Expectations Vs Reality

I'm sure like many ladies, that as a little girl (due to the influence of probably one too many Disney films) I dreamt of being a proper princess when I grew up. I could just imagine it.....Sitting at my neat, pretty dressing table. Brushing my golden locks of hair, with my perfectly pink cheeks and lovely rosey red lips just gawping at how darn lovely I looked. A nice big mirror to reflect my flawless complexion, drawers full of the most lavish luxury pampering items and a chair that I could sit on for hours.... You know, as you do when you're 5 and want to grow up to be the most shallow person ever, haha.
It didn't take long into my teenage years to discover that the little princess dream certainly wasn't going to be easy. In fact, I'm as far away from a princess as one could be. As you can see from my current 'dressing table' It's not really a haven for pampering relaxation right now!
60's formica reclaimed dining table
The life of luxury and erm, staring at myself all day is very much still a pipedream. I think I need a rich prince charming to marry. That'd be nice. I could sit at home all day, just blogging. 

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  1. Genuinely loved this post! x

  2. Brilliant! This made me chuckle so much :)
    Kaz x

  3. *snorts* bwhahahahaahah
    liloo/@tsunimee xx

  4. Lolll i know the feeling! x x x

  5. This post made me laugh :)

    I think we all still wish we were a princess at some point or another!

    Amy xx

  6. This is so depressing yet so true.. Although I've never wanted to be a princess, I just wanted to be filthy rich (at 15 I decided that I'll marry an old billionaire, wait till he dies, which was gonna be very soon, and get all him money, ka-ching!) Oh well, I'm such a mean vicious person.. x

  7. Dressing tables are so expensive. I ended up with a desk! But since then I have inherited my Grandma's dressing table (which was her Mum's dressing table). So not the way I had hoped to get a fancy dressing table.

    If you find a rich Prince Charming to marry ask if he has a brother who is single! :)

  8. Haha, so unbelievably true. xD One day, one day.

  9. Haha your blog is awesome! Just found it! So bloodyy true! I really wanted a dressing table just like that, but instead I have an old desk with colouring pencil all over it :P. Ahh well, still have the dream!

    Great blog, I'm now following.



  10. This post is so funny!! I know exactly how you feel!

    I’m also running a giveaway so would love if you could enter! http://champagnelambinibudget.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/happy-friday-giveaway.html

  11. Haha this is such a good post! I might do one similar because I was thinking about this earlier. Once you move out of your parents home there is always something much more important to buy... replace the kettle or a new toaster etc. My dressing table is the floor at the moment. *sigh* one day though... I can still dream! x

    Girl in the North

  12. Fab post!!! Hehe so true!!! :)) new follower xxx

  13. Loved this post.

    I've managed to get myself the white desk with lots of drawers so far...no prince and definitely no chair or mirror to speak of! If only!



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