September was a busy month! It’s flown by but at the same time the 1st of September feels like so long ago. My highlights this month are varied to say the least and there’s a lot of them, so let’s get stuck in. Charity shop shopping at LOROS You’ll know all about this if you read my post about my charity shop shopping trip. In case you didn’t and you can’t be bothered to I’ll give you a quick explanation. Basically me, Charlotte and Kirstie went shopping at LOROS in Leicester and picked up some incredible bargains. My favourite bargain…

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Alcohol isn’t generally my thing. Unless it’s a Malibu and orange juice, then it’s 100% my thing. However when I received an invitation to The Orange Tree launch night in Derby I thought well why not? I brought my boyfriend Jordan along and we got into town nice and early. Early enough, in fact, that we had time for pizza and curly fries (classy, I know). The event was due to start at 7pm so we got there near enough bang on time. There wasn’t many people around and the door was closed so at first we were kinda confused. Turns out there were…

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I’ve been working full time for a little over a year now, and I mourn my old student life almost everyday. Not because I enjoyed school or college. In fact, that couldn’t be further from the truth. I miss being a student because they get some awesome discounts. So when I was invited along to the intu Derby student night I jumped at the chance! I do get the odd 10% off here and there with my NUS Apprentice card. However the brands at intu Derby student night were offering up to 50% discounts! And that, my friends, is music to my…

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I’m gonna be honest, I’ve never really been into charity shop shopping. I used to pop into one or two every now and then but I could never find anything decent. I couldn’t be bothered to trawl through the rubbish to find the hidden gems that I’d heard so much about. My friend Charlotte (from Discovering Charlotte and Shoestring Chic) absolutely loves charity shops. So a couple of weeks ago she introduced me and Kirstie (from Behind the Scent) to the world of charity shop shopping. LOROS have 28 shops across Leicestershire and Rutland but Charlotte showed us round the store on…

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I’m honestly ashamed at how late this post is. In fact, it won’t be too long until I receive my next Papergang box, so I’d better get this one out of the way first! The theme for this Papergang box is marble, so basically the typical blogger’s dream from what I’ve heard. It’s not necessarily my dream though, so I was kinda sceptical about this box. But, believe it or not, I was actually pleasantly surprised! Probably because the first thing I took out of the box was this beautiful notebook. It doesn’t matter how many notebooks I buy, if…

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