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Wish List Wednesday

I've not been feeling well so I've taken online browsing through the shops. Although Christmas isn't quite here yet you can't ignore that it's everywhere. For me it gets me thinking about adding hints of red, texture and a bit of sparkle. These pieces are all great and could be used throughout the year. 
I've wanted a Denim dress like this for a while and this file would be great. The Leather-look top is really great and would be an amazing addition to my wardrobe giving me a bit of an edge. My other favourite piece is the Kimono the texture and colour are great and again is another versatile piece. 

Monday Musings

I've been a little absent from my blog recently and their is no real reason for it. There's no excuses to be made or the possibility of stopping blogging, but sometimes things just happen.
I've had a interesting few months in terms of working out things in life. I've found myself being really busy, exhausted and filled with worry.
Now I am and always will be a worrier and I doubt that will ever stop, but I think there comes a time when you have to not let everything worry you so much. I've found myself changing my priorities and working out what I want and what is most important to me.
I don't want to find myself worrying so much that I miss all the good parts. I know the last 'Monday Musings' post I wrote was about positivity and how I believe things happen for a reason. I haven't really been trusting in that recently and I find myself being impatient. I want things to happen now and although I also believe you have to make things happen not everything is in our control. So you have to have a balance of making things happen and trusting that things will work out. 

Now I know I'm only 24, but I find myself panicking already that I've not done enough with my life or that I'm not where I should be. Ian reminds me constantly that I'm still incredibly young and that we have a lifetime to do all the things we want. Recently I've found myself thinking, but do I have a lifetime? I'm not being morbid, but we never know when our times up. I want to know that I've lived my life to the fullest with no regrets.

Thinking about all this has got me wondering about this idea that at certain ages you should have done certain things. Who decided this and why?
Everyone is different and everyone develops and does things at different ages and times in their lives.
When you are young you dream of a life where you can make all the decisions and choices and not have to live by your parents rules. It's almost a fantasy as you forget that with that comes grown up things like bills, jobs, life and responsibilities. In those moment of delusion you find yourself so excited of whats to come and so you should be, but when it comes you realise things might take longer than you think.

For instance my 14 year old self believed that by 20 I would be a cool, independent, confident and trendy person living in New York. I believe thats where everything happened and that it was the place to be no matter what. I've never been to New York and it's still a dream of mine to go. I also thought I'd have enough money to be travelling round the world and go on never ending shopping sprees.
I don't know why I thought this would all happen by the time I was 20. I clearly had no understanding of time and how things truly worked. I guess what I'm trying to say is people have these perceptions of what we should be like and be doing by a certain point in our lives, but maybe we add to them too. We shouldn't put more pressure on ourselves instead we should be proud of who we are and where we are in life and that even if it's not perfect (which nobodies life is) we know that things will happen and will go where we want in the end.

Things change and life changes and throws you in different directions and thats okay. It's life and that's how it should be. It's not easy and nor should it be. It is those difficult times that shape us and make us who we are and make us stronger for the future.
Sometimes I think we need reminding of this.
I know I do.

These quotes are a great reminder of that and are a great way to keep you focused on the positive. As that is what we should always be focused on.

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Wish List Wednesday

With it staying to get cold I've b been looking at some of the autumn winter pieces coming out. These clothes are all great piece's and could be worn in a variety of ways. I also found this cash kidston bag and instantly feel in love it's just so pretty. What girl doesn't love a beauty product these nails are cool and definitely eye catching. I love a natural make up look and these are two great items. After reading lots of reviews I really want to try out the Touche Eclat and this nude lipstick is fantastic for a day to day look. I'm excited to get my hands on the snow Fairy Shower Gel as it smells gorgeous. 

Sunday Shoe Shopping

I love shoes as I'm sure all girls do. I've been looking at my shoe collection and I realised I need to get a few more pairs. These are the shoes in loving at the moment. My favourites are the red vans and also the red shoes. I could see them going with lots. The other three pairs are aimed more at being for work. They are stylish and smart and would be great for work. 

Wish List Wednesday

I've been looking for smart casual clothing and these are the few bits I'm wanting at the moment. 
Jeans are a basic item everyone should have and I love these ones from Oasis. White Shirts are also a staple and I haven't owned one since being at school. I love the relaxed feel to this one from Topshop and it would be a piece that could be dressed up and down. I found this River Island top on ASOS and the colours really stood out. This Cardi is great and I'm a sucker for this colour at the moment. Ever outfit needs a great pair of shoes and these brogues caught my eye along with these black and white flats. I feel like most of these items are simple basics and I could use them to make different outfits along with pairing them with pieces I've already got. 

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