Monthly Archives: September 2016

september-wishlistSeptember is a great month for shopping. I’ve moved into a new house (new decor required), student loans are in (new purchases are actually possible) and I’m kicking off my third year as a fashion student (new clothes definitely needed). So, in true ‘I have one day in uni this week’ style; I have spent my last few days checking the new in pages of my favourite stores and hunting out things that I’ve convinced myself I need for a new year.

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jewellery

I absolutely love minimal jewellery and a scroll through Instagram fills me with ideas for simple yet elegant earrings, rings and beyond. I love low-maintenance jewels that I can either throw on with any outfit or, in the case of earrings, keep wearing without adjustment for weeks. I picked up a couple of new pieces recently from two of my favourite fashion stores, which just so happen to stock limited yet perfectly designed jewellery collections.

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GymI’m not quite the person that needs to Snapchat or Tweet about every time I go to the gym but I do seem to find myself talking about it a whole lot of the time. Why? Well, it’s most definitely not because I know what I’m doing (I’m still working on that bit) so I guess it’s because I just kinda like it. I like the feeling of working my absolute hardest at something, I like seeing myself improve and most of all, I really like the post-work out feeling. Being able to walk out the gym a hot, sweaty mess and know that you’ve done something with your day that your body will truly thank you for, is all the motivation I need.

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brownies1 Remember that hype around sweet potato brownies a few years back when ‘Paleo’ became trendy? I may have only just got round to giving my first batch a go but to be completely honest, I was scared that they would just taste like, well, potato. Whilst these aren’t ever going to trump a super gooey chocolate-y brownie, they are most definitely worthy of their hype considering the ‘healthy’ ingredients involved. My brownies turned out to be super rich and indulgent but despite feeling like a sweet treat, they had a slightly earthy taste (not a bad thing, promise). So, if you fancy trying something a bit different and surprising your friends when they attempt to guess the main ingredients, then this is definitely a recipe to have a go at.

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