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Hi. We're the girls behind thegildedlifestyle.blogspot.com! We love anything that's glam,.. fab and pretty!Our blog consists of fashion, beauty, decor and food articles. Hope you enjoy it!

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  • A Week in Pictures...Food
    on Dec 14, 2016 in A Week in Pictures Food Instagram
    Appletini Popsicles,  More details here. Best Ever Nachos... Egg Fritters Biryani Burgers A Palestinian Feast... Coffee and almond Cake Recipe can be found here. Recipe Books... A Turkish Breakfast... Fried Pla...
  • A Week in Pictures...Pretty Pompoms... Sandals: zara.com, Full Outfit details here. Proteas: woolworths.co.za, Bag; zara.com, Shoes:Yves Saint Laurent. Shoes: robertocavalli.com Shoes: zara.com, Sunglasses: houseofharlow1960.com, Bangles: accessorize.
  • The Versatile Shirt Dress...
    on Dec 14, 2016 in Fashion OOTD Outfit Du Jour Trends
    Shirt dresses have become a staple in my wardrobe...One dress can be worn in so many different ways. Keep it casual with a pair of flats or glam it up with a pair of heels. Cinch it with a belt or even a scarf. Get creative with accessories and every...
  • Sesame-Honey Prawns...
    on Dec 13, 2016 in Food Recipes
    I know that this recipe has been long overdue. My apologies! But I am confident that once you make these prawns and taste them , all will be forgiven! Although I have given quantities to serve these as an entrée, they can easily be adapted to a main...
  • Custard Apple Ice Cream Pops...
    on Dec 12, 2016 in Food Recipes
    Custard Apple is not a fruit that we see regularly at the markets, so when I saw some a few weeks ago, I was delighted! Also known as Cherimoya, it is pale green in colour, with a creamy flesh, and several large seeds. The fruit is best eaten when re...
  • If You Make One Thing This Week...The Best Eggs Ever!
    on Dec 3, 2016 in Breakfast Eggs Food Recipes
    There are some days that you wake-up listless and simply don't want to do any thing. Do you know the feeling? Well, today was that day for me. As much as I wanted to crawl into a cupboard and hide, I knew that I had a family to feed! So, rather halfh...
  • 6 Reasons to Love Real Techniques...
    on Sep 4, 2016
    When Real Techniques came to South Africa, I was super excited! I could not wait to get my hands on some of these raved about brushes. Designed by Youtuber's, Sam and Nic Chapman, these brushes are awesome! I've been using them for a few months. I cu...
  • The Gilded Lifestyle Loves...Sonja Rykiel for Lancôme...Just how gorgeous are these makeup products? This limited edition collection designed by Sonja Rykiel is stunning! Hoping to get my hands on these!  This range is currently available from lancome.com. Unfortunately, they do not ship to South Afric...
  • If You Make One Thing This Week...Rajasthani Dhal Baathi Churma...
    on Aug 29, 2016 in Food Recipes
    Dhal Baathi Churma is a delicious Rajasthani dish consisting of Dhal, rusk-like buns called Baathi, and Churma which is a ground up mixture of baathi, mawa, nuts and sugar. There are other accompaniments such as ghee, onions, limes, ginger and corian...
  • If You Make One Thing This Week...Smokey Rose Harissa Prawns, Couscous, Roasted Orange and Veggie Confetti...
    on Aug 26, 2016
    Every morning,whilst on my way to work, I yawn and promise myself a nap that afternoon. When I get home, I get 'busy' doing other things and a nap is the last thing on my mind. Today, I'm not sure whether it was a combination of the warm weather and...
  • Brown, But Not Boring...
    on Aug 22, 2016 in Fashion OOTD Outfit Du Jour Style
    What a wonderful few weeks it has been...Mommy B and her lovely family brought so much of joy to our lives whilst they were here in South Africa, but they had to go back home last night...Missing them so much already!  Here is an outfit that I wore...
  • Huda Beauty Lip Contour...
    on Aug 10, 2016
    The last few days have been filled with such a lot of excitement! My sister, Mommy B, who now lives in Dubai, made a surprise trip to South Africa. Seeing her and her little ones after almost 5 months is amazing. Since they've moved, we've missed the...
  • Leather and Lace...
    on Aug 5, 2016
     It's the weekend already! I've been ill all week and have been living in my  PJ's, so I thought I'd share an outfit that I wore last weekend.  I've had this skirt for a while and it is such a stunning piece and so versatile! I have dressed it...
  • Blending things up a little...
    on Jul 31, 2016 in Beauty MommyB
    Whilst browsing at Sephora a few days ago, I saw the Beauty Blender...again! A product that I have seen countless times and has been reviewed many times on the web. A product that I had previously ignored, because, I've always used a foundation brush...
  • If You Make One Thing This Week...A Dreamy Dessert...
    on Jul 28, 2016 in Food Recipes
    Rose, strawberry and pistachio...Give me this combination of flavours any day! This meringue roulade is divine...A delicate meringue filled with a rose flavoured mascarpone creme and luscious strawberries, its pleasing to the eye and the palate. Just...
  • Blue Monday...
    on Jul 25, 2016 in Fashion OOTD Outfit Du Jour Style
    The weather turned rather grey today and cold days like these are perfect for sleeping in, hot chocolate and...warm, woolly knits! Obviously, getting out of bed today took a lot of effort...So to match my mood, I thought, why not wear blue? ...
  • Haute! How Beautiful...
    on Jul 22, 2016
    Gorgeous dresses, like pieces of art. Beautiful hair and striking makeup, like something out of a fairytale, so ethereal...What else can I be talking about, other than Haute Couture? The magnificent attention to detail. The amount of work that each g...
  • The Gilded Lifestyle Loves...
    on Jul 21, 2016
    What I'm coveting this week...
  • Daily Beauty Routine...
    on Jul 17, 2016
    I hate waking up in the mornings. Like most people, I hit the snooze button countless times. This leaves me with very little time to get ready for my day. So, obviously I need a beauty regime that is fuss free. here is a quick post on my everyday rou...
  • Chic Essentials...Winter Must-Haves...
    on Jul 13, 2016 in Fashion Style
    Hi dear friends, Brrr, its cold outside! Just because our winter is bone-chilling, it doesn't mean that you can't be stylish! Winter clothing can be fun too! I've put together a list of my winter must-haves (and my wish list!) to see you through thos...
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