Tell me the one about the friend you knew

Black blazer: New Look
Cream sheer sleeveless dip hem blouse: C/O New Look
Purple patterned tapered trousers: Asos
Ankle strap pointy court shoes: Primark
Nude studded clutch bag: Present from the lovely Sarah

These trousers are a god send. Why? Because they're like wearing PJs in public. They're such soft material and loose in all the right places. The best £30 I have spent in a long time. Anyone else find that Asos is like crack? I just can't seem to not click that button and place an order. Send help please? Or least donate some cash so it can continue please! Can you believe these shoes are from Primark? They really seem to be upping their game in the shoe department recently. My dad commented they look like bondage shoes but I think that's what drew me to them in the first place. Pretty fierce eh? I was very kindly given a voucher when I popped along down to the New Look press day so I treated myself to this blouse. It's such a great basic for work and going out. At under £13 you really can't go wrong!The collar will look great peaking out of a brightly coloured jumper.

I've spent today eating my weight in chocolate eggs - it'll be hard to get back on the weightwatchers wagon on Tuesday. I seem to have turned into a complete pig since Thursday. Those scales will not be my friend. I'm off out for a Thai tonight with my cousin, his girlfriend and my boyfriend for a bit of bonding. The night will probably consist of lots of drink, too much food and the disbelief of how crazy our family is but yet we wouldn't have it any other way.

Hope you have a fantastic Easter Sunday whatever you do!


Survive Easter with Weightwatchers Hot Cross Buns - Recipe

Easter can strike the fear of God into any Weightwatcher. All that chocolate, cake and roast dinners is enough to make anyone go mental. Sometimes it can be hard to resist everything. However I found a cracking Hot Cross Bun recipe in this months magazine meaning you don't have to miss out. They taste just like the real thing!
You'll need:
450g of Bread Flour
1 tsp of salt
1 7g sachet of yeast
1 tsp Mixed spice
1/2 tsp of ground cinnamon
50g of currants
150ml of lukewarm skimmed milk (reserve 1tbsp for brushing)
25g of low fat melted spread
50g of caster sugar (reserve 2 tsp for the glaze)
1 egg

For the crosses:
2 tbsp of plain flour
1tsp of caster sugar

Makes 12
5 Propoints each

001: Place the shifted flour, salt, spices, yeast and currants in a bowl and mix well.
002: In a seperate bowl, combine the milk with 75lm of lukewarm water and add the egg, spread and sugar. Make sure you beat well. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees/ gass mark 6 or 180 degrees on a fan assisted oven.

003: Take the dough out and knead it on a chopping board. I did this for around 5-6 minutes but it's entirely up to you.
004: Make 12 even balls of dough and mark a cross with a knife.

005: Make the paste mixture for the crosses. Place in a piping bag and make an even cross. If I did these again i'd use a larger nozzle as the crosses were not thick enough for me! Brush them with milk before popping in the oven.
006: Cook in the oven for around 15-20 minutes until they have risen and are a golden brown colour. As soon as you take them out make the glaze with 4 tbsp of boiling hot water and the reserved sugar.

Serve them hot with some low fat spread. Don't forget to add the extra propoint. Let me know if you make them!


Things i'm loving this week- Collar necklaces

Pink and yellow neon spike necklace: Primark
Black and white chain necklace: c/o New Look
Cerise pink bobble necklace: Primark
Rhinestone bib necklace: Primark
Studded mesh rhinestone gold necklace: c/o New Look - only in silver on the website

I thought i'd put together a new weekly feature including my favourite things of the moment. This week I can't seem to get enough of collar necklaces. They look brilliant under a shirt collar or a plain dress. The bigger the better in my opinion! I seem to be drawn to wearing all black at the minute so they really help to jazz an outfit up. This beauty from New Look will look amazing under a white shirt - it's the perfect colours for the summer. This necklace from eBay is a brilliant bargain and might be a necessity when I get my paypal account refilled! I think the simplicity makes it so lovely.

How do you feel about collar necklaces?

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