5 Feb 2012

My week - Aussie winning and lust lists

I know I've been so lazy with my blog recently so I thought I'd give you another update on my week.

 

I'm working away at my new job and still loving it. I'm working with an amazing girl Becky who I discovered also has a blog so you should TOTALLY check her out because she has an AMAZING sense of style. Her blog is By Becky

 

I was so excited to learn on Thursday that I WON the Aussie Hair AussieMore competition (see my post here for what I did!). I won a £250 gift voucher for ASOS and found out that ASOS were also giving 25% off for students so armed with the boyfriend's student card I bought these 2 dresses

 



ASOS Midi Dress With Contrast Belt - £45.00


ASOS Midi Fit & Flare Dress with Basqued Waist - £45.00

I love this style of dress, which would be perfect for work and also going out. I'm not sure what else to get with my voucher though - I'm so used to trying not to lust after things since I bought a house! However I think being allowed to buy things at ASOS has caused problems and now I want things all over the place.

 

Also on my lust list is this dress from ASDA



Belted pleat dress - £20

 

I also love this jacket from Topshop where I have a £30 voucher left from Christmas!


Asymmetric Belted Jacket - £58.00

 

Moving in is going well, but slowly. Here's my bedroom at the moment (my hangout! I love my bedroom)



I still haven't found homes for everything, and the spare room is a mess of suitcases and boxes. I also have to get someone to tile the kitchen so we can finish it and decorate the 2nd hallway (which I'm hoping to start tomorrow). Moving is such hard work. I seem to spend my life unpacking, washing up and finding a home for things!

 

I will try to blog more this week. I have a few ideas so I'm going to try and write them  up when I have time and schedule some posts. I am trying, bear with me and I will get back to normal when I've finished unpacking!

 

Much love to you all, especially the other Aussie Angels who made me cry with their kind words of support xxx

 
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13 comments

  1. Huge congratulations on winning the Aussie hair challenge hun, your posts were brilliant.
    I've had my eye on the same dress from Asda since i spotted it in the magazine the other day.
    Trying to convince Neil to buy it for me.

    Can totally sympathies with the unpacking/cleaning/finding homes for everything. Takes time but you will get there with it all xx

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  2. Congratulations on winning, it was very well deserved as your post was amazing.

    xx

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  3. YAY CONGRATULATIONS!!

    From the start there was only going to be one winner, it could only be you! Well done Lauren, super pleased for you :D

    xx

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  4. Congratulations! You will serve as an inspiration to everyone...

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  5. Your review was so convincing it immediately went on my TBR list. :) I would really love to have a copy of this book. It really looks great.

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  6. congrats again to you in the Aussie win! such a good prize too!
    lovely dresses you've bought, Asda dress is simple and nice too, may have to have a nosey..
    Glad moving in is going well, room looks a lovely size and that dressing table is beautiful. :)

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  7. Lovely fashion!I am hoping this can be a big help to me too...

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  8. I love how you posted this kind of article and photos to us...Thank you!

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  9. Thanks for the love Lauren :-) you 100% deserved to win the hair challenge and I love your picks. House photos look great too! xxx

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  10. I like the red dress!

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  11. I was tempted with Belted pleat dress! It looks simple but elegant, I love it!

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  12. The red dress is awesome!others are brilliant too...

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  13. Congratulations on the winning Aussie! What a lovely dresses you have bought and i like the Belted pleat dress.

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