USA Wardrobe Wishlist

USA Wardrobe Wishlist

It’s nearly that time, I’m off to one of my absolute favourite places in the world the US of A very very soon and with that I thought I’d share 10 items which are currently on my mind and basically must come with me on my trip! We’re flying into LA and doing a bit of a California road trip up the coast to San Francisco. On the way home we’re stopping via New York for a few nights so there’s a bit of a mix of summer stuff and stuff if it gets a bit chilly. Pretty much 100% sure I will freeze in New York as I think I saw it was snowing there the other day, but I’m just going to use that as an excuse to buy things over there really because why wouldn’t you!?

America wardrobe wishlist

1. I’m very much enjoying mustard and stripes at the moment so absolutely LOVE this shirt, teamed up with some high waisted denim shorts it would definitely be a winner.

2. I can’t get enough of Pull & Bear right now, they have soo many nice things and for such a reasonable price. I got the black pinstripe version of these pink trousers recently and they’re basically smart really well fitted jogging bottoms, unbelievably comfy.

3. A slogan tee can go with just about anything, jeans or trousers then add a nice blazer on top and you’re sorted.

4. This Topshop jumper has been sitting in my basket online for soo long and I finally decided to get it the other day, its yellow so what more can I say?

5. High waisted shorts because they go with everything and it’s a holiday essential.

6. Classic vans, I actually love these with tailored trousers and a blazer. They make the outfit look a little more casual and they’re perfect for walking around in if you’re out for the day.

7. I think I’ve already mentioned the word blazer enough so far so you can understand why this would be featured in my Wishlist!

8. A neckerchief is one of my favourite favourite things to finish off an outfit and I think this grey one is pretty cute with the stars.

9. Checked shirt to layer up over a t-shirt, love this colour as well.

10. Western style belt to wear with those high waisted denim shorts, not sure how long I’ll be wearing that for though I’ll be honest with the amount of In n Out burgers and Coldstone ice creams I plan to consume.

I’m going to be doing quite a few write ups on the trip when I’m home and of course will be posting lots of outfit pictures over on Instagram while I’m there so give me a follow if you’d like to see those.

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Wishlist: Bathroom Update

I’m back, it’s been a while since my first post it’s just been crazy over December and the New Year..but I’m back.

So I moved house in June last year and we got all the main rooms we wanted decorated which I’m so happy with, but me being me I’m wanting to do more! With that I’ve decided to give the bathroom a bit of an update. I’m not going to re decorate it as its a nice neutral colour and honestly I can’t be bothered right now, but I thought adding a few new accessories in there is just what it needs. I’ve put together a little board of all the things I’m thinking about getting and thought I’d share it just incase any of you need some inspiration. I’ll link below where everything is from as well.

Bathroom Wishlist

Leaf Print Towel

Hers Toothbrush Holder

His Toothbrush Holder

Striped Bath Mat

Pink Towel

Pink Basket

Artificial Cheese Plant

Gold Planter

Just need some beautiful patterened tiles as well and I’m well away (I’ll keep dreaming on that one!)

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Top 5 Places to Eat in Amsterdam

Top 5 Places to Eat in Amsterdam

So here it goes my first blog post, I’ve been wanting to do this for a while now but kept being too bothered about not being good enough but on a recent trip to Amsterdam thought why not!? Mainly because this was my third trip to Amsterdam and FINALLY I found some decent places to eat. To be fair I think the trips before that were probably down to me not doing enough research but I just couldn’t find any decent places and lets face it for anybody that knows me eating is my favourite thing to do, along with shopping, drinking coffee and walking my sausage dog but that’s for another time! So here’s 5 places I’d highly recommend you try if you’re planning a trip to The Dam.

1. Foodhallen

So this is a must, the first indoor food market in the Netherlands and it doesn’t disappoint. From Mexican, pizza, Indian, Sushi, Pastries, frozen yoghurt, burgers, the classic Dutch Bitterballen and soo much more there’s definitely something that will appeal to everybody and if there’s not there is a bar right in the middle so you’re sorted either way. We went for Tacos from Taqueria Lima which were good but slightly too spicy for my liking. We then went for a handmade pizza from Renatos and a little (well quite big) Mediterranean sharing platter from Maza which were both so good! Slightly on the pricey side but worth it for the great atmosphere and great food. I also forgot to mention it’s in an old tram station which is just my kind of thing!

foodhallen

2. Bakers & Roasters

This is the one if you’re looking for a nice little brunch spot. Always a good sign (but slightly annoying if you get to the hangry point like me) when there’s a bit of a wait for a table because it’s just so popular. There’s all sorts of options which are served all day which is amazing because lets face it nobody really wants to be rushing around early so you don’t miss brunch on a relaxing weekend away. Pancakes, full breakfasts with all the trimmings and my personal fave Eggs Benedict. There’s also loads of fresh juice, tea and coffee options. So all in all a definite winner.

 

bakers & roasters

3. Los Feliz

If you’re a fan of Mexican food this little beauty is worth a visit, even if it’s just for the most amazing toilets I’ve ever seen, all I’m saying is tile goals (check my instagram!) but yeah the food is incredible, best Mexican I’ve eaten. We got nachos to start which were amazing and just spicy enough, then I went for the Chicken quesadillas which also did not disappoint. Lovely relaxed laid back atmosphere as well and the decor is just so cute!

los feliz

4. Black and Blue

My boyfriend who loves a good steak decided to go here for his birthday night and we both loved it. I was happy straight away simply based on the amount of effort they had gone to with Christmas decorations, I came away feeling very festive! Back to the main event though the food and it was oh so good. We both went for steak and it was cooked perfectly and full of flavour. The sides came separately to share but you could have unlimited chips and salad which suited us just fine. There was also vegetarian options on the menu if you’d prefer.

black and blue

5.  De Bijenkorf

Started with a food market recommendation and ending with another one, but they are both very different. So this is a big department store in Dam Square and at Christmas time (which is the only time I’ve experienced it) it’s what dreams are made of. Obviously you have to walk through the entire shop to get to the food hall on the top floor but it is a very nice shop to walk through. Then once you get to the top its like another little world just full of all the good food, sandwiches, sushi, pasta, pizza, stir fries and the most amazing hot chocolate. It’s all completely fresh as well, so if you’re in that area and looking for a nice lunch spot I couldn’t recommend enough.

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Let me know if you have any favourite places to eat in Amsterdam just incase I find myself back there for a fourth time!

 

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