Two Thousand and What?

Happy New Year to all my beauties reading!

 

Hope you have all been well! I have literally been off the blogging radar for little until 2 months now and I have never felt so lost. Christmas time is busy with work and stressing about money and things, so blogging was unfortunately pushed to the back 😦 Sob sob. 

 

But I am here now and I am ready to rock and roll on with the wonderful world of blogging and join the bblogger out there! I promise to write to you all more and eventually I think I will be creating a youtube channel! What do you all think about that ??

 

So, I have so much to write about with all the products I received for Christmas and all the things I bought on the lead up to the festive season! But for now I will write about what you have all missed whilst I have been MIA.

 

Well to start with there was my Christmas Tree, I am so proud of our tree this year. Last year we moved out for he first time close to christmas so it wasn’t a big deal for us at the time. But this year I wanted to make up for it. I went for the colours gold and turquoise/green/blue. Simple but fits my living room perfectly. Definitely were not enough lights, but LED warm lights were what I went for. The tree was bought for a bargain of £15…Brand new…from Tesco! Can you believe it?! It was a 6ft tree and I expected it to be bare and horrible, but it was the complete opposite. If they sell next year, and you are looking for a tree, Tesco is your place!

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The MOT was due on our car 3 days before christmas! (Who on earth does their MOT in December?! Crazy people). One of the advisories last year was the exhaust, and it said it needed a little welding doing. We neglected it (as you do) and this is what happened… The old exhaust it sat next to the new one. Please do take a moment to take it in and slap me on the wrist. (Told you I was busy, skint and stressed and I hope this explains a small piece of why!)

 

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My beautiful baby sister turned 15 in December as well. I had her meet me from work so I could treat her to a Costa Coffee and buy her a present of her choice. With Christmas so close to her birthday, I always struggle to buy her gifts that she wants and everyone is buying her at the same time. So I treated her to a mini shopping trip. She walked away with a giant bourbon and some super cute shoes. They were from New Look, in a tan colour with a a wedge heels. They were the most perfect little ankle boots for the winter, to keep looking fashionable and comfortable. I nearly bought them for myself too!!

 

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I had my hair done! I have been battling with myself for months since going from blonde to brunette whether I should go back to being a blondie, but I would always get talked out of it. So I thought I would meet everyone  (and myself) half way. I wanted to get a dip dye so I could manage my super fast growing roots myself, without it costing me a fortune but my hair stylist went straight to the root with the foils. As much as I LOVED it, I have recently dyed over the blonde with my usual chestnut brown (blogged previously about what dye I use) as I had major rootage and I can’t afford it this month due to getting paid early and January being the world longest month on the calendar! (ha!) Love love love how long my hair is getting!

 

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As it was the festive season, it would be rude not to celebrate whilst using the excuse to catch up with some friends. Having a friend down from Uni and Multiple staff parties, and of course New Years, it was impossible to stay indoors and be a grinch. I have posted a few of the pictures I found the morning after!

 

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Absolutely love this picture of my boyfriend and I.

 

 

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December 2013 was definitely the month of the ‘Selfies’ for me. (yes, I know, I am a poser) But when you are feeling good for once, you can’t help but document it!

 

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Love my hair here, just after getting it dyed, I curled it and my hair just fell so nicely. So yes, I had to pose! Love my eyebrows in the picture too!

 

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This dress I have blogged about before and after losing half a stone since then, I honestly felt really good.

 

 

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This outfit was bought from New Look and was dress that I was pushed to try on by my friend and Mum. And honestly so glad I was. It fell so nicely over the lumpy and bumpy bits and minimised all my insecurities. (except the chunky arms, I am working on it though). It was a deep red underdress with a black lace netting over the top. The contrast between the two colours was amazing! It came with a little black belt which completed the outfit. Please do excuse the nobbly knees! ha!

 

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The last selfie with my blondie hair! Simple makeup and great lighting…can’t go wrong really!

 

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A few of Christmas gifts. My over flowing nail varnish box was amazing! I now have expanded to two boxes….slowly getting my collection up! I will blog solely about new my varnishes, what I recommend and what I don’t!

 

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Please do not knock the snuggie until you get one! I was bit chilly on christmas day! Can you tell!?

 

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And finally, how beautiful is one of my kitties! Sheldon lives at home with my mum and I love him so so so much! Was a little rascal hiding in mum’s tree! Spot the kitty cat!!!

 

 

 

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So you are all caught up on all the goings on (all the fun stuff anyway). How was your festive season? Was it a family time or just a big party?

 

I have promised myself that I will make 2014 the year of fun and memories. I did not take many photos in 2013 and I really regret it. I will document 2014 with every inch of my life! Every night out, More pictures with my boyfriend and family, and not take everything for granted! 

 

 Let’s just take a moment to share what my New Years Resolutions are:

 

– Take more photos.

– Be more positive.

– Be healthy and happy.

– Blog more often to make something I love successful.

– Be a better person for my family and friends.

– Enjoy life and don’t take it for granted. 

 

What are yours?!

 

xo

 

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