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Monday, 30 November 2015

What I Wore : Creative Mondays...

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.

How cold was it yesterday!?! So cold... I really did not want to go out. So cold... it would not surprise me if I had woken up today and it had snowed! We had to go out to do a bit of shopping so we nipped into our local restaurant for 2nd breakfast. Hot chocolate and pancakes were calling..

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, 24 November 2015

What I Wore : Marisota Photo Shoot...

If you have stopped by my blog over the last few days you may have read I went to Manchester on Friday for a photo shoot with Marisota!?!

I left home at 4 am as my husband was working early and this worked out best on the day to cover child care. I arrived in Manchester 3 hours early. Haha no worries though, it gave me chance to explore the shops and I found a lovely Wetherspoons. All trimmed up for Christmas inside too :)


Monday, 23 November 2015

Creative Mondays Blog Hop : Marisota Photo Shoot...

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.

On Friday I went to Manchester for a photo shoot with Marisota. I had a great day, trying on party clothes, having my hair and make up done and being filmed!! In a few weeks I will be able to share the professional photos and videos.

Today I'm sharing a few pictures I took on my phone..

Thursday, 19 November 2015

My Comfy Outfit: What I Wore...

Happy Thursday!!

Hope your having a lovely week so far?

Lots of exciting thing happening here over the weekend...

I have a nice and fun day planed for today...

Monday, 16 November 2015

Creative Mondays Blog Hop : What I Wore...

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.

Also be great if you leave a comment and I will hop over and see what you have been up to.
Most importantly link up and have fun hoping around!!

It is getting cold around here now and I am glad I have this new poncho to keep me warm. I need some new gloves and a warm hat now asap!! What is your favourite item to wear to keep warm?


Wednesday, 11 November 2015

What I Wore And Back To The Gym...

Hope your having a lovely Wednesday?

I have been back at the gym today after a few weeks away. First it was the school holiday keeping me from going, then last week I got a really bad cold. Today I felt like I was starting again.

Just over a mile run with my dog Mollie after the school run, felt like really hard work so I booked in 2 classes at the gym to make me exercise!!

A 45 minute body pump class and a 45 spinning class did the job!! After the bike ride home and a bar of chocolate I felt good again!

Sunday, 8 November 2015

Funky Christmas Jumpers Review..

Now it is November we can officially start mentioning the C word.... 'Christmas'. My favourite time of year.

If your a regular reader of my blog you will remember from last year how much I love my Christmas jumpers. I try to wear one every day throughout December as I love them so much!

Thursday, 5 November 2015

Cowboy Boots : Shoe Zone Review..

I have always been a fan of the classic Cowboy boot styles. They never go out of fashion. Every year I end up coming back to them as my boot of choice.  Each Winter a new and slight variation in style catches my eye.
Last week I got chance to pick a pair of Winter boots from Shoe Zone to review. With all the rain we had last week I could not wait to pick and wear some! Cowboy boots it was then.They brightened up a dull day. Matching them up with my mustard tights to add array of sunshine.

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! 

Sunday, 25 October 2015

Art Of Style Blogger Challenge..

Last week I was contacted to see if I would like to take part in a fun Art of Style Blogger challenge.

Damart are creating a series of ‘art of style’ videos with a professional stylist to give women little tips on how to amplify their style. They have also challenged ten bloggers to style the in-demand Winter Dogtooth Wrap to see how we all style it.

Saturday, 24 October 2015

Instagram Lately..

I can not believe my I had to send my new phone back this week as the button was sticking :( 

How lost I have felt without it! A blogger without a phone; haha!! Here is a few of my pictures on Instagram I took before I said goodbye to it.

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.

Saturday, 17 October 2015

Fun In Nottingham...

Last Saturday me, hubby and two youngest children all got to meet up with our eldest Sons/ little 2's Brothers in Nottingham for the day. I think study; Uni sounds like none stop parties for the first few weeks!

Youngest of the 2, sounds like he has freshers flu, or just a little horse from all the late nights out and shouting.

It was great to get to see them, things are so quiet around here since they left. I got to hear all about what they have been up to! Well I'm sure I didn't get to know everything!!

I could not resist a quick shoe picture in the Autumn fallen leaves...

Checking out my phone at the train station. Also texting a friend to tell her about knocking 4 minutes off my Parkrun time from only a few weeks ago.

So many tempting stalls on Nottingham market. Especially the sweets and cake ones. Well I did knock 4 minutes off my race!

A family selfie. We took a few, but it was hard finding a perfect picture were we are all looking at the camera and no one had their eyes closed! Daughter had to bend down to fit  me in. Wow I feel small!

My 2nd eldest telling me some of the things he has been working on at Uni.

Train home and a happy me. After seeing my sons both fit and well . Well almost as fit and well as before they left. One son has lost 5lb in weight..

What I wore:

Gillet : Republic
Blouse :Primark
Jeans : Calvin Klein
Shoes : Converse c/o JD Sports
Bag : Cath Kidston


Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Wiw : Autumn Style And Mustard Tights..

After being spoilt in September with a lovely and warm few weeks of sunshine, this week has been a lot cooler! A real Autumn chill is now in the air. Time now to think of warmer clothes. Long sleeved t-shirts, jumpers and thick cosy tights. Not forgetting to mention granny slippers and onsies!

Last week we had a lovely afternoon; family meal out. 

So I grabbed this sweet cream jacked out of the wardrobe, that I had not worn since Spring and my favourite Autumn mustard colour tights.

First time I had wore this brightly patterned skirt that I picked up early this year off the Primark sale rail. I do love it but it is hard finding things to match with it.

I brought these glitter shoes in the sales at Tesco in January and have been saving them for best, but then got fed up of waiting to wear them!

What I Wore:

Jacket : Jane Norman c/o House Of Fraser
Long sleeved t-shirt : c/o Bonprix
Skirt : Primark
Tights : Primark
Shoes : F&F Tesco

Do you save things to wear for best, then forget to wear them?

Linking up here...


Monday, 12 October 2015

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 blog hopping and please be kind enough to link back to the hop in your post and leave a comment if you like the blog hop.

Link up and have fun hoping around :)

Some of my posts from this week:

What I Wore..

To join in the fun~
  1. Link up your creative, recipe, crafty, outfit or anything creative posts on the blog hop below.
  2. Visit a few blogs on the list to make the hop fun for everyone.
  3. Please try to include the Creative Monday button or a text link back to my blog in the post you are linking up.
  4. Be great if you would like to follow? let me know if you do, so I can stop by and follow back.
  5. Don't forget to tweet me your links so I can re-tweet them.

Thursday, 8 October 2015

Autumn Walks And School Runs..

Having a puppy means I get lot of exercise. A running partner whenever I need one and lots of walks daily!!

We have a lovely spot nearby where Mollie can run off the lead. {No cars around or she would run after them to try and round them up!}

Mollie can have a run around here and I can take pictures, perfect!

Thankfully the weather has been lovely but not yesterday, boo hoo it was raining all day and Mollie don't like rain, nor do I.

  • Cover up : c/o Fat Face
  • Vest : Primark
  • Jeggings : c/o Fat Face
  • Boots : Matalan
  • Necklace : My old shop

This has been my got to outfit this week.

Comfy for walks and stylish for the school run...


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!

A few days ago I got to pick out and style an outfit from Fat Face.

They are launching a new collection of lightweight, easy to wear layering pieces, designed for everyday wear. Perfect with all this changing weather!

 I had packed most of my Summer clothes away, so perfect timing!

I picked out this lovely Callington Triangle Geo Cover Up and some deep indigo jeggings.

About the cover up:
  • Lightweight Callington cover up is easy to throw on over any outfit. 
  • The waterfall style has beautiful drape qualities that are flattering for everyone, and the all over print packs the perfect punch of pretty.
  • Lightweight fabric.
  • All over print.
  • Three quarter length sleeves
  • Waterfall style collar
  • 55% cotton, 45% modal.
  • Machine washable.
  • £40.00

About the jeggings:
  • So easy and adaptable, these soft jeggings are sure to be a wardrobe staple. 
  • They look great with heels, boots, sneakers or sandals, with just the right amount of stretch for the perfect fit every time. 
  • This deep indigo wash is so versatile; you can team it with pretty much anything.
  • Flattering mid-rise.
  • Stretch cotton mix.
  • Zip fly.
  • Branded button fastening.
  • Inside leg: 30". 
  • 67% cotton 29% polyester 4% elastane .
  • Machine washable.
  • £40.00

I love how comfortable the jeggings feel. Even though I have put a little bit of weight on over the summer a size 10 still fits nicely.

The top is very stylish with a lovely pattern and nice a lightweight material.

Cover up : c/o Fat Face
Vest : Primark
Jeggings : c/o Fat Face
Boots : Matalan

About this post:

I got to pick my favourite outfit from Fat Face for this review.

All thoughts are my own and I was not paid for this post.

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