Yeah this baby’s a little bit late ’cause I was curled up in a teeny tiny hangover ball yesterday. And not even the allure of blogging could rouse me from my foetal position.
I know, it was pretty bad.
Last week was a good one. Here’s the things that were particularly awesome:
NEW LOOK CAMO SHIRT
Last minute purchase on Saturday before our BBQ ’cause ‘OH MY GOSH DON’T HAVE ANYTHING TO WEAR’. Which is a total lie. My wardrobe is fit to burst.
But hey, isn’t it cute?
Great summer cover up and great for, y’know, blending into the background when you’re supposed to be hosting a BBQ but you just wanna sit and drink prosecco with ya pals. Lols.
HOUSE WARMING BBQ
I know what you’re thinking. ‘Didn’t you move in like 6 months ago?’
Yes, this is true. And yes we did have a horrendously messy New Years Eve party to celebrate the wee bungalow. But we didn’t do anything with our wider family and friends so we organised this BBQ to celebrate.
We ordered the weather just right; blazing sun with a huge dash of blue sky. Hurrah.
We had an amazing mate that cooked all the BBQ for us (including absoloutly babin’ pork belly and leg of lamb nom) and we partied way into the early hours of the morning. A usual Withrington/Field kinda party.
We even had a random neighbour turn up to join the party ’cause he heard the music and just thought that was A-Okay. FYI, it’s not.
Thanks to everyone that came along and drank, ate & danced at stupid o’ clock with us. Means so much to have you all there.
Hello healthy alternative to stodgy pasta.
I’ve made it no secret that courgetti is my best pal. It’s the best thing since, well I’d like to say sliced bread but we know that’s the devil.
This dinner is so, so super quick and packed full of flavour.
Just threw this together real quick one night. Here’s how to get yourself some prawn courgetti:
King prawns (raw or cooked)
Dried chilli flakes
1 large courgette
1 tomato, chopped
A handful or two of peas
Salt & Pepper
Using the good ol’ spiraliser, make up two bowls of courgetti. Grate your garlic finely and add this to a pan with some olive oil on medium heat. Chuck in the prawns, chilli flakes, and a ton of chopped parsley. Add a good squeeze of lemon juice, your chopped tomatoes and peas. When prawns are cooked or hot all the way through, pour over the the courgetti and sprinkle over a bit more parsley to serve.
And that’s it. Easy peasy lemon squeezy.
And super healthy.
RUNNING LIKE A LOON
I took the day off on Friday to celebrate my Mumma’s birthday. Her way of celebrating is by inviting me on a giant run at 8.30am in the morning. Heck, she knows how to party does my Ma.
And you’re asking why this is on the faves?
Well I’m not really a huge runner. I get stitches well easy and I think I’m scarred from running cross country competitions at school. My body goes into shock mode like ‘omg please don’t make me run wah’.
But I did my longest run for a helluva long time on Friday morning. An hour to be precise. Which I know you’re all scoffing at ’cause you can do that with your eyes closed and two feet tied together. But it really was pretty good for me.
Then went and ate seafood platters and drunk lashings of bubbly to even out our ‘balanced lifestyle’.
The point of doing bootsales is to relieve yourself of all the toot you don’t want. Y’know, to make space in your wardrobe to make way for the new stuff.
I like to kill two birds with one stone, so not only did I get rid of loads of stuff at a recent bootsale, but I also started the process of filling it back up. I know, I’m so productive.
I bought this burgandy hat for a £1 and was so flippin’ pleased with it. But I haven’t found the opportunity to wear it, until Friday when I pulled out this little white number and thought it needed a lil summin’ summin’ to pull it together.
Bootsale hat making Fridays just that little bit better. Hurrah.