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How I Wear: A Playsuit

I've been fully embracing the sunshine, and this year I've had my legs out nonstop. Usually I avoid showing them, as they sensitive and shaving and hair removal leaves them in a state. This year I was too hot too care what anyone else though, I just wanted to feel the breeze on my skin and enjoy my days. I do love a playsuit, and it had been forever since I've worn one. I like being able to feel relaxed, and that I can eat what I like, sit how I like and not have to worry about adjusting my outfit. This denim beaut is super comfortable, and I like the fact the bottom half it's too short. I love that it's roomy, and the off the shoulder frill keeps from being too casual. 

Summer On The Southbank

London is a strange beast, sometimes it feels grey and like if you have no money you may as well stay in. Other times the sun comes out and the city comes to life, free festivals etc and it's hard to pick what to do first. We were long overdue for a nice family day out, and Baz and I didn't want to head out too far. As the boys get hot and bothered, than we argue and it ruins the day. So Southbank is always a go too. They have a massive sandpit during the summer, that the boys absolutely love and let's us take in our surroundings without the boys nagging that they are bored. There are a heap of places to eat and drink, whatever your budget.

How I Wear: Clashing Patterns

Clashing prints is so hit and miss, but if you don't try it you will never know. It feels like forever since I had a good play in my wardrobe, and worn something different from my usual everyday wear.  I took a bit of time out this month, I've been struggling with my depression and been finding it hard to shake myself out of it. So rather than being excited to go out, take photos, I've been spending my days repeating the same routine, and just trying to get through the day. But I'm starting to feel more myself again, and bored of my routine which is a sign that my social anxiety is easing. On a plus of being indoors, I sorted through my wardrobe, and pieced items I had together to try and take the stress out of what to wear. 

DIY Day | Crochet Projects 003

After spending a whole day, working on a piece only to burn the middle while blocking. I decided that rather than cry and get myself in a state, I'd vent on twitter and fingers crossed someone could talk me back from binning all my work and throwing the crochet town in. Yes I was feeling dramatic, but anyone who has done this will understand seeing your hardworking ruined in 5 secs flat. Thankfully Isobel being the babe she is, gave me words of comfort and I thought about all the work I hadn't burnt. So in light of staying positive, and for any other crochet peeps who have had a blocking disaster. It happens, we all mess up but don't lose all hope. Here's some of the pieces I've worked on since my last crochet projects post

How I Wear: Frilly Jeans

I've been out enjoying the sun while it lasts, also before the half term madness begins. I love my boys to bits, but you need a whole lot of energy to keep them busy not to mention money. I try to keep a balance of treat days and than lower cost days. Museums and parks are going to be my best friends this week. But the house has been stocked up with ice cream and sweets, colouring books and those spinner things so I think it should be a great week. I also did a clothing shop for all their summer stuff, so that I can relax more on the bigger one to come (yep six weeks holidays). Outfit wise I'm keeping it more casual, it's been great not to have to wear a jacket. I do love all my faux fur for colder days, but sometimes it's great to have a break from them.  

My Cruelty-Free Skincare | Superdrug Vitamin E range

As someone who likes her beauty products, finding a good skincare range is hard finding a great skincare range is almost impossible. As a 34 year old women with dry and sensitive skin, and a hatred of 'oily' feeling products it's been an on going search. I wanted a face wash, cream and scrub that would leave my skin feeling fresh without upsetting it. I also was looking for something budget friendly. People seem to assume that all us bloggers, spend our days rolling in cash. So to smash the dream, but would rolling around in my bills count. While I would love to spend all my money on myself, as a mum of two this doesn't happen. So is it possible to get a fab skincare range, that's won't cost the earth and still be great. 

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