Thursday, 1 December 2016

Blooms | Digmas, Digbeth Dining Club, German Market and Electric Cinema | Birmingham

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 Last weekend, me and Jay had a really lovely, Christmas-y few days. I didn't plan on writing a post about it, but I took some nice pictures and thought that instead of bombarding Instagram with them I'd be nice to put them into a nice blog post instead because really they are nice to share and not only that but I also thought it'd be nice to have a chat about what it was we got up to over the weekend.

So on the Friday night we went to what was called Digbeth Dining Club which basically is street food, drink and entertainment. 
The food is outside (and bloody delicious, but ill get onto that in a second) then inside one part there is a bar, a giant disco ball (obvs) In another part that sort of lead into that part I think if I remember rightly was a different room again with a bar but this one I totally fell in love with. 
It felt proper cosy inside with the fairy lights and what not, but upstairs they had this bit which had a Gin Bar and some tables on like a balcony. It was so dark though I couldn't get a nice enough picture but the ceilings were like decorated with draped fabric, and the decor was really rustic. 
It took a while for me to put into words what it reminded me of but when it came to me, it totally made sense. The inside looked like the inside of a gypsy caravan, so pretty and quaint but it had this real mysteriousness about it. 
We opted that evening food wise to both having like wraps, mine I called more of a sort of Posh Donor Kebab, it was a lot nicer than that though. Pork with salad and some sauces it was greek and it was really nice, Jay opted for more of a 'healthier' version going for a wrap with chicken on in sauce and like topped with seeds and yogurt I really liked it! Then taking more advantage of the food we had some what was called 'poutine' this was the first time I tried it but it was SO nice it is (if you've never had it before): chips, with cheese curds, gravy then we had the Tex Mex version which was topped with guocamole (stay with me) salsa and jalapenos. You'd think on paper it wouldn't work, but it SO does.
After our evening there, we went to a pub which was a lovely little pub. 
When sitting down for a drink I overheard a boy saying 'It feels like your in someones house' which really is the best way to describe it. It has again this quaint feel to it, little bookshelves, a fireplace and they even had a well.

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Saturday was quite a busy day if I'm honest as it was Black Friday weekend (its more than just a day now you know) we popped into town to have a browse round a few shops, I was more looking for clothes for myself- awful I know!
Then we went to Digmas at The Custard Factory again in digbeth, it was so lovely. They had little stalls with gifts and bits and bobs, I actually found some really nice independent sellers which gave me loads of inspiration for a blog post I'm putting together (watch this space)
There was also really gorgeous food here again, if your getting the main theme here we had a lot of food over the weekend. I had some churros which was just so delicious, the man said he loved my hat which just kinda made me love the churros even more. 

After we finished up there we heading back into town and wondered round a few more shops or should I say the same ones. I have to say me and Jay were quite wise in thinking what we were buying before actually buying anything.

We then headed onto the German Market which is currently in Birmingham and will be for the next month right till Christmas Eve I believe! It was packed but it's looking so stunning again this year. We then went for some dinner before heading onto the Electric Cinema to watch Fantastic Beasts and Where to find them. 
I'll give a little brief review on it here if you didn't spot it on Instagram, I'm honestly still a bit up in the air about my opinion on the film. I didn't hate it, but I didn't love it either. I think because I had no expectation about it when it began and it seemed so 'Harry Potter-ish' I really got my hopes up, it was good.. but I'm really kind of not liking the fact that they are trying to Americanise the wizarding world now. Anyway it was still a good film.

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So this year I'm doing blogmas BUT I'm not blogging every day just every few days, if I'm honest i haven't worked out a schedule yet, but of course if you read my blog a lot and/or follow me on Instagram i'll keep you updated here/there! 
I am also doing Vlogmas but again I'm not doing it everyday I have now switched to weekly vlogs as a change to monthly ones so I'm super looking forward to doing that, well I have already begun so I can't wait to show you all. I'm thinking the vlogs will go up on a Sunday night fingers crossed make sure your subscribed here
And until next time take care! 

p.s massive apologises for the bad quality photos! Bad blogger!

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Wednesday, 23 November 2016

I'm a sinner, I'm the victim I'm an alien when I'm myself.

I've 'umm'ed and 'ah'ed about getting a baseball cap for so long now. (Not a snapback because those make my head look massive) but ultimately I couldn't decide if I was cool enough to pull one off. 
I decided in the end that it didn't come down to being cool, I wanted one so I got one. 
I'm not going to lie, i find it so hard to style. But over the summer and more often than not my style has started to evolve more to the 'sporty' side. I mean its something I've mentioned for a hella long time on here but now I think its pretty much reached its peak. 

I'm also having quite a bit of a thing for leopard print, I've vowed that I will basically be head to toe leopard print by the end of the year (thats not really a scene but its very possible)
With that my obsession with bodysuits hasn't gone away either so the two of those together is basically a match made in heaven I picked this one up from Nobodys Child in the Sale and to my belief it is still there so go snap it up. 

Not only that but I find myself ALL.THE.TIME going to my jeans when deciding on an outfit to wear, so really I need to get some more jeans. I mean if you already notice I'm wearing the same ones to my last post, sorry not sorry and all that. 

Leopard Print Bodysuit: Nobodys Child, Jeans: Cheap Monday, Coat: Primark, Hat, Topshop, Shoes: Primark

What trends are you digging (digging who am i?) this season?

P.s I know my fringe needs cutting so bad 

Until next time take care! 


Thursday, 17 November 2016

From The Achives: Album Picks for Autumn/Winter | Music Post

I'm definitely a playlist type of person, I make one for most occasions if you were to see my Spotify there's one for pretty much everything: Christmas Day, holiday, summer, feel good, sad days there's even a bath playlist (I know) so these types of posts I love to put together because I love music and choosing a soundtrack to my life if you will. I also love Cd's, I love to collect albums so for this post I thought I'd go through my archive of CDs and find the ones I always listen to this time of year (Autumn/Winter) and talk about why it is I listen to these this time of year, what it is I love about them. 

Tuesday, 8 November 2016

Guaranteed I can blow your mind | Outfit Post

Bomber Jacket outfit

It's no longer bomber jacket season I'm not going to lie. Coat weather really came out of nowhere and I've been living in mine ever since. Still I had to share these photos with you all of this gorgeous bomber jacket I brought quite a while ago now actually! I seen it a few times in Zara and loved it, I nearly went to buy it one day but decided to wait. A week or two went by and just like that it went into the sale at only £7.99 oh my life.


Saturday, 5 November 2016

Chocolate Orange Cookies | Recipe Post

Chocolate Orange Cookies Recipe

I have a MASSIVE obsession with anything orange flavoured, orange coloured or orange scented right now. I don't know why and I don't know where its came from. (Im not pregnant so don't worry) I just can't get enough of anything with a bit of orange in, hot chocolate especially.
But recently I rediscovered my love for Terry's Chocolate Oranges and about a week ago before Halloween I came up with the idea of making pumpkin shaped cookies, as they're orange I thought having them orange flavoured too would fit perfectly and be really halloween-y! I did that, but at the same time decided that these would be nice really for any occasion and after having some they were bloody delicious if I don't say so myself. So I quite simply had to share!

Monday, 31 October 2016

I'm back witches | Blogtober | Halloween Outfit Post

Halloween Witch Outfit

I'm quite excited to post this because I haven't done a Halloween outfit post for a while.
 I found a perfect little spot by where I live to do some photos and finally get to show off this super pretty dress I've had since the start of the year that I mentioned in the Witch Tutorial. It's perfect to go with the look for the Witch. Not only that the detailing is beautiful.

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