just officially announced the reversal of the ban lift of African elephant trophy imports into the United States! This victory was won by you, and the more than 1.1 million Change.org supporters who rallied together to protect the threatened African elephant.

I started this petition because we are not powerless to effect change in any administration. Because of your incredible support, this is true, and our voices were heard! Thank you to every individual who signed and shared. Together we reversed a policy that would have been disastrous for the majestic African elephant, and I am so hopeful we changed this future together.

Thanks so much!

Kathleen Martin

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The Versatile Blogger Award!

I would like to thank Maxim for nominating me for this awesome award! I’m so sorry it took me forever to get to it! Maxim blogs about his experiences and a lot of interesting topics so please do check him out!!

HERE ARE THE RULES:

  1. Thank the blogger who nominated you and share their link.
  2. Nominate 5-10 bloggers for the award and provide links to their blogs. Also inform them about the nomination.
  3. Reveal 7 facts about yourself that your readers may not know.

Facts About Me:

  • I love animals
  • I love nature
  • My favourite flowers are roses and lilies
  • I don’t like things that are banana flavoured
  • I love writing and want to write a book by the time I’m 25
  • I want to get a Doctorate in something to do with history
  • I hate warm milk

My Nominees:

Anyone who wants to try this out!!

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The Sunshine Blogger Award

I want to thank Stephanie for nominating me for this Award! Her blog is filled with lots of awesome book reviews so if you like literature this is the blog you need to check out if you haven’t already!!

Here are the Rules: 

  •  Thank the person who nominated you in a blog post and link back to their blog.
  • Answer the 11 questions sent by the person who nominated you.
  • Nominate 11 new blogs to receive the award and write them 11 new questions.
  • List the rules and display the Sunshine Blogger Award logo in your post and/or on your blog.

Here are My Questions:

Do you prefer to read a series or standalone?

I don’t mind either as long as it’s good!

What is your favorite book quote of all time or if you don’t have a favorite book quote, then a quote from a movie, etc that is your favorite?

“[…]the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes “Awww!”
― Jack Kerouac, On the Road

I’ve always loved this quote so much.

Tell us 3 random facts about you.

I’m pretty loud

I like animals and nature

I hate it when people have sharp unkempt toe nails…

What is your favorite flavor of ice cream or if you don’t like ice cream, then tell us what dessert you prefer?

I love all the flavours but my favourite is probably chocolate and my least favourite is probably vanilla.

What is the one book that you would recommend that everyone read before they die? Why?

Pride and Prejudice, On The Road, Harry Potter, The Handmaids Tale, Equus, The Kite Runner, The Book Thief, Schindler’s List, Accidental Death Of An Anarchist (I know it’s technically a play but still!), Othello, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights and lots more!

I know it says ONE but I just can’t pick one…

What is your favorite thing about blogging?

Interacting with other bloggers!

What is the most important thing you’ve learned about blogging so far that you think is important new bloggers know?

Be honest, don’t be obsessed with your stats and socialise as much as you can!

What are your most anticipated 2017 book releases for the rest of the year (Your top five)?

None in particular!

What do you think is the most underrated book (or movie or tv series) that everyone should read or watch?

Freaks and Geeks or My So Called Life (those are both TV shows)

How To Be A Good Wife by Emma Chapman (I really enjoyed this book even though it is seriously depressing)

Choose one book that you would like to completely forget whether it’s because you want to read it again for the first time (it was just that amazing) or because you thoroughly disliked it.

Harry Potter because I loved it so much I would love to have the experience of reading it for the first time all over again.

What is your favorite book genre? Your least favorite?

My least favourite is fantasy and I like most other genres.

My Nominees:

Anyone who wants to try this out is welcome to!

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The Liebster Award!

I want to thank skyscrapesforthesoul for nominating me for this super fun award and sorry it took me forever to post this! Please do check out skyscrapesforthesoul which is an awesome blog filled with really interesting posts!

Rules for this award
Acknowledge the blog who nominated you for this award.
•Answer 11 questions the blogger gave you
•Give 11 random facts about yourself
•Nominate 11 blogs
•Give 11 questions for them to answer

Q.1 What is the weirdest experience of your life?

One time I saw something weird in the sky that I’m pretty sure was a UFO. Also I once saw something that looked like a ghost. It was very dark so I don’t know if it was real though.

Q.2 If you could have a chance to live anywhere on Earth, where would it be?

Germany.

Q.3 If you could choose how old to live to, what would that age be?

99?

Q.4 If you were to be executed, what would be your last meal?

Pizza, pasta, lasagna, kimchi fried rice and ice cream!

Q.5 Who have you met that you felt you’d known forever, but they only had that moment in your life?

Most of the blogger I talk to seem like old friends to me!

Q.6 Whose blog do you most look forward to reading and why?

I really can’t choose!

Q.7 Any suggestions to improve my blog?

Nope!

Q.8 If you had to start over at 18 and follow a different career, what would it be?

Lol my career isn’t written in stone yet so I’m still okay to choose! But for now I want to get my Degree, Masters and Doctorate and after that I want to work as a professor at a university or teach underprivileged youth.

Q.9 If aliens landed in your back yard, would you go with them?

Probably- almost definitely.

Q.10 What is one physical characteristic about yourself you’d like to change?

Ummm nothing in particular really. Maybe a smaller nose…

Q.11 What kind of weather do you like best?

I prefer colder weather

11 Random facts about me:

  • I’m 20 years old
  • I love my nails so they’re always pretty and polished
  • I prefer my hair straight than curly
  • I love animals
  • I love nature
  • I love cooking
  • I don’t like drinking water but I have to because I don’t want to get dehydrated!
  • I have stopped drinking anything with caffeine
  • I have anxiety
  • I want to travel the world and see everything
  • I’m a huge fan of Seth MacFarlane and literally anything he’s ever done!

My Nominees:

Anyone reading this should consider themselves nominated with the same questions!

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Awww

 

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Here’s picture of a cute kitten and puppy because they’re adorable!

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The Liebster Award!

I would like to thank wavesofawesomeness for nominating me for this award! Please check it out if you haven’t already if you like quotes, poetry and other awesome posts!

So the rules for this award are as follows:

  1. Acknowledge blog who nominated you and display award
  2. Answer 11 questions the blogger gives you
  3. Give 11 random facts about yourself
  4. Nominate 11 blogs
  5. Notify them of the nomination
  6. Give them 11 questions to answer

The Questions Given To Me:

Would you rather own a bakery or a candy shop?

I would have to say a bakery because as much as I like candy I prefer pastries!

Do you prefer drawings or paintings?

Both! And if you like paintings check out this blog.

Would you rather live in an area that’s always hot or always cold?

Cold. I always prefer the cold over the heat

Who are your favourite bloggers and what is/ are your favourite post(s) from them?(I don’t have to be one of them 😉 )

wavesofawesomeness

Elaine

Shay-lon

Opher

inkgirlandwords

Jirah

orangutanlibrarian

Chape

Shweta Suresh

Katzenworld

becomingdeutsch

Esmé

Simon

Shruti

Christina

And I’m sure I’m still forgetting a few!

Who are your favourite YouTubers?

I really like Ryan Higa!

Who are some of your favourite authors?

Jane Austen

J. K. Rowling

Dan Brown

Stephenie Meyer

Dyan Sheldon

Khaled Hosseini

Margret Atwood

Jack Kerouac

Meg Cabot

Describe your blog in an advert style

Ever wondered what it would be like to be a confused, anxious, pessimistic, weird, introverted, twenty year old girl? Well look no further we have just the blog you want! At lifesfinewhine not only do you get the real twenty year old girl trying to find herself experience you also sometimes get random posts about Awards and Tags! So don’t forget to check out lifesfinewhine to stop the fun and start the soul crushing anxiety!

What is/was your favourite topic to study in History?

Everything! I swear I have never been bored learning something in History (yes I know I’m a nerd).

What type of phone do you have?

Samsung

What would you change about your life?

I would get rid of my anxiety.

If you were president/ mayor/ royalty, what would you do or change about your area/ county/ country?

I would work harder to bring peace and unity to my country, I would also make sure that my country causes as little pollution as possible even if it means certain things are banned, I would work very hard to stop hunting, I would try to help people who can’t afford education get free education, I would try to bring universal healthcare and free university for my citizens.

11 Facts About Me:

  • I love Italian food
  • I want to someday see Germany and hopefully live there!
  • I want to explore Europe
  • I love anything to do with History and Psychology
  • I am currently learning German
  • I’m 20
  • I’m 5’2
  • I love animals
  • I love art
  • I used to like horror movies but I’m not that into them anymore
  • I love reading

My Nominees Are:

Anyone and everyone reading this! (Do the same questions!)

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The Versatile Blogger Award

I was nominated for this award by Jeyran Main and Shruti! I got nominated for this award by both of them!! Jeyran is an awesome writer and has amazing book reviews so please check out her blog!! Shruti is an Indian girl living and exploring Germany so if like me your obsessed with Germany or trying to get a hang of German please do check out her blog!

The Rules: 

1) Display the award on your blog.

2) Thank the blogger that nominated you and provide a link to their blog.

3) Share seven facts about yourself.

4) Nominate 15 bloggers for the award and provide links to their blog.

Seven Facts About Me: 

  •  I like art
  •  I love nature and animals
  •  I really like salty and spicy foods but I am not of a fan of sweet food
  •  Pride And Prejudice is my favorite book
  •  I really love everything to do with makeup
  •  I love psychology and tend to lean towards the Freudian approach
  •  My favorite Star Wars character is Han Solo

My Nominees Are:

Riya

inkgirlandwords

Jirah Merizz

Esther

mntazi

Kristen

Mysliceoflife

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