Monday, 23 April 2012

My weakness and GIVEAWAY reminder!

Today I feel quite deflated.
I had an appointment this morning with a mortgage adviser, to say the least, it did not go well....

All in all we have no where near enough money ...
...and this is why!

I don't stop spending, in my defense I always spend little, but I do it often.
Here are a few of my recent goodies.

My pretty blanket box, it needs a bit of TLC but I love it all the same.

Some new tea towels, with cute florals of course.

A new blanket (to go in my new box perhaps?) and some vintage pretties.

Pillow slips.

and a little belated Easter treat for me. More books!

So Mr. Mortgage man, this is why we have no money!

Thank you to all the lovely ladies who have entered my giveaway and to those who popped the button on their sidebar.
My giveaway ends this Sunday so there is still plenty of time to enter!

Until next time .... keep spending!

Love Katie xxx


  1. :0( to the morgage adviser...but love your finds!

  2. Hi sweet Katie, The mortgage advisor appointment does not sound fun, but I love all of your beautiful vintage finds and fabulous books! xo~Paula

  3. Hi Katie, i'm really sorry to hear that :( I do love your finds though! The blanket box is just gorgeous, I would love one of those, in fact I would have bought all of those things too! Which is also why, until pay day on Thursday, I only have 69p in my Bank Account! ouch! xx

  4. Sorry to hear about the mortgage advisor appointment :( I can fully understand about the you I don't spend much on an item..but all the little things do add up.
    You found some great things though. Do you know the funny thing was I almost bought that 'spoonful of sugar' tea towel for you, but then decided on the owls instead..haha :P
    I like your blanket box..I have been trying to find one as well at the boot sales luck yet though.
    I have nominated you for a blog award :)
    Have a lovely day
    Magie x

  5. Oh dear that isn't such good news, i hope your new goodies cheer you up :o)
    love jooles x

  6. LOL! I know which I'd prefer. Pretty things or a! I'll have the pretty things thanks.

    Madison xxx

  7. I love your blog too....and I had to laugh I'm a addicted to a bargain also and I think pretty always beats saving money!!

  8. Hello Katie,
    I visited your blog today - I saw you over at my sweet friend, 'Teacups and Bunting.' Your blog is so lovely. The pictures on here are very unique and full of color. Me and my daughters started a blog, and we would love it if you could visit us and follow. I would enjoy coming back to visit with you. Your blog is so cheerful to me, and it is filled with simplicity. I hope to hear from you, and have a sweet day.
    ~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

  9. hello! awww i feel for you, i always think we were lucky to buy at a goos time. I dont know how people afford to live these days with mrtgage prices!!
    having said that, you do have some lovely things to put in your house when you get one. :)

  10. hi Katie, sorry to hear that your appointment with the mortgage advisor wasn't a happy one - these are difficult times. Hang on in there and things will eventually improve.
    You have found some lovely vintage items - we seem to have the same taste.
    I have just had a catch-up of your previous posts - you have made some gorgeous items. For some reason I haven't been able to see your blog recently - Blogger having another funny turn I expect! Best wishes, Pj x

  11. Thank you for the lovely comment you left on my blog.
    I love the blanket box.
    Julie xxxxxxx

  12. That sucks re the mortgage :(

    Love your blanket box though, I love Lloyd loom stuff. I'm just as bad with my spending, but I've just had a financial overhaul and review with my kid sis today and I'm going to be good and stick to the budget she worked out for me... sob!

  13. What great finds! Thank you for your lovely comments over on my blog. I'm loving yours also! xx

  14. Hi sweet Katie! Just popping in again to say thank you for the lovely comment! I am so glad you will get to do some shopping tomorrow! I hope you have fun sweetie and find some more pretties like the ones you shared here! I am so happy you found so many pretty things to enjoy! I am sorry about the mortgage guy and hope that will go better the next time around! Have a beautiful weekend! Lots of love! Paula xoxo

  15. Hiya Katie, I'm still getting to grips with who's blog you reply on when comments are left on your blog, as I don't think it notifies you that I replied does it? Help! sorry for my woffle, I probably sound daft don't I? I just didn't want you to think I hadn't replied to your lovely comment you left on your first visit to see us over at Rubie Magpie, you REALLY brightened my day, thank you so much! Look forward to your return to Rubie Magpie. Take care RM xx

    P.s Also, glad you popped by as I'm very pleased to follow the link back to you and be introduced to your corner of blogland, which is definitely full of "Booty-full Things". I have blanket box envy right now, it's gorgeous x

  16. Lovely finds, the tea towels are gorgeous and so is the blanket box. Just discovered you xxx

  17. I love the embroidery on the pillow slips...lush, lush, lush :o) definitely a good way to forget about mortgage woes...x