Sunday, 2 December 2012

A week on my iphone.

As you can imagine December, along with the summer months, are the busiest time in the Beauty industry so I have been run off my little feet this week. It's definetly a young girls game and I am finding it more and more tiring and am getting a little fed up with the constant back ache's when I am doing certain treatments but hey ho, a girls gotta make a living, especially with two daughters now both in their 20's living at home and draining resources, oh well that's what parents are for and I wouldn't have it any other way after my eldest moved out four years ago aged 19! Now that was truly awful!

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Trying out the Baukjen joggers as daywear rather than loungewear and realising that I want this seasons dark grey option to add to my collection.

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I got my very first veg box this week from Kent Veg Box after a recommendation from my friend Em. I am not sure it would have been something my food budget would have allowed for had they not have had a special offer on which meant that I got three weekly veg boxes for just over £17!  In addition to the root veg which went beautifully with a midweek roast chicken, I had 10 tomatoes, 10 onions, loads of potatoes, a pumpkin and a red cabbage and I have to say the veg tastes amazing! I can't remember the last time I ate vegetables that tasted like vegetables rather than the force grown out of season tasteless offerings you get from the Supermarket.

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Just a little picture I had to steal from the Selfridges facebook page.  I do love YSL bags and it is one of the few designers whose bags I have never owned ever since I got my first high end arm candy (a little Gucci number) when I was about 24.


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Anybody who follows me on instagram may realise that I do have a "thing" for pictures of the sky, its beauty amazes me at times and this was the scene I was greeted with at daybreak earlier this week. As my old Nan used to say "red sky in the morning, shepherds warning".

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No Christmas would be complete without buying one or two new decorations for the Tree and a call from middle daughter who was at Winter Wonderland on Friday had me agreeing to paying £8 each for these little cuties!

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Claudia wearing her "Pugs not Drugs" Urban Outfitters t-shirt.

Have a great Sunday xx


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11 comments:

  1. Oh I'm going to Winter Wonderland week, I'm so excited. We were going to Paris but changed it for London, I think nowhere beats it at Christmas time.

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  2. Those decorations are gorgeous - almost as cute as the real thing!

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  3. The boots in the first picture - need more info please. They look very interesting to me and not a jot about them from you! They don't look like the Jalouse as the toe isn't pointy enough (I've done my research). Which are they?

    I think I would have bought the decorations of Albert and Poppy too if I had pugs called Albert and Poppy!

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    1. Sue, there was lots about the boots when I first bought them which was this time a year ago in the Oasis sale! I obviously knew back then I wouldn't be able to afford Marant and that the Jalouse would go out of stock as soon as they came in!

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    2. I didn't even know what a blog was a year ago!

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  4. They are super cute decorations.

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  5. I hope December slows down. November went by far too fast. Some lovely reminders of the week there.

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  6. Such a pretty daughter and lovely dogs! and what a fantastic t shirt. We always get a new decoration for our Christmas tree for the girls each year, a little family tradition. I have been thinking about getting a veg box for a while now but wondering if it would work out more expensive, if the veg tastes that much better I think I will have to try it out in the new year.

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  7. God those Pugs are adorable! Love those cute xmas decorations. Will Poppy and Albert have their own Santa stocking? Morning Sharron

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  8. Those leggings are great with the boots! My first designer bag was also a Gucci, still got it! But have to say, I used to like that YSL style before it got all over the place. I really want to support our local farmers but as you say, the price can be prohibitive especially if you have a lot of cooking to do. Your pugs are adorable and Claudia's beautiful!

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  9. I'm not a lover of dogs as a rule, but your two really are super-cute! x

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