April 2014 archive

GINGHAM AND BRIGHTS

Gingham and Brights Oh, how I am living for the bank holiday weekend right now. It’s been such a long week already, and it’s only Tuesday! Bring back sunshine filled weekends, or please speed the next one closer. On Sunday, the boy and I headed home to my parents’ house for family lunch. I always […] Read more…

THE ACCIDENTAL THRIFT #6 :: COME SATURDAY

Isn’t it amazing how much more you can squeeze into your day when you wake just that little bit earlier? Yesterday was one of those days. Satisfyingly long. It’s not that I did anything wonderful, I spent the majority of the day marking extended writing, planning and doing laundry but being up a couple of […] Read more…

BRAND LOVE :: LACAMBRA

It’s not often that I discover a brand that, quite simply, knocks me for six. Lately, I’ve been searching for a stylish, yet practical and durable, small handbag. With the answer to my quest, enter LACAMBRA. Handmade in Spain, LACAMBRA offers a range of leather bags and accessories. Creating timeless pieces made to last is at […] Read more…

HOW TO EBAY #2 :: TIMING

Are you new to eBay or interested in a refresher? Do you have clothes to sell but aren’t sure where to start? Are you in need of a spring clear out? This is the second installment in my ‘How to eBay’ series. If you’re new here, have a read of Let’s Get Ready to Sell, the first installment […] Read more…

What I Wore :: Bouclé Jacket and Clashing Stripes

When the 100 day spending ban ended, I’d grown so weary of wearing dresses covered with twee prints and bright colours. I was ready for something new, my ‘grown up’ style as Rachel and I had joked. As you know, I decided to have a mooch in the charity shops, I’d avoided them  during the ban […] Read more…

HEBDEN BRIDGE :: LAZY WEAR FOR A LAZY SUNDAY

We’ve all been there. A new dress comes into your life and suddenly, it becomes your go-to. You just. cannot. stop. wearing it. Over two weeks ago, this lovely smock dress arrived through my letter box as part of Frock Swap UK. Since then, it has accompanied me to birthday dinners, shopping trips, pottering in […] Read more…

Places to Visit :: Hebden Bridge

Ooh, isn’t this four day weekend rather exciting? Time off with family and friends is enough to make anyone a giddy kipper. Especially with a splash of sunshine being thrown into the bargain too! I’ve spent the start of this weekend trying to get some school work out of the way ready for my return […] Read more…

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