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Swing Swing

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Topshop Dress & lipstick, Primark Boots Back to my usual head to toe in black kind of outfits. This dress has been a wardrobe staple of mine for the past few months. It's so easy to wear whatever the weather. Just throw on with a pair of chunky boots and you're good to go. My kind of outfit. Today is bank holiday monday which will mean lots of chilling and doing a whole lot of nothing. What are you up to this bank holiday? Don't forget to like my Facebook  page and follow me on bloglovin  and instagram: amyleehaynes!

Suede & Stripes

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Primark Top and shoes New Look Skirt Like loads of other people at the moment, I'm really into suede/faux suede. I added this skirt to my collection and love the way it looks with a simple striped top. I mean who doesn't love a good stripe? Suede is definitely a nod to the 70s trend which seems to be working it's way into our winter wardrobes too so I'll be whacking this bad boy out in the colder months, pairing it with cosy tights and a turtle neck. Don't forget to like my Facebook  page and follow me on bloglovin  and instagram: amyleehaynes!

60s vibes

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Primark top, skirt and shoes  I always feel really 60s-esque in this skirt so naturally, I paired it with a turtle neck to add to the vibe. I've thrown in a pop of colour with the orange lipstick which I'm loving at the moment, definitely adds a hint of summeryness (defo a word). I will be upping the tights to the super cosy ones in winter to make this outfit an all year rounder. Don't forget to like my Facebook  page and follow me on bloglovin  and instagram: amyleehaynes!

Bristol's International Balloon Fiesta

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Photo Credit - Laura Haynes So on Saturday I headed to Ashton Court for Bristol's annual international balloon fiesta. It was scorching hot and the grounds were crammed with people from all over the country all there to see the ascension of the balloons into the start of a lovely sunset. There was plenty to do whilst you waited for the it to begin but it was nice to just on the grass, soaking up the sun and waiting. It was nice to sit and watch the sky fill with balloons and I will definitely be making this a yearly trip.  Don't forget to like my Facebook  page and follow me on bloglovin  and instagram: amyleehaynes!

Day Trip Photo Diary: York

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So I took another trip over the border into good ol' Yorkshire and visited where else but York. It's a big city, with a whole tonne of historic importance.We had a snoop around some old book shops and all of the tacky souvenir shops of course. The fringe festival was on so we had a bite to eat from their selection of street food, there was a variety from pizza to burritos. After walking down lots of narrow alleys, some of which inspired Harry Potter's diagon alley, we stopped off to grab some freshly handmade lemonade. Just at this point it started to pee down with rain but luckily, I had my new orange fisherman's jacket which is clearly the best thing ever.  Don't forget to like my Facebook  page and follow me on bloglovin  and instagram: amyleehaynes!

Coping with Results Day: Feelings and Options

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A vast amount of students will be receiving their GCSE and A-Level results on Thursday. If you're one of those people, you're probably feeling anxious and fretting over what your grades are going to be. Have I done well enough? Have I met my targets or predicted grades? Will I be able to continue to my first choice of college or university? You're all feeling the same emotions and this is totally normal. There are a few different outcomes of how tomorrow could go for you. I thought I'd run you through what your options are for each outcome and try and put your mind at rest and feel a lot less nervous for the day.  Source Scenario 1: You exceed your targets/expectations  This  is what we're all hoping for, whether outwardly or just thinking it to yourself, we'd all love to get a few grades higher than our target. If you've put in the hard work this could well be you. If it is, chances are you will be able to easily take your next step. This might me

Boats & Hoes

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Topshop Top H&M Skirt Doc Marten Shoes Charity Shop Bag I took these when I was in Hebden Bridge the other day. It's weird being in the north again as the weather is weird. It's not hot enough to go bare armed but it's a bit too warm to wear a coat. These topshop jumpers are perfect for this weather. Today I paired it with my cute H&M skirt which I love to pieces. I also recently watched Step Brothers so whenever I see a boat, boats and hoes plays in my head. Don't forget to like my Facebook  page and follow me on bloglovin  and instagram: amyleehaynes!

3 Simple Ways to Instantly Improve The Look of Your Blog

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Hey guys! As you very well know, I don't usually do posts like this as I'm not exactly in the position to be giving blog advice. However, I have recently learned some new tips that instantly improved the way my blog looks and I wish someone had told me earlier.  1. Have a theme. If you're like me and you have chosen to simply edit bloggers simple themes to create your blog's look, then it's easy to just pick loads of different colours and fonts because it's hard to just choose one, right? Try and have uniformity and stick with the same fonts, colour scheme and styles. This will make your blog look neater and more appealing.  2. Get rid of the blogger navigation bar. I didn't even notice this until last week but those who use blogger will have a blogger bar at the top of their page which allows you to search for other blogs and has the blogger logo etc. This makes your blog look less like a website and might make people not take your blog seri

Day Trip Photo Diary: Hebden Bridge

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The other day I ventured out to Yorkshire to Hebden Bridge - a cute little town with a ton of vintage shops and beautiful scenery. We wondered around the shops where I bought some second hand Doc Martens and a beautiful orange fisherman's coat which my family cannot stop laughing at but I think it's fab. We then went for some lunch in one of the many cute caf├ęs, you wont be stuck for something to eat. Unfortunately we missed the vintage weekend which was the day after. Damn.  Don't forget to like my Facebook  page and follow me on bloglovin  and instagram: amyleehaynes!

Sweet Sweet Stripes

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Source Source Source   Source   Source   Source   Source If there is one thing that I have learnt since blogging it's that you can never go wrong with stripes. I've found myself lusting after everything stripey as late, from tops and dresses to skirts and trousers.  I'm even wearing a striped top as I'm writing this blog post. So here's a compilation of some sweet sweet stripes that I've pulled from pinterest. Enjoy and get some more stripes in your life.  Don't forget to like my Facebook  page and follow me on bloglovin  and instagram: amyleehaynes!