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.

Did you remember to turn your clocks forward on Sunday?

We remembered on Saturday night, so turned them back and went to bed early as my husband had work first thing Sunday morning. Still wanted a lay-in, in the morning though. Mollie The Border Collie would not let me. I got up to let her out and then my youngest children shouted can we come down now find our Easter eggs?

Both my eldest 2 sons are back from Uni for Easter too. It is so lovely having them home and catching up with them :):)


I brought this top at the end of Summer last year but this is the first time I have worn it. It is beautiful to. I can not wait to wear it lots this Summer!

It may be Spring but the weather is up and down. Lovely one minute, cold and raining the next! Typical rain when the children are off school!

I brought these boots last year too but they don’t get out much as they are so high. Will I ever learn to buy sensible heeled shoes/boots/sandals!? 

What I wore~

  • Jumper : New Look
  • Long sleeve t-shirt : Primark
  • Jeans : Sports World
  • Boots : Tesco 

Now onto the party:

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.



Hi, I am Claire and I created Claire Justine in 2011. I hope you enjoy reading my posts as much as I love writing them. Please leave a comment below and share your thoughts with us.



  1. Tamar SB
    March 27, 2016 / 7:40 pm

    We set our clocks back a few weeks ago – enjoying the extra sunlight, that's for sure!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      March 28, 2016 / 5:33 pm

      Thanks Tamar, whoo I love lighter nights 🙂

  2. Julia Nyanyo
    March 27, 2016 / 10:01 pm

    I remembered the clocks last night but then this morning completely forgot so we had a strange mix till about 1pm of half the clocks new time and half old time! The day has seemed to have gone by really quickly! I'm just thankful it's a bank holiday weekend so I have time to recover before I go back to work!I love the crochet top on you, there is a lot of lovely lacy stuff about at the moment, perfect for when the days warm up.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      March 28, 2016 / 5:35 pm

      Aww thanks Julia, hehe we forget the clocks hanging up sometime, remembered them all this year, makes a change!!

  3. Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas
    March 27, 2016 / 10:12 pm

    Thanks so much for the party, Claire!Happy Easter!Hugs,Debbie

    • Clairejustine oxox
      March 28, 2016 / 5:41 pm

      Thanks for linking up Debbie, hope your having a lovely Easter 🙂

  4. ElleSpann
    March 27, 2016 / 11:49 pm

    thanks for the linkup! hope you had a great weekend!elle Southern Elle Style

    • Clairejustine oxox
      March 28, 2016 / 5:42 pm

      Thanks lovely, you too 🙂

  5. Annie
    March 28, 2016 / 1:00 am

    The crochet top looks fantastic on you! And the flower photo is gorgeous!Thank you for the party!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      March 28, 2016 / 5:57 pm

      Aww, thank you Annie 🙂 Thanks so much for joining the party 🙂

  6. Paula Rockwell
    March 28, 2016 / 12:03 pm

    Love all the B&W photos..especially the flowers with the sun shining through and the one of your pretty sweater. Here a few weeks ago we moved out clocks ahead an hour. And your going back. That totally confuses me lol. Hope you had a happy Easter 🙂

    • Clairejustine oxox
      March 28, 2016 / 6:01 pm

      Hehe Paula, I totally confused myself then. We did Spring forward and I did say back, doh, I over read my mistake,. I am always confusing myself and other now I know why. Ha sorry for the confusion :):)

  7. Rebecca
    March 28, 2016 / 12:04 pm

    Love the crochet top for Spring – Hope you had a lovely Easter!Rebecca

    • Clairejustine oxox
      April 1, 2016 / 5:30 pm

      Aww, thanks Rebecca 🙂

  8. Heather{Our Life In a Click}
    March 28, 2016 / 12:20 pm

    Great top and boots!! My daughter was home from college for the weekend too!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      April 1, 2016 / 5:39 pm

      Aww lovely Heather, it is great catching up isn't it 🙂

  9. Elegance and Mommyhood
    March 28, 2016 / 1:28 pm

    What a lovely Easter weekend. We turned our clocks ahead 3 weeks ago, in the States. 🙂

    • Clairejustine oxox
      April 1, 2016 / 5:45 pm

      Thanks for stopping by Ada 🙂

  10. Fashion Fairy Dust
    March 28, 2016 / 1:49 pm

    That top is gorgeous, as is the shot of the flowers with the sunlight filtering through…

    • Clairejustine oxox
      April 1, 2016 / 5:46 pm

      Aww, thanks Debbie 🙂

  11. Julie's Lifestyle
    March 28, 2016 / 2:49 pm

    I too love your pretty top. Hope you have a nice week and thanks for hosting.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      April 1, 2016 / 5:47 pm

      Thank you Julie 🙂

  12. Jessica Jannenga
    March 28, 2016 / 3:49 pm

    Pretty crochet top. Love that your pup wouldnt let you sleep in. Mine stare at me until I wake up and get up. Enjoyyour week. jess

    • Clairejustine oxox
      April 1, 2016 / 5:47 pm

      Thanks Jessica 🙂

  13. Stephanie Robinson
    March 28, 2016 / 7:47 pm

    Love the pattern on that top – I bet you're wondering why you've not worn it till now! Let's hope the weather warms up more consistently soon 🙂 Thanks for hosting #creativemondays

    • Clairejustine oxox
      April 1, 2016 / 5:52 pm

      Thanks Stephanie 🙂 I think it was because I like to save my best things for best, ha then I never wear them!!

  14. Diane Ugo
    March 29, 2016 / 9:22 am

    Thanks for the party Claire, hope you had a great weekend.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      April 1, 2016 / 5:53 pm

      Thanks for stopping by Diane 🙂

  15. Margarett Murphy
    March 31, 2016 / 4:32 pm

    Love the outfit, great top..

    • Clairejustine oxox
      April 1, 2016 / 5:53 pm

      Aww, thank you 🙂

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