Hearty Sailor

Ah hoy there matey’s (is that what sailors say?)

Hope you’re all having a great week so far. i cant believe we’re nearing mid week already! 

I have absolutely nothing of any interest to say today, so i will bore you a little with the reality that is my life today…

i got a fringe trim today, which is nice, hellooo world i can see you again!

i felt like a sailor in this outfit, a pretty girly one who wears hearts on her skirt

i could not wait to finish work today(but thats the same as every day i work)

i have taken waaaayy to long editing these pictures and done my own head in!

that is all.

Jumper: Topshop

Skirt: Next

Shoes: F&F, Tesco

i had a guest come out to see me have photos done

this boy loves to outside (and in his slippers too!)

he cracks me up, 2 seconds later he legged it up the street!

Couple of cool things:

Lots of people in bloggy world talking about no heat curling, well i did it from this video, and it worked AMAZINGLY! i awoke excited to see the results and then proceeded in taking off the headband thinking it may not have worked, but to my surprise the curls were gorgeous and bouncy. I’m addicted! No heat, little effort and 5mins of time equals my perfect hair style!

This was the end of the day and they had dropped a bit to wavy curls but still held out all day .

When i went to the hairdressers to get a fringe(bangs) trim, she was impressed. I impressed a hairdresser! i gave her the link and told her to try it. I know some people have tried it and not been impressed but i have thick frizzy hair so it works a treat for me.

And my other groovy news:

After a little Tweet conversation with Joy they featured me in the Kitty jumper on their blog! Have you guys seen their stuff? Seriously good! I think i have my eye on a least 6 things! its mothers day, my wedding anniversary and easter coming up so i think i may send specific links to hubby to see if he gets the hint!

Annnyyways enough about me how are you??

Much Love


  1. March 6, 2012 / 11:11 pm

    That outfit is so cute I love the jumper lots!!

    Been meaning to tell you about that hair styling for AGES!!!

    x x

    • March 6, 2012 / 11:20 pm

      thanks sis. that no heat curling has revolutionised my life lol!! 😀 xx

  2. March 7, 2012 / 1:19 am

    That skirt is adorable! And congrats on being featured!


    • March 7, 2012 / 11:12 am

      Thank you Justyn 🙂 has your dorothy perkins order arrived yet??

  3. March 7, 2012 / 2:31 am

    I LOVE this outfit…I'm jealous of it…I wish I had the pieces so I can wear it too! Your hair does look super pretty…love the curls. Congrats on the feature on the blog too!

    • March 7, 2012 / 11:11 am

      lol, thanks Jenna, if we lived in the same country i'd lend you it 🙂

  4. March 7, 2012 / 3:15 am

    Rachel, I LOVE IT LOVE IT. THIS IS SO EXCITING AND GORGEOUS. The header and the wallpaper…just amazing. Congrats. Dawn Suitcase Vignettes xo

    • March 7, 2012 / 11:35 am

      Thank you so much Dawn! i really love the new look! xx

  5. March 7, 2012 / 12:18 pm

    Rachel, I love the village your picture is taken in!!! reminds me of Cornwall! (which is totally the place of my dreams!!) you look great, love the bright red!!! 🙂

    love K

    • March 7, 2012 / 12:22 pm

      Thanks K, its Wales where i live, quite similar to cornwall in some ways, lots of green rolling hills 🙂 i love cornwall also, we got down that neck of the woods as often as we can. hows the shoe project going? Well i hope!

    • March 7, 2012 / 1:18 pm

      Thank you Chantele, i was super chuffed as i love Joy!i would love a summer saiolr top too, how cute would that be! i totally want to go to Afan Argoed, it looks so beautiful. lets pray the welsh weather gives us a nice srping/summer!

  6. March 7, 2012 / 2:56 pm

    Such a lovely look! The skirt is so pretty!
    And the little boy is the cutest, haha!

    I'm following back 🙂
    Have a lovely day!
    xx, Susann
    Fashion in Pepperland

    • March 8, 2012 / 10:56 am

      Thanks Susann, glad i found your blog! :)xx

  7. March 7, 2012 / 3:52 pm

    What a perfect jumper! The sailor theme is perfect and I wish I could give you the biggest hug for sharing that video about no heat curling, I must try this. Thanks a bunch!


    • March 8, 2012 / 10:57 am

      Thank you Sara,Definitely try the curling, its amazing! 🙂

  8. March 7, 2012 / 4:51 pm

    I love the pretty sailor outfit! Your little one even is color coordinated with you too 🙂 Congratulations on the blog feature, I will have to go and check out their stuff. I have been wanting to try no heat curling too! Usually I just do two french braids , but that makes waves more than curls! I tried the sock bun thing but got impatient and checked after an hour (you are supposed to leave it in over night- ha! No wonder there weren't any curls!) Anyway, adorable blog and I hope you have a fabulous day!
    xo Hannah

    • March 8, 2012 / 10:58 am

      lol, i used to do two braids also but you're right, its more waves and it made my hair look more corrugated than curly lol! xx

  9. March 7, 2012 / 10:23 pm

    You look stunning and I was about to comment about your hair – when I noticed the bit about the no heat curling .. I must try it!!!!

    Sal xXx

    • March 8, 2012 / 11:00 am

      Sal, defo try it!its sooo good and easy!!xxx

  10. March 7, 2012 / 10:23 pm

    Oh, Oh, Oh and your boy is soooooooooooooooooooooo cute!!!


    • March 8, 2012 / 11:01 am

      ha! yeh he looks like a cherub but hes a little monkey! hes gunna be a troublemaker let me tell you!!lol xx

    • March 8, 2012 / 10:59 am

      Nicole, you should totally try it, its super simple and if it doesnt work all you'll have is wavy hair(that can be easily straightened over!)

  11. March 8, 2012 / 11:53 pm

    You look so super cute in this look. Those F&F loafers I've been wanting, but never got them, all my size sold out so quickly.

    xoxo Ra

  12. March 9, 2012 / 4:11 am

    Lovely, you look so cute and pretty with this outfit 🙂
    wish u have a great week!
    is that your Neo?? Oh my Goodness,he looks so cute and sweet 🙂
    thanks for visiting my blog by the way, i love your blog, i'm following you 🙂

    lets visit mine sometime and may be you can follow me too if you like it 🙂

  13. March 9, 2012 / 5:16 am

    Can I just say, you are absolutely gorgeous! I've been dying to get my hands on a sailor jacket like that, but no such luck yet. You look adorable…like straight out of a storybook.

    I'm very intrigued by the no heat curling. Oh gosh, my dry hair could use it in the worst way. I need to see what this is all about…going to watch the video now.

    PS. Your little man is the cutest:)

    Have a sweet week darling gal! xx Marisa

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