Do you ever get that fear that you can't shift?

Map print cotton midi dress: Laura Ashley
Nude block heeled sandals: Dorothy Perkins c/o Westfield London (similar)
Light wash denim jacket: Primark (Similar)
Leather nude structured Kelly bag: Vintage (similar)

I'd waited patiently for this dress since the Laura Ashley press day and had a voucher burning a hole in my pocket. The lovely ladies at the Colchester branch gave me a call as soon as it dropped in. It's such a perfect length and great for those weekends when you fancy making a bit more of an effort.

I wore this out for Father's Day at the weekend for Sunday lunch at a hotel in a village nearby. I actually worked there from the age of 15 to 20 so have fond memories of spending early breakfast shifts sneaking a full English in the kitchen. It still feels strange going back and being waited on! I'm off to Glastonbury next week for the first time. So i'm manically trying to get up to date at work and write myself lots of lists to ensure I don't forget anything. This week is going to be a busy one! But i'm counting down the days, that week off work is very much needed.


Going Loco

Dominos is up there as my favourite takeaway so I was excited to recieve an invite to a special Brazillian party to celebrate the launch of their new Canivale pizza Range introduced especially for the World Cup. Inspired by South American flavours, it includes two new pizzas and two new sides. It's on offer until 14th September.

They set the bar high with the delicious Mojitos, I may not have been able to stop at one or two... I had a feeling the pizzas were going to be just as good. As my boyfriend and I grabbed a table to watch the entertainment, we eagerly kept our eyes peeled to sample the pizzas.

After much thought and a hell of a lot of tasting we both decided the Fiesta came out on top. There was just something about the cheeky mojito drizzle alongside the chicken strips, red peppers, green peppers, red onions and a sprinkling of fajita spice. It was like a party in our mouth and we proceeded to have quite a few slices!

The slightly spicer Rio was perfect for those who prefer a kick. With pulled barbacoa beef, red onions, green peppers, red peppers and a tasty chipotle sauce to finish it off. Well worth splashing out for on Two for Tuesdays.

Thanks for the pizza Dominos, it was an absolute pleasure! 

The England match today is the perfect time to tuck in - what are you waiting for? Give them a call!

Forever we tried to make it right but together we saw the end in sight

Watercolour floral textured top: Primark (similar)
Watercolour floral textured midi skirt: Primark (similar)
Suede effect strappy black block heeled sandals: Primark (similar)
Red lipstick: Chanel Rouge Allure 99 Pirate

I just don't know where the week has gone, it seems only yesterday it was Sunday! I've barely had any time to think. But can't complain about being busy! I popped into Primark a few weeks ago to grab some Glasto essentials and you know how it is. You grab something you need and get distracted by things you don't need and end up spending a small fortune. It's all a bit of a blur! This two piece set was something that caught my eye and swiftly came home with me. I actually met my friend a few days later for lunch after I brought it  and she mentioned she saw a skirt that was perfect for me and promptly described this one. It seems I might be predictable...

I gave it it's first outing at the weekend to a Murder Mystery overnight stay at a fancy local hotel for my mum's friends 60th birthday. We had afternoon tea, went for a quick outfit change before coming down for a three course meal with a bit of light entertainment. The murder mystery wasn't quite what I expected but I had a really lovely evening and don't think I stopped laughing. I drunk far too many glasses of wine and completely overindulged at the buffet breakfast the next day. The makings of a great weekend!

Have you ever been to a Murder Mystery weekend?


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