Tuesday, February 18, 2014

A coconut cream pie, scary dreams and happy turtles. {Ten On Tuesday}

Hallo meine Lieben,

how are you doing? I hope you are enjoying your week! Have you checked out our Three stories of going vegan on Celeste's blog yet?

I am linking up with Alyssa and you can do the same here.



1. You should all visit my friend Martha's blog Quick Cheap and Pretty because you can win a fantastic set of vegan make up brushes. Plus Martha is brilliant so you should visit her anyway. 

2. I realized that I don't really need that much sugar in my diet when I tried cutting out refined sugar for five days. I can drink my tea without sugar and I don't need any processed food with sugar in it. I did need a piece of vegan chocolate cake on Sunday.

3. Pretty generous. It is good to hear some good things once in a while: Dutch and Swedish lotteries make the largest donation ever ($21+ million) to fight rhino poaching. You can read more about it here




4. A couple of days ago I realized that I had only seen the first 15 minutes of Superbad which is why I decided that it was time to watch the full movie. And I have to say that I did not regret it. It seems like Daisy from Bones only accepts annoying roles. I was surprised to see her in that movie. 

5. Last night in my dream a girl tried to kill me with a hammer while I was in the basement searching for something. She did not succeed.

6. I don't know much about the meaning of dreams but people always try to kill me in my dreams (they never succeed and I am not scared) and I am sure it reflects that I read a lot of crime novels and watch a lot of Criminal Minds. 

7. I really like turtles a lot. They do make you happy. 



8. I don't want to have a funeral when I die. I hate funerals which I why I don't want people to bother with mine.

9. My next baking experiment will be a vegan coconut cream pie. I found the recipe on the Post Punk Kitchen blog and because I love anything coconutty I have to give it a try. 

10. I usually sleep with three blankets, fuzzy socks and a hot water bottle. I must have warm feet and it must be cozy otherwise I can't sleep. 


Happy Tuesday! Thanks for reading!


18 comments:

  1. isn't Superbad hilarious?! I also had a 'scary' dream last night, mine was that a Chuckie-like kid was trying to find me and hurt me, but I ended up making friends with him.. weird. but like you, when I have a 'bad' dream I'm never scared. I always find a way out of it.

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    1. That movie is indeed hilarious! Loved it so much!
      Oh my, that is a weird dream! Chuckie is so weird. But funny that you ended up being friends. Haha. Glad i am not the only one with scary dreams without being afraid!

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  2. 2. We'd all be surprised by what we can live without if we try!
    4. NOT one of my favorites.
    5. I HATE dreams where I'm being chased!
    7. Aawwww! I love it! I need me a happy turtle today!
    8. I've often thought about this.
    10. I have to be warm when I go to sleep but usually I end up waking up and throwing off the quilts and stripping my PJ pants. So whatever.
    Happy Tuesday to you!

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    1. Yeah, I always thought that I needed sugar in my tea but turns out, I don't!
      Hope you met lots of happy turtles. :)
      I know funerals are a hot topic but I really don't feel like it is necessary to spend that much money for me when I am dead. My family should do something nice instead. :)
      Haha, that never happens to me! :) I wish it would!

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  3. That's so neat that money has been donated to such a great cause! And by the way, I really admire your love for animals, Katrin ;).

    I've been having a lot of bad and weird dreams lately; a lot of which involve my mom who's always mean to me in my dreams :(. Last night, I dreamed that Marilyn Manson had kidnapped me and I was very scared, hahaha.

    Let us know how your vegan coconut cream pie turned out ;).

    Tight hugs!

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    1. I love that they donated so much money for that cause. Things like that should happen more often! Thank you so much for your kind words, Miki. It means a lot.

      Oh wow, that really is a bad dream! I am sorry about that. I mean, you mom being mean? That would freak me out! And Marilyn Manson is creepy even without kidnapping you, haha.

      I definitely will. I will bake it next week I guess, I still have some other cake I need to eat! :)

      Hugs! <3

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  4. omg I am a no 10, too minus the socks. I need my hot water bottle!

    I feel a nightmare(5) is due to stomach issues. well, that's what my father says!

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    1. Minus the socks? How can you survive without socks? :)) Haha

      Hmm, then I must have a lot of stomach issues. I often have nightmares! I agree that there must be a reason!

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  5. Hi Katrin!
    Nice pic..i hate pple who kill turtles for fun or food :X

    I like coconut too, it is considered a scared fruit in my religion and is a part of prayers and auspicious ceremonies :)

    I'll try cutting down on my sugar too.

    Three blankets, fuzzy socks and a hot water bottle!!....God! even reading that is enough to make me sweat :P

    Have a nice day!

    :)

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    1. Hi Ankita! People who kill animals for fun are the worst. I hate them so much!
      I did not know that coconuts are sacred in your religion! That is so cool! I need to read more about this!
      Good luck with the sugar! It is in soo many products!
      Haha, I wish I would not need all the blankets etc. :)
      Have a great week!

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  6. 1. Thanks for the shoutout! You're too sweet!
    3. Finally some good news!
    5. & 6. I have a lot of dreams like that too. Maybe it's all the books I read that are creeping into my dreams.
    7. What a cute picture!
    9. Yum!

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    1. You are very welcome, Martha! You are the sweetest!
      And I agree, it is great to hear some good news once in a while. There are too many bad ones.
      Well, seems like I am not the only one. I would say that 97% of my dreams are bad ones. People always try to kill me!
      Have a great day!

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  7. I had weird dreams, too, last week. Maybe it was because of the full moon? I sleep weirdly when it's up and I tend to dream a lot :)
    I love turtles and I love that picture!
    I can't sleep either if I don't have warm feet - so I always need a heat pillow and a big blanket, too :)
    Ich hoffe, du hast eine wunderbare Woche liebste Katrin. Ich drück Dich noch ein letztes Mal ganz feste :)

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    1. Maybe it was because of the full moon! I have not thought about that! Love your pictures so much by the way!
      Turtles rock so much!
      Seems like we are both Eiszapfen. :) Ich drueck Dich! <3

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  8. The turtle and the cat... SO CUTE!!!

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    1. Yeah, I am in love! I need a happy turtle!

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