I thought I would do something a bit more relaxed on my blog today and write a chatty, update style post about what I’ve been up to over the last few weeks. I think it’s refreshing to not have a particular focus on a certain topic or theme from time to time, so that’s what I’m doing in this post. So, on the off chance that you’re interested even slightly in my life, read on…
I’ve recently been seeing a lot of people sharing their aims and ambitions across the internet, both on YouTube and blogs. I love setting myself goals and challenges (although I don’t always achieve many of them) so I thought I’d do the same. I was originally going to share my 25 before 25 list, but I realised that I’m only giving myself about two and a half years to accomplish all these things which is very unrealistic. So, 30 before 30 it is!
I did one of these posts a few months ago and I really enjoyed writing about some things I’ve been loving recently. It’s also nice to condense what I’ve actually been enjoying and seeing it all written down – it’s oddly calming for some reason. So, without further ado, here comes a random stream of thoughts containing the things I’ve been loving this month.
Over the last few months I’ve been slowly but surely making a mental list of some staple pieces that I want to invest in throughout the coming months. It pretty much consists of the standard basics that either I don’t already own, or would like to update this year. One thing that I challenged myself to find was the perfect (and affordable) leather jacket.
Hello! I’ve decided to do something a little different today and share five things that I’ve been loving this week! I’m hoping to make this a regular thing so please let me know if you like it! Without further ado…
What I’ve been watching: Big Little Lies
I’m a bit late to the party on this one, but I’ve now watched the first two episodes of Big Little Lies, and I’ve got to admit that I’m already hooked. If you’ve been living under a rock like I was and haven’t yet seen it, the show follows three mums, played by Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, and Shailene Woodley. It’s basically a crime/drama/dark comedy show, and it will give you serious house envy. Seriously, I am considering giving it all up in favour of finding a way to live in one of their beachfront homes. Also – please no spoilers I will cry!
What I’ve been listening to: Crash On My Couch (podcast)
I’ve been watching Arden Rose’s videos for about 6 years now, so when she and her boyfriend Will Darbyshire brought out their own podcast series I thought I’d give it a listen. It’s very easy listening and entertaining, and I tend to listen to it when I’m getting ready in the mornings, or cleaning the flat. Worth a listen if you haven’t already!
What I’ve been eating: Bagels
I could have picked something that makes me sound a bit more interesting, but honestly, I have recently developed a bagel obsession. I have realised that they may be the perfect food, because you can literally eat them at any time of the day and it’s perfectly acceptable. Breakfast? Bagel. Lunch? Bagel. Midnight snack? Bagel. Top tip: toasted with a generous amount of Philadelphia spread is the best way to eat them.
What I’ve been wearing: Slogan Tees
Oh, slogan tees. You have saved my life. Okay, maybe not my life, but they’ve definitely saved me from not knowing what to wear. It’s a miracle that I’m not wearing one in this post! I think I need to go to slogan tees anonymous because I am addicted. I even bought another one yesterday. Someone stop me before my wardrobe is only made up of slogan tees (just kidding, that’s the dream).
What app I’ve been using: Gin Rummy
I blame my boyfriend for this, because he introduced me to it. I’d never even heard of this game a few weeks ago, and now I’m obsessed. It’s basically a card game in which you’re dealt 10 cards, and you will have to look up the rest of the rules yourself if you’re interested because I just tried to explain them on here and ended up confusing myself. Warning: it’s addictive.
Top | Zara
Skirt | New Look (old – similar here)
Shoes | Primark (similar here)