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My Birthday Wishlist

A little while ago I did a round up of gifts that a new mother really wants and then lots of my friends bought said gifts and felt embarrassed like I had been passively aggressively hinting through my blog. Of course this is all linked to my being unable to accept a gift graciously. So as my birthday is on Saturday I feel there is no time to shop therefore I can make this post guilt free as it is just fun to do a shopping round up every so often and what better excuse than a birthday.
also check out the moody image of me looking out of the window, I think I was just not in the mood to have my photo taken, I rarely am, this was the best of a bad bunch but it makes me look like I should be on an album covers of deep and sad songs not really a birthday vibe – unless you are really down about getting older.
1. I have seen these two Sarah Knight books pop up all over social media and blogs for a while now and I am ready to give them a go especially as this year I am going to read more non fiction. 
2. I have made pasta before but I am looking to up my game and I also LOVE everything in Lakeland
3. I never really wear matching earrings as I have 5 holes so I love these from Oliver Bonas. it is hard not to buy everything in there. 
4. If anyone tells you you do not need green shoes they are wrong. I do not care that they are clunky M&S shoes wide fit are really comfy and I need that in my life, plus look how green.
5. This year I am trying to make a real effort to just chill out, it is not going well so I am thinking about getting into smelly shit and hope that this will help…..I will keep you posted on my success. Either way this diffuser is very stylish 
FYI I also want a wheelbarrow and some garden pots but those wishes do not make for pretty blog posts
March 7, 2018



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    More than Blush

    March 7, 2018

    Ah, I'm a huge fan of Oliver Bonas fan, those earrings are just lush. Jo x

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    Jess Howliston

    March 7, 2018

    Lots of lovely gift ideas here, green is my favourite colour so you just can't go wrong with green shoes! Those earrings are beautiful too!

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    March 7, 2018

    Diffusers are so fantastic – even if you don't get one for your birthday I highly recommend!

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    Joanna Victoria -x

    March 7, 2018

    I have a diffuser they are so worthwhile I love mine. Them Oliver Bonas earrings look stunning.

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    Rebecca U

    March 7, 2018

    I love the earrings, so pretty. I love diffusing essential oils so would definitely hope you get that as it is so calming and makes your home smell so good!

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    March 7, 2018

    I have garden pots of my birthday wish list! I found some pretty Orla Kiely ones and I really hope I receive them! Happy Birthday to you!

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    Alison Rost

    March 8, 2018

    I hope you get everything that you want on your birthday! These are lovely choices! Have a good one, happy birthday!

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    March 8, 2018

    I've never been to Oliver bonus but I'll have to check out as those earrings are gorgeous! Happy birthday šŸ™‚

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    Rachael Robinson

    March 8, 2018

    I've seen those books floating around social media, but haven't had a chance to check them out yet. The earrings are cool!

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    Rhian Westbury

    March 8, 2018

    I love the Oliver Bonas earrings as like you I have multiple piercings and rarely ever coordinate x

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    Yeah Lifestyle

    March 8, 2018

    You are looking lovely in the photo! Here's wishing you a happy birthday in advance too, loving all your list but the pasta machine from Lakeland tops it. Its been on my list for a very long time!

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    Angela Ricardo Bethea

    March 8, 2018

    Wow! You're right that diffuser looks very stylish. I think my mom would love this. Such a great Birthday wish list.

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    Rebecca Smith

    March 8, 2018

    You have chosen some lovely items. I love the look of that diffuser and I too am always coveting things from Lakeland!

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    March 8, 2018

    I would highly recommend the pasta maker – making your own pasta is really easy and so much fun. Go for it!

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    Chrissy Faery

    March 8, 2018

    Ohh! Happy birthday! <3 I love the diffuser, and those books sound right up my street!! Those earrings are seriously cool too! šŸ™‚ xx

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    Katy F

    March 8, 2018

    I have fancied getting a diffuser too but my god all the stuff costs the earth doesn't it?

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    Kaz | Ickle Pickles Life and Travels

    March 8, 2018

    Great list! I have seen the books everywhere and want them too! Kaz

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    Anosa Malanga

    March 9, 2018

    Nothing wrong with having a guilty free birthday Wishlist and I am loving yours I think I need the earrings more than anything

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    Leigh Travers

    March 9, 2018

    Ooh, happy birthday for Saturday! I've seen those books across everyone's Instagram feeds too but I've never read either of them! x

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    The London Mum

    March 9, 2018

    I have to get my hands on those books!!! Just what I need!

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    Joanna Davis

    March 9, 2018

    I am about to buy a pasta machine myself, after learning how to make it during a cooking class in Florence. The fresh pasta doesn't compare with the dry one at all.

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    Melanie Williams

    March 9, 2018

    Some lovely items on your list, I do love the look of that diffuser x

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    Kara Guppy

    March 9, 2018

    I still haven't forgiven my husband for buying me a wheelbarrow LOL – hope you have a very happy birthday

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    A Day In The Life Of A Mum Of 6

    March 9, 2018

    Iā€™m huge Oliver bonas fan we have two stores in my city and I love popping in and having a look but also looking online far too often and buying too much. They have such a great selection of gifts

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    Bethany Sibley

    March 9, 2018

    I hope you get all that you ask for, and even more.

    Happy early birthday šŸ™šŸ¼

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    Dena Jayne

    March 10, 2018

    I read both Sarah Knight books on holiday last year. I became obsessed. I hope you get them, as I'm sure you'll love them! x

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    Candice Nikeia

    March 10, 2018

    I love everything on your wish list! I also want some green shoes! So cute and perfect for spring! I hope you have a wonderful birthday!

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    Nicolette Lafonseca-Hargreaves

    March 14, 2018

    It is so cheap and I have wanted one for years I don't know why I don't just get one

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    Nicolette Lafonseca-Hargreaves

    March 14, 2018

    The lakeland catalogue is my porn

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    Nicolette Lafonseca-Hargreaves

    March 14, 2018

    That is my fear each oil is quite pricey it could be a rabbit hole

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    Nicolette Lafonseca-Hargreaves

    March 14, 2018

    It is the shop that showed me you can never have too many statement necklaces

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    Nicolette Lafonseca-Hargreaves

    March 14, 2018

    Glad you liked them I think I am going to take them from my wishlist to basket

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    Laura Ferry

    March 18, 2018

    I have the life changing magic of not giving an F book and in all honesty I wasn't very impressed! xxx