February 29, 2016

PHOTO DIARY || TATTOO FREEZE

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A Few Sundays back,Paul and I hopped in the car and headed to the Tattoo Freeze in Telford,our Sundays are usually spent apart so it was nice to spend some quality time together doing what we love most,looking at Tattoos.If you have followed me for a while you will know that Paul is actually my Tattoo artist and my other half,its definitely an awesome bonus having your boyfriend as a tattooist. 
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The convention was full of awesome work and great artists,equally there was some god awful shit that people pile together and call a "nice tattoo",whatever floats your boat I guess but the majority of artists were brilliant at what they did and created really good stuff.
We wondered back and forth for a good few hours,had lunch,bought some artwork and Paul bought some new needles,ink etc for work.
We didn't get any tattoos while at the convention purely because most artists were already booked up for the day,I did contemplate the unalomes for my fingers but chickened out last minute,I go through stages of wanting my fingers tattooed and then hating the idea of it so I think its best that I steer clear for the time being...watch this space!

Overall it was a lovely day out and if you are into tattoos,art in general or just people watching then a tattoo convention is a must for you.

February 23, 2016

IT'S THE LITTLE THINGS...

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It may seem a bit ridiculous dedicating a whole blog post to what makes me happy,however I feel that it isn't done enough throughout the "blogosphere" and there seems to be a lot of negativity these days.It's also a nice thing to look at on those days where you feel like a great big lump of shit,remembering the little things that make you happy will lighten your day right up.Heres mine..

+ TEA
+ MAGAZINES
+ DORITOS CHILLI HEATWAVE
+ FAMILY
+ COMEDY
+ DOGS
+ CHARITY SHOPPING
+ CAR BOOT SALES
+ VINTAGE SHOPS
+ SHOPPING IN GENERAL
+ FOOD SHOPPING
+ COUNTRYFILE (THE TV PROGRAM,YES I'M OLD)
+ VINTAGE BIKES
+ MY PHONE
+ CAMERAS
+ SHOES
+ CLOTHES
+ CHRISTMAS
+ STEAK
+ JUST ALL FOOD
+ SUNSHINE
+ SUMMER
+ STATIONARY
+ THE SMELL OF NEW BOOKS
+ BED
+ CRISP WINTER MORNINGS
+ STRETCHING
+ LISTENING TO MUSIC I GREW UP WITH
+ MY DADS BAND
+ PHALIC SHAPES (VERY CHILDISH BUT THEY MAKE ME SMILE)
+ CACTI
+ PLANTS
+ TATTOOS
+ SMELL OF COFFEE
+ LOUNGEWEAR
+ CHEESE
+ THE SMELL OF RAIN AFTER A HOT SUMMERS DAY
+ BATHS WITH BUBBLES
+ PINTEREST
+ MUSIC
+ BEING COSY
+ SEX AND THE CITY
+ GAME OF THRONES
+ FACE MASKS
+ COOKING

I could go on forever.
Whenever you are feeling like shit,list the little things that make you happy.




February 18, 2016

ALRIGHT WALLY?

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HAIR CLIP: JOHNNY LOVES ROSIE|| TOP: SHEINSIDE || WATCH: ABBOTT LYON || RINGS: ONECKLACE || JEANS: TOPSHOP || BOOTS: ASOS

You wouldn't believe the amount of times I was called Wally while sporting this stripey number,or " Hi Kate,have you seen Wally?" However I bloody love this Top and lets just say that Where's Wally was my inspiration.I opted for Gold accessories,I find Red and Gold are a fail safe combo and always work really well together.

I can't tell you how in love I am with my new watch from AbbottLyon,If you haven't checked out their watches you are seriously missing out,they are all so beautiful and I had a difficult time picking one out,it was a tough decision but I'm so happy with my choice,it's beyond comfortable and goes with any outfit imaginable.You can also get yourself a cheeky £25 off using the code "Kate25",what are you waiting for?



February 14, 2016

KATECOOKS || NUTELLA BROWNIES

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.1CUP Nutella
.1CUP Melted Butter
.1CUP Light Brown Sugar
.1CUP White Sugar
.4 Large Eggs
.1TSP Vanilla Paste or Extract
.3/4 Cup Cocoa Powder
.1/2TSP Baking Powder
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+ Preheat oven to 160 (Fan Oven)

Combine Sugars,Vanilla Paste & melted butter,Add Eggs 1 at a time

Sieve Flour,Cocoa Powder and Baking Powder into a mixing bowl

Add Dry ingredients to mixer

+ Melt Nutella in Pan/Microwave and add to mixture,Mix well
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+ Spoon into Baking tray measuring 12" x 8 "

+ Add some extra Nutella to the top and make swirls with a knife

+ Bake for 40 mins, Mixture will still be wet inside but take out of oven and let the brownies cool down completely,the centres will turn sticky as they reach room temperature
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+ Enjoy with a steaming hot Cuppa Tea
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Let me know if you try this out.

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