Friday

Top of my current fashion wishlist

Hola Lexicans! Now today, I'm going to be doing a post about all the things on my current fashion wishlist (which trust me is a lot!!) as lately I have been doing quite a bit of online shopping without actually buying the items because #ispentallmymoneyonchocolate so I have quite a long list of things I'd really like and thought I would share some of the top things in a post:) Also, today's post is really exciting as I'm partnering with justcatalogues.co.uk, which is a company that basically has details on loads of catalogues from all different brands, compares them and advises you on which one is best to get. Anywayy, let's get into my fashion wishlist:)

Levi's Women The Perfect Graphic Tee

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Lately, I have seen so many people around wearing this t-shirt and I think it looks so cool. It's a very iconic, timeless tee which I really like and I think it will go great with a pair of skinny black jeans (which I also want aha, but that's further down on my wishlist). The only downside is it's £20 which from a simple t-shirt is pretty ridiculous but I guess you're paying for the logo and the famous name.

Boohoo Petite Georgia Tartan Bodycon Mini Dress

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Lately, I have spent a while online shopping at Boohoo and I love it (hence why the next few things are all from Boohoo!). Lately I've been wanting some more autumnal/winter dresses that have long sleeves and this perfect - it's the right warm toned colours, it would go great with tights as well and has long sleeves whilst still being really nice. And it's only £12 - I really love this!

Boohoo Nicole Disney Mickey Stripe Tee

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At the moment I'm a massive fan of oversized tees and sweaters, and I can imagine me wearing this in a size M or L or something before I go to bed, or tucked into some jeans:)
 
Boohoo Sarah XOXO Slogan T-shirt
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This would also look super cute as an oversized tee but I think this would I would just get in my usual size and wear underneath a jacket or with some leggings on a 'Netflix and chill' kinda day at home.
 
New Look Black High Waist Super Skinny Jeans
 
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As I mentioned earlier in the post, I really wanted a pair of black jeans as for some reasons I don't actually own a pair! Now this won't be on my wishlist for much longer as I am actually buying them tomorrow, particularly as they're currently on sale for £13.50 which is amazing for a pair of jeans - and I really do love New Look's jeans (I already own two pairs so I can wholeheartedly say they are amazing!)
 
Missguided Blue Oversized Denim Jacket
 
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I've wanted a denim jacket for a while now, but didn't actually have any specific ones in mind before coming to create this post, so I just went to look up nice denim jackets, and this one was one of the first I came across but I really love it. I like the fact that it is oversized and I quite simply think it gives the look that quite chill, laidback vibes which I love!
 
So those are the top things currently on my fashion wishlist! I definitely have more I'd be happy to share with you, so if you'd like a Part 2 and enjoy this kind of post, let me know in the comments down below:) Also thank you to justcatalogues.co.uk for sponsoring this post!
 
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Monday

100 More Things That Make Me Happy

Hola Lexicans! About a year ago, I did a post called 100 Things That Make Me Happy, which  I really enjoyed doing and unsurprisingly listing things that make you happy can really lift your mood so I thought why not do a further 100 Things? Here goes:

Colour. Balloons. Music. The smell of freshly baked bread. A blank sheet of paper. Modern Family. Finishing a good run. Shopping. Feeling stylish. The sound of the sea. Candles. Listening to Christmas songs. Doing something great for charity. Completing a piece of worked you've been stressed over for ages. Getting a good score in your test. A really comfy pillow. Brooklyn Nine Nine. Getting a new school book at the beginning of the year. Messages on Twitter. You guys! My onesie. How I Met Your Mother. Barbecues. People seeming genuinely happy to see me. Beautiful Broken Things. Dairy Milk Oreo. New stationary. Los Angeles. The fact that my blog has been loaded over 70,000 times. My brother's face when he sees or talks about pugs. London. Cockapoos. When you take some photos with your friends for Instagram and one of them is absolutely perfect. Being complimented. Wearing my leather jacket. When you've perfected your make-up look. All my make-up. Bungee jumping. France. Lipstick. Laughing. My room being really nice and tidy. Going through old photos. Black and white photos. Pinterest. Wearing my Pandora ring. Warm hugs. Netflix. Hot chocolate after you've been out in the snow. Skiing. Amy Santiago and Jake Peralta. Waking up on Christmas day. Girl Online. Finishing your homework. Pastel pink. Avacados. Palm Springs. The beach. The crisp air in autumn. My Brandy Melville clothes. Kikki K. Seeing a cute little dog when I'm out and about. My Polaroid camera. People's reactions when you give them a really nice gift. When I'm feeling really happy with my outfit. The word 'obble' and the way it sounds when you say it. My bedroom. Winning a game of cards. Big oversized t-shirts. Netflix. Zoella Lifestyle. When my bedroom is really tidy. Buying new things. Mini cheddars. Westfield's. Cute room d├ęcor. The idea of Christmas at New York. Bagels. Cropped hoodies. Artwork. Little Mix. Waking up and not feeling tired. Trampolining. Kate Spade. Barney and Robin on How I Met Your Mother. Watergate Bay Hotel. Aesthetic. Pinterest. Magic tricks. Cute little toddlers, and their tiny clothes and shoes. Parties. Satisfying videos. Feeling proud of yourself. When I'm snuggled up in my throw. Days when you get no homework. My toy Bubby. The Landmark Hotel. Wales. Wonder. General knowledge 'salute' and all those other HIMYM jokes like that.

Woah. That is 100 MORE Things That Make Me Happy. Sorry if I repeated any, I did reread my original a couple of times, but 100 things is quite a lot to store in your brain all at once. If you haven't already, try this - it really lifts your mood! I'll be back soon:) What makes you happy?
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Thursday

France 2017!

Hola Lexicans! As some of you may know from my previous post, a couple of weeks ago I came back from a holiday in France. I had an amazing time, and thought I would share some of my photographs, as well as a short write-up on the holiday. We spent the majority of our holiday in a little town in the South of France called Sainte Maxime, which is near Saint Tropez and Nice. Since our grandparents actually own an apartment there, this was not the first time we have visited the town - my family and I used to go a lot when I was little, and we also went there in 2014 and 2015. We are so lucky to have grandparents who have a holiday home in France and that let us use it! As we had decided to drive down to the South, rather than flying, we had to stay the night on the way down and back up, as to break up the long journey.

On the way down we stopped off at Beaune, a beautiful city in the middle of France. Once again, this was not our first time visiting as it was our stop on the way back in both '14 and '15 so we already knew the city quite well. Because we knew how much we liked it as a place, we actually stopped of there for two nights so we would have a day to explore. We were staying in the hotel 'Le Panorama' which I would whole-heartedly recommend, with nice rooms, gorgeous views, friendly staff and a good range of facilities (e.g. a games room, a swimming pool etc.) Beaune was a very photogenic city so many photographs were taken there! I've included a couple of my favourites below.

 

 

Then we drove down to Sainte Maxime and for this we had a shocker of a journey. We were expecting it to take around 6 hours, but it ended up taking 10! It was a very boring, and hard journey but on the way we passed some beautiful, beautiful towns and went on a route up the mountains (I took a couple of photos during the journey so will put one below), but we finally arrived! Sainte Maxime is right on the coast of France, so the beach is about a 5 minutes walk from the apartment and we spent most of our week either lounging on the sand, playing in the sea or chilling in our apartment. On a morning half way through the week there, we took a short boat ride over to the very famous Saint Tropez, to look at the yachts, do a little shopping and have a lunch. We also spent one of the days with some family friends also staying in the South at the time and another at Aqualand, this really fun water park filled with different pools and slides.

I took this on the way to the South of France when we stopped off to get ice-cream!







And finally, we drove down to Dijon for just one night before heading back home the next day and were staying in an Ibis Styles hotel there. For me, Ibis has the reputation of being a cheap, plain, not very nice hotel but I'm not sure if it's just because it was one of their 'Styles' ones but it was LOVELY, and I would 100% recommend if you're on a budget. Once we got there way it was later than planned (another shocker of a journey unfortunately) so we didn't actually get to have the afternoon exploring the city like my parents had hoped. We spent most of our time there sleeping and had to leave the next day. Despite this what we did see was beautiful - we had a lovely evening and saw enough to know this: we definitely want to come back, just this time, for more than about 16 hours or however much time we spent there!

Whoo! That was a long post, but I guess I had a lot to get through! Which of my photographs were your favourites? Isn't France such a photogenic country? Did you go anywhere this summer?

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