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Father’s Day Gift Shopping Guide

Father’s Day Gift Shopping Guide

A father is someone to look up to no matter how tall you grow. – Unknown It’s almost Father’s Day so I have compiled a little gift guide to make shopping for your hero a little easier: Get your dad a stylish gift like these stunning cufflinks you can...
Three things about me (part 8)

Three things about me (part 8)

I love taking pictures of the sky.   My favorite animal is a tiger.   I am terrified of spiders   Feel free to leave a comment down below with some interesting fact about yourself so that we can all get to know each other a bit better,...
Last Minute Easter table decor ideas

Last Minute Easter table decor ideas

This year is just flying by, it’s already Easter Weekend!!! I was not prepared for this so I had to quickly look around to see what we have for table decor!!! It is always fun to plan a table and to go to the shops and have a ball selecting things but sometimes...
Fun & Games: summer get-together ideas

Fun & Games: summer get-together ideas

As you probably know by now, I turned 30 recently. I didn’t plan to have a party or any gathering but the week of my birthday I decided to have a little get-together with a handful of friends and just have fun and relax and mingle. Here are a couple of ideas I...
TRAVEL: Campsbay Airbnb

TRAVEL: Campsbay Airbnb

We went to Campsbay in January for a little getaway (literally days after we returned from Canada). We rented a STUNNING airbnb apartment/house from Nathan, a super-friendly and helpful host. He was very welcoming and the apartment is stunning with lots of space,...
Sorbet Age Affect Power Serum Review

Sorbet Age Affect Power Serum Review

I love using serums as they feel so amazing on the skin and they usually have the fun little glass bottles with the droppers 😉 I started using this serum a couple of months ago ‘by accident’ when I saw it in a Sorbet store and decided to try it out. I use...
Turning 30

Turning 30

It was my 30th birthday on Sunday.  If you’ve ever watched 13 going on 30 then you’ll understand the fascination some people have with being 30 years old. When I was a little girl I also wanted to be a red lipstick wearing, cigarette smoking, independent woman of 30....
Three things about me (part 7)

Three things about me (part 7)

 I love my cats. (My sister and I have 3 rescue cats in our house) and they rule our lives. {But we love it}.  Pixie is my baby, Mary-Kate is my sister’s and Sandy is our newest rescue and the youngest but she is the queen of the house.   I love skin masks and if...
Book Club – Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

Book Club – Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

Anyone that knows me well know that I quote Trevor Noah on a daily basis and I love his work and jokes and face. You can just imagine my delight when I finally got my hands on his book Born a Crime. I decided to read it on my 3 connecting flight to Canada this past...
5 simple (& cheap) ways to unwind

5 simple (& cheap) ways to unwind

I did a post last week on being healthier and more active in 2018. Today’s post is about winding down. We all work hard and we are busy and stressed. Here are 5 ways to unwind: Read a book. Take a walk in the park. Play your favorite board games. Lie on the...

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Hi there, my name is lucille and this is my blog. VELVETvirtue is a place where I share my life, style choices & travel pics. Come along as we discover new ways to introduce beauty into our everyday existence …

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