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Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Floaty Maxi Skirts..


I have a thing for long floaty pleated skirts. Especially in Summer. They keep you warm when it is windy and cool in the sunshine. I brought this skirt a few weeks ago with some of my birthday money. Talking of birthday money, I can not believe I haven't spent the rest of it yet! I think I need to go shopping, before it burn a hole in my pocket!



I actually have the same skirt from Primark that I brought a few years ago, only the other one has a splash of colour on top. Trouble is I have gain a few pounds since then so I have to lose weight before I will be wearing it again!!
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Thursday, 19 May 2016

Strive Footwear Review...


A few weeks ago I was kindly asked by Strive Footwear, if I would like to try out a pair of their new premium Health and Wellness sandals. Strive sell functional, healthy footwear and they are the World’s leading foot heath care supplier to the medical market.

Think fashion meets comfort. They sell a lovely range of sandals proven to correctly support your feet with Biomechanical Footbed Technology.


I picked a lovely pair of black patent tee- post sandals. I thought these would go well with everything I wear this summer. As long as the rain stays away.
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Monday, 16 May 2016

Polka Dots And Flowers : Creative Mondays Blog Hop..


Happy Monday everyone. Hope you 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.


Today I'm sharing some of my favourite things, polka dots and flowers. I wore this outfit yesterday for a walk into town with the family. I forgot to ask someone to take a full outfit post though!! Doh!! 
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Sunday, 15 May 2016

Me And Mollie..


Me and Mollie loves walkies. It's a good job too as she needs at least 2 hours of walking time a day! Once she has her first walk she just chills, sleeps and eats until her next walk around 2 oclock. Sound like the perfect life eh!? 


We love to walk through the woods. It really chills me out, not Mollie though, she is obsessed with her frisbee!
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Monday, 9 May 2016

What I Wore : Creative Mondays Blog Hop...


Happy Monday everyone. Hope you 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.


The weather has been amazing here over the last few days. It was so beautiful on Thursday for my birthday too. 

My daughters school was closed for Polling day and we got to spend a girly day shopping in Nottingham.
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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..
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Sunday, 17 April 2016

Desk to Drinks Challenge With House of Fraser...


Last week House Of Fraser asked me, if I would like to take part in a fun fashion outfit challenge. Share an outfit that can be dressed down for the office and yet can also be styled up for a night out : The Desk To Drinks Challenge. (Just in case you go out then out out!!)


As part of the fun challenge, I got to choose one of their beautiful prom dresses to share how I would style it.
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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 :( 
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Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Orange Is The New Black..


It has been a beautiful sunny day today here for a change! I am starting to think I can pack my Winter clothes away? 

I have replaced my go too plain black jeans and long sleeved plain black t-shirt, for a new colour I am loving. It is the in fashion colour of Spring.... Orange. Lovely and bright, reminding me hot temperatures are on their way.


I really need to work hard at the gym over the next few weeks. Everything I put on at the minute, is pulling tightly on me. A nice excuse to go shopping though!
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Monday, 11 April 2016

13 : Creative Mondays Blog Hop..


Happy Monday everyone. Hope you 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.


I wore this outfit last week here, and thought I would save this post for today as it is my youngest Son's birthday and he turns 13!
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Monday, 28 March 2016

Creative Mondays Blog Hop..


Happy Monday everyone.

Hope you 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.

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Sunday, 28 February 2016

What I Wore : Creative Mondays Blog hop...


Happy Monday everyone. 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.


My husband was off work today and we decided to go for a long, long family walk. With a train ride chucked in. We also walked 10 miles in, out and around Newstead Abbey in Nottinghamshire. It was such a beautiful day but when the sun went in it was really cold.
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Thursday, 11 February 2016

How Do You Wear Pearls?


A few weeks ago I was asked "How Do You Wear Pearls?"


I love to wear costume jewellery, especially pearls (remember this outfit?) but I have never actually owned a real pearl necklace before. You can imagine how excited I was then when Claudia Bradby Jewellery asked me if I would like to review a piece from their SS16 collection. They have a beautiful collection of cultured pearls.
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Monday, 1 February 2016

New Boots : Creative Mondays Blog Hop...


Happy Monday everyone. Hope you have had a lovely weekend? It has been so miserable here, cold and damp. Roll on Summer...


A few days ago I mentioned that I have spent most of the month in running trainers or wellie's for walks with Mollie the Collie. So this weekend it has been lovely to break that routine and wear something else.
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Thursday, 28 January 2016

The Flowered Dress...


How quickly is January flying by!?

I am not a fan of this cold, dark and miserable month. It is so hard to get motivated to go out for a run in the cold. I like to be nice and warm, even before I start! Having a dog makes me stay slightly fit by going out for walks at least twice a day. Also my daughter doing her own run streak, has helped me keep going out running. Even when I do not feel up to it.


This month I have mostly been living in wellie's for walkie's in the muddy fields or trainers for our after school running. Makes a change to get dressed up!!

One thing I miss in the cold Winter months is seeing the pretty flowers growing. So I am wearing them on my dress.

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Thursday, 7 January 2016

Out For Pizza : What I Wore...


Last night I got chance to dress up for a change and go out, out! 

I keep saying we should go out more but we always opt out last minute to stay home in the warmth.

Last night I was invited out for a pizza night with 3 of my friends. Time for a catch up and lots of red wine. 

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Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Rockin Around The Christmas Tree In A Polka Dot Dress...


On Friday House of  Fraser asked me if I would like to pick out and style one of their Prom Dresses for a Christmas party. 

At this time of year, you would usually expect to pay full price for everything. How many times do you see toys you have bought the kids for Christmas loads cheaper in the New Year? The same with clothes, you normally never see Christmas party wear reduced in price. Not until January at the earliest. You can imagine how pleased I was to find this Jolie Moi 50's inspired polka dot dress at half price a week before Christmas then! Bonus!!


A lovely excuse to get dressed up for a photo. Now my eldest boys are back from Uni for babysitting duties. Just need the Hubby to take me out, to give the dress a proper spin.
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Saturday, 19 December 2015

What I Wore : Christmas Jumpers ..


Happy Saturday :) The weeks are just flying by at the minute, aren't they!?! I have so much to get done before Christmas it is unreal.

Yesterday I grabbed a bit of metime and went to the hairdresses. Not that my husband noticed my hair had been done! He just thought I'd washed it!! Also realised with all the decorating I have been doing, I had not wore my Christmas jumpers. Eek, I have collected a few over the years and they need to be wore. Now its a jumper a day to get my wear out of them before they get packed away for next year!!

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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..
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Monday, 14 December 2015

Creative Mondays Blog Hop : Your The One That I want...


Happy Monday everyone.

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


This week I am sharing some more picture from my photo shoot with Marisota. My second outfit that I picked out first. I picked this outfit based around these beautiful red shoes. I thought the black PVC, sparkly sequins and faux fur all went together great with the red stilettos. I love this outfit.


When my husband seen the pictures he said "Your outfit looks like the one Sandy wore in Grease at the end!!" I quickly Googled Sandy to look at her outfit and it is very alike!! Then I replied back "Tell me about it stud!! Lol..


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