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28 February 2014

sample sale time

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In about three hours this is going to be me, because its my company's sample sale this weekend! About 4- 6 times a year our warehouse will be open to us just to grab anything that we want at a cheap price. Today is the preview and because I am doing the late shift it means I can browse at my pleasure.
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27 February 2014

thursdays musings

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Amen.
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26 February 2014

25 February 2014

slutty brownies


Yes, they are exactly what they say on the tin. Well, the blog post.
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24 February 2014

bring it on monday

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Just like Miss Hepburn, I have woken up this morning thinking 'gurrr! Its Monday.' After stumbling around the bathroom trying to look semi presentable, I had a sudden realisation....

It's Pay Day this Friday!!

And then I started to plan what I was going to spend my hard earned pennies on.....

Hope this help you readers get through the rest of the week.
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21 February 2014

this week #03


Batiste= Sunday hair savior, the boys being boys, a treat from my boyfriend's work, freshly blow dried hair looking particular fine, excited for our London trip, addiction to eggs is increasing, reliving my trip to America with traditional Root Beer, my skin's been craving some nourishing this week, pretty flowers that will hopefully bring Spring early.

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20 February 2014

throwback thursday


My first school photograph. Circa 1994.

It's the bow that makes the image right? 

And the cheeky grin. Happy childhood memories.

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18 February 2014

bedroom basics


After giving my bedroom the annual deep clean and tidy out, it got me thinking about the basic guideline to creating the perfect bedroom space. 
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17 February 2014

my herby- life: a herbalike 3 day detox

 

Okay, before you thing I gone all health crazy, I am not about to adorn Lycra and go all Jane Fonda on you guys. 
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14 February 2014

st. valentine


I should start this post by advising all my readers that I do not believe in Valentine's Day at all. 
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13 February 2014

tumblr inspired


I love Tumblr. Its like a beautiful scrap book, full of amazing images, inspiration for everything and just a happy place that I can make collages with. 
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12 February 2014

home hunting

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This is the type of home I would love to live in when I am older.
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11 February 2014

vintage chocolate chip cookies

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The first baking recipe I ever learnt. 

It was in food tech and our teacher thought no one could bugger this up.

Then she met me.
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10 February 2014

hemingways day out


Hello! Hemingway here! So as you may have gathered by now, I am the brains behind this blog. I mean, how else is my mummy meant to know which are my favorite items in her wardrobe if I do not attempt to attack them out of delight?! In fact I am getting her to type my post out now as unfortunately I am unable to use a laptop (I mean a mouse if for chasing not clicking!) 
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7 February 2014

friday's quote

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How every woman should live her life by. 

Happy weekend everyone. 
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5 February 2014

luxury beauty buys


So I was naughty this pay day.
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4 February 2014

scramble eggs on toast


I have an addiction to this meal.
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3 February 2014

spring to do list

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For me Spring begins in February. 

Something about how fresh this month feels (January is always a write off) that this is where the new year really begins for me. To celebrate this month, I have decided to publish my Spring to do list.
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2 February 2014

super bowl sunday

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I love American Football. I hate to say it, but I love it more than our English football (que any male readers I had refusing to read my blog anymore...)

For me I feel some of our English players whine too much and it feels like anytime I watch a game, someone gets tapped on the shoulder and claims that their leg is now broken. Now I know what you are going to say, its not all English players and your right there are many great players (lets not forget my all time crush for David Beckham...) but American Football is more action pack and there always such a good vibe around the game. 

I feel like my boyfriend is not going to speak to me after reading this post. 

Now today is Super Bowl Sunday. I know that everyone in the US is going to be buzzing about today and it will be the same here, though unfortunately I will not be able to watch the whole game. Yes I have work tomorrow and due to the time difference, The game is shown here from 10.30pm till 6.30 pm. Last year I pulled an all nighter and went to work the next day. It was not a good day for me. 

I am still deciding who to support this year, I am a New York Giants/ Chicago Bears supporter, but my boyfriend and I get into the Super Bowl together, ever since we have got together. I may need your help on this- am I to be a Broncos fan or a Seahawks supporter?

In honour of the game, my boyfriend and I go for an American theme evening. I have some pretzels ready and my man is going to give making some sliders a go. Also popcorn! Got to have some popcorn! One of my favorite blogs Cupcakes and Cashmere has some great Super Bowl themed foods blog post here and here, for anyone that is thinking of having a party. If you have any Super Bowl ideas for food or games to play (yes there will be a drinking game planned for tonight!) please let me know and good luck to each team- give me a game to make me wanna not go to bed so I end up being extremely tired for work (I have a slight feeling this will happen...) 

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