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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...
Last minute date ideas

Last minute date ideas

So you just realized that Valentines Day is tomorrow and you have nothing planned yet??? In today’s post you will find 5 date night ideas that you can pull off with just a day’s notice:   PICNIC – Throw a blanket on the grass in the backyard,...
Three things about me (part 6)

Three things about me (part 6)

I get really emotional when I see something beautiful or breathtaking, for example: a beautiful scenery, and especially anything related to fashion that takes my breath away!! (I cry when I see an amazing fashion show on social media, or that perfect and ethereal...
Last Minute Valentine’s Gift Ideas

Last Minute Valentine’s Gift Ideas

February is the month of love and next Wednesday is Valentine’s Day. Can’t think of a gift for you special someone?? Here’s a little HIS & HERS shopping guide just in time for V-Day!! <3 FOR HER: You can never go wrong with perfume on V-Day....
5 Simple ways to be healthier in 2018

5 Simple ways to be healthier in 2018

Every single year I (and probably most of you) make resolutions/decisions to be healthier/lose weight/get fit. Some succeed (congrats and respect) and some fail (like me). This year I decided to keep it simple: I decided on 5 easy and “small” things to do...
last minute Christmas shopping guide

last minute Christmas shopping guide

So you realized it’s only 14 days until Christmas Day and you still need gifts for your cousin and your boyfriend’s great aunt?? Do not freak out… shop the links down below for budget friendly last minute gift ideas that will make people believe in...
Three things about me (part 5)

Three things about me (part 5)

I am addicted to polyvore and I’ve been a pretend stylist in my mind since I can remember. I remember going to church when I was about 7 and re-dressing all the ladies in church in my mind. I’m a night owl and it takes me more than an hour to fall asleep at night. I...

About Me

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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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