Dancing to electro-pop like a robot from 1984

Green polkda dot midi dress: Asos
Nude faux suede court shoes: Primark
Cream 3/4 length cardigan: Primark

This dress is one of my birthday money purchases in it's full glory. Thanks to Sarah who suggested it to me, she knows my style better than I do! She's always suggesting such beauties! I teamed it with a cardigan as it's really much more of a summer dress. A coat would have looked far too bulky. It's such a lovely dress, a tad more expensive than I usually would have spent given my current funds but you really can tell the difference in quality between this and a Primark number. Sometimes it pays to spend that little bit extra. I was perhaps a little overdressed for bowling but why should you only save your clothes for best?

A few snaps from my birthday night out on Saturday. Like I said on Sunday I did have a lovely time although it wasn't without it's drama. I booked the bowling at the wrong venue, completely my fault as I didn't read the club night correctly. I had a full on argument with the doorman who tried to make us pay extra and then had to sheepishly backtrack when I showed them the email. Not my smoothest moment! But still it was so nice to get together with all my favourite people. Now we've all practically graduated with full time jobs it's hard to fit nights in where everyone can come, a few still missed out but overall the gang was back together. As always too much alcohol was consumed and lots of belly laughs were had. Looking forward to another birthday night out for a friend next Friday!

The #LDN Lunch crew!


Right girls here is a list of everyone who is joining us on LDN lunch! We have a list of blogs and twitter names. If i've accidently missed you out, I am extremely sorry and let me know and i'll add you on!

Not long now to go. It is really important that you let either me or Eloise if you are unable to make it as there are people we have had to turn away because we don't have enough room. Even if it's a few days before please still let us know! Have a look on Eloise's blog at the venue and let us know if you think it seems ok. It will be great to get your feedback!

Wait are you waiting for? Get aquainted with each other!

Aisling - Fash-Ling @aislingnm
Amelia - Tiger Lily @tigerlilyblog
Anna - The Quater Life-Tales of
Annabel - Yoyo and Bel @belpw
Chelsey - Fasionista on a Budget @chelseyprentice
Charlotte - Girl Next Door Fashion @gnd_fashion
Charlotte - Head Over

Claire Jazzpad @jazz_pad
Ellis - Pink Flamingo
Emma - The Daisy Chain @emmaharold
Emily - Emily Charlotte @emily0charlotte
Emily - Wardrobe
Emily - Waiting for blog name -
if this is you then get in touch!!
Faye - Behind The Bijoux @wiredjewellery
Gemma - Fat
Hannah - Bow Dream Nation @hansyhobs
Hannah - Two Grazed Knees @twograzedknees
Helen - Half the World Away @heleneveline
Jaymie - By Jaymie @jaymieoc
Jazzy - Hivenn @hiven
Joanna - Mademoiselle Lala @mdemoisellelala
Hailey - Strangeness and Charm @xhjw
Katie - The Happy Little World of Miss

Katy - Caught up in Cake @kfedland
Kirstin - Crimson Rosella @crimsonrosella1
Lily - Lilylipstick @lilylippy
Lily - Llymlrs @llymlrs
Lizzy - Scientist Chic @scientist_chic
Lois - Lois Loves @loisclark172
Maria - Frills 'n' Spills @frillsnspills
Nicola - Here I Am
Olivia - What Olivia Did @livpurvis
Rebecca - Musings from the Pigeons
Rebecca - Rebecca's Vintage
Rosie - Then She'll Carelessly Cut
Safira - Miss Stylicious
Sara - SaraLuxe @sara_luxe
Sarah - City Girls Fashion Box @citygirlfashbox
Sarah - My Sentimental Heart
Sarah - A Million Dresses @amilliondresses
Sarah - Sequin
Selina - FLYING SAUCER @motel_selina
Sian - Tea An Toast @teaantoastblog
Sophie The Story of a Girl Who
Lives Beyond Her Means
Stacey - Style Speaks Louder Than
Stephie - Stephanie in Wonderland
Vicky - #GOLLYGOSH @vic_gollygosh

A snapshot #8

001: I finally spent all my birthday money in Oxford Street. I headed straight to Topshop as I usually can't afford to part with my pennies in there. I did want to stay away from Primark as I can afford that usually but couldn't resist buying one dress. It looks like a topshop copy. Wins!

002 - 003: I was very lucky to win a piece of Little Nells. Penny really does make some gorgeous pieces and this Hamsa necklace is no exception. Just look how beautifully it came packaged. Thank you so much :) I already have my eye on this to go with my new white dress in the above picture and this gorgeous cross.

004: It always makes my day when I recieve a postcard through the post from my oldest (nearly 20 years of friendship!!) and dearest friends. She's honestly a star! This time she was travelling around India if you could't tell from the postcard! I don't think there's many places left for her to visit!

005: I went to the local pub for dinner to discuss dates with friends for our summer holidays! Ahh exciting, just need to do some serious saving now! I much prefer having picky bits for dinner than a main meal, one of the reasons that I love Christmas. All those buffets nomnomnom! I admit I did have Lasagne after but i'm starting Weightwatchers next week so I am getting all my favourites in!

006: A little sneak peak of my birthday outfit. I went out for my birthday last night and as a result I am feeling a little sorry for myself! We ended up at Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes in Holborn, bit of a drama but i've got a special birthday post lined up. I had a good night, not quite sure i'd want to go there for birthdays as there's not enough dancing was involved for my liking. I'd go back again but just during the daytime. I'm recovering in my owl kigu and having a Harry Potter marathon with the boy. Bliss.

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