Monday, 29 April 2013

i watch my mind try and work things out.







1. new letters for my door at uni

2. cheeky new necklace for my families seventies party 

3. my babe on the front of vogue

4. my favourite make up wipes

5. current read

a few new purchases, how cute are the letters!
i've had quite a few days away from so'ton from staying in london with jay and then up to norfolk for a family party (six hours of travelling on sunday, bleugh)
but it was so lovely to see my eyebrow gang again and meet some new some additions to the family
currently eating my pick'n'mix from the pinterest party and trying to stay awake for made in chelsea (in a bit of chilli con carne coma) 
love livvy
xoxo



Friday, 26 April 2013

you know i can soothe your pain.













yesterday i was a very lucky blogger and attended the pinterest #pinitforward party which was really fun!
when i arrived i was pretty terrified because i didn't know anyone who was going and i've only ever been to one event.
 once it got in i met some blogging babes; steph, emma and charlotte and had fun talking about food, weddings and blogging as well as lots of laughter with them. steph and i went into the video booth and proceeded to talk more about food! 
there was lots of lovely food and cocktails being offered all throughout the evening (totally regret having dinner before) 
we also decorated cake pops (so so yummy) and shot glasses, my moustache is slightly wonkily drawn on...
thank you so much for having me pinterest i had a wonderful time!
love livvy
xoxo


Wednesday, 24 April 2013

i belong with you, you belong with me, you're my sweetheart.






bonjour!
today i went on a little trip to the V&A with my uni chums, we went to the david bowie exhibition (it was sooooo good!) 
we wandered round the fashion section first and loled at floating bra's and looked at all the pretty things.
and then (probably the best decision of the day) we went to the breakfast club, after getting lost for about twenty minutes whilst being hungry and hot we finally arrived and pretty much didn't talk till we finished eating!
i would have an outfit post but i haven't been sleeping very well for the last week and no one wants my tired face all up in here so here a couple of shots jenny took of me for one of our photography projects.
love livvy
xoxo
p.s. if i haven't banged on about this enough i am shortlisted for the company blog awards in 'best use of photography' so if you fancy it would be lush if you could vote for me!


Friday, 19 April 2013

summer comes, winter fades.






hello there!

1. i ordered some trial business cards from moo.com, i am super pleased with them, i can't wait to order some more with more of a range of my photographs on!

2. its got to that time where i decide i need a new purse, mainly because mine makes it so tricky to get change out, plus this is puuuurdy.

3. some new beauty bits, i got rimmel appcalips in luna (which looks like this on) and a mascara that i've only ever heard good things about (plus it was on offer)

4. fizzy laces to get me through my deadlines...ahem...

5. this years sandals that where purchased when it was lovely and hot in london because my feet felt like they were being roasted in my brogues. 

in other exciting new i have been shortlisted for 'best use of photography' in the company style blogger awards, THIS IS CRAZAAAY! 
thank you so so much to all of you who voted i did not at all expect to be short listed at all!!
now just to badger you a tiny little bit more... it would be amazing if you could vote for me again, via the badge in my side bar.

love livvy
xoxo
p.s. my house mate just called me 'olivia, the lipstick expert' my day just gets better!


Sunday, 14 April 2013

the girl you used to be.


jacket: ebay
top: new look
jeans: topshop
shoes: clarks
bag: gift
scarf: vintage

hello!
how lush was the weather in laaaandan today!?
although the wind was not my friend in the hair department as you can see...
despite being pretty bruised at battered after falling down some stairs on thursday (my left leg is a mess) this weekend has been so so lovely.
jay and i went out for dinner last night for an early anniversary meal (two years next sunday eek!) we went to jamies italian at westfield stratford and i highly recommend the early grey martinis, ahhhmaaazzziinnggg!
today we fully embraced the sunshine today with a big bowl of fruit for breakfast on the balcony, a walk in victoria park, a glass of pimms (first one of the year in that pub apparently!) ice cream and emergency sandal buying!
love livvy
xoxo
p.s. in love with this nail varnish combo and the smell of this candle



Saturday, 6 April 2013

heart shaped bruises.

i took a leaf out lisette's book and am sharing things i'm thankful for

♥ today the sun is shining

♥ my parents taking me to paris

♥ having over a hundred likes on my photography facebook page

♥ jay bird, even if he is in haggis land 

♥ my beautiful house mates

♥ my bed, its just so pretty (and comfy)

♥ being brought tea in the morning

♥ getting lovely emails about my blog

hope you all have a wonderful weekend

love livvy
xoxo


Thursday, 4 April 2013

we're perfectly intertwined.





















outfit un:
trench coat: primark
hat: ebay
cardi: zara
peplum top: new look
jeans: toppers
sunnies: H&M

outfit deux:
top: new look
skirt: internationale
boots: ebay
bag: cambridge satchel company

bonjour!
as you can tell from the gazillion photographs i have just bombarded your eyes with that i have been on a petie trip to paris (ite i'll stop with the french now) i left on tuesday and got back this afternoon.
a family newman trip is never complete without staying with some sort of friends and relatives so we stayed in our friends beautiful eighteenth century flat, as well as our friends we were welcomed by their dog calcium (best dog name evz) if you look carefully at the picture of him you can see he sports a fine moustache (you can also twist his hair into a unicorn horn...)
as a fam' we have visited paris a few times before we didn't do the usual touristy business (well the eiffel tower has to be done...) well things that were a little less touristy.
we went to chateau de vincennes for some history fun and made friends with the castle cat, standard. 
we still manage to have some shenanigans on the metro but between papa n's and my linguist skills we didn't go the wrong way...too much..ahem.
i also managed to slip in a cheeky trip to laduree, and that my friends is something that needs to be experienced.
so after a few jam packed (well nutella) days i am glad to be back in my bed, it is a little lonely though as jay has left me for a fossil geeks field trip (i didn't have to share my macaroons thought muhaha) so i'm going to curl up with my french magazines and my macaroon baby.

love livvy
xoxo

fancy being a beb (french accent there kids) you can still vote for me as 'best use of photography' in the company blog awards (i'll shut up about it soon, pwomise)




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