Showing posts from September, 2016

Lifestyle | A/W Blogger Event - Part Two

Hi! Today's post is about the second part of the intuMK challenge. Lush has become so well known in the past few years, but if you haven't heard much about them and you want to know more just take a look at their website .   Lush produce various products such as creams, shower gels, hair care and of course their infamous bath bombs. 100% vegetarian, cruelty free, affordable and handmade, not only good for your skin but also your bank balance!   I'm a huge fan of their hair masks, solid shampoos and foot scrub but, I am yet to try a bath bomb. I know, a bit late to the party. However, I was lucky enough to receive a Creamy Candy bubble bar and a Melting Marshmallow Moment bath oil in my goody bag. I can't wait to try these out one weekend, leave the housework in Mr Cs capable hands and have an extra long pamper session!       Once I had a quick break after doing task one, I headed into the Lush store. I had to find the perfect berry lip colour a

Lifestyle - A/W Blogger Event

Hi! Last week I was kindly invited to a blogger event held at Intu Shopping Centre in Milton Keynes, I can't even say how excited I was to attend a local event. A quick 20 minute drive, an outfit change and I was ready to start the evening!   We all met up in the Waterstones café, I had to resist the urge to have a look at the books AND the stationery, if I buy one more notebook I will be opening my own shop, seriously, why does one person need so much stationery! I would highly recommend the small café that's inside, the hot chocolate was super tasty and the staff were friendly. Intu MK is home to lots of great shops such as Debenhams, Topshop, New Look and of one my current favourites, Lush. There is also an array of restaurants, places to relax in between bouts of shopping and the famous frog clock! There are plans to extend the centre with more dining, a 5 screen cinema, and yes, more shops. This is all music to my ears. Style Blogger Megan Ellaby is t

Style | New in my wardrobe

Hi, I seem to have gone a little shopping crazy recently, despite telling myself 2 months ago that I would cut down on shopping and start using items from wardrobe more. So, I may have failed slightly but I've assured Mr C from October I'm putting myself on a clothing and TK Maxx (I love that shop) ban until November (ish) time. Lets see how I get on! I recently placed a rather large ASOS order, in an attempt to prepare myself for autumn, which, by the look of things is taking its time to arrive! Boooo The first thing I got was this pinafore dress, I wanted something that would be versatile enough for both work and casual wear and this fits the bill perfectly. I went for a size 24, probably could have got away with a 22 but I wanted it slightly roomier for layering when the weather is cooler. It does come up a little shorter than I originally thought but that's ok, I think I will mostly be wearing it with tights or leggings. My only gripe with the dress i

Style | The one thing I love

Hi, Do you ever have one item of clothing that makes you feel so good you want to wear it everyday!? I can honestly say I feel like that when I wear this dress, it ticks three of my most important clothing boxes; comfortable, versatile and cute! I know that I am going to be wearing this until it is threadbare!   Dress - Sainburys  (Wearing a 22 and its generous in size) Leggings - Sainburys Bag- Kate Spade Shoes - George at Asda Necklace - Independent Boutique   I'm not being sponsored by Sainsbury in any way at all, I just bought a ton of their clothing and loved it all so I wanted to share it!       Much Love   Natalie   x

Style | Pleat on repeat

     Its safe to say that I'm a little bit obsessed with pleats at the moment! This new addition to my wardrobe is another Sainsburys item, yes, I have purchased a lot of stuff from there but everything was too nice to resist!   The skirt is a size 22 but is quite generous in size, the waistband is really stretchy so it doesn't feel uncomfortable at anytime. My Dorothy Perkins pleated skirt can only be worn if I'm not bloated, otherwise it gets a little snug.   The length is perfect, coming to just below my knees (I'm 5ft 3). There is a slip sewn into this which is good as its quite see through at the bottom, another issue that I had with the DP skirt. I really wish that they had this skirt in other colours, I'm quite drawn to a gold pleated skirt for the winter/Christmas party season, what do you think?!!    T-Shirt - Sainsburys Basic Skirt - Not online - Available in store Shoes -Carvela - TK Maxx    Much Love  

Style | Durham Summer Blues

Hi! Ever since I purchased the two dresses from ASOS for the wedding I've become a little bit obsessed with the site again. Daily lunchtime browsing of the ASOS website has suddenly become like a second hobby for me. Two large orders placed but unfortunately most of it was sent back, there were however one or two gems including this dress! Since we are experiencing some lovely weather in the UK I decided to add another dress to my collection, I wanted something lightweight but could add layers to once the autumn arrives.   This dress from ASOS is a nice lightweight cotton, perfect for the warm weather now and will also work under layers later on in the year. I'm wearing a size 24 which fits true to size, there is a little pulling over the bust but nothing major, I have yet to find a shirt or shirt dress that doesn't do this!   The dress comes to my knees and I'm 5ft 3, it does show my knees (without the leggings), one part of my body that