Tuesday, April 3, 2012

5 Lovely Things {Pretty Fluffy}

Hi lovelies! Today, sharing her 5 Lovely Things is Serena, from one of my favourite blogs, Pretty FluffySerena and I instantly bonded over our love of our 4-legged friends, and I always love visiting her blog as I know I'm guaranteed to leave with a big smile on my face, given she writes about my 2 of my favourite topics: pretty things + adorable dogs!


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{one} Sparkle. You have to have something in your life that makes you sparkle - your Joi de vivre. For me, it’s pretty things, fluffy dogs and writing – the 3 things I combined when I created Pretty Fluffy. Without the sparkle, I get worn out, so I try to bring a bit of it into my life on a daily basis. I also don’t mind the odd bit of sparkle in my wardrobe as well!

{two} Sweet Treats. Whether it’s home made cupcakes, decadent desserts or those ridiculously oversized hot fudge brownie sundaes in Gold Class cinemas, as soon as I see a sweet treat I’m smitten. This could explain why I can barely cook a hot meal to save my life, yet I somehow know the Magnolia Bakery Red Velvet Cupcake recipe by heart.

{three} My Dog. My Border Collie, Soda, has been by my side for nearly 11 years now. She’s seen me through my entire adult life - relationships, careers, highs and lows – and still manages to make me smile every day. She’s my inspiration and my best friend rolled into one.


{four} Stella McCartney. For me Stella represents the best in cruelty free beauty and fashion. I love that so many brands like her have embraced animal friendly design and style. I wear the Stella Nude Fragrance nearly every day.

{five} My Cheersquad. For so many years of my life I was fiercely independent. But in the last 5 years or so, I’ve really learned to embrace the beautiful people in my life. My husband is my rock – he believes in me more than I sometimes believe in myself. My friends (in real life and online) inspire me on a daily basis. I love how each and every one of them is so unique and enjoy watching them live their lives to the fullest. You can do it on your own, but having people that love you by your side makes things so much sweeter.

Thank you so much for having me today, Rachel xx


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Thank you Serena! How adorable is her pup Soda? Make sure you hop on over to Serena's blog to discover more pretty fluffy goodness!


Rachel xo

14 comments:

  1. Thank you for sharing this. I really enjoy reading posts like these.

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  2. Such a lovely post ladies. That pup is just gorgeous :)

    Abbey x

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  3. Cute post - I definitely can't live without sweet treats!
    http://missbbobochic.blogspot.com/

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  4. Soda is adorable! Thank you for introducing me to Serena's blog!

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  5. Great post Serena and Rachel :)

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  6. Those cupcakes are absolutely gorgeous with the rose on top! Perfect for a shower, birthday or ladies lunch! Absolutely gorgeous for a wedding!

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  7. Ohh what little bits of Lovely!

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  8. definitely agree with serena on all of these!

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  9. Love the sparkle...love the pink and of course LOVE Stella! She is incredible! :)

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  10. I definitely agree with all these things! Especially sparkle and sweet treats. Two things I love to post about on my blog!

    Kate {Something Fabulous}
    http://thesomethingfabulous.blogspot.com

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  11. Lovely post! And how gorgeous is that clutch and the cupcake?!

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  12. Thanks so much for having me today Rach!! xxx

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  13. Ooooh, sweet treats, that's my weakness! :) Love #5 too... my exact feeling on my husband as well. So great to learn about Serena through this!

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  14. Great post Serena :-) LOVE the sparkly clutch. And of course the adorable Soda!

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