Happy New Year

Happy New Year everyone, I hope you all had an amazing night.

This is my outfit that I wore. I didn't want to go too over the top as we only went for a meal at a local Indian, only a 5-10 min work from my house which was a result! No expensive cab fares for me! So I settled to wear my favourite leather shorts and a new jumper that I brought in the Next sale for £20 reduced from £40. I added some spotted tights to try and break it up a bit. My dad said I looked like I was going to a funeral when I had opaques on! He also asked me why I had a dead rat on my shoulders. Have to love dads!

Jumper: Next
Leather Shorts: Topshop
Spotty tights: Primark
Fur coat: Primark
Clog boots: Next
Bag: Next, stolen from the Mother.
Nail varnish: No 7 Milan 70
Watch: Toywatch

I have a few new years resolutions that im going to try and keep to this year.

1. Manage money a lot better.
I believe I am the worlds worst with money. I get my wages and they are without a doubt gone within the week. No joke I survive on under a tenner for the last 3 weeks of every month. Don't get me wrong as soon as I get paid I pay off any debts I have outstanding but once that is done I just seem to fritter it away. Be it on clothes, going out or endless amounts of magazines. Since I graduate this year I want to go lots of places. I have Dublin, Poland, Cornwall and Turkey in the pipeline and I need a lot of money to make this happen!

2. Exercise more
I have a membership to a jazzacise class and before christmas I was doing really well. By eating healthily and exercising I managed to lose 12 pounds, But then my coursework got on top of me and it all went out the window. I stopped going and started eating junk food again. But now Im going to make the most of the classes beens im paying £17 a month! I want to lose at least a stone and a half before we go to Turkey in the summer.

3. Concentrate on the people who truly matter
I dont make friends very easily, the majority of them I have know for most of my life. Ive been feeling like a bit of a mug recently and have decided that I dont need to treated that this. People who I thought were my friends proved that they only wanted to talk to me when they had nothing better to do. I have an amazing close circle of a few friends and a phone call at half one this morning from my best friend confirmed that these are the people that I need to concentrate on. These people are the ones who have my back, tell me when im being a idiot and will listen to me when i talk about mindless rubbish. I might not see these people for months on end but when I do its like we have never been apart.

My favourite boy and I :)

It was nice to go out for civilised meal with friends. As you can see im the only girl. Yet again! Most of my girl friends I have know for so many years and they all now live away so I dont spend that much time with them. These are my sixth form lot who are my boyfriends best friends. So I tag along with them most of time! Now Im one of the lads and I dont even think they see me as female anymore haha! We went back to someones house and didnt end up leaving until about half three. It was really good, I like to talk to people now rather than shout over the music. Im too old for that now!

Also a big thank you to all my new followers, it means a lot that you read my ramblings!

These boots are made for walking

I finally invested in a pair of clogs, it might be a little late but then I always am! I start to like something as soon as it starts to go out of "fashion". But in my opinion thats a plus because then you dont tend to look like a clone.
As soon as I spotted these going in the sale at work I made sure that I put them in my tub in the sale preview. Im in love with them, Im planning my outfit around them for NYE. They were £55 reduced to £25 from Next. How could I have resisted? The heel is just the right size so that they can be dressed up in the evening or made casual for the daytime. They will be perfect for me to wear during my work experience. My mum is not too keen though, thought they were still too much money!

I also managed to bag this bargain in the next sale, £10 reduced to £1. I think it might be my highlight of the sales this year!

Since you went away my heart breaks everyday.

Another Christmas is over. I have been extremely spoilt this year and have gotten an impressive haul from Father Christmas. My Christmas wasn't anything mind blowing but it was still my Christmas you know? We did the same things we do every year. Eat far too much food, sleep on the sofa and watch trashy Christmas TV. I spent it with my favourite people in the world so it was special.Just noticed a random shoe on the floor haha!

This is my christmas day outfit. It nice to get a little dressed up on Christmas day!

Black Body: Topshop
Black Cardigan: Next
Pleated leopard print skirt: River Island
Pearl bracelet: Thomas Sabo
Red Watch: Toywatch
Pearl necklace: Topshop
Tights: Marks and Spencers

Now River Island is a shop I tend to stay away from, its far to gaudy and dare I say Chavvy for my tastes. But I popped in there on Christmas Eve to buy a hat for my boy and was pleasently surprised by their sale. I brought this gorgeous leopard print skirt for a tenner and a grey tweed shirt for £15. The skirt was perfect for Christmas day because it had a elastic waist so I had enough room for the copious amounts of food I consumed.

My beautiful bright red Toywatch was a present from my boyfriend, he did so well didn't he? Hes a babe! Although I have to say that they fact he brought me a zebra print snuggie pretty much made my christmas. It was without a doubt the best present I recieved. I spent all day in it on the sofa yesterday!

The Thomas Sabo bracelet was a gift from my Uncle and mu parents brought me a "s" charm to go with it. Pearls are my favourite so I am very pleased with it!

I am waiting for my dad to do a massive fry up and then am off out to the boyfriends nans to eat more food and then onto my nans to continue eating and making myself look silly on the Wii.

I hope you all had a lovely day :)

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