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A-Z TAG.

Hey guys what’s popping? Back at it again with another blog post!! Okay as I finished posting the other blog I saw a comment from Smile Your Day Ahead and she had nominated me for the A-Z Tag and I was like “why not?” I honestly live for tags, they are absolutely fun to do. Anyway basically the A-Z Tag is just you describing yourself using the letters of the Alphabet.Here I go.

A. Actress.

B.Blogger.

C.Crazy.

D.Dramatic.

E.Extra.

F.Fashionable.

G.Gorgeous.

H.Human.

I.Idiotic.

J.Joker.

K.Kind.

L.Loving.

M.Mommy’s girl.

N.Noble.

O.Optimistic.

P.Photogenic.

Q.Quiet.

R.Respectful.

S. Singer.

T.Tainted.

U.Understanding.

V.Vibrant.

W.Weird.

X. Xenial.

Y.YouTuber.

Z.Zaftig.

Yup guys that’s basically it. Can I point out how hard that actually was? Let’s just say I suck at vocabulary. I want to say thanks to Khartika for nominating me this was so much fun! Check out Khartika’s post here.

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COPING WITH SCHOOL, WORK AND SOCIAL MEDIA.[UPDATE]

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From the end of last year I had been looking for a Job. Reason being that I wanted to study this year and my mom didn’t have the money to take me to University or to any other further education Institute. Beginning of this year I found a job at shop called Clarks and decided that I would study Marketing Long Distance.

I have been doing that ever since and I must admit, it has been hard. I work from Monday to Sunday and get 5 days off every month. I am very grateful for the job that I have because it gives me a source of income and I still get to study however I have literally no time. Hence why I’ve been blogging less and posting less on social media.

While doing this I have met many beautiful people who make this less harder than it is. I have laughed continuously and learnt many different things. I have learnt that each day is an opportunity to learn and I feel like I have learnt to grow up emotionally and to deal with things in better ways. I have learnt to be independent and to stand on my own and not feel like there is something wrong with that.

Even though I will be posting less and doing less of the things I love, I want you guys to know that I love you so much and that I am gonna be trying my best to deliver content continuously. I don’t want you guys to feel like I am losing interest in this whole thing because you guys mean so much to me but I want you guys to understand the situation that I am in.

Once again thank you so much for the support that you guys have given me from the start till now. I honestly appreciate it.

Leave a comment telling me the hardest situation you have had to go through in your life, if you want to be private then you can email me.

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GET TO KNOW ME TAG.|| QUESTIONS NOBODY ASKS.

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Hey guys how are you?? It has been so long and i’ve been missing you guys a lot. However I am back and ready to tackle the blogging life. It is a new year and I believe we all change from time to time so I wanted to do the get to know me tag so that we know each other a little more. So here it goes..

  • Are you named after anyone?

No. However my mom did like the name Jenny which she had heard from her neighbours and decided that because she didn’t want to sound like she was copying them then she’d name me Journey.

  • When was the last time you cried?

I don’t really cry a lot. Whenever I do feel like crying I stop the tears from rolling down. The last time I did that was actually  yesterday because I was afraid. I have servere anxiety so when I’m scared its a big deal.

  • Do you have kids?

No. However I do have a baby girl that my aunt left for me to take care of when she died.

  • If you were another person, would you be a friend of yourself?

Yes. I’m pretty cool.

  • Do you use sarcasm a lot?

No not really. I just say the most weirdest things that people wouldn’t say out loud.

  • What’s the first thing you notice about people?

Uhm, their face? I’m kidding.

  • What is your eye color?

A normal brown.

  • Scary movie or happy endings?

Both. If you have ever watched a movie with me then you know that I speak a lot. I do love happy endings but with scary movies then I get to comment the whole movie off so yeah.

  • Favorite smells?

Uhm fresh smells? I really don’t know to explain it but there’s that smell that smells like water, ice cool. Almost like a cool breeze. However I also do like lemon and mint.

  • What’s the furthest you’ve ever been from home?

I’ve been a province away and that’s not that far. I’m mostly home.

  • Do you have any special talents?

No, Nothing out the ordinary like gymnastics. However I do sing and draw.

  • Where were you born?

In Witbank, SA.

  • What are your hobbies?

Singing, acting, drawing, writing and exercising.

  • Do you have any pets?

I’m not really a pet type of person so no.

  • Do you have any siblings?

Yuup, I have a brother named Kutlwano.

  • What do you want to be when you grow up?

A singer or an actress.

  • Who was your first best friend?

A girl named Tsebo. We are still best friends, we just don’t talk that much because we live far from each other.

  • How tall are you?

About 150cm-180cm. I’m not really sure. My height depressed me  since I figured I couldn’t be model ha-ha.

  • Funniest moment throughout School?

I really can’t remember. I spent most of my time in school laughing at everything so I can’t decide what was the most funniest.

  • How many countries have you visited?

I haven’t left South Africa.

  • What was your favorite/worst subject in High School?

Physics. The only reason I hated physics was because I never understood it and it gave me a lot of stress when I knew I had a test the next day.

  • What is your Favorite drink? Animal? Perfume?

Uhm, Strawberry milkshakes that are made with real strawberries. I really don’t like animals hey. My favourite perfume for now would have to be SI – by Armani

  • What would you (or have you) name your children?

I keep forgetting the names I like lol but I do like the name Alexandria

  • What Sports do you play/Have you played?

I’ve pretty much played netball my whole life.

  • Who are some of your favorite YouTubers?

KellieSweet, Teala Dunn, Jeremiah Collins, Wolfie and Buggatti Beez.

  • How many Girlfriends/Boyfriends have you had?

2.

  • Favorite memory from childhood?

I always love remembering how me and my cousins used to play on top of trees. We’d climb mango trees and everyone had their own houses(branches) and we’d just do crazy ish there.

  • How would you describe your fashion sense?

As confused at the moment.  But here’s a picture of what I’ve been liking at the moment.

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  • What phone do you have? (iOS v Android?)

I’m currently using an Android phone because I was robbed a few weeks ago.

  • Tell us one of your bad habits!

I talk to myself a lot. And you’d just see my facial expressions changing and the constant raising of eyebrows.

Thank you so much for reading! I hope you enjoyed this post and hopefully got to know me a little more. Leave a comment telling me what your bad habit is!

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COLLABMAS DAY 8 : CHRISTMAS SHOPPING HAUL.

Hey guys what is up? Welcome right back so today I’m doing my second collaboration with Kayla whom I totally love. For this collaboration we are doing a Christmas shopping haul. I’m very excited for this one actually because I don’t get to suck at it like my cookies did. Do go and check out our last one here. So I haven’t been shopping much actually because I’ve been working so I haven’t had much time but here’s what I bought.

Bodysuit.
So I bought this bodysuit mainly because I don’t have clothes this colour but as soon as I tried it on I fell in love with it. It’s got this curtain kind of thing in the front which I really love because you don’t see a lot of clothing with it. I did buy this on black Friday so I bought it for R83.99

Top
Okay so I’ve been searching around for this top for long. My mom loves these tops but whenever we tried buying a top like this we just ended up putting it back, whether it was too faded, the colour wasn’t nice or it was too big. So I’ve gotten the chance to get one like this. When I saw this one I literally just grabbed it because the colour is firstly awesome and it looked good on my skin tone so yeah. I did buy this shirt for R69.99

Shirt.
Okay so I’ve been so obsessed with long cover ups and jackets this year so when I saw this one at Mr Price, I literally died. I was like no, let’s leave everything else, all I want is this. I also love the fact that its not a colourful shirt meaning it goes with my colour scheme and that I could actually style it in many different ways. This shirt was only R169.99.

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The last casual thing that I bought was this green striped dress that had this raised collar (I forgot the name lol). I bought this at Legit for R84.01 and my mom is actually the one who said I must try it on. At first I was like mhmm no but as soon as I put it on guys I was like yow! You’re coming with me. Firstly the colour and the fact that it is a bodycon was an A+

Now I recently started working at some company, so as a teenager I didn’t have any work clothes so I ended up using all my money on that. So I’m gonna incorporate all of that into this haul because otherwise this haul would have been short.

Blouse.

I only bought one blouse mainly because the prices were insane so I ended up buying this checkered blue blouse that gave a lot of air and space. I really love this blouse because the material is kind of that formal classy kind and it is blue meaning I can style it in many different ways.

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Heels.
I bought these heels for R329.99 at Edgars and at first I wasn’t sure about them because they’ve got such a small heel and I’m about that big life however when I put them I actually saw how stunning they looked, especially since I have thin feet. So I actually love them.

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Pants
So the first pair of pants that I bought were from Topshop Edgars and I bought them for R249.95 which was a complete bargain because the original price was R469 so I was very happy about that. Theses pants are in a standard navy blue colour and I like that because they are standard you can wear a different top everyday and people would still think that you’re wearing something different.

Then I also bought these standard black pants also which have the same cut as the above pants just that these ones are a black colour. I also bought them for the same reason as the above. These pants however were R399

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The last pair of pants I bought was a funky colour, just to balance out the boring days. The colour of these pants actually pulled me in because I’m currently obsessed with such colours. Theses pants however are tight as if you’re wearing leggings of some sort so that was kind of an off. But I still love them wholey. I also bought them at a bargain because the original price was R799 and I got them for R425.

Yuup guys so that is my Christmas haul. I know I don’t have candles and Christmassy stuff but I’m a savage so I’m gonna definitely call it a Christmas haul. Lol comment down below what is the not so christmassy thing you’ve bought in December. Don’t forget to go and check out KaylaHope’s blogppost and her instagram. She’s such a sweet child so go make friends with her.

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COLLABMAS DAY 7 : CHRISTMAS PLAYLIST.

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Hey guys what is up?! Welcome to collabmas day 6!! Today I am collaborating with Natasha who owns the blog ThoughtfulTash and I don’t even know what to say because there’s a lot to say. Natasha is the first person I’ve ever collaborated with on my blog and I must say from then I have been obsessed, I love her content and just the person she is. Anyway since we’re done with me fan girling me and Natasha are collaborating on our Christmas playlists. I’ve never done a Christmas playlist so this will be interesting. Don’t forget to go and check out Tash’s playlist.

1. Santa Tell Me : Ariana Grande
2. Mariah Carey : All I Want For Christmas Is You
3. Mary, Did You Know? : Pentatonix
4. African Christmas the Album
5. Michael Buble : it’s beginning to look alot like christmas 6.
7. Mariah Carey : Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
8. Little Mix : Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
9. Gene Autry Ft The Pinafores :Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
10. Kelly Clarkson – Silent Night ft. Trisha Yearwood, Reba McEntire
11. Boney M. : Mary’s Boy Child / Oh My Lord

Yuup guys so that is my Christmas play list. Don’t forget to go check out Thoughtfultash’ play list and show her some love. Thank you for taking your time to read today’s post and don’t forget to come back tomorrow for another collaboration! Also leave a comment telling me what your go to Christmas song is.

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COLLABMAS DAY 5: 5 HAIRSTYLES FOR SHORT RELAXED HAIR.

Hey guys what is up? So today i’m collaborating with Adropofserendipity and we are doing something I’ve never actually done on my blog – Hairstyles! We’ve decided too both do different types of hairstyles for our kind of hair. We both do have different types of hairs so this will be really fun and interesting. We both have the same posts so do go check her out after reading this!

So for the first hairstyle I wanted to do something easy and that anyone can do. Instead of only just doing a  bun I wanted to add a little more funk to it so I did tease my hair at the ends and trust me the hairstyle went from a 0 to a 100.

The second hairstyle is something that is very easy to do that still looks stylish. So this is for when you don’t wanna be all too extra but  you still want to look like you’ve tried. All I did for this hairstyle is sweep all my hair to one side and then braid it down so that your hair is secure and then for more juice I did leave out some of my hair on one side.


The third hairstyle is actually something that I came up with as of right now. My initial take was to have a leave out on the side that was singly braided but as I was doing it, I saw more potential into the hairstyle. So what I did was part a square in the middle of my head then with the hair in the square I twist braided it all singly. Then to get the shape I twisted all the  twist braids into one braid until it was one huge braid then I just stuck it to back of my head with a clip, making sure to keep it in a circular kind of shape.

whats nice about this hairstyle is that you can have your hair both down or in a bun and it would still look good.

 

 

The next hairstyle I did was this princessy kind of hairstyle. I actually tried this hairstyle out yesterday first and I actually liked how it looked/

The next hairstyle I have is of a bun. This is an easy low bun hairstyle with some juice. All I did was part some hair out on the side and then tie everything up so that it looked like a normal side out bun but then instead of just leaving the hair out I braided it all and then clipped it at the back of my head.

The last hairstyle I did was very easy. In fact I normally do this hairstyle when I’m just chilling at home or even when going out. So for this hairstyle all you have to do is part out a square in the middle of your head to the size of your liking  and then just tie that up into a bun then you can either leave your hair down with it or tied up depending on what you prefer.

TIP : To make these hairstyles a little more saucy you can actually add some gel to your edges so that everything looks put together.

Yuup guys so those are the Hairstyles I managed to come up with. Tell me what your favorite hairstyle is and what is your go to hairstyle. Anyway thank you guys for reading and do please go and check out Adropofserendipity on her blog and her Instagram, honestly I love reading her captions and she’s such a sweet girl. Also wanna say thank you to her for agreeing to this collab!

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WHY YOU AREN’T SEEING MUCH OF ME. +COLLABMAS

 

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Hey guys what is up? So just wanted to drop by and explain the reason behind my disappearance. But first! Happy quarter to December, we are literally days away and I don’t know about you but i’m already pumped up! I am ready to throw away December.

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PROM 2016 | EXPERIENCE.

Journey Lekhuleni and Jabulile Hlongwane

Hey guys what is up? So on the  30th of September I got to experience the day that most teenagers dream about since a young age(well almost because the aim is to leave a statement.Prom for me was very weird. I had so many plans for the day but I can tell you that it didn’t go all the way that I had planned. My plans for prom were that I was gonna design a dress that I had seem on the Internet but I had to end up going through 2 designers who all failed to deliver.

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Choosing a career.

I’m at a stage where I should be decided on what career or what field I should be studying in but let me tell you, I am at a position where I’m so confused that all the subjects I’m taking are mixed up.

Really I’ve taken those career tests online and I know I’m in the entertainment, creative side but that does not mean i know where im heading.

Sometimes I feel that I should be a fashion designer but all I know to do is to draw sketches, but is that enough?will I enjoy doing this all my life? Am I even good at drawing?

Sometimes I feel that I should be an actress but in South Africa is that well paying enough to only be doing it and what if I don’t make it what’s my back up plan?

Sometimes I feel like being a singer is it..Yes I can sing, I can perform but agalin is it well paying and what’s my back up plan.

Interior designer? What do I know about plans, furniture and different kinds of tiles. Yeah I’d like to design my own house someday but not as a living.

The point in this blog post really is just that I’m undecided and I’m not sure if I ever will be until the time I have to find a job.
Yes I’m stressing about it I mean I don’t wanna end up unemployed or living with my parents at 40 but hey this is it and I just hope that in the next year I would have already decided on what I’d like to take on in the future.

What are you doing as a career or what are you interested in?

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