Sunday Brunch at The Botanist

Food

Good morning ~

I went out for the most delicious brunch on Sunday and had to share some pictures with you!!

Me and two friends drove to a town called Chester (UK) and had brunch at 11:30 in restaurant we’d never tried before called ‘The Botanist’.

Between 10am and 12pm you can order brunch where you get a menu with 5 sections and you pick a small meal from every section 🙂

You get a little juice shot with it too! x

It’s a really fun concept and the food is honestly incredible! (Vegetarian options)

I 100% recommend the Nutella French toast 🙂

A smoothie for me lol

The brunch also comes with the option to order bottomless drinks for 90 mins ~

I couldn’t get this because I was driving but my friends defiantly made the most of this and ordered many glasses of spritz haha

After brunch we did a little shopping and bought a little too much (oops) before heading home.

It’s was actually 30 degrees in England on Sunday and has been for a few days now as we are having a little heatwave…

…So walking around the town got a little hot after a while – my car was scorching hot when we got back to it!

That’s all for now x

Much love,

~ Charlotte x

Picnic in the Park

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Good evening lovelies, how’re you doing? ~

I’m hot…like really hot…

…There’s been a heatwave in England for a few days now and it’s been so lovely having wonderful weather for a change! Although air-conditioning is a foreign concept to British people so the 30 degree heat has been a little bit of a struggle at times haha 🙂

Since the weather has been so brilliant me and my boyfriend decided to go for a little picnic and a walk around Attingham Park (near Shrewsbury) so we could relax in the shade and enjoy the weather!

We packed sandwiches and lots of sun cream and headed out for the day.

Sadly I did end up getting blisters on the backs of my feet from the walk we went on 😦 but, honestly, I don’t care because the weather was so worth it!!

The park is actually a deer park so I definitely recommend a visit if you ever find yourself in Shropshire ❤

We ate a lot of good picnic food and lay watching the clouds – a perfect day 🙂

Peri peri humous is essential

I hope wherever you are reading this from that you have great weather too and are making the most of the summer x

~ Charlotte x

Brown Floral H&M Dress

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Hello lovelies, what do ya think of my dress?!

Got this maxi dress from H&M about 3 weeks ago and finally wore it out! I LOVE IT ❤

I saw it a while ago while I was shopping in the Trafford Centre (Manchester) and instantly wanted it…but they had none left in my size 😦

Sooo…after thinking it over for a while I eventually bought it online!

Wearing with my Ted Baker bag

They recommended that I went a size up (as it runs a little small) so I wear mine in a UK 10.

It fits great at that size and doesn’t sit too tightly anywhere on my body – which is nice because, let’s face it, who wants to be in a tight dress in the hot summer?

I haven’t got any photos of the back but it sits very low on the waist and has a little zip that runs up the left side 🙂 – I really like the back of this dress and wish I had a photo to show!!

I think my favourite thing about this dress is the lace detail on the breast – so elegant and pretty 😍

That’s all for now x

~ Charlotte x

Quirky Chocolate Buttons

Food

Good afternoon to every one of you ❤

I wanted to show you these gorgeous dark chocolate buttons with mixed fruit and almonds! I came home from work today and my mother was making these in the kitchen 🙂

So quirky

They honestly look to die for and I can’t wait to try them!

They are made with dark chocolate and oil and are completely vegan friendly ~

And the best part? No baking required! Just pop them in the fridge and let them go hard and enjoy ❤

You could make this but with various other toppings as well, i’m thinking…chopped walnuts and dates?

What do you guys think? I think they are SO cute and quirky 🙂

I’m not sure what their proper name is in the recipe book but a friend messaged me and said ‘are these just fancy chocolate buttons?’ and I thought ‘…I guess they kinda are!’ I’m therefore Christening them with this name hahaha

– Charlotte x

Benefit Magnetic Mascara: First Impressions

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Heya lovelies, how are you doing? I’m feeling great ~

I went to the Trafford Centre in Manchester on Saturday to do a lil’ shopping (didn’t buy as much as I thought I would though…?) 🙂

I hardly bought any clothes (which is odd for me) and apart from one top in Zara I didn’t see much I fancied!! What I DID buy though was a little bit of make-up…

I went into Selfridges to get a Benefit bronzer as my friends got me the mini one for my 23rd birthday and it’s lasted until now (year and a half!). So I bought the larger version of that and, while I did, one of the shop assistants made me aware of a new Benefit mascara that gives great length, doesn’t clump, and really fans out your lashes!

How it works is that the formula is magnetic (apparently) and so all the mascara binds together to create great length (not sponsored haha) ❤

I was super intrigued by this concept and so I got one! And honestly guys, it’s actually amazing. I’ve never owned a mascara that wasn’t drug store bought and I don’t know why because this Benefit one is incredible!!

These pics don’t do it justice at all. I’m not one for eyelash extensions or glue on eyelashes as I find them irritating and weird on me (I’ve got big eyes so they make me look strange haha) but what I do always look for is a good mascara with great length and volume ~ this one is a perfect find for me x

~ Charlotte x