Five Things – Week 39

maxwells mac and cheese

Originally I had planned this week to be pretty chill but then realized other than Wednesday (when I still had aqua) I was out every other week night and both days at the weekend including a whopping four trips into London (Mon/ Fri/ Sat/ Sun). I don’t quite know how my body has coped with so much excitement this week but it’s been an awesome week for doing things.

Five Six Things I Did This Week

  • On Monday I had a lovely catch up meal with two of my friends and we tried Maxwell’s in Covent Garden. This is somewhere I have been meaning to try for ages and Monday’s they have good money off main meals and £4.50 cocktails all day so it seemed like a great chance. I had the best mac and cheese, a few cocktails and an awesome freak shake so definitely a naughty evening of food.
  • On Tuesday evening I had a catch up with my group of school friends. We headed to Harrow to have an Indian meal but because I am not an Indian fan I just stuck to rice and a naan bread, but it was probably a good idea after how much I ate the night before.
  • On Friday night I went along to an awesome pub in Clapham and did my very first escape rooms with a company called Handmade Mysteries. I went along with three of my friends and it was so much fun despite us being super scared and not finishing.
  • On Saturday I did my indoor scuba diving training and it went really well. I was at the dive centre for about eight hours, with almost six of those being in the water so it was knackering but I’m so glad I did all my skills with no problems.
  • On Sunday morning I went shopping and had a catch up with my nan which was nice.
  • Sunday evening was my gig of the week and this time it was the mighty Billy Talent who were pretty awesome. I forget how great their back catalogue is sometimes but the night reminded me.

Five Great Things To Happen

  • I had my passes confirmation for Pierce the Veil later in November and I am so excited to catch the band again.
  • I finally got hold of a Kat Von D lock it concealer and brush and the Double Dare liquid lipstick which I had been crushing on for ages so I can’t wait to try them out.
  • I bought the most awesome new coat for the winter time and it is so snuggly and warm that I’m actually looking forward to it getting colder.
  • On Saturday evening as I was so shattered from my scuba diving I caught up with a lot of sleep, falling asleep by 10pm Saturday night and not waking up until 9am Sunday morning (although I definitely could have slept for longer).
  • I found out that fast track passes at Disneyland Paris are completely free so I know what we’re doing as soon as hit the park next weekend!

Kat Von D

Five Things Which Sucked 

  • I found out my work end of year party is on the day when I am in Copenhagen which I am kind of gutted about as it was such a laugh last year.
  • I have been searching for a black denim jacket for ages and still can’t find the right one. I’ve ordered so many and they’re either cropped, too big or have thick lining which I don’t want. I can’t believe it’s so difficult to find one.
  • Same old sucky thing but I put on weight at Slimming World again. I am in such a bad routine and really need to sort myself out and get properly motivated.
  • I felt pretty ill/crappy on Sunday evening around the gig and by the time I got home I had a really bad headache which was annoying. Because I was feeling so bad I ended up having to cancel my interview with the band as I wasn’t in a state to do it.
  • I had planned to get quite a lot done on Saturday evening but as I was so shattered it has left me a little behind playing catch up.

Five Things To Do Next Week

  • Pack for Paris next week and find my autograph book
  • Watch at least one new movie. I have such a long list of movies I need to watch that I definitely feel next week would be a good time to cross one off my list.
  • Edit my photos and do my Billy Talent review quickly so I don’t get behind.
  • Try not to spend too much money during my brief trip to Westfield’s on Monday before You Me At Six.
  • Do some more prep on my Christmas gift guides and get as much of November scheduled up as possible.
What have you been up to this week?
October 23, 2016
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31 Comments

  • Reply LaaLaa

    I really want to try the Kat Von D lock it concealer and foundation but unless I’m prepared to travel to Oxford Street, it won’t happen for awhile. Fast track passes at Disneyland are necessary, it’s a lot better than standing in the long queues that’s for sure xo

    October 24, 2016 at 12:51 pm
  • Reply Joanna

    Looks like another fab week. Great that the Disney land Paris parses are free. Hope u have lots of fun.

    October 24, 2016 at 2:06 pm
  • Reply Ana De Jesus

    Sorry to hear that you were ill hope you are feeling better hun. That Mac n’ cheese looks amazing and I like the sound of 4.50 cocktails too!

    October 24, 2016 at 2:34 pm
  • Reply Sarah Bailey

    I am sorry but I can’t get passed that mac and cheese oh my goodness it looks absolutely amazing! x

    October 24, 2016 at 3:16 pm
  • Reply Anosa

    Wait, fast track passes are free at Disneyland Paris? How didnt I know this when I went. Have fun when you go

    October 24, 2016 at 7:31 pm
  • Reply Beautyqueenuk

    OOh I didnt know that about fast track for Disneyland paris and I go in 3 weeks x

    October 24, 2016 at 8:17 pm
  • Reply Mellissa Williams

    Where did you get a coat from after as I am after one? Hope you have fun in Disneyland Paris too

    October 24, 2016 at 9:05 pm
    • Reply Rhian Westbury

      I actually got one from Primark in the end. I was so shocked at the quality and it was only £18 but it’s so warm x

      October 25, 2016 at 8:10 am
  • Reply Liz Mays

    We went out for Indian recently too. We love it though! Your scuba training must have been so intense!

    October 24, 2016 at 11:54 pm
  • Reply Jemma Andrew-Adiamah

    Oh how excited you must be for Paris. I bet it looks beautiful at this time of year.

    October 25, 2016 at 5:51 am
  • Reply Stephanie Merry

    Sounds like you’ve had a busy week. I’ve been off plan food wise for a few weeks but went back on last week and lost 3lbs! It’s amazing how easy it is to do when you put your mind to it x

    October 25, 2016 at 10:07 am
  • Reply Hungry_Healthy_Happy

    I have a serious Mac and cheese craving after seeing that photo – it looks epic. I might have to make some for lunch.

    October 25, 2016 at 10:10 am
  • Reply Claire @ Country Mouse Claire

    Sounds like another busy week! That mac and cheese looks insanely good!

    October 25, 2016 at 10:19 am
  • Reply Sarah | Susty Meals

    Sounds like a really busy week for you. I have been pretty busy sorting stuff out at home and taking part in and enjoying lots of events around Manchester Science Week – last night we went to a Behind the Scenes for Planet Earth 2. Really fun, even though I’m still recovering from a cold 🙂

    October 25, 2016 at 11:25 am
  • Reply Hannah Heartss ❄️⛄️

    So jealous you got the Kat Von D Concealer – really want to try that! X

    October 25, 2016 at 7:18 pm
  • Reply fashion-mommy

    Another busy week. I have felt ill this past week too so I totally agree that it sucks.

    October 26, 2016 at 10:00 am
  • Reply Stella Kashmoney

    Check Julien Macdonald for thedrnim jacket. They are usually a few in Debenhams.

    October 26, 2016 at 3:09 pm
  • Reply Harriet @ Toby&Roo

    If it makes you feel any better lovely lady you are not alone in the weight gain. I got into a bad habit at Disneyworld and I’ve gained relentlessly since! H x

    October 26, 2016 at 3:35 pm
  • Reply Melissa Zia

    Sounds like a very busy week. How exiting going to paris, it’s a great place to visit

    October 26, 2016 at 5:56 pm
  • Reply mummyslittlemonkey

    Your weeks always sound so jam-packed and exciting! I did two loads of laundry today…

    October 26, 2016 at 8:35 pm
  • Reply Olivia Jade

    Your week sounds fabulous, Billy Talent are such a great band! I believe in you with your slimming world journey, you can do this! x

    October 26, 2016 at 10:23 pm
  • Reply Melanie Edjourian

    I haven’t tried Maxwell’s yet but that macaroni cheese looks delicious and cocktails sound good I had better get something arranged with my friends. Thanks for the suggestion.

    October 27, 2016 at 10:02 am
  • Reply sarah Lea

    It sounds like a fairly good week! Catching up with school friends is always really nice! And yay for catching up on sleep, too! I NEED to do that this weekend, I have been SO tired this week. I hope you find the perfect denim jacket! xx

    October 27, 2016 at 6:07 pm
  • Reply North East Family Fun

    wowzers! £4.50 for a cocktail in covent garden is a steal! I really need to get working on my gift guides too – thanks for the kick up the bum x

    October 27, 2016 at 7:06 pm
  • Reply Saccharine Soul

    I definitely have to check Maxwell’s in Covent Garden! I am constantly looking for new places I could discover on my city trips to London!

    October 27, 2016 at 8:53 pm
  • Reply Kira L Curtis

    I really would like to try out scuba diving properly like that! How much is it? Can’t wait to hear about your trip to Paris 😀

    October 28, 2016 at 8:48 pm
  • Reply Francesca Nelson

    Hahaha glad to hear the escape room was a hit despite not finishing!! Scuba diving training must be really fun!!

    October 29, 2016 at 8:12 am
  • Reply Sarah | LavenderLife

    Have fun in Paris! I’ve been there multiple times (also to Disneyland) and it’s a beautiful place! x

    October 29, 2016 at 10:56 am
  • Reply Viki Marden

    I love these posts. Sounds like you have had a great week catching up with friends x

    October 29, 2016 at 9:02 pm
  • Reply Lubka Henry

    It sounds like you’ve had a very social and full of fun activities week. Well done!

    October 30, 2016 at 5:38 pm
  • Reply Deborah Nicholas

    Oh I love this idea!! I would be excited for Paris too and that Mac n cheese looks amazing!!

    October 31, 2016 at 10:29 am
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