Monday, 1 September 2014

School Uniform Look Book. Full Uniform For Under £40.

So Ellie is back and first thing first...UNIFORM..lets hope it all fits!

So this years school uniform shop I managed to pick up for under £40 we got:

2 long sleeve shirts £4 Nutmeg at Morrisons
1 short sleeve shirt £4 George at Asda
1 black skirt £4 Nutmeg at Morrions
1 grey skirt £4 George at Asda
1 pair jersey stretch trousers £4 George at Asda
1 pair bow detail trousers £4 George at Asda
7 pairs socks £4 George at Asda
3 pairs tights £5 George at Asda
Shoes £5 (sale) Aldi

Now Ellie goes through about a million pars of school shoes in a year so I refuse to buy Clarks anymore it just isnt worth it! They just dont last her! From reception to year 3 she had Clarks every year and every half term needed new ones because she had wrecked them! I dont even want to think about how much money was spend on shoes! So now we just get cheap ones end of conversation! She wanted some nice Lelli Kelli shoes for school...erm NO! NO AND NO again!!

Bargain Shoes!

The essentials!

And a range of looks (and poses) depending on the weather and her mood!

Minute Monday 1st September 2014


Sunday, 31 August 2014

20 Facts About Me...And The Follow Up To 4 Truths...1 Lie!

Did you catch my 4 Truths...1 Lie post last week?

Well yesterday I was tagged by the lovely Gemma at Sunshine On A Cloudy Day (and a few others but I'm sorry I can't remember who!) on Instagram for the 20 facts game and thought I'd link it to one of my latest blog posts 4 truths 1 lie...could you guess which one was the lie? 

1. I'm OBSESSED with social media since taking up blogging I'm glued to twitter! 
2. I once sang (as a child) to Michael Barrymore (i  think it was Happy and You know it?) Mum, I know you read the blog so is this a real memory? I'm sure we was in Blackpool? At the pleasure beach?
3. My last 2 pregnancys were complete surprises! 
4. I pooped giving birth (ohhhh the shame!!!!) 
5. My earliest memory is being in hospital. I kind of remember being in an ambulance and then remember the playroom after. I believe I was about 3. Again Mum is this a real memory? 
6. If I could have one skill it would to be able to sew! I love pinning posts but the reality is I'll never be able to make any of them! 
7. I love Hollyoaks! 
8. I'm a hoarder (its bad!!) 
9. I get really easily stressed 
10. I'm a really emotional person and the smallest things make me cry! Happy moments, sad moments you name it I cry! 
11. During a talent show at school my trousers ripped, I don't think anyone noticed luckily! 
12. I really REALLY want a caravan! ( I have a pinboard 
13. I'm shit scared of fire/ flames so much so even a match/lighter scare me...
14. And I have a bit of a phobia of cotton wool too.
15. I would love to drive but the truth is I'm to much of a worrier! As a passenger I spent the entire journey worrying about "risks" and In my head the most dangerous things can happen when in fact its barely anything! 
16. I cry at everything on TV my head puts me in every situation I see, I hate it! 
17. I have lost 1.5 stone in the last 5 months. 
18. I'm addicted to ebay and getting bargain bits for the kids wardrobes! 
19. Nothing in our house is 'ours' its all hand me downs or second hand, that makes me feel sad but at the same time grateful 
20. The family member I'm closest to my is my Nan I see her at least 4 times a week! 

So did you guess? Sorry to disappoint but I have never been arrested or almost arrested...I'm a good girl don't you know. Though half the story is true, my pants dd snap and I refused to go home...Well at the ripe old age of 19/20 I wasn't gonna let a little thing like no undies ruin a night out so just went commando!! 

Word Of The Week.

This weeks word of the week is


No not the TV programme but we have (almost) reached the end of the summer holidays but no need to be sad because we are on countdown....

last few days COUNTDOWN to Ellie coming home (she's been visiting her Dad for the last 3 weeks!)

less than 1 week COUNTDOWN to school starting (starts Thursday)

3 weeks COUNTDOWN to pre-school starting (18th September)

5 weeks COUNTDOWN to Dean's Birthday and to our wedding anniversary (we got married on Dean Birthday...erm best present ever he got his wife!!!! ha ha!!)   (9th October)

8 weeks COUNTDOWN to Elsies 1st birthday........wahhhhhh!!! (28th October)

(and then after that we will be counting down to Ellie's birthday, my birthday and Christmas...exciting!!!) 

Word Of The Week.

The Reading Residence

Silent Sunday. 31st August 2014.

Silent Sunday.

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