My Month Of June – I want To Thank You All

June was a really crap month for me if I’m honest. You may have noticed the randomness of the blog posts and me being pretty quite online.

I don’t have a lot of fashion extras to share with you other than these shorts that I was super happy with that I bought in FandF in June.

 

My month of June. What I'm wearing, what I'm up to!

 

I so much prefer smart shorts over casual and these Navy ones have been worn a lot the past few weeks! We can’t complain about the weather, can we?!!  Can I just say, I’ve been living in the Vionic sandals too! So comfortable. You can catch the post about them here.

The reason for the silence

 

 

 

My mum passed away on June 3rd. I’m not going to lie it’s been tough. I had been nursing her the last couple of months at her home.

I would often reach into the blogosphere to remove myself from the situation that I was in and I can’t tell you all what a help that was. The blogosphere can be the greatest escape! So you were all helping me without knowing! And I thank you all very much for that.

I’ve only managed to pop home a couple of times since for a couple of days, and therefore I’m super behind on my posts, but boy there’s a lot of new content coming your way.

I’ve lost my biggest critique, my honest best friend, but it’s time to dust myself down and get on with life. Mum wouldn’t want it any other way.

 

Something new to try!

 

boots no7 line correcting serum

I’ve been sent a prescription! I’m super looking forward to trying this new anti ageing serum from boots. I’m a huge fan of no7’s Perfect and Protect. Have you tried it?

This is the new Line Correcting Serum. Targeted to visibly reduce deep lines and wrinkles in one week. I haven’t applied this yet, I will be starting tonight and will share the results with you in Julys catch-up post. I’ve actually had this serum waiting for some time because I’ve been trialling another brand for you. That post will be up in the next week or so!

I like to try new brands on their own for around four weeks to get the true results for you.

Have you tried the new IGTV yet?

I’ve just filmed my first little intro about the no7 cream. I haven’t published it yet and I’m hoping it’s pretty easy! Any tips welcome! If we’re not connected on Instagram yet, you can find me here.

 

So that’s my month of June..

 

I’m sorry it’s a bit short and sweet this month. Things will start to get back to normal again now. I’m looking forward to getting back to normal! Before I go here’s my ootd

 

 

More shorts! Best thing for this weather! Have a great July everyone!

 

 

Xo Laurie

43 Comments

  1. Em
    July 21, 2018 / 1:22 pm

    So sorry for your loss, Laurie

  2. July 19, 2018 / 6:08 am

    Laurie I am so sorry for your loss. Sending you lots of love. xo ~ Megan The Fashionista Momma

  3. July 13, 2018 / 7:51 pm

    Laurie,

    I am so sorry about you losing your mom.
    I hope you take the time to heal your heart and not worry so much about whether you need to be blogging.
    We will be waiting for you.

    Hugs,
    Robin
    https://www.helloim50ish.com

  4. July 12, 2018 / 7:43 pm

    Oh Laurie, lots of love, sorry to read your sad news. You look gorgeous in the shorts by the way, stunning! Thanks for linking up #BloggersBests

  5. July 11, 2018 / 8:26 pm

    Hope your OK Laurie 🙁 xx

  6. July 11, 2018 / 8:03 pm

    Oh I’m so sorry to hear your news, Laurie. Take care. Xx

  7. July 10, 2018 / 11:59 am

    I am so sorry for your loss and send you well wishes and hugs from the U.S.

    Your outfits are lovely! And I am a huge fan of Boots products. Once my latest serum is down to a smidge, I will need to pop in and try the Boots brand. Thank you!

    • laurie
      Author
      July 11, 2018 / 7:38 am

      Thank you xx

  8. July 9, 2018 / 9:43 pm

    Laurie, you lovely lady. I know Iv already said this to you but I am so very sorry about your Mum. You were an amazing daughter to her, you were so lucky to have each other xxx
    As always, you wear everything with style and class and I love those navy shorts. Gorgeous xxx

    • laurie
      Author
      July 11, 2018 / 7:39 am

      Thank you Kerry. xx

  9. July 9, 2018 / 7:03 pm

    So sorry about your loss. You’re doing very well… Love those gold sandals by the way. #MixItUp

    • laurie
      Author
      July 11, 2018 / 7:40 am

      Thank you. I’ve literally lived in these sandals the last couple of months! xx

  10. July 9, 2018 / 9:54 am

    I am really sorry for your loss, take care #anythinggoes@_karendennis

    • laurie
      Author
      July 11, 2018 / 7:40 am

      Thank you Karen xx

  11. July 9, 2018 / 1:51 am

    I am very sorry for your loss, Laurie and wishing you a long life

    • laurie
      Author
      July 11, 2018 / 7:46 am

      Thanks Anna xx

  12. Jodie
    July 8, 2018 / 10:32 pm

    Oh, Laurie. I’m so, so sorry about your mum. Sending hugs and love to you.
    Jodie

    • laurie
      Author
      July 11, 2018 / 7:47 am

      Thank you Jodie xx

  13. July 6, 2018 / 9:52 pm

    Laurie I am sorry about your mum. I wish you the best Laurie.
    You look gorgeous in shorts!
    XOXO Tina

    • laurie
      Author
      July 11, 2018 / 7:47 am

      Thank you Tina xx

  14. July 6, 2018 / 6:41 pm

    I’m so sorry for the loss of your Mum Laurie.
    Sending you my warmest thoughts.
    XXX

    • laurie
      Author
      July 11, 2018 / 7:48 am

      Thank you Samantha xx

  15. July 6, 2018 / 2:10 pm

    I am so sorry for you loss. It is so sorry to lose loved ones. I hope you find peace and strength and my thoughts are with you.
    Cheryl

    • July 6, 2018 / 2:11 pm

      correction: It is so hard to lose loved ones.

  16. Mother of 3
    July 6, 2018 / 1:02 pm

    Oh I am so sorry to hear that your mom passed away.

  17. July 6, 2018 / 12:03 pm

    So very sorry for your loss.
    My mum passed away last summer (I had been her caregiver as well), and I’m not sure there’s ever a way to prepare oneself for that life event.

  18. July 6, 2018 / 7:01 am

    My thoughts are with you Laurie, been there and it’s hard. But once you recover just a little from the raw grief always remember to smile at the beautiful memories you made together. Pamela xx

  19. July 5, 2018 / 7:29 pm

    I’m so sorry to hear about your Mum passing away, Laurie. As I’ve lost both my parents, I know how painful it can be, and you need to allow yourself the time to grieve. Sending you a virtual hug! xxx

  20. Heather
    July 5, 2018 / 6:16 pm

    I’m so sorry to hear about your mum. It’s so hard to lose a parent. It’s good to see you back and getting back into a routine, it’s never the same but it helps to go back to some normalcy. Take care. Sending hugs!

  21. I’m desperately sorry to hear of your loss Laurie. I have been thinking of you so often but I hadn’t realised she had passed. My dear nan is dying from stomach cancer. She has been a second mum to me and at the moment I have put my emotions in a box – it’s just too dark to cope with right now. I know death is part of life, but it is unbearably hard to cope with. You are such a lady Laurie – your mum must be so proud of you. Sending you love xxxx

  22. July 5, 2018 / 10:25 am

    So sorry to hear of your loss Laurie, you’re doing so well and your Mum would be very proud. X sending hugs to you from Ibiza. X super outfit too Hun xx Jacqui mummabstylish

  23. July 5, 2018 / 10:09 am

    Sending lots of hugs Laurie 🙁 Take care lovely xxx

  24. miri
    July 5, 2018 / 9:40 am

    I am so sorry for your loss, Laurie. is there anything I can do for you?

    I am sending positive thoughts and hugs your way.

    X
    Miri

  25. Debbie@debbiethisandthat.blogspot.com
    July 5, 2018 / 4:07 am

    I’m so sorry about your Mom, Laurie. I know how difficult it is to lose your parent. I’m sending hugs your way! You look so cute in those shorts. I especially love that navy pair.

  26. July 4, 2018 / 10:07 pm

    Hey you…
    You brave and lovely woman!
    This Month will be fun and kinder too you I know it. Hopefully the worst is behind you now old gal…
    See you soon,
    Ash xxx

  27. July 4, 2018 / 9:46 pm

    Yes, I know it’s been hard for you but you handled everything so well and that poignant handhold speaks a thousand words, my sweet lady.
    On a lighter note, is that your Acer in the background? Palmatum? It’s beautiful, what green fingers you have.
    Hugs, x.

  28. July 4, 2018 / 8:44 pm

    I’m so sorry, I hope July will be happier for you!

  29. July 4, 2018 / 5:12 pm

    So sorry about your mum Laurie. She would be proud of how you’re getting back to normal. You look sensational in shorts!

  30. July 4, 2018 / 4:58 pm

    Thinking of you Laurie…give yourself time..xx

  31. July 4, 2018 / 4:19 pm

    Sorry to hear about your mum Laurie, take care x

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