Guess who made double chocolate chunk cookies?
I don’t know why, but sometimes the time between each pay day seems so much longer even though I get paid every 4 weeks.
But this month was one of them, I guess mostly because I had some extra things come up outside of the usual bills. For the last 2 weeks I’ve only had £30 in the bank and had to buy groceries for those 2 weeks plus pay part of the electric bill. Somehow I managed it without having to borrow any money from John or my parents (although John took us out to dinner last night) and I’m proud that I’ve done it, that I figured out a budget and stuck by it. I know there are a lot of people who have this problem and worse when it comes to finances, but I’m still happy I did it.
Even happier that it’s pay day today PLUS I found out I got an extra bonus of around £90! If only the Mystery Customers hadn’t gone to people who didn’t serve them well enough, we would have all got bigger bonuses!
It’s a strange and rare thing to be back in my childhood room. Even stranger to get up to look after my mum. To fetch her water, tablets, a bowl, rub her back and make sure she’s comfortable before leaving her to hopefully get some sleep. It’s just odd to have the role reversed is all.
and he really liked it!
Now to get him to watch the surrounding films too…
remember may 2nd, 1998
the battle of Hogwarts
Going out to eat with John tonight and I planned on looking extra cute seeing as he comes home to me looking like an absolute state 99% of the time. I thought I knew exactly what I was going to wear so after doing all my make up I put it on only to realise I am revolting and subsequently try on an additional nine outfits. They all looked terrible on me too so now I’m in my every day uniform of a denim skirt, leggings and top. So much for trying to be pretty!
Times like this I just get so down about myself, I know it’s superficial and that I’m a good person on the inside but that doesn’t stop me from wanting a different body. Too bad no matter what, I’m stuck looking the way I do.
Going to drown my sorrows in wine and Italian food with the one person who can make me smile when I get like this.
I have been waiting all year to post this.
This has been in my queue for months.
I missed it last year and I vowed that would NEVER HAPPEN AGAIN.YES
omg i didnt reblog this last year!
Crazy that it’s already been a year since I last reblogged this!
It’s not very often John and I get to spend a whole day together because he works Mon-Fri and I work Sat-Sun. Luckily, I booked yesterday off from work so I hopped on a train right after my shift on Saturday at 9:30pm to get back to Milton Keynes.
We had a little lie in on Sunday morning then watched Netflix in our PJs whilst we had breakfast. Got ready for the day whilst John went to the store to get something for our lunch.
Then we went bowling (John beat me both times, but I maintain it was only cus he stopped using his heavy ball and started using my “girl” ball) and played some games in the arcade.
Next up we walked over to the Toby Carvery which took about half an hour and my shoes gave me a blister but we got to see parts of Milton Keynes we hadn’t been to before and found this really cute little neighbourhood. The Carvery was delicious and I’m pretty sure we both ate until we were on the verge of keeling over so we went and recovered in the bar afterwards before getting a taxi home.
So once we were home it was time to veg out on the sofa, we resisted the urge to put our PJs back on, watch some more netflix and wait for our groceries to be delivered.
Then it was time to go to bed but we stayed up for almost two hours just talking about so much stuff, from our families to religion and back to just making each other laugh.
It probably sounds really uneventful to you guys but I just love being able to spend quality time with John rather than just the parts between him getting home from work and us going to sleep. We don’t really get to have “Date Nights” so to have a whole day to do something together is always special to me.
I love that guy.
Got the funniest little table for two, some cold water and a bit of John Green. This train ride is gonna be good!
Chocolate Coconut Milk.
Just… it’s the best thing!
Top 5 thing to have in your mouth.
John had the idea to make some mini banana and pecan breads to take into the office tomorrow because everyone seems kind of down recently. I’m sure anyone who’s looked at my Instagram posts knows that I love baking! Only thing is, John wants to use a Betty Crocker recipe which means all the ingredients are measured out in “cups” rather than in grams. Come on USA, you all know grams make way more sense!
Wish us luck!
I feel like I’ve missed the whole point of drinking Cammomile tea because the only way I can stand to drink it is with a spoon of honey mixed in.
But I’m not sure whether people will feel it came too soon after the school shootings in the US and judge it as poor taste. Personally I think it was a very sympathetic, emotional and respectful episode. It will always be “too soon” after any similar event, because they seem to be happening so frequently now so it’s best to handle the subject with care.
I swear we should get benefits for buying bras cus they are just ridiculously expensive! Especially if you’re any bigger than a D cup. So of course the only bras that are in my 38E size, do not look like your 90 year old grandma would wear them, or are not leopard print and shaped to give you the Madonna “Cone Boob”, are £20+ a piece. No wonder I wore my last ones out until the under-wire was literally poking out the fabric and into my skin thus being the cause for my chest pain all freaking week long!
Now I’m thinking I probably need to go return 2 of them, because I only have £5 in my account now and even the £45 that would leave me with won’t cover the grocery bill for next week. Which then also means I’m left with 1 bra to actually use and get stuck with the bad old ones when I’m washing that one… GRRR! Just can’t win!
If I were Prime Minister, I would give us girls a subsidy for buying decent bras, tampons/pads (which are also expensive if you want something that actually does it’s job) and on the hair removal method of your choice. Guys can get in on this action too - how about a subsidy for condoms, anti-perspirant/deodorant and also on the hair removal.
So, who wants to vote me in?