July Goals: TICK

05 August 2015

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The end of July brings the end of Winter for us African folks - and we are now on the home stretch to Summer. I cannot wait!
July was a pretty good month too...

  • Kiss MC every morning and every night I have tried when is home
  • Be more patient and kind with SJ and EN
  • Read more daily devotionals - I have failed at this!
  • Attend Church every Sunday or watch the sermon online Only been twice
  • Do weight training twice a week 
  • Run twice a week I've even run 3-4 times
  • Drink 2l of water every day
  • Host a Durban July party See all the fun here
  • Attend a 30th birthday party
  • Attend a bachelorette party
  • Celebrate a special friends birthday
  • Enjoy a holiday movie with SJ We've watched two!
  • Bake with SJ
  • Take SJ to the beach - It's been a bit chilly!
  • Take SJ to the park
  • Enjoy a Midlands getaway A great time away - see it here
  • Enjoy a spa morning
  • Send our my 30th birthday invitations
  • Complete all course homework
  • Complete Photoshop assignment
  • Send two blogger emails
  • Send two snail mail packages
It's been a good month!
And now for August :)

Noble Wedding

04 August 2015

We attended a very special wedding this weekend. Debbie and I knew each other as acquaintances at school and varsity but then got to know each other very well when we moved in together whilst living in London. Debs is one of the sweetest and most gentle girls I know, and she has met her match with Geoff. 
What a beautiful wedding for a lovely couple - and one of the most breathtaking brides I have ever seen.

Giveaway - Nicole Martine Beachwear

03 August 2015

Our first giveaway this month is:
Tote bag from Nicole Martine Beachwear
(to the value of R690)

Nicole Martine is quality, island inspired, luxury beachwear. All collections are proudly made in Africa and inspired by beautiful islands and exotic destinations around the world.

The tote bags are made of Neoprene - the most exciting and versatile fabric that is durable, flexible, insulated and also wrinkle, water and UV resistant - perfect for a pool party, trip to the beach or exotic island getaway.

Nicole Martine embodies the lush, exotic island lifestyle. They aim to offer everyone a classic natural beach style with a touch of island luxury. Find more information and place your order online:
Nicole Martine Website

Choose from one of these fabulous colours:

All you need to do to enter:
Leave a comment with your favourite tote colour
Follow Ellie Love on Bloglovin
Follow Ellie Love on Facebook
Follow Nicole Martine Beachwear on Facebook
Follow Nicole Martine Beachwear on Instagram
Follow Nicole Martine Beachwear on Twitter

Entries close and winner announced on Friday 7 August
Good luck!

August is Birthday Month

01 August 2015

August is my birthday month!!! 
I can't believe I'm going to be 30!
Birthday month means August is giveaway month here at Ellie Love. 
I love birthdays, parties, gifts and celebrations but I also love to give and celebrate others too! Every Monday, I will be giving away a special gift to one lucky Ellie Love reader. You don't want to miss this!!

Five on Friday

31 July 2015

Last Friday of July - it it hardly believable!! A busy weekend ahead for us... But a quick link up with Christina for Five on Friday and Karli for Oh Hey Friday!

New Favourite Items from Heart Stuff

1. Colour Block Dresses. I have a thing for shift and t-shirt dresses. My daytime dress cupboard is full of them - in all colours, long and short sleeve and loose and comfortable material. These are now my new favourites.

2. Cerise Long Sleeve Dress. This colour drew me in and the fit is super comfortable too. The best thing about this dress is that it can be dressed up or down from day to night. 

3. Floral Jumpsuits. The colours, the fabric, the Summer vibes and once again the flexibility to dress up or down - I couldn't just get one, I had to get both!

4. Floral Long Sleeve Dress. Another gorgeous print on a comfortable dress. A friend of mine wore this and it looked stunning on - I can't wait for Spring days (or nights) in this dress.

5. Kaftans (and pom poms!) I cannot resist a pom pom or a tassle - and these bright colours are perfect for the beach in Summer - especially to cover up this mom bod.

For the Durban ladies, Heart Stuff is hosting a pop uo shop next Friday, 7th August. Contact the ladies on their Facebook page and they will email you an invite. 
You don't want to miss this!

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