Monday, 17 July 2017

Day In The Life | Summer 2017

 As I’m now in my last ever summer between academic years, I thought it might be fun to do a little day in the life post to show you guys what I get up to on a regular day. I personally love reading posts like this and I figured I could turn this into a little series for when I’m back at uni/working/relaxing at home etc. I think it’s really interesting to see what people get up to in a regular day, even though for me somedays it’s not very much, so I hope you enjoy this little insight into my life!

MORNING
I usually get up around 9am, which I know for some of you early birds out there is incredibly late, but hey, it’s summer so I’m making the most! I’ll potter into the kitchen and make myself breakfast, typically bran flakes and a bru, before heading into the bathroom to wash/brush my teeth and get dressed. If I’m just staying at home for the day I won’t bother with makeup and I’ll usually just scrape my hair back into a ponytail. Usually, I take my mornings pretty slow and if I don’t have anything planned for the day I’ll either spend it reading or knitting *I know I know… I’m pretty much the most exciting 22 year old around*, or scrolling through and commenting on blogs that I follow.

AFTERNOON
Quite often, I’ll have a friend pop round in the afternoon for bru’s, cake and a catch up. Recently my friend Emma turned up with chocolate eclairs and we spent the afternoon chatting away before she jets off to Budapest. If I don’t have a friend coming round that day, I’ll spend the afternoon either working on my blog or writing. Working on my blog will consist of anything from brainstorming ideas, writing blog posts, taking/editing pictures or having a play around with the layout. Writing however will consist of either smoke coming off the keyboard when I’m on a role or banging my head against my desk because the words will not come. It’s fun, you should try it.

EVENING
I’ll carry on working on my laptop until around 7pm, when I will eventually drag myself to away to sit down and watch Hollyoaks. Yes, I watch Hollyoaks, it is my one and only guilty pleasure and whilst it angers me in almost every episode because of how stupid the characters can be, I bloomin’ love it. This is usually around the same time myself and my mum will sit down for tea, tonight being chicken stir fry. After tea I’ll either carry on working on my laptop if I’m on a role, or I’ll go back to reading or doing something relaxing for the evening. Around 9.30pm I’ll make myself a cup of green tea and get whatever dessert we’ve got in the fridge, usually a couple pieces of dark chocolate, and sit down to watch whatever me and my mum are currently binge watching *we’ve just finished re-watching Gavin & Stacey*, before heading to bed around 11.30.


To some, that may seem like a really boring day, but I actually love my quiet days in, especially if I’ve got a lot done or had a friend round for a catch up. It’s also been glorious weather in Manchester recently so I’ve been soaking up the sun in my garden most of the time as well! Whilst every day is different, and one day I might be out shopping/visiting friends or family/going out for food and drinks, this is usually what a typical homey day will consist of. I’m making the most of my free time before it’s back to the grindstone in my third year at uni and I’m loving every second!
xxx


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  1. Lovely post, you seem to have a wonderful day. I hope you managed to indulge the free time you have and good luck on your upcoming third year <3
    with love, Bash   |   HEY BASH

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    1. Thank you!! <3 I'm a mixed bag of nerves and excitement for third year! xxx

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  2. Such a lovely post, I could do with a day like this round about now. I don't blame you having a relaxing time before you start back at uni!

    Danielle xx
    http://www.fashionbeautyblog.co.uk/

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    1. Thank you! I know I'm making the most! xxx

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  3. I loved reading this post so much.
    Have a nice weekend.

    Love, Esther
    https://lifestyle-tale.com/back-to-mac/

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  4. I wish I could wake up as early as you and make the most of the day!! I love bed too much and 11 is early for me ha. I do love a quiet day in too x

    S x
    SHELISES WORLD

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    1. Oh trust me some days I definitely sleep in late ahaha! I'm just trying to keep myself on some sort of schedule so that when I go back to uni it's not ridiculously difficult to get up at half 6 again! <3 xxx

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  5. Everything looks so adorable! Lovely photos!
    Would you like to follow each other? Follow me on Blog and Google+ and I'll follow you back!
    www.recklessdiary.ru

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    1. Thanks! I don't do follow for follow but I try and check out the blogs of all the people who leave comments, hope that's okay! xxx

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  6. I really do like reading these type of posts as well. Quiet days are great to have, especially when your day is usually so hectic. Definitely take advantage of them while you can!

    Emily | http://emilytrinh.com

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    1. Yeah I'm definitely making the most before the madness starts again! I'm already nervous about my last year at uni aha <3 xxx

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  7. Your day sounds amazing, I wish I could get up at 9 but nope. It's either 6am for work or midday when I'm recovering from work haha!

    Lauren x Huggled

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    1. Ahaha this will be ending soon when I start back at university and from then on it'll be 6.30am starts for me again so I'm making the most <3 xxx

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  8. quiet days in are where it's at! i love a chilled day at home, reading and catching up on blogs.

    and giiirl i WISH i could sleep in until 9am, my body wakes me up no later than 6.30am most days! oh to have a decent lie in!

    katie xx lacoconoire.com

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    1. Me too! Even though I do love my lie ins, I wish I woke up earlier! I'd get so much more done but I just need my sleep too much ahah <3 xxx

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  9. I enjoy reading day in the life sort of posts and this one was no exception! Haha, I can totally relate to wanting to bang your head on your keyboard when the words just aren't flowing. I also think it's really cute that you and your mum binge watch shows together! xx
    Coco Bella Blog

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    1. I'm glad you liked it! Ahaha we've always done it, although we always end up staying up for hours when we do so we try not to do it too often nowadays! <3 xxx

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  10. Oh jeez, 9am sounds pretty good to me, I've been getting up at 11am during the holidays! (no exaggeration either... that's quite bad isn't it... I am going to start getting up slightly earlier)
    Aleeha xXx
    http://www.halesaaw.co.uk/

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    1. It's your holidays make the most whilst you can! I definitely have days where I sleep in later <3 xxx

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