January 2014 archive

Visiting London :: A Two Day Plan

Visiting London for the first time It’s just over two weeks until the boy and I visit the glorious capital of England. Well, I say glorious, but I’m merely making an assumption… *whispers* I’ve never actually been. The boy has been filling my head with all the wonderful things that we can see and do. […] Read more…

What I Wore :: Boy Meets Girl

What do you wear for a forecast of blustery showers and strong winds? Not a dress, that’s for sure! We awoke to the sound of angry weather, our planned day in Manchester was off the cards. However, with a dress that needed to be returned, staying in was not an option.  When you think something isn’t going […] Read more…

Orla Kiely for Clarks :: They’re Here!

Original Source :: Clarks As you know, I am a huge fan obsessive of all things Orla. For me, it’s the mix of prints teamed with such vibrant colours that makes Orla the queen of fashion. When I started the 100 day spending ban, I didn’t know what I was letting myself in for. I knew […] Read more…

Win £100 ASOS Voucher :: Brit Pack Gives Back

Today I’m happy to be co hosting an amazing ‘bloggers give back’ give-away hosted by myself, Polkadot Pink, and…   The Brit Pack Meet:  L-R Rachel The Hat, The Story of The Girl Who Lives Above Her Means, A Million Dresses,  Fat Frocks, Not Dressed As Lamb L-R Frills And Spills, What Peggy Said, Kimi And Me, Polkadot Pink and Being Erica   10 Fabulous British Bloggers have […] Read more…

AND THE BEAT GOES ON

Ever wondered how you’ll survive January? Because I have. With tomorrow being ‘Blue Monday’, hailed the most depressing day of the year, it also marks two weeks of the 100 day spending ban I’ve undertaken along with Rachel, Lena and Debbie. Not only is the weather grim, a flash of blue sky wouldn’t go amiss, […] Read more…

Orla Kiely for Target

On this drab, dull and rainy Monday evening, I thought I’d bring you some brightness in the form of Orla Kiely for Target. Now I knew Orla did a range of products for the American retailer: curtains, hand washes, table linen, but wash bags and toiletries bags? It was a welcome surprise as I peeled back the wrapping […] Read more…

Can You Stay Happy?

Can you stay happy for 100 days? The 100 Happy Days project challenges you to do just that by making the time to capture one happy moment per day. Among many claims, people who took the challenge noted an improvement of mood, an increased amount of compliments and an improved sense of optimism which made […] Read more…

100 Day Spending Ban :: I’m In!

Remember that time I gave up buying dresses for Lent?  As do I, my friend… As. Do. I. It was 40 days and 40 nights of cold turkey hell. My first mistake? I’d naively counted all of the dresses that I own. Who does that? Turns out I had over 100 and I felt guilty about […] Read more…

Book Review :: A Beautiful Mess Photo Idea Book

Unless you’ve been blogging under a rock, you can’t fail to have fallen in love with ‘A Beautiful Mess’, the hugely successful American lifestyle blog ran by uber talented sisters Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman. With their unique style, practical DIYs and flawless photography, you’d be hard-pressed not to find something you like. So, when I heard they were […] Read more…

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