FIVE THINGS FRIDAY

October 27, 2017

Heeeeey everyone!

Yes, I know I haven’t been very communicative these last few months. And yes I hate to be that person, but I was REALLY BUSY…. <cringe> Work, social things and re-building my life took priority this year so LE BLOG had to be put on the back burner for a little while. Side note : “BUSY IS NOT A BADGE OF HONOR”.

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I’m back now however. Back online AND back in my home country South Africa for those who didn’t know (have been back from working in South Korea for a year now actually and can’t believe how time flies). A LOT has happened in my life this past year of which I might share at a later stage in one of those clichรฉ “My Year in Retrospect” posts. But for now I have decided that since being back in SA and not having the luxury of Korea’s amazing public transport system and first world country salary at my anymore, I need to try something new. I will still be posting travel posts of little adventures through SA whenever I can and also focus on some of my favourite local eateries and cafรฉs in and around my hometown, Joburg aka Jozi. Stay tuned – they’re coming soon.

The something new will be called ‘Five Things Friday’. Which will be a series of mini posts that come out every Friday morning (gonna try my best for every Friday or else every other week) and give a short summary of things that caught my eye that week or just things I found/saw/ate/heard/tried which I loved or that inspired me and which I want to share with you guys. I know there are a lot of bloggers out there doing something similar, but I will try to make mine as unique and interesting as possible. Like I said, this will be MY favourite things that I think YOU will enjoy as well and will not only (or necessarily) be based on current events or trends.

So here goes my first attempt ๐Ÿ™‚

I hope that you will enjoy reading it as much as I enjoy creating it. Please don’t hesitate to comment or send me any ideas/criticism/feedback you have about each post. Also, thanks for stopping by again after all this time.

MUCH LOVE,

BEAUDINE XO

FIVE THINGS FRIDAY

1. AVOCADO ICE-CREAM

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I love avocados. Who doesn’t? Avocados are the perfect fruit for making “ice-cream” because they are so creamy! I’m trying to be a bit healthier at the moment so when I accidentally discovered this recipe I just knew I had to try it. I haven’t yet… but stay tuned for another post like this as I promise to make it and post my results. In the meantime give it a go and let me know how it turns out! Click the link below for the full recipe.

Avocado Ice Cream Recipe

2. STRIPES

 

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I literally cannot get enough of stripes. Whether it be shirts, dresses, skirts, bags, shoes, bikinis… I even find myself taking photos of the zebra crossing stripes in the street! This love of horizontal and vertical lines has been with me since I was a child to be honest. I have no idea why. Apparently there is some psychological meaning to it. My mom has been scolding me lately every time I bring home new clothes, cause every batch has at least one striped item. To which I just shrug my shoulders and give her a coy smile. You can never have enough stripes! To me, when it comes to fashion, they are as classy and cool as black. ALWAYS.

As you can see I couldn’t even choose just one favorite outfit pic either :

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3. POTTERY CUPS

Just love the design of these.

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4. HALLOWEEN MAKE-UP

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It’s Halloween weekend! I’ve never really been big on the whole Halloween thing and I don’t celebrate it, but working with a bunch of Americans for two years has triggered some Halloweeny excitement in me which I like to entertain. Feeling very tempted to try out one of these awesome sugar skull make-up looks this year. We had a Halloween celebration at the school I worked at in South Korea and yes they made us wear costumes. I chose to be a grumpy Unicorn! (see embarrassing image at top of this post) I might have enjoyed it more than it looks.

5. #QOTW

My quote of the week. Not to be cheesy, but sometimes it’s good to be reminded.

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