My week 3

The first week of the new year was a rather nice one for me. Saw some friends from my old work on Monday, went back to work and had a lovely Nandos meal with the bf where shock horror, I didn’t order chicken!

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I like playing Just Dance, but what I find even better is watching my bf and his housemate play it. Hilarious. He tries so hard and she puts in no effort and beats him!

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This Vanilla Chai Latte from Whittards is officially nom. Was a bit of a impulse purchase as I was only in there buying some more mulled wine tea because it’s only seasonal, but it definitely paid off. So yummy!

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Finally got me some fuzzy socks which I have been after all winter. They are purple and sparkly which makes them the ultimate winter socks for me!

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A bargain from Primark for a pound. I may have binged a bit in there on Monday after saying goodbye to my friends. Might have got the matching necklace as well (also a pound!) but don’t worry – I won’t go wearing them together. Stag overload!

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Was kept company the other night by none other than Rose, one of my housemates cats. How cute is she? Looks like she’s smiling.

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A quick peek at the jumper from my Primark binge. It’s a waffle knit and is a gorgeous rust colour. It is sooooo soft!

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Rose again today having some fun with a tea towel. Cats are so funny. Can’t wait to get one of my own.
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One day I will own: A Mulberry bag

The Mulberry bag is my ultimate. The kind of bag I desperately want, but can’t really justify spending the amount of money I would normally spend on a holiday or at least 3 months rent (and my rent is cheap!). I can dream though.

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This lovely is £795. I will know I’m rich when I do eventually buy one. 
 
For now, I will have to make do with my River Island satchel. I do love it though. Only £35!

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Apologies for the yellowy photo. Bad lighting being winter and all. Bring on the sunshine!
 
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Food is my drug PART 1

So for those who know me, it’s no secret that I love my food. I love trying new kinds of food especially. When the bf and I went to Florida last October, the Epcot Food and Wine Festival was on so we had a blast trying different foods from around the world. We went three different days to squeeze in as much food as possible so here is what we ate and drank on the first day:
 
Canada

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Maple and Moosehead Beer-glazed Salmon with Barley Salad.
 
The first dish we tried. Rather tasty!
 
Ireland

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Lobster and Scallop Fisherman’s Pie
 
Incredible!
 
France

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Parisian Cosmo Slush
 
Very nice and rather refreshing. I may have spilled some.
 
Still France

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Escargots Persillade en Brioche. (Snails and bread :P)
 
Not so bad if you pretend they’re not snails – something the bf forgot to do!
 
Portugal

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Calamari Salad with Fennel, Smoked Paprika and Olive Oil
 
We may have tucked in before I remembered to take a picture! That’s how good it was! Wish there was more of it.
 
Portugal again

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Pastel de Nata
 
Though it looked very different to the many I consumed while in Portugal last June, it still tasted delicious. My dad especially was obsessed with these and my bf now is as well. 
 
Morocco

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Baklava (sweet pastry with nuts)
 
I love these. Must go to the curry mile in Manchester to track down some.
 
Morocco still

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Kefta pocket (seasoned beef in a pitta)
 
This beef was so delicious! The bf says this was his fav.
 
New Zealand

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Lamb Slider with Tomato Chutney
 
Now this was my favourite. I love lamb, I love chutney. Perfection. 
 
Luckily (or unluckily), all the portions are small and since the two of us shared everything – it was all very manageable. Though I am glad we split it over three days. 
 
Stay tuned for day two. Will bring it to you sometime next week. 
 
Don’t forget to enter the Random Quirks birthday giveaway. Closes at noon (UK time) on Saturday 9th. 
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Top 10 – Week 2

A bit belated, but here is my top 10 picks for this week.
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Outfit post: New Year’s Eve

I had a lovely chilled New Year’s Eve this year. Just hung out with the bf and our friend playing board games and Just Dance, watching the live Kasabian concert and eating mexican food. Even popped some Bucks Fizz at midnight (£2.29 in Sainsburys – bargain!) Here is what I wore:

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Dress: H&M – love this dress, it fits me perfectly!
Necklace: Etsy – can’t remember the exact shop
Belt: River Island (christmas present!)
Tights: Primark I think?
 
I did wear shoes – just took these pics before I put them on. They were my black suede lace up wedges from New Look. 

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Mmm, chilli!
 
How was your new years? Did you stay in or go out?
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