februar 2014

Finally Friday

I'm currently cooking chargrilled chicken with steamed spinach and orange peppers for dinner whileA is ironing shirts and cleaning. I definitely got the better end of the deal. By the time I starte...

A little party never killed nobody

I am obsessed with all things Great Gatsby themed so at our Oscars partynext weekend, I'll be taking some Art Deco inspiration from Pinterest.Pinterest can sometimes take up hours of my day. Endles...

Wii night

We had a great time last night after digging out Alan's old wii. Being super competitive, we played tennis, then bowling (I won, which I NEVER do in real life), then boxing and then eight rounds of...

Pyjama housewife

On tonight's agenda: bath and soup. It is freezing outside. After the bath, we're going to play the Wiifor the first time together. I didn't even know Alan had one - why did he think it was accepta...

Put some broccoli soup in your breadhole

This is like my go-to soup recipe. It's really simple, very healthy and tastes great. Tick, tick and tick!Another great thing about home made vegetable based soups is that while they taste reallyni...

Sushi success

Last night was so much fun! We spent quite a lot of time just cooking and I always think cookingtogether is very sociable and nice. We were all sushi rookies but the sushi turned out reallywell, I ...

Little Saturday/LillelÝrdag

To all you non-Scandinavians, 'little Saturday' or 'lillelÝrdag' as it's known in Norwegian is,according to official sources (hello, Wikipedia) 'a Norwegian, Finnishand Swedishconcept that adds Wed...

If I had a billion smackaroos...

...I would buy all the pretty things I could get my hands on.Good thing I don't have a credit card.

DIY sushi

So I was wrong about spring being here, the weather is disgusting.Also, I have to work on my qualitative methods interview projectwhich is generally a bit depressing. Tonight, on the other hand, we...

Insta-Tuesday

1♥2♥ 3♥4♥1♥ Casual champers last Thursday2♥ Student boredom3♥ A pop of collar4♥Saturday night...

Top outdoorsy activities in Scotland

1) Explore trails in the forest. Scotland is, geographically, quite a small country but has a lot of beautiful nature. The benefit of being a small country? Everything is on your doorstep!2) Walk a...

But it's only February...

I got to university before 9 again this morning, I'm getting pretty good atthis being responsible thing. With the help of lots of freshly ground, jetfuel strength Brazilian coffee...- The Osprey ba...

Forever Sunday

I have been super busy over the past couple of days as all I've had onmy mind is my summer internship. To alleviate some stress I bakedwhat is possibly the least successful braided bread ever but i...

Photobomb

This is what happens when you want to play with Photo Booth but your boyfriendthinks you've spent enough time getting ready and that you're now already latefor a party... Guess I'd better get my sh...

BTW (Behind The Wall)

When I got to Falkirk yesterday afternoon, it was pouring down with rain so we ran to theclosest restaurant we could find, Behind The Wall. We both had fajitas, mine was withpulled pork and peppers...

Dior lipstick for lunch

I'm so in love with this red Dior lipstick. I somehow manage to avoid colourin my wardrobe quite a lot so colourful makeup is a big help when I'm dressingup a little. Today I'm wearing my new black...

An early start to the weekend

Saying I've been stressed this week is possible the understatement of the century but it's also been so exciting and fun!Last night, we watched Friends With Kids and it was quite cute and funny. I ...

Always keep a bottle of champagne in your fridge for a special occasion...

... Sometimes the special occasion is that you've got a bottle of champegnein your fridge!Just kidding - I got the job I applied for. Now I just need to pick where I wantmy placement to be to compl...

Black is the new black

My interview went okay even though I was really nervous. I findthat it always helps to dress up a little bit for added confidenceso I wore a black dress with a new black blazer and black patentshoe...

Being an adult

I have a job interview at noon today so I'm sitting in a cafe being all posh and official in a suit, having breakfast and scribbling notes frantically. This afternoon I'm babysitting and then I'm ...

Sisters

I just finished FaceTiming with my youngest sister. I was explainingto her how strange it feels that I remember carrying her around whenshe was a newborn and now she's going to high school. The old...

Fitness challenge day 1/5

Today was my first day of my five day fitness challenge so I wasdoing weights, crunches and planks for 30 minutes. Then I triedto do some pull-ups but they are honestly my worst enemy!Can you tell ...

Organizer

I had a bit of a FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) this morning so I decidedto organize my clothes. I was notborn an organized person but as Igrow up, I do get better at doing things when they need to get...

Courgette Spaghetti

We tried out the gym at the Stirling Highland Hotel today. The gymwe normally go to is really nice but half an hour away so when wegot five trial passes, we thought we'd give it a go. It was quite ...

LFW

I am so jel of anyone who got to go to London Fashion Week. Normally, I think the catwalk at mostfashion weeks is really OTT but that they're good for inspiration but LFW had some things I couldpre...

I totally go to Hogwarts

I have a presentation due today so I'm currently googlingamazing ideas to impress my professor... One thingthat really cheers me up when I have early mornings,it's February and it's freezing cold i...

From the sea

Sashimi was one of the first meals I madefor us when Alan and I started dating. I love seafood and sashimi is super easy to make. Theonly thing that wasn't a success (I found this out like a year l...

Eat your greens

After a long weekend of beer, pretzels, burgers and generally everythingthat's bad for you, I made an amazingly healthy dinner. I steamed redonions, garlic, mushrooms and red pepper in water and a ...

Sharp nails

I have a real thing for nails, nail polish and nail art. I used to bite my nails when I wasyounger so when I finally found the strenght to grow my nails out, it was such a treatto get to play aroun...

Home, sweet home

We just got home from the airport after getting up at ridiculous o'clockthis morning. Last night was amazing, we met so many new peopleand had so much fun. After the game, we went to Wickede which ...

Crazy football fans

We just had breakfast and are about to go and watch the football. I am so excited, apparently the fans are a bit crazy so we all have borrowed scarves and Dortmund shirts on for the day. Mine was e...

Sugar shock

So we REALLY did Haribo. The five of us bought like 8 kilos ofcandy but it was so cheap, we couldn't resist!Afterwards, we went to Cologne to have lunch. The weather was relatively warm so we were ...

Valentine's day came early this year

When Alan came home from work last night, he was carrying a rose -so cute! I also got a huge bag of haribo (because we love haribo andwe're going to haribo world tomorrow), a cute card and another ...

Thursday is Friday's best friend

Friday nights are like my favourite time. Now, I know it's not technicallyFriday night but since we're going away for the weekend, we have Fridayoff so tonight is going to function like Friday. I t...

Cupcake Chef

When I was younger, I used to bake all the time because I was bored/hungry/it wasdamn cold outside. With the exception of my yearly gingerbread craziness, t's been a few years since I have baked ju...

Poodles and cupcakes

I love Thursdays because I feel like Friday doesn't really count as aday haha... This afternoon I'm going to be baking cupcakes with a 7-year-old.Could potentially get messy. I need to finish the f...

Glasgow I love you

One of my favourite bulidings in Glasgow is the central station. It'sfunctional but it's arcitechture is beautiful and kind of art deco-ish.The green and gold combination really reminds me of the 1...

A bucket of coffee

I got to the West End a little bit early this morning to I decided to havebreakfast at S'mug before heading to my lecture. The best thing aboutthat cafe is that they understand that what I really w...

Gymming @ Gleneagles

We finished work early today so when we got home we went straight to the gym. When we got there, Alan discovered he had left his running shoes athome (he totally did that on purpose!) so he went sw...

Bloglovin

This is such a clever way to follow all my favourite blogs. So far, I've added Ulrikke Lund, Fotballfrue, Cath In The City, Olivia Palermo and The Blonde Salad as these are all blogs I read pret...

Spring Inspo

January and February are probably my least favourite months of the year.I always feel like nothing ever happens but at the same time, it's two of themost stressful months of the year since universi...

Monday: Checking Out

Les boyfriend is working late so when I got in at 7pm, I started cooking soupfrom the chicken stock I made with the whole roasted chicken. I chopped up:- 3 cups of mushrooms- 1 red onion- 2 garlic ...

Four seasons in one day

When we went to the park today, there wasn't a cloud in the sky but bythe time we got there, it was raining cats and dogs so that was a shortlived adventure indeed. Scotland is always a little bit ...

Sandwich Time

Last night's bread baking turned out ok. The bread didn't turn out as dark as I wanted them to, even though I used 4/5 parts wholemeal flour. There is a distinct possibility that I will have to ask...

Skiing @ Glenshee

We were up at the crack of dawn to go skiing today, and got to the ski resortat 0800 this morning. Because it's a Sunday, Glenshee was very, very crowded.In the morning, we had quite nice weather b...

Dedication to the cause

We were up at 0530 this morning to go skiing. The closes skiing resort to where we live is Glenshee, which is 1 hour and 40 minutes away. There has been so much snow in the Scottish Highlands latel...

Since last time: Instagram

- Lunch yesterday- - Michael Kors watch - - Home made spinach soup - - Tower Bridge - - Cosmopolitan @ Tingle - - Burns' Night -

Ladies who lunch

Yesterday was such a perfect Friday. We had lunch at Pesto in Glasgow.Initially we wanted to go to the Hard Rock Cafe but we would have had towait an hour for a table - crazy! But Pesto was a very ...

It's Not The Weekend Just Yet...

So I still haven't finished my critical appraisal which is due at 2pm but I'm gettingthere - just taking a well deserved cappuccino break! The roasted chicken was a roaring success, which was jus...

Lunch date

I had a pretty calm morning before travelling to Glasgow for a meeting at 1230. After my meeting I had lunch with the boyfriend in Central Deli, which incidentally is where we had our first date ...

Taco Tuesday

Taco is a definite favourite in our house but often with a twist. Last night,I made taco salad with lamb mince meatballs and the taco shell sprinkledover the salad for a change. I didn't have any t...

Another early morning

We had another early morning and I have currently just finished the first seminar of the day. I don't finish till 1830 this afternoonbut after work we're going to see either American Hustle or 12 Y...

Long Days

I just came home from a 13 hour day which has been pretty non stop, sothe first thing I did was put pyjamas on and switch on Cheaper By TheDozen on TV. I don't even find that film particularly funn...

Elevenses are good for me

The English term "elevenses" is one thatintrigues and excites me in equal measure. It's basically the first break of the day and entails having a tea/coffee and a snack.What this means for my days ...

Be pleasant until ten o'clock in the morning and the rest of the day takes care of itself

This day started at 05.30, which admittedly is taking myJanuary resolutions - which has lasted till February soI must be doing something right - to a new extreme. There is no better feeling of supe...

Selfie and a salad

It's currently freezing in Stirling so a scarf and a big winter coat really is required every single day. Which makes warm coffee and red lipstick necessary for one'a own well being! Say what you w...

Monday Morning Bliss

Having no lectures on Mondays is great, except it means you're responsiblefor getting something out of the day all by yourself. A light workout on thekitchen floor followed by studying seemed like ...

Sometimes, a girl just needs a steak

After a lovely evening walk, I got home and started cooking. One of thebest things about living in the UK is the different architechture. This countryhas sucha great blend of classic and modern bui...

Saturday Night Fever

Last night we took the train to Glasgow for a double date. We started withburgers - I had a vegetarian burger which was absolutely delicious - atthe Collage Corner Bar at the Radisson Blu. From the...
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