10 Things That Made Me Happy in July (2015)

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10 Things That Made Me Happy in July (2015)




Hi Divas!

It is officially August! Can we just take a moment to contemplate where the time is flying off to. Gees, universe slow down. Hope you are all having a good year so far. This month of July has been a little busy for me with work because it was the school holidays which meant more theatre shows for me. Besides work I have been embracing the cold Winter days. I don't particularly like Winter, my favourite season is Summer time. Nevertheless I have been making the most of these chilly days and finding little pleasures in the month of July. Here are 10 things that made me smile this month. You can let me know below whatever brought happiness to your heart this month too.


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1. Pink Makeup Brushes: As most of you know I am a pink freak! When I saw these brushes for sale online they were seriously calling my name. I just had to have them. They are so beautiful and make me so incredibly happy when I apply my makeup in the morning. It just makes the process a lot sweeter when I have cute pink brush handles in my hand. They are as soft as bunny tails too. I am in love!


2. Milkshakes In Winter: I don't care how cold it is. It can be minus 40 and I won't resist a yummy chocolate milkshake. I just love that initial chilly feeling you get when you first sip your ice cold milkshake on an ice cold day. That feeling makes me smile ;-)


3. Korean Cosmetics Haul: I am totally gaga about Korean beauty products. I know I promised a haul post a long time ago but I promise it is coming soon. Any way I recently received three packages filled with Korean cosmetics. The packaging alone makes my heart skip a beat. How can makeup be so pretty and super cute all at the same time? Just look at that bright pink lipstick in the photo above. It looks like it belongs in a my Little Pony series. So cute!


4. Good Hair Days: So it's full blown winter in South Africa and Cape Town is especially wet and windy during these months. Cape Town winter weather is not kind to hair. The moist and windy air always makes my hair into a frizzy mess. Thank goodness for Argan Oil and Macadamia Oil shampoos and conditioners. My hair has never felt this luxurious in winter months. Good hair makes for a happy lady.


5. The Sea On A Cold Rainy Day: Have you ever noticed how beautiful the sea looks on cold grey days. It as a unique and mysterious beauty to it. Absolutely gorgeous and gives me warm and fuzzy feelings inside.


6. Devdas, My favourite Bollywood Movie: Guys!!!! This is my favourite Bollywood movie of life! I swear I could watch this film over and over again and never get tied of it. The story line is so heart wrenching, the costumes and cinematography are absolutely breathtaking. If you have never seen this movie, I urge you to watch it. I want to read the book too but I am struggling to find a English translation online, since it is written in Hindi.


7. Reading in Bed With A Latte And Chocolate: There is nothing better than cosing up in your pj's and fluffy socks in bed with a great book and some yummy chocolates and a latte to warm you up. The best me time ever!


8. Dressing Up In Bear Costumes: I have really enjoyed stepping out of the normal daily routines of life and shaking it up with a fat suit and some heavy bear makeup. It makes me so happy to dance around in a bear suit now and then. I also enjoy the process of putting on my bear makeup. I swear I could give all those YouTube beauty gurus a run for their money with my bear makeup tutorials. Lol!


9. Homemade Butternut Soup: I am not really a soup person but butternut soup is always a winner in my book. I especially love it when it's homemade and made with lots of love and a sprinkle of nutmeg. Mmmm ;-)


10. Brown paper packages tied up with string!: Lastly, what made my heart extremely happy was receiving packages from overseas that I have been waiting more than two months for. Thanks to the South African post office and their crappy service, my parcels have been stuck at customs for ages. I finally got my gifts this month. I am still waiting for one more package though, so I am holding thumbs. Big Yay, for mail! (Hashtag: #ThirdWorldProblems)



Thank you for reading.
Much Love!
Xxxx

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Odette J
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3 August 2015 at 11:38 delete

Where did you buy the make up brushes? And what book/s did you read?

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3 August 2015 at 21:17 delete

Whoa, I have not thought about Devdas in years but it really is a beautiful movie. You should share your butternut soup recipe, I am dying to find a good one :) Hope August is amazing for you x

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Kim Alston
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5 August 2015 at 23:16 delete

Those pink makeup brushes are so cute Desle! I can't believe customs holds your packages that long. I would die. I remember I sent you an eyeshadow palette! Hope you got it. I LOVE milkshakes also!
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Diva Desle
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9 August 2015 at 15:49 delete

Hi Odette, I bought the brushes on Ebay. I have been reading The Book Thief and I have enjoyed it so much ;-)

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Diva Desle
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9 August 2015 at 15:50 delete

I love that movie so much Natalie. I will definitely give you the recipe. It is so super easy to make. xxx

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Diva Desle
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9 August 2015 at 15:52 delete

I love my brushes so much. Yes Kim my country sucks when it comes to postal services. Big Sigh!!! I am still waiting for your package but I think I will get it soon, since things are moving. ;-) xoxo

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Erica D
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9 August 2015 at 17:35 delete

I love Devdas! I grew up watching Indian movies and this one has such great music. I have to watch with subtitles because I understand little Hindi but my grandmother spoke Hindi so sometimes she use to give me the inside scoop! I love hot chocolate in the winter and fall, I'm looking forward to the cool weather and boot season!

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Saundy
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16 August 2015 at 17:26 delete

I absolutely loved this beautiful and heartwarming post, Diva Desle. It really made my heart smile and made me feel warm and fuzzy inside. It was so enjoyable to read about some of your favourite things in winter. So many of your favourites are my favourites, too! :D

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Diva Desle
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17 August 2015 at 15:55 delete

That's awesome that your grandma spoke Hindi :-) I really love that movie. xxx

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Diva Desle
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17 August 2015 at 15:56 delete

Thank you lovely lady. Lots of love. XOXO

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