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I had planned to post my weekly video today but the light was going so I snapped a quick outfit post/sunday post type thing which I haven't done for a while!

001. I've toned my hair pink for a bit as we all know I just can't leave it alone. I'll be doing a review of it tomorrow on my beauty blog but I'm quite happy with it. It'd gotten so light but also gone a little green and it was just washing me out a bit. So toning it back a little with pink has brightened it up a little and warmed it all up a bit! It's a little bit like candy floss! Love it.

002. Look how big Aerys is now! She's probably about 16 weeks now and is a proper little madam. I think she's going though a bit of terrorist period as she's been driving me crazy all day! Knocking everything over, breaking my mirror and giving me a fat lip. She's the sweetest most loving cat but I think she must have hit either her terrible two's or her teenage period because she's such a grump! I bought her some new toys in the hope it'll tire her out a bit more but if you have any tips on calming crazy kitties they'll be very much appreciated. I have thought about letting her outside but I had always planned on keeping her as a house cat. She's probably hitting that age now where I could let her out. I live in a really residential area with a closed off area around the back of my house. I just worry about her getting lost or having a fight with other cats (lots of cats on my street!). Im such a mother when it comes to her!

003. I'm having RSS issues with both my blogs at the moment so you might not be seeing posts even though I have posted. It's a feed burner issue which I'm hoping is sorted soon as I've seen a huge drop in traffic in the last week because of this. Sigh! I know I had loads of issues with my blog not showing up in Blogger Dashboards for ages but that should be fixed now. So if I don't come up then unfollow my blog and follow again, then it should come up. If not you should follow using Bloglovin or just keep up to date with my social media (Twitter/Facebook)

004. I feel really back in the zone when it comes to blogging again. I've sorted my daily routine out and put the structure back in my life that I always need to get things done. I might talk a little about my blogging routine next week on my blog if I can think of anything wise to actually write about it. I really struggle with the concept of running my blog as a business despite it being my job. I think it takes the fun out of it so I don't take it too seriously, but I really should probably push myself a little more because things get lost in the shuffle so easily these days in blogging. It's such a over saturated market and really hard to get noticed. Even harder than it was back when I started and it wasn't even a quarter as popular as it is now.

005. If you follow one person at the moment then I really really really recommend Gabi. Honestly, this girl is going to be the next big thing can feel it!


  1. I'm so happy that you've done an update and Sunday portrait, i used to look forward to sundays for your portraits. it's been too long!

  2. Aerys is sooo big and cute now! Love the sunday update post, feels more chilled out x


    1. Yes, Aerys is sooo big and cute now - and reminds me still on our cat Poldi. But to be honest Poldi is fat in comparison to Aerys ;)

      xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena


  3. Your hair looks stunning pink! I love your cat, she's adooorable <3 xx

  4. my kitten went through exactly that and the only thing I could do was wait! she calmed down eventually and now is only wild some of the time rather than all the time!
    Olivia Ellen Wears Words

  5. i really like your hair like this and i like this style of like chilled out sunday post:)

    love Katy @ THE RAWRDROBE

  6. That fluffy sweater is so cute, I'll have to look for one next time I'm in h&m! And your cat is too cute, I love the name too, I'm a huge game of thrones fan!
    Lovely Notions

  7. Aerys is so, so cute! I love her colors.
    Glad to hear you're back in the blogging zone/ Bloggers block is no fun.


  8. Your hair looks gorgeous and I love the jumper x

  9. Love your lipstick.


  10. Love this blog post and your cat grew up so fast ! I always wish they could stay little ♥

  11. omg your jumper looks so snuggly and your kitten is adorable!!

    Emma from http://www.masqueradebelle.co.uk

  12. Such a beautiful little kittyyy. I dream of being a crazy cat lady some day :)


    Alice xxx

  13. cant get over how cute your kitty is x

  14. Love that lipstick on you! Aerys is so gorgeous, kittens always get super hyperactive when they hit the 4 month mark but as long as you play with her all the time it should tire her out enough! Letting her out would be a good idea too - she won't go far :).

    Love the idea of a blogging routine sort of post - and thanks for introducing us to Gabi, just watched about a million of her videos, not sure how we hadn't stumbled across her before!

    Eve & Faye x
    Sugar Spun Sisters - A blog about cosmetics, clothes & coeliac disease

  15. Aerys is so cute! You look fabulous too. I'm sure my mom told me that a cat needs at least 3 different rooms to roam around in if you want to keep it as a house cat. Or less they get really bored and restless. x


  16. Lovely to see a Sunday post from you again Lily!


  17. she probably needs to go out, she's a similar age to my kitten and the only reason he hasn't gone out yet is because we're waiting for him to get the snip! he's so full of energy that he needs to go out, I wanted to keep him in but it's so unfair, he bounces off of one wall to another. I am sure she will be OK, as long as she's had her vaccinations and spayed (if you don't want her to have babies that is!) Love your hair too girl x

  18. Pretty hair! :)

    Have you ever though of the oh-so-crazy thing of taking her out with a leash? There are tips for that in the internet :). I once tried it with my cat but he always goes out so it didn't really work.

  19. Aww Aerys is so cute and your hair colour looks really nice, I wish I had blonde hair sometime so I could tint it different colours!

    Millie x

  20. Awww Aerys is getting so big!

    I keep my Mia as an indoor cat because although we live in a quiet area there are lots of other cats and a few have been hit by cars in the past :( Have you thought about a cat tree? We got Mia one with a few different levels and bits and bobs, she loves it! They do like to climb!

    Will be sure to check out Gabi's blog!


  21. Your cat is so adorable! Loving the fluffy knits out at the moment x


  22. Thanks for recommending Gabi's videos! She's amazing and I've now subscribed to her :)
    Aerys is the cutest kitten ever, Lily! xx

  23. I follow you on bloglovin as well Lily so luckily I've been managing to read all your posts :p I'm going to watch Gabriella's video now can't believe I've never heard of her xx Emmi


  24. If you do let your gorgeous kitty out, you'll probably want to get her spayed first - unless you want lots of little Aerys's that is! x

  25. I absolutely love your posts, definitely one of my favourite blogs xoxo

  26. I lovee that jumper!


  27. Your jumper collection is awesome. They are all so fluffy, soft and cosy. Hope the issues you are having gets sorted. Have a wonderful week

    Naaj Ronas Lifestyle

  28. wow Aerys has gotten big so fast, wasn't she just a baby a couple weeks ago!0?

  29. love it

  30. such a beautiful cat!!


  31. Aerys is so big now! She's such a cutie too xx

    When my kitten hit her crazy wild age, mostly I just tried to play with her a lot! I also got her a nice scratching post (the furniture is usually their first target. sigh.). Also I'm not sure if you plan on getting her spayed, but that calms cats down a lot! I def recommend getting her spayed though, unless you plan on breeding. It's not only a responsible thing, but believe me, going through female cats' "time of the month" (more like "time of the week") is a hell I don't wish on anyone! D: my cat is totally indoor, and while she does still have some wild days, she's an angel the rest of the time!

  32. Such a cute cat!



  33. Missed these Sunday portrait posts. Love that Oh My Love dress as well!


  34. Lovely update, Aerys looks so so cute! x

    Maddy from UNSTITCHEDD 

  35. You look gorgeous as always, and your kitty is so pretty! (Unintentional rhyme..) Great post :)

    The British Teen // fashion, beauty, lifestyle

    Heidi ♡

  36. kitty kitty :))

    you look great today! thanks for sharing..


    pls like my page, too :))

  37. Love the photos and colourcombinations! Aerys is so cute :)

  38. Thanks for recommending Gabi ... she is absolutely adorable. :) You seriously make that sweater look so good!

    Maggie A


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