Friday, 31 May 2013

the lowest quality ootd ever (and my sushi story)

Hello everyone!
Sorry again for the lack of posts (and the low quality picture in this blog) I've lost my camera in all the unpacking since I've been in Ireland and had to settle for my webcam.
I am also aware of how much I am posing in this picture, I promise it's not on purpose, it's hard to stand up quickly after putting the timer on and I gave up trying to look normal in the end.

Necklace: Claire's
Top: Topshop
Trousers: Topshop
(and for shoes I wore black converse)


By the way, I'm in love with my new gold chain! I don't usually shop at Claire's as I see it as more of a children's shop, but I had some gift cards from family and decided to use them up.

I bought that crop top while I was in Ireland after a lot of hesitation and persuasion from my sister. I usually hate things like this as to me, it seems to draw a lot of attention to your boobs (which is a little inappropriate at the age of 14) but I did really like the top so I'm glad I bought it in the end.

Anyway onto my 'sushi story'.
If you read my 16 things before 16 post, you'll have seen that I was desperate to try sushi, and have been for a while now. So, me and my best friend went into Leeds today (super early might I add!) planning to try out the new Yo Sushi! that's in trinity leeds (new shopping centre).
I ended up changing my mind and opted for the M&S vegetarian sushi instead and I was disappointed. It turns out me and sushi just isn't meant to be, but at least I finally tried it!

(sorry for the amount of times I used the word Sushi just then.. haha)

I hope you're all having a lovely week off, if you're in England. Thanks for reading!
Laura xx

Saturday, 25 May 2013


There's going to be an extreme shortage of posts in the next few days as I am currently in Ireland to see family and won't be home until Wednesday.

I promise that the day I get back I'll start doing regular posts that are actually interesting!

Just bare with me ;)

Laura xxx

Saturday, 18 May 2013

The Liebster Award!

I was recently nominated for the Liebster Award by the lovely Joni!
For anyone who doesn't know, the Liebster Award is an award for upcoming bloggers with under 200 followers. It also helps you get to know and find new blogs to follow.

Here are the rules!
1. Each person entering must post 11 facts about themselves.
2.Answer the questions that the person you were tagged by set for you, and create 11 for the people you tag to answer.
3.Choose 11 people to tag and link them in your post.
4.Go to their page and tell them they were tagged by you.
5. No tag backs!
11 facts about me.
  1. I have braces.
  2. I have a really bad memory that's only started to get worse recently, so I try to write good things that happened down or take a lot of photos.
  3. I have a list of things to do before I die, but it's really stupid things like 'have breakfast at McDonald's and 'run all the way up a down escalator'.
  4. My family is quite big, I have two older sisters and a little brother (who isn't actually very little anymore!).
  5. I love makeup, I think this is the result of having two older sisters and doing lots of dance/drama shows that involve a lot of red lipstick when I was younger.
  6. In the past two years, my hair has been dyed probably 876568 times.. And I've gone some strange colours too.
  7. Despite what I said about doing dance shows when I was younger, I hate dancing. We have to do it at school until year 10 and I hate it more than anything.
  8. Most of my time is spent watching tv shows like New Girl, Awkward, Keeping up with the Kardashians and Extreme couponers. When I say I have no life, I am not joking.
  9. I'm really tall and I hate it! I would much rather be smaller!
  10. I've been a vegetarian for 7 years now!
  11. My favourite subject at school is art.
Here are the questions that Joni asked me :
1.Do you prefer reading blogs or watching youtube videos?
I have no idea! I love reading blogs but I'm also addicted to youtube videos! So I guess both!
2. Who is your celebrity girl crush?
I don't know if this counts as a celebrity, but if any of you have seen the lyric video for 'Give Me Your Hand (Best Song Ever) - The Ready Set' then that girl is literally perfect! But if that doesn't count then Lana Del Rey.
3.Doc Martins or Creepers?
I don't own either but I think they're both really nice. If I had to choose which to buy I'd probably pick Doc Martins because the platform on Creepers would make me even taller than I am now!
4.What is your holy grail makeup product?
If the Nivea chapstick's count as a makeup product then they are absolutely my favourite, they're amazing! But if not then I love the Rimmel London Eyebrow Pencil!
5.Do you collect anything?
When I was younger I used to collect postcards, but now I don't really collect anything.. Maybe makeup or skin products? But I don't think that really counts.
6.What's your favourite song right now?
My favourite song changes a lot, but right now I'm loving 'Cave In- Owl City' and 'Gold Rush- Ed Sheeran' I also love Fall Out Boy's new album! Its amazing.
7.Company, Glamour, Elle or Vouge?
Company, it's really cute and I love the layout.
8.If you won the lottery, what would be the first thing you buy?
An iPhone!
9.Favourite quote?
There's a few I like but the one on my instagram is 'What if it's not about the happy ending, what if it's about the story?'
10.Describe yourself in three words?
Weird, happy and talentless.. haha
11.How did you come up with the name for your blog?
I have no idea! I made a youtube account called 'heytherelauraa' a while ago and since then it's been my name for everything!
I tag whoever wants to do it! But since I have to list people:
My questions!
  1. What is your favourite thing about blogging?
  2. What type of blogs do you like to read the most?
  3. Would you rather spend your money on more makeup or more clothes?
  4. Where is the best place you have ever visited and why?
  5. What's your biggest makeup/fashion regret? (e.g wearing too much bronzer or crocs afew years ago?)
  6. What's your all time favourite film?
  7. What's your all time favourite book?
  8. What one item is on your wishlist at the moment?
  9. What's the most expensive beauty item you own and was it worth the money?
  10. What is your favourite season?
  11. What fashion trend/makeup look do you wish you could pull off?
Thankyou so much for tagging me Joni! You made my day!
Laura xxx

Thursday, 16 May 2013

you make me wanna roll my windows down and cruise

Hello everyone! I haven't posted in what feels like forever so this is just a quick update before I get back into regularly blogging.
All I've done through the past few days is watch every episode of New Girl and Awkward online.. (I Seriously recommend both, but you'll probably be addicted). It got to the point that when I finished season 2 of New Girl, I didn't even know what to do with my life. Does anyone know when season 3 is coming?!?!?!?! I need it in my life again.

I've also been preparing for the summer (fake tanning and buying more shorts) trying to make the most of the hot weather that occasionally comes around. Last year was amazing but I'm hoping this summer will be even better. Especially since I'm going on holiday with my best friend!

I have a few ideas for posts but I'm worried no one will be interested, please either email me or leave a comment if you have any suggestions! I'll probably do every one because I have nothing else to do recently.

Oh, and thankyou to everyone who's helped with ways to improve my blog! I'll be working on those this weekend so don't think I'm ignoring you!

Since I have no photos that really relate to this post, here's a random picture (although for some reason, one of my favourites) of me and my best friends last summer.

Laura xxx