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Fashion and lifestyle from a mum of 4 from Nottinghamshire.

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Thursday, 5 December 2013

Life Lately...


Hi everyone, 

Wow it has been a mad month or so!! 

I know lots of my usual post have changed due to Christmas coming,. 

Yeah I love sharing guest food posts around this time of year for us all to try, I know, I think a lot about yummy food in December. This past month I have been painting, aww once you start one room everywhere else gets messed up don't it? 

Then when I finish my daughters room I started on our living room. 

Glad it is all done and dusted now, well nearly, just a boarder to sort out in the room!

Sunday, 8 September 2013

Change Of Plan...



A long run was planned for me today as I had to add some miles onto my training. With only 3 weeks until my Robin Hood half marathon I have only manage one or two run above 6 miles with the school holidays. I decided to run so far out and turn around at 10 miles, my husband drives home along this road from work so we had arranged he could pick me up.

Armed with my water bottle filled with pop, my Garmin to time the miles and distance and my I-pod to keep me singing along the way.

Wow I though Nottingham was just around the corner as it only takes you 45 minutes in the car but not when you try and run there!! it feels like it could take forever. Happily singing to Eminem, Pink and of course the lovely Robbie Williams the sun was on my side, popping behind the clouds every so often so not to make me to warm. Miles down the road I ended up at a cross road. Do I wait to cross the busy road or change my route plan to make it 10 miles before I turn around?

I changed my route, up the hill and into a side street only to run into a bush full of wasps!! I could see them flying around my head in my shadow, how lucky was I not to get stung by one? Phew I turned around crossed the road and quickly started heading for home.

Up to12 miles felt good but last mile I got a trap nerve and had to come to a stand still. It had been trying to trap all week and what a time to showed up?...Ouch had to stop straight away with the pain and try and stretch my back out. So glad I was getting a lift home or I would have cried all them miles away from home. It was ok ish after 5 minutes then I managed the one last mile I had planned to do before I meet my husband. What a coincident I stopped the watch, and my husband showed up , talk about great timing...

13 miles planned done!!

2 hours 15 minutes it took me

Average pace 10.15

And 1539 calories burned

Now what shall I have to eat??

Whoop whoo...

Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Thursday, 4 July 2013

Going Dotty For Cotton...



Outfit~
Headband ~ Primark
Shirt ~ F and F Tesco
Skirt ~ Primark
Shoes ~ Crocs
Trying to wear more cotton as the hotter days are not good for me wearing polyester clothing as I am allergic to it. This outfit is perfect being 100% cotton, just what the doctor ordered!!.
What is it when you see a cute little dress in the sale at a great price makes you forget your allergic to something? Maybe its just me with an eye for a bargain but I have lots of clothes I cant wear during the summer months.
Its not too great when it comes to running everything suitable for exercise is polyester or a form of polyester, sports bra, sock and mostly legging. I have managed to buy a few new 100% cotton tops for running which I am very pleased with...

This one is from the sweater shop and I have it in red white and blue, not sure the writing is to clear for running though as my friend thought it said I <3 plumbing!!


Also my son brought me this one on his 19th birthday which I thought was so sweet of him to buy me something on his birthday!!


Also have my eye on this little number for the Robin Hood Half Marathon, think it might be to predictable?

What are you loving in the summer?

Mine is anything cotton!!

Linking up with ~ Fashion Hops




Monday, 24 September 2012

Going Out...Out Out...

When I was taking to my friend this week she said to me in a conversation "when I go out 'out out' and I've not got it out my head all week!!

Driving the kids mad all weekend saying it,... In the very words of Micky Flanagan on Saturday we went Out...not just out ...we went Out Out !!



Top- Next
Skirt - Primark
Belt - shop in Blackpool
Shoes Matalan
Necklace-Fiona Paxton





So I leave you with  Micky Flanagan ...talking about going Out Out..


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Monday, 23 July 2012

What I wore To London :Creative Mondays Blog hop...


Hello and welcome to Creative Mondays hosted by Clairejustineoxox and Judyh-jsThoughts where you can link up all your creative post each week.... what have you all been up to this week?
Today has been the best day we've had for a long time and we took the little two and had a fab day out day in London so today I'm linking up my outfit post...

Dress- Jane Norman
Neckalce -Totally Cherished
Shoes-Clarks
Glasses-Primark

Wednesday, 30 May 2012

What I Wore Wednesday: Out Again..

Dress Primark

With all this lovely weather we've been having it's made me very tired after running and a few time this week I've fallen to sleep...


On Saturday after my sleep we manage to get a few hours to ourselves ( again!!) and go out for a drink...


After a few drinks I needed some chocolate cake (the 8 and a half mile run that morning really took it out of me )



After a few drinks...



After 5 drinks we walked home with a bag of chips whilst it was still light enough... 

Not much of a stop out nowdays am I...

Linking up to -

The Pleated Poppy

Transatlantic Blonde

Rolled Up Pretty

Rae Gun Wear

Lollipops Cards

Creative Mondays


Two Thirty Five Designs


Blonde Episodes

Thursday, 24 May 2012

2 Nights Out In One Month....




Very rare but now the children are getting older we are making time to go out more,and we still have a babysitter as my oldest son turns 18 in a few weeks...


I got my first bottle of Lou Lou over 23 years ago and still love the smell (this is not the original bottle!!) it has been replaced time and time again but when I run out I always keep coming back to it...


Got to wear my new dress I got with my sons money he gave me for my birthday.Can't believe it was only £4-00 from Asda I love it!!...


A great reason to wear one of my very high and un-sensible pair of shoes...




Dress-Asda
Leggings-Primark
Shoes-Matalan
Necalace-Primark
Braclet-Merci Maman


Shoes-Asda

Did walk a mile to the train station though (reminds me of something out of Wizard of OZ )

Here is a few photo from my night out....







Whats your favourite perfume?

Linking up to-

Creative Mondays

The Pleated Poppy

Transatlantic Blonde

Rae Gun Wear

Rolled Up Pretty




Monday, 21 May 2012

Birthday Money Spent on Shoes...

Which is no big surprise to my family!!

Just got around to posting what I got for my birthday and I always make birthdays and Christmas my shoe buying time ..


This birthday I decide to go for sensible shoe which I can walk up and down to school each day.Instead of buy gorgeous high heels to make my wardrobe look pretty.Got some great cheep flats from Primark....


But then cracked when we went to Matalan and seen their great range of wedges.I wore the red on a night out and they were so comfy ...


My red ones last week...


Love these wide leg trousers from Matalan ready for the sunshine ...


Maxi dress from Matalan as I'm so into these at the minute...


Tunic from George...

What I wore to do the school run in this week...

Top-Primark
Jeans-Matalan
Shoes Matalan


What I wore when I review some sandals this week...



Skirt- George
Top-Ax


Linking up my outfit post to-


Mom Trends


Not Dead Yet Style


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