One Small Step Into Adulthood

Sunday, 19 May 2019


What is becoming more glaringly obvious in my early twenties, is the rapid descent into adulthood. Yes, I said descent. As I am nearing the end of my degree, I have started becoming increasingly aware of this thing that people refer to as 'being an adult' and how soon, I will be one of those adults.

As you probably already know, if you read my blog regularly, I am moving out of my university house in August and moving in with one of my lovely best friends. To me, a small, 4ft 11 university student, this really does mark me becoming an adult.

The other day, my soon-to-be adult housemate and I were walking down the street and looking into every charity shop window as went. This is common for us, we both love bargains and in our small town, charity shops are one of the most popular places to purchase things from. So, there we were, strolling through town when something caught my eye.
In a charity shop, sitting right up front was this table (pictured below). To paint to the scene for you, I stopped dead in my tracks and tapped Shalieka (the housemate) until she too, saw what I was looking at. 
Do we get this table? Do we even have anywhere to put it? As we stood, thinking about this purchase, many people walked past us. They also pointed at the table, talking about different and unique it looked. 
We knew we had to get it. 
Early the next morning, we got dress and went and purchased it. Whilst I am writing this, I would like to say a quick thank you to Katie (link to her blog here) for driving it up to my house and helping me lug it up the front steps. It is now currently sat in my living room, waiting to move with us. 

Now, you might be like, why am I reading a post about this twenty-something-year-old woman buying a table? And yes, I can see how you might be confused. But I am writing this post for one very simple reason. I think every person gets to a point in their life where they feel like they have accomplished something. And by buying this table, I feel like I have accomplished my first, real steps into some form of adulthood. I know it sounds strange, all I did was put £40 down in exchange for a (very adorable) table. But I think everyone's 'adult' moments are different and this is mine. 

So let's all welcome our new table, it is going to look so pretty when we move into our new flat and start actually adult-ing. 







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Shop this post:
Faux Cactus: Ikea
French Press: Amazon
Candles: Amazon
Cosy Jumper: Primark (No Link Available) 
Reading Glasses: Amazon 

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  1. Lovely table.... your mumma.xxx

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  2. Beautiful table layout lovely, I adore my coffee table in our living room. I'm sending you all of my love! πŸŒΈπŸ’œ

    With love, Alisha Valerie x | www.alishavalerie.com

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  3. Ah this is so exciting! ��
    Awesome table by the way!

    Love Lozza xo
    http://girlygabble.com

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  4. How exciting! Absolutely love that table :)

    Kate | http://www.katelovesx.co.uk/

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  5. Wow! That's a gorgeous table! I'm 26 (27 in September AH) and I still don't feel like an adult. Although I still live at home with my parents which I'm not ashamed of but I've never felt less like an adult in all my life!

    Jenny
    http://www.jennyinneverland.com

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    1. Thank you! No, that's nothing to be ashamed of. Thank you for your lovely comment x

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  6. good short post

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  7. It's scary, isn't it?! I'm 24 and currently live at home with my parents, although my boyfriend lives here too as he recently got a job down this way as he lived about 2 hours away before! We've been starting to look at moving out, but it's quite scary really. Especially when I see my friends are married, have kids etc πŸ˜‚ I'm sure you'll figure it out though! I hope it all works out, and you enjoy your awesome new table :D

    Amy,
    https://creativenails.uk

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    1. You will! just keep saving your pennies. Thank you for your lovely comment x

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  8. Hello! Very nice table and really good price. When we grow up we have the freedom to choose and take decisions, which could only learn us to be responsible and of course make our budget!
    Good luck!

    TopBeautyWoman
    https://top-beauty-woman.blogspot.com

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  9. this is such a funny post

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  10. Symbolism or no symbolism, this table is fan-flipping-tastic! Brilliant find haha!

    Terri x
    https://more-th4n-words.blogspot.com/

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  11. A beautiful table. I’m sure it will look fab in your new place. I agree that making investment purchases is very much adult-ing! x

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  12. I love that table pet, it's gorgeous.
    Just as I was reading through this my partner called me from the bathroom. The showers plug was clogged up. I couldn't understand it as I had just cleared it earlier today. It was then that we discovered it has 3 parts, each of which needs unclogged separately and then put back together again.
    Just as you were discussing becoming an adult and venturing into that part of your life, I felt like you needed that short leg up into the realities of owning a home lol!
    - Nyxie

    www.nyxiesnook.com

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    1. Hahaha thank you for the story! that is exactly how I would have handled that very 'adult' moment x

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  13. It’s a really cute table! Definitely a conversation piece!
    -Morgan @ www.mommyaboveall.com

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  14. Yasss we did good so glad we got it x

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  15. the table is lovely, good post

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  16. It is exciting that you're moving out! It is always nice to progress with adulthood. Your table looks super cool. It is one way to get inspired, hehe. Glad you managed to get the logistics to move the table to your place.

    Nancy ♥ exquisitely.me

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  17. That table is drop dead gorgeous! It's scary thinking of myself as an adult haha, I'm only just finishing my first year at uni but know how you feel! It's a very daunting prospect. xx
    El // Welsh Wanderer

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    1. First year is the best! Thank you for your lovely comment x

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  18. I totally get why you bought this table - it's gorgeous! Good luck as you venture further into adulthood xxx

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  19. Honestly though, I am 27 and I still don't feel like an adult sometimes! Always finding someone else who is more "adult" than me!

    Kirstin
    http://LetsGoSomewhereElse.co.uk

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  20. If ever there was a table deserving of a post, this is it. :) I'm 33 and still learning to adult. It's a gradual process. All the best to you!

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