Saturday, 24 December 2011

Christmas Eve

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Christmas Eve is traditionally for me a very special day. I love Christmas traditions that can be built upon every year and one of my favourite traditions is the father-daughter trip we take to Bettys Tearoom (yes, the second time in a week!) on Christmas Eve. This time to the Northallerton shop in North Yorkshire, England. Although a very small town, with only a small street of shops to walk up and down, we browse the market and admire the scrumptious food in Lewis & Cooper before finishing off with a Fat Rascal (this was the Christmas version with almonds and cinammon) and cup of coffee in Bettys.

Today I chose to wear my new boots, an amazing blue velvet ankle boot with gold zip by Kat Maconie. Every month I choose new shoes or boots from Spartoo and I am never disappointed. With the boots, I decided on an all navy blue outfit with just a splash of mustard - I quite like an all-colour top-to-toe look.

I can't believe it is Christmas Eve already, where has this year gone? I would like to wish all of my readers and sponsors a lovely Christmas - thank you for reading, commenting and generally supporting me. I hope you have a wonderful holiday whether you celebrate it or not. And I very much look forward to what 2012 will bring for all of us.

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TBA Navy Princess Coat ~ Next Faux Fur Hat ~ Minkie at Top Shop Navy Polka Dress ~ Tabio Navy 110 Tights ~ Kat Maconie ia Spartoo Blue Velvet Ankle Boots ~ Mimco Mustard Bag ~ H&M Grey Mittens ~ Antique Quartz Amethyst Ring ~ Chanel Nail Enamel in Coco Blue ~ MAC Lipstick in So Chaud
(tired look due to after effects of migraine from the day before!)

35 comments:

  1. Merry Christmas Paula! Such beautiful photos :D x

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  2. My sister lives in Northallerton, so I often take trips to meet her for lunch at Bettys. I wish there was more like this in the north east x

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  3. You look amazing.Merry Christmas.
    Madame Noirex

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  4. I love the blue velvet booties you are wearing.

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  5. Have a wonderful Christmas Paula! x

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  6. Great pictures - I love Northallerton. My fiancee's dad runs a pub just outside it and it's where I got my wedding dress. My fiancee was very lucky to get one of those hampers from Lewis and cooper from work as a Christmas present! I was so excited to open it! x

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  7. Those boots are absolutely amazing. I adore what you've teamed them with too.
    All of the photos in this post are so perfect as usual!
    Have a really lovely Christmas.
    Jaz xo

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  8. You look divine and what a wonderful Christmas tradition!

    Have a wonderful Christmas, Paula :)

    Love Emma xxx

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  9. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! God bless you! xoxo ♥

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  10. Betty's is one of my favourite tearooms and I love fat rascals!
    Merry Christmas!
    http://missbbobochic.blogspot.com/

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  11. Your boots are far too beautiful! I have total boot envy! Have a lovely christmas lovely lady. S.x x

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  12. A very merry christmas to you too.

    X x

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  13. I adore Bettys!!! Have a wonderful Christmas lovely!!xxx
    P.S-LOVE the boots!!

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  14. You're looking gorgeous in all these photos. Wishing you a Merry Christmas!

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  15. Merry Christmas lovely! Your photos are so festive :) and the boots are babes!
    xxx

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  16. Whoa! I love the navy blue, the booties and your nail color!

    Merry Christmas!
    xo
    Sharon

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  17. Oh, these images are the essence of beauty at Christmas <3 I love Christmas traditions too; the eve usually involves a mass and then late night pizza snacking with my hungry, carol singing sister! You look ever so beautiful in these photos, I love your outfit.

    Merry Christmas!

    xx Carina

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  18. I had to do a little double-take when I saw that first picture, because I was thinking 'that looks like it's in Northallerton - no it can't be - yes it is!' I went to sixth form college in Northallerton, have family there and spend a lot of time there :) I'm so not used to other bloggers posting about places near where I live!

    Your outfit is lovely! Bettys looks gorgeous as always. Merry Christmas! Best wishes x

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  19. I had to do a little double-take when I saw that first picture, because I was thinking 'that looks like it's in Northallerton - no it can't be - yes it is!' I went to sixth form college in Northallerton, have family there and spend a lot of time there :) I'm so not used to other bloggers posting about places near where I live!

    Your outfit is lovely! Bettys looks gorgeous as always. Merry Christmas! Best wishes x

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  20. You look absolutely wonderful! The boots are perfect. I don't really have any Christmas traditions but yours sounds lovely!
    Merry Christmas! x

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  21. Merry Christmas! You look so stylish and warm! And as always great photography! Have a great day x

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  22. These boots are amazing!!! I hope you are enjoying your holidays!!!

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  23. Merry Christmas nad happy holidays! Love your photography already but it's even lovelier when it's surrounded by Christmas decorations. xx

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  24. That hat is amazing! Merry christmas!

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  25. Hope you had a lovely christmas, Paula!

    Just came across your blog. Your photos are just beautiful! xo

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  26. Hi! I just stumbled upon your blog and I must say, I love it! And I especially love your hair! I think we could probably be sisters lol.

    Mabel
    Mabel Time

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  27. Such a beautiful post, those boots are amazing! Hope you had a lovely Christmas!

    Maria xxx

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  28. Love this tradition, hope you had a lovely Christmas.

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  29. This might be the most gorgeous Christmas post ever :-)

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  30. Merry merry Paula! Beaut pics! I just love how your dad takes blog pics of you - think it is the sweetest thing ever. I hope you have a fab festive break. Thanks for such an inspirational blog. I know 2012 is going to bring you many more picturesque adventures x

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  31. love your pictures and outfit. You look amazing :-)

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  32. wonderful photos of christmas streets! T'm touched

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