Its no secret that I'm infatuated with all things quircky and far from the norm. This sense of normlessness comes into play in the way I dress; why blend in when you can be an individual? After all, you were born an individual; embrace it. Simple, straight dress to the rescue; I was too lazy to think of what to wear today and this is the end product. A dress that screams slouchy and boots that let just enough breeze in to keep me cool whilst keeping the rain out. Its a win win situation!

Basic Whites!

Summer is nearly over and the thought of grey skies and rainy days makes me want to crawl under a rock and stay there. Having said that; Autumn/Winter fashion happens to be my favourite of all; oversized jumpers, camel coats and turtlenecks..Ahhh bliss! I've been looking to Pinterest and Tumblr for some A/W inspiration and have also started arranging my wardrobe ready for those colder days.

My 24th Birthday!

As you're all aware, it was my 24th birthday yesterday so I thought I'd share some of the very many photos that were taken. When I woke up this morning; my little brother asked me how it feels to be 24 and to be perfectly honest; I don't feel any different. Just added another year of memories; lessons learned and new knowledge onto 23 years of my life; age really is just a number! It would be nice however to get a little bit taller; it dawned on me last night just how tiny I am! Brace yourselves for these photos; I am literally a living, breathing hobbit. 

Time to play!

I am turning 24 in just under 4 hours; its finally hit me and I'm quite sure how to deal with it. Life is moving forward way too fast and this makes me uneasy. Am I really ready for this, do I truly know where I'm headed with my career in Dentistry, am I doing the right things? All these questions fill my head at this very moment but I bear no response. Here is to taking each day as it comes; to good decisions and to new, better goals.

A day too soon!

I will be 24 years old on Sunday the 23rd; can you believe it? I mean, I'm still getting ID'ed everywhere I go, no one really believes my age until proof is provided. I even got ID'ed to watch a (15) rated movie once which is absurd! But I'm not complaining; I just really hope this works in my favour when I get to age 40; you know the whole looking ten years younger mambo jambo. 
This past year has been a bit of a roller coaster and I feel that I've changed and grown so much! I had a huge career change, I've met some amazing people and made some great new friends, I have a new baby niece and she's way too loud if you ask me, I put my big girl pants on and moved out of the family home and I finally got my driving license after years of putting it off. But of course, with great joy comes great sorrow; someone who was very special to me is not around anymore but that's okay too. I believe that everything happens for a reason so let it be. 
23 has been very good to me, here is to hoping that 24 is even better and I'll be wiser minus the wrinkles..

Ooh La La

*Upbeat Protein Drink Review!

Put down the chocolate bar and step away from those cupcakes; pick up a bottle of Upbeat  instead! A few days ago, I was contacted by Kat from Upbeat regarding their new protein drinks and if I'd be interested in a trial. Since I'm into fitness now more than ever and also because I had never heard of the company before, I was really intrigued to give them a try. Even though I workout a lot, I've never drank any whey/protein shakes. I'm extremely old fashioned and have always stuck to making my own smoothies.
Everybody needs a certain amount of protein in their diet to repair and keep our bones healthy and aid body tissue growth. If you are an unhealthy snacker; mid-morning, afternoon or evening; Upbeat drinks may just be your perfect solution and you'll be glad to know that they are not just for athletes and bodybuilders. They are for everyone! They aren't about increasing you protein intake but about making sure you get steady protein intake throughout the day.

Preppy Vibes!

Summer seems to be fading away so quickly as there are more and more grey, rainy days and today is most definitely one of them. It's time to dig out those thin jumpers that had been tucked away for the summer in the hopes that they wouldn't be needed.

Fade to White!

The best decorating advice I could ever give would be to start neutral then add a pop of colour here and there. The reason why I say start neutral is because you can easily switch in the future is you feel that you need a change. Ever since I moved out, I've noticed that I'm acting like a granny; all I want to buy is pretty cushions, paintings and beautiful bed linen. Some of the things that used to matter when I lived back home don't seem as important now; all but a distant memory. There is nothing better than coming home from a long day at work, have a nice long bath and climbing into a freshly changed bed which is why I take pride in my bedroom's appearance. The final piece to the puzzle was of course white bedding; there's just something so peaceful about it.

Cropped Stripes!

Sometimes all you need is a good pair of ripped jeans and a basic top to get you through the day. Let me be more specific, to get you through a lazy day! Now, I'm talking laziness in its purest, most strongest form; the kind you can't escape from. Jiù Mìng!
I do have a few new novels that are waiting to be read so I've spent most of my day indulging in some light reading. What can I say, it's just one of those days and what a struggle it was to gather up the motivation to  take these few snaps but we got there in the end.

Dark Statement!

Yet another grey day equals a small grungy mash up of leather and captioned tops; an outfit that is a far cry from my usual tendencies. Fortunately, I look rather exceptional in black don't you think? Here is to straying away from expectation and badly belting out Paramore early morning.

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