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Kat  Fashion writer trying to straddle the line between mutton & frump. Musings found on my blog.

Possibly the favourite view in my house. When you extend and renovate a whole house, there are certain things you "envisage". Pretty much none of them turn out actually looking like that πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚This dresser though with the bench next to it and the pictures (which were just moved from the old house and haven't been updated in about five years 😳) is everything I hoped it would be. The fact that the drawers of the dresser are 6 mega drawers of shit is something I just try not to think about 😳 Oh and that the sofa is still propped up from having been broken at new year.. details schmetails. 😝😝😝😝 The view makes me happy. Oh and does anyone want to buy any dining room chairs??!! #interiordesign #kitchen #kitchendesign #vintagehome #cottage #interiors

I have literally chewed my way through today... Friday evening oh how I love you. There is a sofa and a remote control with my name on it. Is it completely indulgent to order a takeaway just for one?? I really really want a dirty Chinese but can you believe we don't have any that deliver???? How crap is that? Just overpriced (albeit delicious but eye wateringly expensive) Thai... the husband is out, the children have been fed thanks to an amazing friend (end of term party 😍😍😍) Is there anything better than a Friday night in, knowing that you haven't got to get up on the morning πŸ™ŒπŸ™ŒπŸ™ŒπŸ™Œ #ootd #wiwt #fashion #fashionblogger

Fact. Especially when it's the last day of term (although why I'm saying that as it then means the kids will be around 24/7.. πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜«) Is the lie in on Monday worth it? πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ I'm planning a duvet day on Monday... But it's now Friday and the only way to make it through I think is hair of the dog... anyone else?! #quote #instaquote #friday #friyay #quoteoftheday #hairofthedog

This time next week we'll be on our road trip to @porteliotfestival Can't. Wait. Anyone else coming? I'm talking at the @hushhomewear tent at 5pm on Friday. And the rest of the weekend will mostly be found either yelling at a feral child or drinking @sipsmith gin. πŸ™ŒπŸ™ŒπŸ™ŒπŸ™Œ Can we please all do a "don't rain" dance for next weekend?! #porteliot2017 #festival #family #fashion

This was all about last night.. I do NOT look like this this morning 😝😝😝I do recall last night saying to someone that if you drink nothing but gin based cocktails, you'll feel fine the next morning. I lied. To be fair, I have felt worse, I don't need a McDonald's which I find is always a good benchmark, but I do need tea instead of coffee... anyone else need tea instead of coffee when they're feeling on the delicate side after a night out?? And I have to say, this dress was the bargain of the year last year. It's H&M. If you can believe it... 😱😱😱 #sendtea #ootd #wiwt #cocktails #shoeporn #fashion #fashionblogger

So. There was an arty insta of glasses that I could have posted but that wasn't that arty... it was slightly crap. And I have actually been trying to post this for two hours but we'll..83? Been discrete ...... all gone a bit wrong.. # okni should come bale to this rpmeoww ...... #thursday

HELP! Too see through?? And how the hell are you actually supposed to do this dress up? It's the DVF one.. more pics over on Insta stories and all the info plus loads of other maxi print options on the blog... and now... cocktails! But do I keep the dress.. can you see my pants? πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Link in bio #newblogpost #canyouseemypants #maxi #dvf #dress #fashion #fashionblogger #fblogger #moreoninstastories

Another day, another maxi dress, but this time with boots. As when I got dressed this morning it was pouring with rain and cold. Of course by mid afternoon, it was sunny and warm and I looked like a nobber. πŸ™„ Could have been worse, could have worn the jacket I had on earlier. I have had a day when I intended to be really productive but have been easily distracted. By food. Anyone else have those days? Working from home = eat everything that's not nailed down πŸ˜πŸ™„πŸ™„πŸ˜‚ #ootd #wiwt #maxi #green #navy #burgundy #fashion #fashionblogger

THIS. Limping towards the end of term with one hideously exhausted child (Aspergers and the end of term are a special kind of hell...) Just need to get them to school and then breathe. Working from home today and I'm looking at print, trousers and fragrance but there's a new blog up on NAVY! So I am the world's biggest fan of black but I'm always being asked about navy as an alternative. I know it's more flattering - clearly i highlight my face so you can see it from space to distract from the black, but it would be probably easier to wear navy. And one piece wonders that are easy to throw on so at least one of you doesn't have a meltdown in the morning... πŸ˜«πŸ˜«πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜‚ Link in bio #newblogpost #sendcoffee #quotes #instaquote #endofterm #aspergersmumsunite

Yes I love these dresses. Which is why I have the same style in three different colours.. 😳😳 This is last year's and I'm so sorry to the gazillion people who asked me today where it's from 😝😝😝 I am a RUBBISH fashion blogger wearing last year's stuff but I blooming adore the dress... working on a blog to make up for it 😘 And I'm even worse at taking photos.. managed to take some fabulously horrendous blurred ones of myself, @thefashion_lift and @alifetostyle We caught up today for the first time in years as Avril was over from Ireland (obviously i see Fran all the time 😘😘) I am a technical loser. Oh and it rained πŸ™„ BUT I got an amazing new bag and I have made.. YES made with my own hands, GF chicken Milanese for the children for dinner. Chances of them eating it? Zero. πŸ˜«πŸ˜«πŸ˜‚ #ootd #wiwt #fashionblogger #rubbishfashionblogger #summer #maxi #illgetmycoat

Another day, another standing up on a commuter train, another sore throat from yelling at certain children... and now of course I feel ridiculously guilty (but OMG, when I say stop talking and answering back, if you carry on talking or muttering, I am going to lose my shizzle...) And breathe... I have yet again made a punchy move outfit wise, as in there's not a lot of it (well it is a maxi dress but a skimpy maxi if there's ever such a thing..) Its not supposed to rain is it? Otherwise I will be wearing spray on maxi dress 😝😝😝 #summer #commuterhell #shoeporn #print #colour #sendcoffee

Is it going to be shoulder pads next??? Having a total 80s love in at the mo... yesterday it was the pointed kitten heel boot, today I'm championing the elasticated waist belt πŸ‘ŠπŸ‘Š I'm sure I used to wear mine over a long "grandad" shirt and leggings. Not planning on recreating that vision of delight any time soon but I'm rather liking it over a dress... I of course now need a black one and have found a star studded one on the blog that has my name all over it. How have I waited all this time to embrace the waist? (It's not that my waist has shrunk, I think the rest of me may have grown πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚) I'm a convert. More options over on the blog. πŸ“·@ariannasdaily Link in bio #newblogpost #waistbelt #the80swanttheirfashionback #ootd #wiwt #fashion #fashionblogger

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