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Thursday, 20 October 2016

Famous Faces Launch Latest BBC Children In Need T-Shirt...

How adorable are these designer t-shirt for BBC Children in Need?

These must-have item, combines designer style with goodwill, as money raised from sales of the T-shirt will go to benefit disadvantaged children and young people supported by the Charity across the UK.

Joanna Lumley

Speaking of her involvement, Joanna Lumley commented; “I am delighted to be part of the BBC Children in Need 2016 campaign and encourage the UK to come together in doing what they can to help raise money for disadvantaged children and young people. You can show your support by buying a Pudsey T-shirt designed by Giles Deacon and wearing it with pride, knowing your support will go on to make a difference to young lives.”


Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Up-cycled : Onesie Into A Dressing Gown...

As the early mornings are started to get cooler it had me thinking of going into town to buy a new dressing gown. Mollie the Collie, ripped both mine last year when she was a pup by jumping up me first thing in a morning so I need to invest in a new one.

I was moving somethings around in the garage when I found my sons Onesie that he did not want anymore. I looked at it for a while, thinking of what to do with it? Cut it up to make a teddy for my daughter? Make a blanket for Mollie? No, nothing exciting sprang to mind so I chucked it on the charity or tip pile and left it.

The next morning I was having my extra five minutes snooze as I did not want to get got of bed early as it felt a little chilly. I diffed off into a little sleep Zzz.. I started dreaming I was up-cycling my son's Onesie into a dressing gown to keep me warm!! I woke up in a hurry and thought, what a great idea! It would also save me money having to buy a dressing gown. Bonus!!

Thursday, 1 September 2016

What I Wore : 20th Wedding Anniversary...

Happy Thursday lovelies...

How is your week going? 

It has been a mad busy week here, shopping for back to school things. Just my daughters school shoes and bag left to buy, then we are finished!

On Tuesday evening me and my husband went out for a meal to celebrate our 20th Wedding Anniversary. It was a beautiful evening. The sun was shining brightly, we could not have timed it better for a nice walk out.  Just the two of us was so lovely. A rare date night out. I also got to wear my lovely new dress that I had been sent to review.

Change your mind about something?

Last week House Of Fraser got in touch with me to see if I wanted to review one of 3 pretty dresses. This was the only one in a size 10, so I choose this one.

Monday, 27 June 2016

Hyde Park : Creative Mondays Blog Hop...

Happy Monday everyone. Hope you've had a lovely weekend?

Creative Mondays is my favourite blog hop of the week as I get to see all your amazing creative ideas. Link up, have fun reading other posts on the hop and please be kind enough to link back to the hop in your post.

How has your weekend been?

I have had a great, mad, nervous, fun, exciting crazy and fun filled weekend. Starting in London on Friday. A evening in Camden Town for dinner, a walk around the shops and a party with The Brit Mums for a Fringe party before their blogging conference all-day Saturday.

Monday, 20 June 2016

How Do You Handle A Compliment? Creative Mondays Blog Hop...

Happy Monday everyone. Hope you've had a lovely weekend?

Creative Mondays is my favourite blog hop of the week as I get to see all your amazing creative ideas. Link up, have fun reading other posts on the hop and please be kind enough to link back to the hop in your post.

In a recent survey commissioned by George at Asda, they found out that 41% of women feel unsatisfied with their body shape, and only 13% of women find compliments about their body shape to be believable. 

I think we can all find something we don't like about our bodies, especially as we get older. I could easily write a list of things I would like to change. If somebody does pays me a compliment though, I would be smiling all day and believe them ;)

Saturday, 7 May 2016

Shadow Shot: What I Wore..

Wearing my lovely new skirt which I brought with my birthday money. Some serious shadows going on around here!!

Linking up with shadow shot Sunday..

Sunday, 1 May 2016

We Should Be Wearing Sandals Now Not Wellies..

Happy Sunday.

Hope your having a lovely weekend?

What a week. Seriously, what a week!! We ve had freezing cold, thunder and lighting,  hail, sunshine and snow storms!

We should be wearing sandals now not wellies!? Shouldn't we?

Here I am layering my Spring floral dress with my Winter posh wellies and fur hooded gillet. With the mustard tights in for a bit of sunshine!

Thursday, 14 April 2016

50's Poppy Dress...

Happy Thursday! 

Hope your having a lovely week so far? 

Busy busy here with the children still on school holiday. Not many days off school left now. My eldest 2 sons have gone back to uni. It is starting to get a little quiet around here now. 

On Monday it will just be me and Mollie, when my little 2 have gone back to school and husband back to work!! Talking of Mollie, can you believe she ate the corners of 3 of my dinner table chairs yesterday!! She is nearly a year old too!! Grr now most of my 8 chairs have been bitten somehow or another by her :( 

Tuesday, 15 December 2015

Little Black Dress...

This week I got sent this lovely little black dress from Sainsbury's to style up over the festive season.

A black dress is one of my wardrobe essentials, especially at Christmas. A black dress can go with almost anything..

Saturday, 28 November 2015

Black And White : White And Black Polka Dots...

Happy Saturday!!

Did you grab a bargain yesterday on Black Friday?

After watching last years YouTube videos of people fighting in the supermarkets; I gave them a miss! I was temped to go and have a look though!

 Instead I went to meet one of my sons, who is at Uni in Nottingham for a spot of catching up and window shopping. We were suppose to buy lots of presents but everywhere was so busy. They queue's in the best shops looked hours long. So glad you can do it all on line!

Tuesday, 3 November 2015

A Walk In Sherwood Forest : What I Wore..

One day last week we spent the afternoon walking around Sherwood Forest. The children were off school for half term, so keeping them occupied was obviously top priority. 

The sun was shining brightly, with a slight Autumn chill in the air. A great time to wear my new jeans and Poncho from Sainsbury's then! 

Thursday, 29 October 2015

My Winter Picks From Sainsbury's..

My Winter Picks from Sainsbury's:

A few weeks ago I was asked by Sainsbury's to see if I would like join their Tu Fashion Blogger Community.

 "Eek"  How exciting! 

I am a big fan of their clothing and proud to be asked to become a part of this community. Over the next few months I will be sharing lots of fun news, reviews and so much more.

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Enchanted Forest Scarf...

I love to wear scarfs around this time of year.

Usually something bright and fun to add a bit of colour to my plain Winter coats. Giving you a touch of style, but still warm and cosy.

Thursday, 1 October 2015

Autumn Outfit Layering From Fat Face..

How lovely has the weather been over the last few days!?!

So nice that I got to wear a short sleeved t-shirt on the school run yesterday!


Saturday, 26 September 2015

Kensington Palace Fashion...

Some of the fun and fashion inside Kensington Palace when we went to London.

Now I am sure these sunglasses do not go with this dress!! What do you think? Hehe.. I forgot to take them off! When I was posing!

Silly Me!

Thursday, 24 September 2015

What I Wore: Kensington Palace..

Last time we went to London we visit Kensinton Palace. 

Whenever we visit London, we know there will be miles of walking involved, so flat shoes are a must! 

I wore my favourite dress of the summer, this pink lace Kaliko dress, teamed up with my white Converse and London print Cath Kidston bag.

Saturday, 5 September 2015

Colour : I Will Wear What I Like...

Last weekend we spent a couple of days in London.

Whisking away our two youngest along with a few clothes, we set off to the Capital to celebrate our 19th Wedding Anniversary.

We usually spend every Anniversary on a holiday to Blackpool. Where me and my Hubby first went away together. Many moons ago!! My 2 oldest boys are all grown up now doing their own thing. So it is just the 4 of us who get away together.


Sunday, 22 February 2015

London Fashion Week...

Yesterday me my husband and 2 youngest children had a lovely family fun day out in London.

London on a Saturday!?! Oh yes...

Some parts was so busy but we still had lots of fun. For the moment I had completely forgotten that it was London Fashion Week/Weekend. That was until we stumble upon everyone leaving Saturdays event. Talk about being in the right place at the right time!!

The paparazzi were outside and every time they seen someone famous they were running around taking pictures. Not sure myself who the top model/designers are in a quick look so I followed the photographers around to take some cool pictures...

I wish I had not taken my new camera. I am still learning how to use is properly and missed some great shots. Whoo and the shoes... lots of great shoe..

There were models, designers, stylists and then there was me, hehe...


Tuesday, 3 February 2015

House Of Fraser Review...

Last week House of Fraser asked me if I would like to take a look at their range of ladies coats and jackets. They sell many of these around the £30.00 price tag. I know they are a retailer of high quality premium brands so I was interested in seeing what range of ladies coats they offered around this price point.

Here are my thoughts opinions.

Over to their website I go to see a more detailed look at what kind off coats and jackets were in this range. I selected the ladies clothes, then shop by department, then onto coats and jackets. I opted for the low to high price and was pleasantly surprised at their range of coats and jackets starting as low as £10.00!

They have a beautiful wide range of coats and jackets from sparkly shrugs, printed Kimono's, fur style jackets, floral blazers to biker style jackets and coats.

I was torn between a few different styles from a lovely blue blazer, a tartan jacket and a lovely Jane Norman jacket.  In the end I chose the Jane Norman jacket, which was priced just under £30.00. (I notice now as I post this review, that this jacket has sold out. It must have been a bargain.)

About the jacket:
  • Get your faux fur fix this season in this timeless leather jacket. 
  • Featuring removable faux fur collar, quilted biker details, flattering slim fit, zip pockets, cuffs and front fastening. 
  • Just add a sweep of red lipstick and you will be good to go!
  • Machine Wash 30°C
  • £29.99 (Reduced}

I picked out this beautiful cream Jane Norman style biker jacket. I know this will be perfect for spring. I love the style, colour and shape, it also fits perfectly. The size is a true fit, as you would expect. I opted for the size 10.

To grab a bargain coat you have to be quick, they are selling out fast as most have been reduced in the sales.

About this post:

I got to pick a coat or jacket under £30.00 from House Of Fraser to review. I was not paid for this post and all thoughts are my own honest option.


Thursday, 15 January 2015

Cath Kidson Haul...

I adore Red, Polka dots, Cath Kidston, London and London buses. So this is what I brought in the sales. I got some money off my husband and son for Christmas. I wanted to buy something special this time instead of lots of silly little things I would never wear, just because they were cheap.

First choice to spend my money was on some new Irregular Choice shoes I had seen on the Internet and I was sure I would not see anything else in Meadowhall on a shopping trip out. Then you know when you want to just buy everything in the shop?

Well that happened. I was good though I put down things I did not really need and just spent my money on 3 things I really loved.

The best thing was, everything was in the sale and I picked these all up for £56.00. That is £9.00 cheaper than the dress was before Christmas... Bargains eh!?! Can not wait to go to London again now, just might wear my new red dress and polka dot bag...Or some jeans and my London bus bag..

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