Monday, 21 June 2010


The title of this post links in no way whatsoever with the post itself. You may have guessed. I couldn't decide what to call it.

So once again I've been a bit slack on the old blogging front, I had a pretty bad week last week though so didn't really feel like it. But I'm back now with news of cake, monkeys and clothes!
SO, this weekend was pretty jam-packed. On Saturday I scurried off into the city to get my hair cut (just a trim, nothing drastic/worth photographing and sharing with you all) and then I did a little bit of retail therapy to heal my emotional wounds. It worked. I felt far cheerier ;D following this I hurried home to make a cake with my brother for Dad. Obviously it was father's day on Sunday, hence the cake. But we thought it'd be nice if we went out... and dad paid... So we decided to bake a cake and use subliminal messaging into conning him into taking us all out on a trip to the zoo!

Okay so maybe it wasn't so subliminal...

I love these birds, for some reason they remind me of me and my boyfriend. A bit craaaaaazy.

It was nippy-noodles! I had to put on my coat. It would seem we had our summer a few weeks ago. Eating our picnic wasn't too much fun. Very cold! But tasty nevertheless.

We walked above the tigers! We are crazy-cats. Dare devils, you could say.

This cat was so sweet! Just before we got there a man had been talking to him through the glass and he was rolling on his back.

A couple of the animals escaped... OH LOOK AT ME MAKING JOKES. Bad ones.
Okay, so now I have bombarded you with photos of the wildlife park (it wasn't a proper zoo... it's called a Wildlife Park, hence the lack of lemur's and hippo's and elephants etc) and now it is time to show you what I got on Saturday.

I finally got a maxi dress! And I love it :D it's long enough as well, it's been tricky finding one long enough for me because I'm over 6ft tall so I haven't had too much choice. But I think this is lovelyyyy :) it's from TK Maxx and I think it was £16.99. But I didn't buy it, mum brought it back with her as a surprise. What a babe.

It has beads on the straps :D

I got this skirt from Topshop, I think it was £28. I love it so, so much. I can tell you now I won't be taking it off for a while. The photo really does it no justice whatsoever. But I love the pattern and the style of it. It's really pretty and vintage :)

Finally, I wanted to get myself a cheap alternative to Viva Glam Gaga. I have Viva Glam Gaga and I adore it. But that is the problem. I adore it a little bit too much, and I am poor. So I wanted to get myself a cheap alternative to wear to college so I don't use all of my lovely Lady Gaga lipstick up! I decided to get the Collection 2000 lipstick in Bubblegum. I think it's a long-lasting one and cost £3.49. I was quite skeptical but I thought I'd give it a go. I don't like really cheap lipsticks that much because they tend to dry my lips out and taste really icky. But I was pleasantly surprised. For such a cheap lipstick the colour payoff is amazing, it's moisturising and doesn't taste at all funky. It's much bolder than the Gaga lipstick because of course that is a lustre. It's also a slightly deeper shade of pink but I really like it and have worn it constantly since buying it (a whole two days. WOWZAS!). Oh! And it really does stay on for ages, if you eat it does wear off slightly but what do you expect for £3.49??

I think the packaging is pretty swish considering the price as well. I like it, I do :)
I hope you're all good my lovelies! I'd love to hear from you, hope you're all fine and dandy.
AND TODAY IS THE FIRST OFFICIAL DAY OF SUMMER. Let's hope it starts to warm up, eh?


  1. I just got the Viva Glam Gaga last week and it's my new love. The collection 2000 sounds like a good alternative.

  2. awesome day at the zoo, i see!! happy father's day to your dad! :D

    looks like you got some pretty wonderful new stuff there!! i love the maxi dress and the skirt!! such stylish pieces!! and you really look good in pink lipstick so that's a great purchase there as well!

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  3. I love the dress so much! Just need some nice hot weather so I can wear it now :) and thank you lovely! I've recently become obsessed with pink lipstick :D xx

  4. i love big cats especially tigers and leopards. i like your blog :) xxx

  5. you're smile is the best! xxxx