Collective Haul

Collective Haul

As I’m sure you’re probably aware by now, I have a huge problem, I am addicted to spending. It really needs to stop but I can’t resist pretty things, especially bargains!!

I’ve bought loads this past week, some because they were bargains, others because I went shopping in Reading and felt obliged!

ASDA polka dot dress, reduced to £5
new bowl for Flick, she isn’t a kitten but it was reduced to £2 and I’m a sucker for pink!
new bowl for Kitty, this was more expensive than Flick’s at around the £5 mark, but it is so apt I had to get it!

Holland & Barrett, the box on the left was a free sample, the tablets cost around £6.50

MAC foundation and pump, around the £23 mark, you can see my review of the product and the whole MAC experience here

There isn’t anywhere near me that sells OPI (not that I know of anyway). I saw Sally’s in Wokingham so decided to treat myself to my first full size bottle! This cost £10.99

I needed something in which to store my palettes so decided to get the famous Paperchase butterfly letter holder, along with a little notebook to keep a note of my Weight Watchers dieting. The palette storage was about £8 and the book about £3.

The brogues were on sale in Peacocks for £8, I have a new found love for brogues so couldn’t resist these! The socks were 3 for 2
Bobbles, £0.50 Primark. I’m sure the butterfly will annoy me if it doesn’t fall off before I break it off!
Tan fur trimmed boots, Primark £15. These are so cute I couldn’t leave them there for that price!
Necklace, £3 Primark.
PJ bottoms, £5. A few of us were eyeing these up at the Bristol blogger meet as they are so warm and comfy! (They’re fleecy) I saw them again and had to buy them, I forgot to take my PJs to Reading with me so this was the perfect excuse!
PJ top, £3 Primark.
Scarf, £3 Primark
My favourite bow tights have just laddered so I picked up these two pairs, £2.50 each, Primark.
Coloured tights, £2 each Primark
Three tier cake stand, £4.99 Robert Dyas. Its pretty, enough said.
What have you been buying lately? As you can see from my purchases I am attracted to a lot of orange lately and am so pleased to see this colour everywhere.


  1. December 28, 2011 / 11:20 pm

    The scarf is lovely isn't it. I just hope that the boots are comfy to wear x

  2. December 28, 2011 / 11:30 pm

    It sure does, I can't wait to try it! x

  3. December 28, 2011 / 11:30 pm

    Ahhh actually love everything you have bought!! I wanttt xxx

  4. December 28, 2011 / 11:30 pm

    I am pleased with my bargains 🙂
    The cake stand is lovely isn't it, even the storage box it comes in is adorable 🙂 x

  5. December 28, 2011 / 11:30 pm

    it is quite expensive, but I too am a sucker! Its all so pretty 🙂 xx

  6. December 28, 2011 / 11:30 pm

    I looove these purchases, really good bargains there! I need to get one of those cake stands and the fur trimmed boots! x

    half the world away.

  7. December 28, 2011 / 11:30 pm

    Lots of goodies 🙂 I love the Asda dress and at £5, what a bargain!
    I went to Paperchase this weekend to stock up on notebooks ready for another round of studying. It's pretty expensive for what it is, but I'm a sucker for their stuff! I've got loads of stationery from there already and a couple of cute mugs too 🙂

  8. December 28, 2011 / 11:30 pm

    They're gorgeous aren't they, not quite sure when I'm going to be brave enough to wear them yet but couldn't resist them! xx

  9. December 28, 2011 / 11:30 pm

    Thank you 🙂 I'm in love with the boots and scarf!

  10. December 28, 2011 / 11:30 pm

    It really isn't good is it! I will get rid of this addiction one day….

  11. December 28, 2011 / 11:30 pm

    I've seen it on other blogs before and loved it so had to copy! xx

  12. December 28, 2011 / 11:30 pm

    I love those tights, I always buy the black ones but I'm glad they make colour ones now!

  13. December 28, 2011 / 11:30 pm

    Love the primark boots & scarf, it's a lovely golden colour.
    That paperchase letter holder is such a good idea to keep makeup pallets in!

  14. December 28, 2011 / 11:30 pm

    Nice haul! I think I have a problem with spending too, not good, eakk! x

  15. December 28, 2011 / 11:31 pm

    Haha I found myself saying "ooh, that's nice" at so many of these goodies 🙂
    I too have a love for brogues! So comfy and great with dresses and tights.xx

  16. December 28, 2011 / 11:31 pm

    That's such a good way to store make-up palettes!

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