In which I show you recent clothes purchases

Just a couple of things I’ve bought over the last few weeks, I *think* I’ve decided to go on a no clothes/makeup/books spending ban from Jan 1st for three months. I spend the most money on these things, and I have SO MANY clothes and a shit tonne of make  up so I can clearly manage until then, and whatever…

In which I make Eggnog

I’d never tried eggnog before I made it, partly because I am normally a bah humbug, and partly because I am lactose intolerant. However, I decided I wanted to try it, couldn’t find it anywhere ready made (because we’re not in America, obviously) so decided to make a little batch to see if I liked it. I did, although my…

In which I make Christmas Cookies

I used to be a BIG biscuit eater (as in i was bigger and I ate a lot of biscuits) In the last year or so I’ve managed to cut down the old biscuit intake, which was hard at first but it gets easier I tell you! (jaffa cakes and malted chocolate biscuits were my favs!)      Seeing as its almost…

In which I make mulled Cider

I love cider, love love love it. I love mulled cider even more, WARM SPICY version of normal favourite drink? WINNER! I must admit I cheated slightly, as I used the mulled wine sachets (schwartz). I used a pot on the hob this time, but last year I made it in the slow cooker, and the smell penetrated through the…

In which I go to a Christmas Party (outfit & face of the day)

My Works xmas do was on Monday & as I worked at 8am the next day (unlike a few other people who didn’t even make it in!) I didn’t have a huge amount to drink (alcohol doesn’t really agree with me anyway!) and was in bed by 1am! Still felt rough at getting up time but it could’ve been worse!…

In which I go to Brick Lane

After the excitement of Saturdays blogger meet up, you’d think I’d do my normal Sunday routine, which consists of tea, the sofa and the boy if we’re both off work together. I sometimes stretch to a stroll or lunch out, but recently its been so cold that I’m hibernating.  Sunday just gone I met the beautiful Ayden, and her friend…

In which I go shopping & snooping (Outfit)

Snakeskin print skirt – Primarni Boots – George @ asda (detail in this post) Black long sleeve layered top – Topshop (last year) Scarf – Brightons North Laine sunday market Warning, if you buy this skirt check the elastic in the waist band out! Mine was obviously dodgily stitched and came apart after the first wear, I was going to…

In which I buy necklaces & make some festive decorations

                                         Orelia – (topshop Oxford Circus ) £10 I saw this and had to have it. I Originally went in looking for a new GoGo Phillip necklace, but nothing on their stands jumped out at me, the current collection was mostly gold, and I much prefer silver. That said, this is a tiny gold chain, with three little hearts on…

In which I bake a Pie

  My favourite meal to cook is Pie! Any kind of pie (apart from steak and kidney) will do, but my ‘come dine with me’ dish would be chicken & leek. The recipe is my own, and I probably never make it the same twice in a row, but here is how to do it! You need: 3 Chicken breasts,…

In which I meet some bloggers

Last Saturday I travelled on the train to Southampton to meet some lovely lady bloggers. Southampton was absolutely packed, but it was a really nice festive atmosphere (I reckon the German Christmas market helped!) After some frantic tweeting we met up outside the shopping centre, and then headed away from the the mass of people to Hepwrights, a lovely vintage…

In which I paint my nails again

  Here are my nails over the last few weeks (I last showed my nails here) Barry M Dusky Mauve 313 (the right image is the best representative of colour) OPI – A Grape fit, with accesorize crystal shimmer (a nice multi tone glitter in a creamy white base) Random sparklies as I was getting in-fills the next day so…

In which I wear two dresses (OOTD)

  This is an outfit from one of my days off LAST week. Forgot I’d taken them to be honest and then was clearing off my memory card and boom! There they were! This is a Miss Selfridge dress over an H&M basics burgundy dress.                           The dress has embroidery’/lace detailing over cream panels, with a circular skirt, so its…