#LittleLoves – Dream Tripping, Halloween & Hair Transformations

It’s been a really long day and a really long week come to think of it. My head is spinning and I feel as if I have the entire World sat on my shoulders yet am unable to relieve the pressure as it continues to pile on. I would have written this post earlier but I was in dire need of a long soak in the tub to wash away my worries and to destress.

Thankfully I feel a little better now that I’m clean, dry and curled up in the comfort of my bed so before my head hits the pillow and I sail away to the land of nod I’ll share a few of my #LittleLoves from the past week, what better way to end a crap day than to look at the lighter side of life?


Although I haven’t read a great deal myself this week due to time constraints I have spent a fair bit of time reading with an array of children within the local Primary School. Earlier this month J brought home a letter asking for parents to volunteer their time to support reading within the school, I of course was more than happy to volunteer my time and will continue to do for the foreseeable future.

#LittleLoves - Dream Tripping, Halloween & Hair Transformations

It was an absolute pleasure to listen to the children read their books to me, it also provided me with a really good insight into further literacy options for my own children as I came across all kinds of books which up until now I had never heard of.


Following a night spent trick or treating with the children Paul and I settled the children to sleep and slipped away to watch the final of this years Great British Bake Off. Despite the cat having been let out of the bag earlier in the day thanks to a ‘spectacular social media spoiler slip up’ both Paul and I thankfully remained entirely unaware as to whom the winner was until we saw it for ourself.

#LittleLoves - Dream Tripping, Halloween & Hair Transformations


After tooling around with a tonne of tracks I came across this classic, nineties, old school number which has since become a firm favourite on my mix list. ‘Oceanic- Insanity (Dream Tripping) is a absolutely classic rave choon (yes that’s spelt c-h-o-o-n) from the yesteryear, I dare you to listen to this track and not dance!


Paul and the children spent quite some time carefully carving these perfect pumpkins for Halloween. J’s pumpkin was based upon Bendy (from Bendy and the Ink Machine) whereas E was thankfully quite happy to go with a more basic design jazzed up with a zig-zag lid.

#MySundayPhoto - Pumpkins & Parenting Pandemonium

Meanwhile I’ve been busy decorating the house for Halloween and making a start on the many lists which should help guide me through the chaos which is Christmas.


Earlier this week I dropped by an old haunt (well it was heading towards Halloween so why not?) to have a drink with a few friends as they celebrated ‘Goth Night’, a small shindig which enabled me to head out dressed entirely in my own clothes without judgement.

I’m no goth but I do tend to favour ‘the darker side’ when it comes to fashion. It took very minimal effort to get myself ready for the event given that my wardrobe is filled with fifty shades of black! I wore a Boo-Hoo black number paired with purple striped tights and my Demonia boots for good measure (seven inches to be precise!).

#LittleLoves - Bridget, Babies, Brides, Boots and Blog On

Meanwhile the kids were ecstatic to get gothed up in their glad rags ready for Halloween, a few face paints and a couple of hair chalks alongside the creepy costumes and we were good to go!

Happy Halloween 2017

And Lastly

Earlier this week I visited my local hair salon for a ‘total transformation‘ in terms of colour and style. It may have taken a couple of hours to complete and a little time getting used to but I adore my new look and cannot thank Ann (my hair dresser) enough for her efforts.

Hair Today Gone Tomorrow

Thanks again for reading my blog and I hope that you enjoyed this weeks #LittleLoves. If you fancy sharing some of your own #LittleLoves then why not join in either through your own blog post or by leaving a comment below, I would love to hear what your #LittleLoves might be.




  1. November 4, 2017 / 11:19 am

    Absolutely love the hair on you. It looks great Hun. Love the Halloween celebrations too. Sounds like you had a great week. Hope you have a lovely bonfire night. #littleloves

  2. November 4, 2017 / 11:23 am

    Your pumpkins look amazing. Good work! I’m a primary school teacher so I know just how invaluable reading volunteers are x #LittleLoves

  3. November 4, 2017 / 10:46 pm

    Love your hair it looks gorgeous! Those pumpkins are fab and your two look adorable in their costumes. That song certainly takes me back! Hope you have a better week this week #littleloves

  4. November 5, 2017 / 9:21 pm

    Absolutely loving the hair colour! And Oceanic’s taken me on a right trip down memory lane- I bought it on tape from HMV- days well and truly over!
    I hope this week sees you feeling better in yourself.

  5. November 5, 2017 / 10:22 pm

    I love that you have volunteered to listen to children reading, it’s so important. Those pumpkins look amazing, great job. #LittleLoves

  6. November 9, 2017 / 8:19 pm

    Loving your hair! What a fab look, it really suits you! x

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