Girls singing on the bus, fellas kicking up a fuss

Quilted faux leather biker jacket: Zara (similar)
Black and white checked collared blouse: c/o Shelikes
Pink scuba midi skirt: Primark (similar)
Black pointed courts: Dorothy Perkins (similar)

As soon as I spotted this lovely blouse on the Shelikes website I knew I had to have it and immediately imagined wearing it with this pink skirt. It made a pretty good partnership dontcha think?! Spring may be trying to appear but i'm not brave enough to be letting go of the black tights just yet! They'll be my comfort blanket for a little while yet.

This weekend has been jam-packed. I went to London on Friday night for the lovely Michelle's birthday dinner. Finally got to sample the delights of Breddos Tacos and they went down a treat. So much so I became an hoover and ended up eating everyone's leftovers. There was no way I could let those cheesy chips end up in the bin! Tonight i'm having a cosy night in with a Chinese for my mums best friends birthday. Then tomorrow i'm back in the Big Smoke for an indoor picnic at Lily's house. I've been ordered by Sarah to bring a carrot cake so that's what i'm baking today!

What are you getting up to over the weekend?

I'm gonna pick up the pieces and build a lego house

Red belted full coat: Florence and Fred (similar)
Floral sheer shirt:Primark (similar)
Black skinny jeans: Primark (similar)
Black leather penny loafers: Office (similar)
Neon Orange nail polish: Colour Club
Black Bayswater: Mulberry

After 6 months cold turkey I feel off the wagon spectacularly and stumbled into Primark and somehow came out with a massive bag. I have no idea how it happened and I managed to spend a small fortune but boy did I come out with some gems. I was hunting for the infamous gingham skirt - which I found hurrah! - and obviously had to have a mooch. This pretty shirt was in the bag of swag. I thought it'd be perfect for my upcoming trip to NYC and picked it up in cream too. They were £12 each so it would have been criminal if I didn't pick them up. It's really simple and goes perfect with a pair of skinnies for a casual weekend. My mum very kindly treated me to this gorgeous coat last month. It was reduced to £25 in the sale - say what? Bargain!

The weekend was pretty chilled considering it was payday. I spent it watching the Book Thief crying - so sad - and eating lots of food and drinking lots of wine at a girly night in on Saturday. It was very much needed although my waistline is currently groaning. I had a delicious Sunday lunch yesterday locally as we took my boyfriend's nan out for a belated birthday present. Lots of eating always makes a fun weekend!

Do you all have a nice weekend?


Mayfield Bakery

It's always a winner when you find a gem so close to your home. Mayfield Bakery is luckily located about 15 minutes from my house in Essex. I can't rave enough about the cheese and onion bread. It's like pieces of heaven - delicious with a thick slab of salted butter.

Based in a rural setting, the bakery sells a whole host of different products. From handmade loafs of bread to pastries to cheese and cakes. You can buy local products and even have a lesson in baking bread. Something I'd like to try out! It's open daily and is always busy so make sure you get there early to get the pick of the bread.

It has a little café attached that does the best breakfasts. It's not the cheapest but it's well worth the money. This time I opted for scrambled eggs with smoked salmon and some seeded brown toast. The eggs were beautifully creamy and made the perfect partner to the salmon. I didn't want it to end! I had to take one of those gingerbread men home!

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