Collective Haul

Hello hunnies! Today I have a collective haul for you of things I picked up recently. Some of which I grabbed on my holibobs in Florida :)

Kindle - Amazon, Kirra bikini - PacSun, Sunglasses - Magazine

MAC - Melba, NARS - Orgasm, NARS - Laguna sample, Maybelline Color Tattoo - Tough as Taupe, Collection 2000 - clear mascara, MAC - Fling brow pencil

MAC - Studio Sculpt in NC20, Face and Body in N1, Select Moisturecover in NC15, 109 contour brush

Ciate - bonbon, Barry M - Dark Silver magnetic, Essie - A Crewed Interest, Essie - Good To Go topcoat, Rimmel - Pro matte finish topcoat

MAC - Snob, Myth, Viva Glam Nicki

So that's the majority of my recent buys! I doubt you would've liked to see my jeans and jeggings on here anyway ;) My fingers are itching to do some online shopping so I'm sure I'll have another collection coming up soon..!
I hope you liked my little haul, please do let me know what other things you'd like to see on my blog. Swatches, or other collections of goodies I own maybe? :)

Thanks for reading!
Katy xo.


Ombré nails; Coral to Pink

Hi everyone! I know I've been away for a while again (slaps wrist) but I don't like to blog for the hell of it so I have to feel in the mood to sit down and write a blog post! 
After much boredom with my mono-coloured nails I thought I'd have a play with my nail polish collection and this is what I came up with! Oh and please excuse my scruffy hands, I have really rough skin in the winter :(
I adore this look as the majority of my collection is pink/coral so to be able to incorporate it into one look was a huge breakthrough for me!
L-R; Rimmel - Instyle Coral, Barry M - Pink Flamingo, Rimmel - Strawberry Fizz, Barry M - Hot Pink, Barry M - Strawberry Ice cream
I think all of these colours are beautiful and I will certainly be doing this look again :) If you're interested in more nail posts/polish collections, do let me know!

Katy xo.


The Happenings.

I've been spending alot of time with my best friend/mum. We have our own little spot that we travel to weekly, a place that we know as Bridge 13. Spookiest. Place. Ever.
We just stand on the bridge and see how many honks we can get from the trains! What a life we lead.. Haha!

I unfortunately lost my best friend in the world, my beautiful Sheltie, Jasmine. Some things happen too suddenly. :( 26/06/00 - 14/08/11 <3

My mum being the angel she is, bought me a new Sheltie puppy. (I could never have just one dog!) Meet Poppy, my 16 week old little monkey :)

I went to Florida! Being the typical moaning Brit, I couldn't hack the heat. ha. But it was a beautiful two weeks in the sun none-the-less. Being cheaper in the states, I got myself a few goodies! (who doesn't?) Picked up some of my beloved MAC :)) I finally got myself some Studio Sculpt foundation which I'm loving but unfortunately cannot wear at the moment due to my disgusting skin! Biggest breakout on my forehead = bumpy flaky foundation. grr. I seriously need a new skin routine that actually works :(

Now I'm off to enjoy our lovely little heatwave we're having! And by enjoy I mean clean the windows.. hmm.
I hope everyone has been enjoying the sun too! It won't last long so live it up ;)

Katy xo.

p.s. Is anyone else having issues with previews on here?? I can't preview a post or a design. Sigh.



So I created a tumblr account. I really don't understand it as of yet..! Maybe it's simpler than I think but I don't know haha. This is where I'll post more daily things like webcam pictures etc. I'd really appreciate it if I had some followers but beggars can't be choosers eh? ;)
My page is: http://whatkatydid-x.tumblr.com/ take a look if you like!

Would be lovely if any of you that have an account would leave me a link to yours! (I'm so nosey haha)
Thanks babes!

Katy xo.


Holiday let.

Hey everyone. Just spent hours sorting out a new blog just for our holiday cottage and thought some of you might like to see it? I don't really know what I'm doing when it comes to being creative with a blog layout so let me know what you think! Any changes I should make to it?? Uhhh. Help!

Here's the link to the blog: http://stnicholascottage.blogspot.com/ thanks for looking guys!

Katy xo.


A long overdue post.

Hey everyone! It's been a while.. Too long maybe? I haven't had the motivation to sit down and write a blog post. Hope you're all good!
I've got a few new treats recently. First is a pair of shoes I bought last year from Schuh, I couldn't afford to keep them and took them back :( boo! But after a lot of moaning and regrets about them my dad bought them for me to keep me quiet for a while!! When I had them they were £67 but they've gone up to £68, not a big deal really!

I more than adore them!! I'm so happy I've got them again and they're my only pair of 'going out' shoes that I own so I'm in awe :) I've tried on every piece of clothing I own with these and they literally go with everything!

I also got myself some new Barry M polishes to add to my growing collection. Bright Pink, Pink Flamingo and Clear are my newest additions along with my new White nail effects! I would've taken a picture but unfortunately my first attempt was appalling!! Turns out, you need to use more than you think or it looks a little faded and there's too many crackly bits! Haha.

Got a few goodies from River Island, one of which is some white linen trousers with cuffs around the ankles. I can't find a picture of them on the website, though. (I must do a picture a picture post soon!!)

This top appealed to me instantly! I love the 80's style and this stood out to me for that reason, clean cut-off sleeves and slightly cropped. Perfect! The best £19.99 I've ever spent! And I must say, it has become my favourite top very quickly, most worn probably too? Ha..

I lovelovelove this cropped white vest. It's perfect for summer and/or holidays!! I need a holiday now.. All these summer clothes!! It was only £6.99 too! Bargaaain!

To top off my new collection I got these sandals from New Look.

I think they're so pretty and simple! (And only £7.99) Ohh I do love summer. It just needs to hurry up now!!

I almost forgot, we got a new T.V!! It gives me more of a reason to stay in all day now..! (At least until the cold and rainy days are over!) 51" HD and 3D. Yes, 3D!! Ahhh! Which means I got to have the old T.V. The one I had was a little 17" one. Aww. Now I have a huge 37" taking up my entire desk, which means no make up space! :( At least I'll have more motivation to finish decorating my bedroom and make more space!

Thanks for taking the time to read my lengthy boring post! Haha.
Looking forward to hearing from you all :)
Oh and I promise my next post will be better..! I need suggestions on what to do? Fotd? Ootd? Help!

Speak soon my loverliess!
Katy xoxo.



Hello, hello, hello! I've neglected my blog - I'm sorry! Well I'm back now anyway. Alot has been going on lately so I haven't had the chance to sit down and write something. The weather has been up and down and now thankfully up again, my puppy Rosie is growing up fast, I've been trying to get some decorating done, shopping for things I don't need and sadly my grandad passed away this monday and well as you can see I couldn't slot in a blog post!

I had a well needed day with my mum yesterday. The weather was lovely so we did a bit of shopping and drove around parking in random places to sit in the sun! Oh I do love my mum <3 One of the things I picked up from shopping was a gorgeous new notebook as my pretty Hello Kitty one ran out of room :(
I think it's lovely!
Perfect to go in my new River Island satchel :) I purchased the one I mentioned in my last blog post, well the same but in cream! I got it from asos with my £9 for £20 voucher from Groupon! So it was a good move because it was cheaper! Originally £36.99 and still avaliable in R.I and asos.
Another recent purchase from asos is something I've wanted for ages and couldn't resist the fact it was only £6!! And that is a plain black bandeau top.. Nothing exciting but thought it'd be perfect for on holiday or in the summer!
This stunning dress is what I ordered on Wednesday to wear for the funeral. I picked this because it'd look gorgeous with black tights so it's be suitable :) Plus, it could be used for nights out, parties, anything really! That was £35 and also from asos. I can't wait for it to arrive, I hope it fits.. Fingers crossed!!
Here's a little update picture on Rosie! Oh how she's grown! 14 weeks old already, where does the time go!
Just so my other dog doesn't feel left out, here is my absolutely gorgeous Shetland Sheepdog, Jasmine!!
No matter what she will always be my baby!! And I know it sounds mean but she will always be my favourite too :) I can't get over the fact she will be 11 in June :( She's getting old too quick! This photo was taken at my grandparents holiday cottage in Norfolk last year. She loves it there, a 5 minute walk from the coast and the highest point in the village with 360 views! I must go again and take lots of pictures for you all :)

I hope you're all well and enjoyed my monster post! Thank you for reading, I appreciate it :)

Katy xo.