Monday, October 4, 2010

What I learnt this week...

- That a good nurse I do not make. Brendan had food poisoning Friday night through to Saturday and I tried really hard to look after him, but then it kind of got over it and I decided to hide in the lounge room with Law and Order SVU. I know I am a bad girlfriend and Brendan always looks after me when I am sick but I just don't have the patience. Luckily he survived through sheer self preservation. 

- As much as I love Sunday afternoon naps I always feel groggy and even more tired afterwards. Note to self resist the urge to nap!

- Red wine is kind of delicious. I have never really drank it before but after receiving a few bottles of cab sav, I decided to give it a go and now I am really enjoying it. 

- That we need to learn to pay our bills on time we got two letters this week threatening to turn off our power and telephone lines. 

- That I can make a delicious smoothie...


- 1 & 1/2 cups of skim milk
- 2 tablespoons of peach yoghurt
-75g of mixed berries
- 1 banana 
- 1 teaspoon of honey
- 8 ice cubes
This makes enough for two large smoothies and will keep your tummy full for ages.




-Long weekends are the bees knees. I know I dubbed this month "worktober" but so far its only been "relaxtober" I even treated myself to a pedicure today.

- Now just for a random fact that I read in Madison September 2010 - if you earn over $AU41,000 per year, you are in the richest 1% of the worlds population...Kind of puts things in perspective right?


- Oh and I got a fringe...
This is such a goofy photo eewk!

What happened in your week? Any life lessons you would like to share?

9 comments:

  1. Love the fringe! I miss mine (growing it out for the wedding). I can't wait to get it back.

    That smoothie sounds amazing! I have to try it!!

    That random fact definitely puts things into perspective. I should probably stop complaining about my job so much :/

    x Jasmine

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  2. "As much as I love Sunday afternoon naps I always feel groggy and even more tired afterwards. Note to self resist the urge to nap!" Amen sister! I think it has something to do with the sun... it always happens to me. Even when it's not hot I wake up sweaty and bleh.

    Love the fringe, and your earrings! Pretty!

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  3. I love your fringe! And the smoothie looks soo good. I need to make more of them this spring/summer.

    You know when I have Sunday afternoon naps, I feel the same. I always feel a little funny afterwards.

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  4. relaxtober is going to stick! i feel it! love your fringe!

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  5. if you ever figure out the nap:wake ratio please let me know. i love a good nap, but like you, wake up groggier than before. i'm pretty sure it's because i stay in bed too long.

    red wine is the bees knees! and so are peanut butter, banana, honey smoothies...mmmm...

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  6. If you spill something on silk you can still spot clean it, just blast it with a hairdryer straight away so it doesn't watermark! Haha not exactly a life lesson but I learned that today :p

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  7. I love your fringe. I have a serious weakness for red wine, I absolutely love it and it just tastes better the more you try :)

    I love that you didn't have the patience, sometimes I dont have it for thomas either - in fact he doesnt have it for me either so its all good lol.

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