This is my end of summer and going into the autumn look. Those if I\'m honest, the day we took these photos felt like we were still in the middle of summer and Autumn was just a distant dream. ⠀
I\'m a little late to the linen dress trend that been filling up my Ig feed this summer. Still better late than never, here\'s a linen \'inspired\' dress from Primark. I say \'inspired\' as I don\'t think its strictly a linen dress and its proberbly some cheap knockoff.⠀
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This is my end of...

With Autumn just around the corner, It got me thinking of September/Autumn fashion and how I\'m looking forward to saying goodbye to my summer dresses and hello to oversize jumpers and cosy cardigan. I\'m trying to reclaim my love for the cardigan, a childhood fave of mine which I have seen to outgrown as I got older. ⠀
Starting with this Sainsbury TU embroidery cardigan which is so lovely to wear. I\'m now looking forward to wearing more cardigan throughout Autumn. Bring it on. ⠀
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With Autumn just around the...

When your husband surprised you with a big bouquet of flowers and your first thoughts is - quick let me put on a pretty dress and take a photo of me holding it!⠀
(The only problem with that - you look tired on photos hence me hiding behind this bouquet.)⠀
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When your husband surprised you...

Now the heatwave is coming to an end (they predicting rain and thunder later on today and I\'m excited!) I can now get back to what I\'m best at - posting pretty pictures while wearing pretty clothes. This was a DKNY dress  I brought from Tk Maxx, retailed originally as $145 - I got it for £10. Bargain! ⠀
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Now the heatwave is coming...

A couple weeks ago, out of nowhere a butterfly flew into our home. This got me all emosh and I was certain it was an omen - a good omen. My husband just wanted it out of the house, but I wanted to keep it.⠀
This butterfly picture was at London Zoo. ⠀
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A couple weeks ago, out...

Current Mood: could quite happily sleep for the rest of 2020. ⠀
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Current Mood: could quite happily...

4 things you only discovered when you are a ‘grown up’.

Next month I will be hitting onto 34 and despite that. I don’t feel very grown up. However, here are 4 things you only discovered when you are a ‘grown up’.

I know I’m in shock as well! I mean who would think moi will soon be hitting onto 34. Na ah not me, I’m 33 going onto 21 thank you very much.

I remember when I was 15 and bored with school, I muttered to myself one day that I can’t wait to be a grown up. Be careful what you wished for kids as now I’m ‘grown up’ I would do anything to be 15 again.

But in honestly, age is just a number and what to say when anyone really feels like a ‘grown up’.

Now despite all me saying that I still had comments from people who had muttered that I’m very immature and childish.

Prrrrft, some people as I had said before – really should think before they speak. What do they know?

I run my own business, I have a mortgage and I’m married. How much more ‘grown up’ do you want me to be? Sure I don’t have children and I don’t’ drive, but so what! And yes I still enjoy the 3 Cs:  Clothes, cupcakes and cosmetic.

So if any young one who is reading this and thinking, oh yeah that will be me one day. Here are 4 things you only discovered when you are a grown up. Just think of it as auntie Anna giving you a pre-warning.

Your money is all tied up in ISA and saving account:

If you think you can have unlimited money to buy that Ted Baker dress, you be dying to buy. Think again mate. As once you reached a certain age and you have brought your own property, your money will soon be tied up in ISA and saving the account. It the whole planning for the future scenario you will hear people repeating times after time. So you can’t actually spend any of your money right now – you have to wait, save and then by the time you reached a certain (scary) age then he money will yours. But by that point that Ted Baker dress will be replaced by a new kind of style.

You don’t just marry the man of your dream – but his whole family:

If you have seen ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’, then you might know what I mean by this. I have to admit I really surprised by this notion that when you marry, you don’t just marry the love of your life – but his whole family! You will find yourself taking on his family as well. And that includes his aunt, uncle and second cousin. Don’t get me wrong – I like my husband family – but it just took me surprise that I would also inherit his whole family as well. Do be prepared for that as you will soon be invited to BBQ and family weddings.

You’re no longer a perfect size 10:

Yeah, once upon a time I was a perfect size 10. I spent most of my 20s as a size 10. Then age happens and so does your weight. I wasn’t really prepared for my metabolism to slow as I always thought I would be a perfect size 10. Naaa… You will be forced to join a gym and work out till your body is screaming at you. You find yourself signing your life away to either weight watcher or slimming world. Where you are counting the calories and hearing judgmental comments from people when you want a second slice of cake.

Drinks function that only served wine or champagne.

Once you start work, your organization will no doubt have something called a ‘Christmas party’. A function where you stand around with work colleague and try to talk about anything other than work. Oh also as often with these sophisticated work function, they only served wines or champagne. A drink that is supposed to be for grown up. However, for me, it grape juice that burned (I will never get over that Sheldon quote). It can be awkward and you will get funny looks from people when you request water instead.

So there were my 4 things you only discovered when you are a ‘grown up’. Do you have anything to add?

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  • Taima
    August 2, 2017

    Love this. The older I get the more I feel Iike I big kid. I love feeling comfortable in my own skin now. Great post.

  • Shelby @Fitasamamabear
    August 2, 2017

    Haha this is so true! Especially the drink function thing.. I dislike wine and it drives me nuts!

  • Ruth Lee
    August 2, 2017

    I love the way you write! You are an excellent story teller! I love your humor as well <3

  • Melissa
    August 2, 2017

    I agree with the size realization. I am definitely not the same size anymore. One thing they don’t tell you about being an adult is that the naps that I didn’t want when I was a kid, I wish that I could have now!

  • Chelsea
    August 2, 2017

    Haha! I used to want to be an adult, and boy do I regret that! It’s all about paying bills and being tired. Ugh! Thanks for the laugh!

  • Vox
    August 3, 2017

    This sums up some really important points that young folks need to think about (and prepare for). Very funny–and timely! 😆

  • Tammy
    August 3, 2017

    LOL Loved this and your points are spot on. I take naps all the time!

  • Dee
    August 5, 2017

    LOL!!! This is so true! I actually married a Greek man and boy did I marry his family! He even has 3 cousins all named Ann/Annita/Ana!
    Other than that I am 38 and I still don’t know what I want to do when I grow up!

  • Techvillz
    August 5, 2017

    Ok.. this hurts! but they are actually true.

    PS.. happy birthday in advance

  • Renita Betts
    September 26, 2017

    All of this is so true . I am 34 and experiencing this turtle slow metabolism. Ugh!

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