Sunday, January 01, 2012


sunday portrait week 105



001. HAPPY NEW YEAR! 2011 a really good year for me. My life is alot different now than last year, but 2011 bought so many exciting things in to my life that I never expected or imagined happening to me. My blogs have gone from strength to strength, and Ive achieved so much and gotten so much out of it. I cant quite believe I've posted a whopping 237 times and launched a second blog! I've met people and been to tons of events, Ive done fashion week twice and been in a fair few magazines. I've transitioned into "pro blogging" successful without losing my integrity or voice. I've worked with brands I'd never though I'd meet and just overall had the best time ever. My goals for 2012 are to move, get fit again, spend more time with my friends and travel more! I really want to go to Paris this year, I still cant believe I've never been! Blog goal wise, I'm launching another (ya i know another!) website which Ive been planning for a few months, other than that I'm also just gonna keep doing what I do best! Consistently creating new and interesting content for you guys!

002. This week I've been obsessed with my phone. Ive had my iPhone for ages now but kinda got bored of the apps once the novelty wore off! I downloaded the new Bejewelled game from the app store when I was just randomly browsing and OMG ITS ADDITIVE! I've played it practically all day/night the last few days. Theres still time to save yourselves! Also loving Instagram, my user names LLYMLRS so feel free to follow! I need people to follow too so if your on instagram lemme know in the comments and I'll find you!

003. My laptop trackpads broken so its finally time to replace my battered old Macbook. Kinda like the end of a era but its been playing up for ages and just way too hard to not have a fully functioning computer when your life revolves around the internet! I didnt realize how much they'd gone up in two years! Had a mini heart attack! Looks like Im gonna have to cut down on everything while I save to get a new one! I always forget how much I rely on technology and then how ridiculously priced it to buy!

004. Also opened up my tumblr ask page for a bit! I'll try and answer things if I know the answer/feel comfortable answering stuff!


PS. This post isnt sponsored by Apple, just happened to be thinking of it alot when posting!

104 comments:

  1. Such a gorgeous picture! Happy New Year to you too, congratulations on it being so successful! I love Instagram too, my username is charlotteeeee, I'm going to follow you now!

    Charlotte xo

    what-charlotte-did.blogspot.com

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  2. Happy new year! I hope you get to go to Paris, its wonderful. xoxo

    www.pearlslaceandruffles.com

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  3. Happy new year, i hope you get everything you wiah for and well done on having an amazing year filled with so many achievements !
    xo

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  4. Such a lovely photo, your hair looks great :)
    Happy New Year! Shame about your macbook, they are so expensive! I'm dreading the day my laptop finally breaks.. same with my iPhone, I'm addicted to it.
    My username on instagram is xhjw :) xx

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  5. Can't wait for the website! Happy new year x

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  6. happy new year! :)
    i'm so jelous of everyone with an iphone! i want one so bad! oh well, what else is a student loan to be spent on? :P

    notafashionstudent.com

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  7. Happy New year! I was in Paris just before Christmas and it was amazing! You def need to go asap! I blogged about my trip if you're curious too :)

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  8. Such a stunner of a picture :) Happy New Year to you. If you still have your student card (or could possibly blag it/know someone who has one) Apple do around 14% student discount on Macbooks which means you get around £100 off, it's a pretty good deal x

    http://boscy.blogspot.com

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  9. Happy New Year Lily! Can't wait to see what you have in store for us.
    I'll follow your instagram, I'm @shabna on there ;-) x x

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  10. Lovely picture. Oh how I wish I could afford a mac :( xx
    dsychain.blogspot.com

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  11. Congrats on all the blog related achievements of 2011, you really deserved them. I hope 2012 brings even better things. Also hope you make it to Paris, it's such a beautiful city - everything positive you've ever heard about Paris is true. My username on instagram is nenor. Such an addictive app.
    Hope you've had a good start into the new year
    xxx
    Nina

    http://the-littlenomad.blogspot.com/

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  12. Happy New Year! Treated myself to a new Macbook recently and it's definitely worth it, it looks so sleek and has so much more space. Luckily I wangled student discount so it was a bit less, I'd recommend asking a student friend to help you get one!

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  13. I'm currently wearing the same thing! haha.
    I just got a new macbook, look into getting one from Argos as you don't have to pay for nine months and it's completely interest free! and their cheaper than other stores.
    I'm sophiiacook on instagram, love that app! :)

    cocooceanfashion.blogspot.com

    happy new year xx

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  14. happy new year and have a brighter plus bigger future ahead
    btw follow me on pinkyliciousvita in instagram would mean a lot
    x

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  15. Nice picture Lily!
    I love instragram follow us x

    milliefillous

    from milliefillous.blogspot.com

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  16. what a lovely picture!
    i'm addicted to instagram too, i have my iphone now for a few weeks and i guess i have to download bejewelled.
    myinstagram name is: magnoliaelectric : )

    i wish you a fantastic year!!

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  17. Happy new yeah ! I hope for you 2012 will be again more successfully than 2011, you deserve it :)
    And you need to come in Paris, it's a wonderful city !!

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  18. Cheers to another successful and stylish year for you, lovely!

    www.TheFancyTeacup.com

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  19. Awww, I'm so happy for you that you've achieved so much in such a short space of time!
    I also love Bejewelled! I'm adddiiccteeeddd. When I hear that '30 seconds' I'm sure my heart goes double time!
    xxx
    www.alittlebitofroza.blogspot.com

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  20. Your eyes look so nice in this picture!
    The iphone is pretty addicting period.
    My bf and friends are totally obsessed with that bejewelled game. I am not too much of game person, but i do enjoy Instagram a lot! My username is fany_helmet if you're ever wanna be instagram buddies haha.

    xox

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  21. happy new year lily! :) i found your blog this year and instantly fell in love! you're such a lovely blogger as well! i hope this year is just as great for you as this past year has been! :) X

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  22. Gosh I just wrote a loooooong comment and then accidently deleted it. Why does that always happen to me? just wanted to say that your 2011 sounds fab and I can't wait to see what your new website is about. I wish you all the best for 2012 and still a lot of success with your blogs. I am in instagram, too. My username is lillyliacalling. XO Lilly

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  23. it was a great year for you!
    and wow, ANOTHER blog?! really curious what its gonna be like xxx

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  24. Happy new year! Congratulations on a fantastic year, I hope 2012 is even better for you.
    I'm following you on instagram (how addictive is it?!) my instagram user name is: lipton00
    x

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  25. I'm following you on instagram :) I"m heatherlouisephotography if you want to follow back!

    Happy New Year too, loving your blog!
    x

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  26. Beautiful photo :) Happy new year to you!
    I dread the day my laptop dies as I don't know how I'll afford a new one.
    I'm now following you on Instagram as Stundon
    xx

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  27. Happy new year! Excited to see your new website :)! X

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  28. Happy new year! I really need a new laptop so am saving up for a MacBook too but they are sooo expensive! Have loved reading ur blog this past year, you inspired me to start my blog - thanku! My instagram is dollyfaces7 x

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  29. Happy new year! I look forward to seeing the new website xxx

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  30. Looking gorgeous! I've been to Paris twice but only for a few days and with school and college. I want to go back so much so that I can explore it and take it in properly, hope you get to go! xxx

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  31. The colour of your eyes look absolutely amazing! x

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  32. Love instagram :D my user name is jetley :) x

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  33. Im so addicted to instagram! My name is saanellie <3

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  34. i just got instagram my username is tori_carlisle

    :)

    xx

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  35. This picture is absolutely stunning <3

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  36. Instagram is so addictive! I've added you :)

    www.inordinatelyplush.blogspot.com

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  37. congratulations on such a successful year!
    good luck in saving for a new laptop;
    heh, happy new year! :) xo

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  38. Aw, RIP your Macbook! They are stupidly pricey though, I'm hoping the Pro I shelled ridiculous amounts of savings for lasts me a good 50 years or more (haha). Happy new year!

    x Michelle | thefeatherden.net

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  39. Wow what an incredible 2011 you have had, I hope 2012 is even better! Happy new year lovely.

    xoxo

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  40. Happy new year. Well done on the great year!

    www.lookwhatigot.co.uk

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  41. I've loved seeing you progress over this year, can't wait to see what you've got coming!
    So addicted to Instagram at the moment as well!

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  42. Your gorgeous. i say that in every comment but you are. Im so glad you have achieved allot this year because you deserve it. Your dedicated to blogging because you love it and nothing more. I admire you!

    Happy new year!

    http://thefashiondistrictnlc.blogspot.com/

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  43. You are beautiful! Congratulations on everything you've achieved this year. x

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  44. I love ur blog <3 plz check mine out and add if u like it :) follow me ill follow you
    kissandblushmakeuptm.blogspot.com/

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  45. Happy New Year! I hope you'll visit Paris ohh I know I want it so bad, but it's not going to happen this year. My instagram name is martaturkalj :)) xxx

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  46. happy new year lily, hope 2012 is a good one! the only game i'm properly addicted to on my iphone is tiny tower, i've spent days on it eek. can't believe you're doing another website, you're such a hard worker. looking forward to seeing it :) xx

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  47. Lol know what you mean about the iphone addiction. Have you got the 12 days of Christmas app? Sonic racing was free on Friday so you can guess what my day consisted of.
    Katie

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  48. Happy new year! was lovely to meet you in 2011, hope to see you again xx

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  49. Happy new year girlie! I am hopefully getting an iPhone soon and am sure going to jump of the instagram craze. But I am addicted to bejewelled too, ever since my Mum got her htc i steal it to play, and Facebook have it too *handheadinshame* x

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  50. This photo is so gorgeous!

    www.fashionisintheb.blogspot.com

    xo

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  51. Really tempted to download bewjelled but I'm scared it'll steal my life like angry birds did! happy new year, excited about this new website! x

    befriendingskeletons.blogspot.com

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  52. Happy new year Lily :) I'm also addicted to instagram, I shall try find you now! xx

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  53. You deserve all good things :) I really love your blog. Happy new year!!!*

    www.mexiquer.blogspot.com

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  54. Happy new year! :) added you on instagram, my username is evemariadust.

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  55. Happy New Year, I’ve just got a new iPhone and am so addicted! My instagram name is ourcharr, I think I’m already following you :)

    www.charlottesweb-photography.blogspot.com

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  56. Happy New Year, hope 2012 is as good for you as last year was!
    I love Bejewelled, I would literally play it all day if I could haha. I wish I could get Instagram, but I've got an Android phone so sadly they haven't made an app for it yet!

    Gillian x
    elevatormusik.blogspot.com

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  57. Happy 2012.....New laptop, what a bummer. Mine is on its last legs too, but as long as it is plugged in at ALL TIMES its okay. If I knock the bloody power cable out by accident I swear A LOT because it shuts off instantly! oh, i'm belledubrighton on instagram.

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  58. happy new year!! hope you find a way of replacing your macbook without paying the price! praying that mine will last me a few more years! my instagram username is dejashu if you wanted to have a peek and follow! hope you're well! xxx

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  59. Happy new year! �� think I need to download bejewelled on my phone to. Cant wait to see what your blogs bring to 2012 ��

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  60. instagram is amazing isn't it? you feel like such a professional photographer with all the effects! Oh Paris is lovely, if you can go, really go! The people, the shops, the scenery! Happy New Year!!

    ccowland.blogspot.com/

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  61. Hey Lily:-) Happy New Year to you - thanks for a great 2011 with your blog. Always interesting and entertaining! I am also on instagram - find me with my username melell84, just about to add you!

    Cheers to a great 2012! xxx

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  62. happy new year lily!
    omg, i downloaded bejeweled on my ipod touch and i agree: totally addicting!
    i love instagram too! i am Sophie_Georgia. i'll deffo check you out!

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  63. wow! congrats on a great year!
    http://fadedmag.blogspot.com/

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  64. beckystern is my instagram! i agree with you about Apple products...i need a new macbook too but they cost soooo much :(
    Happy New Year !

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  65. I feel your pain, i'm trying to save up for a macbook too, it's impossible!
    frillsandfreckles.blogspot.com
    <3

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  66. yippeee i'm rachel_knox on instagram :) i am so addicted!
    don't comment often, but always read, and have been since i saw you on gemma's outfits blog a couple of years ago! happy 2012!

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  67. You have achieved so much in 2011 congratulations:) I hope to achieve as much as you this year! x
    http://fashionisonlyasgoodasyoumakeit.blogspot.com/

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  68. must be awesome to have acheived so much, congratulations, always love reading your blogs, I have instagram, my user name is katiealicexo (just followed you!) love instagram it's great, all the best for the new year xox

    katiealicexo.blogspot.com

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  69. Happy New Year Lily xx

    Instagram is itsallaboutkym


    Xxxx

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  70. aw, congratulations on EVERYTHING that's happened to you blog-wise this past year, lily! your blog is a clear favourite of everyone's, it's even made it's way onto my top eight most visited sites. haha, promise i'm not a stalker!

    can't wait for the new website!

    beth x ramz and the flock

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  71. I added you on Instagram :-)

    I'm totally addicted to my iPhone too, so I can understand you soooo much !

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  72. Congratulations Lily for all you have acheived, your blog is amazing! Can't wait to see you new website! Happy New Year! xx

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  73. Love instagram !

    You can find me here: retroflame

    Erika
    retroflame.blogspot.com

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  74. Happy New Year, Lily. Hope it brings all the best for you :)
    Wow, it seems like you had an AMAZING year! Congratulations on all the success! Your blog is amazing, can't wait to see the new site :)
    Hope you manage to go to Paris this year. xo

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  75. Just followed you on instagram mine
    Is hiemmaa

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  76. Happy New Year! can't wait to see the new website!
    my instagram is lowriangharad

    xxx

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  77. Ahh i'm so addicted to bejewelled as well! I keep on breaking my high score and then wanting to get even higher! Have you ever played it on an itbox? its scarily easy to win! Hope you have a wonderful year ahead x

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  78. Paris is lovely! I went there last year and just booked another trip for this year!

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  79. Ah I want an iPhone, I have an iPod but without the camera- gonna see if my little sister fancies swapping for her one with the camera, I need instagram in my life. 2011 sounds like an amazing year for you :) x

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  80. i can agree on the instagram thing, i am addicted. mine's helloissyxo if you're still looking for other users!

    i must say this is one of the nicest-not-blowing-my-own-trumpet new years posts i've seen! x

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  81. How long did your Macbook last?? I bought a macbook pro last year and hope it lasts more than 2 years!!!

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  82. Happy New Year :)And whoop, another Bejewelled addict! I cannot stop playing it and Instagram is a firm fave app too :)
    My Instagram is ess_jay24 :)
    Hope 2012 is a good year for you!
    xx

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  83. Hey Lily. I'm addicted to bejewelled too. Woke up at 4.30 this morning and then found myself playing it! Arghhh!

    I'm on instagram oo as Boitedechocolat follow me if you like my pics :)

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  84. Happy new year, Lily! Such a beautiful picture! :) I love bejewelled and Instagram as well! My username is sarahanifi :)

    Sara
    sarawithouth.blogspot.com

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  85. Oh Lily, you NEED to download Temple run, its like so addictive, every time i'm on my phone i'm constantly playing that game.
    My username for instragram is xbubs! im following you already :) x

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  86. Happy New Years to you! Congratulations on such a successful year!

    I'm on Instagram too, I love it! My username is englexas and my blog is englexas.com

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  87. Happy New Year!! I am in love with Instagram my username is gemmafarmer727.

    You should be pretty darn proud of what you have achieved, I have just graduated with a Journalism degree and it's so hard to get noticed. Your very lucky :)

    x

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  88. Pretty as always :) Happy New Year to you, I hope your 2012 will be better than your 2011 :)

    http://amelodyofdiaries.blogspot.com/

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  89. Happy new year!! I hope your year goes brilliantly - can't wait to find out what the new site is all about :)

    My instagram name is aj3byers
    Following you now

    x

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  90. Happy (slightly late!) new year! I've been following you since the start of 2011, so it's lovely to see you having such success with llymlrs.com and it's definitely deserved!
    I've just followed you on instagram, my username's so_divine :) xx

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